Friday's UNC Links

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Basketball

North Carolina forward Tyler Hansbrough, who had his right front tooth loosened Wednesday night by Clemson forward Jerai Grant's left elbow, had clear braces fitted around that tooth and several other upper ones Thursday.
Hansbrough gets braces
Raleigh News & Observer

In the midst of January's hard freeze, the basic basketball lessons always come hard, but they come anyway. Decent defense usually wins, and indecently ragged defense usually loses.
It's the Defense
Winston-Salem Journal

Many ACC forwards have been victimized by 40 minutes of banging down low with Booker. But Thompson, who has faced criticism for a lack of physicality in the past, gave it right back.
Improved Thompson aiding UNC defense
Daily Tar Heel

Football

After two days of practice, Foster was sent home because of difficulties with the knee. However, it shouldn't dramatically impact his NFL draft status as long as he's ready for the league combine next month in Indianapolis.
Three ready for next step
Raleigh News & Observer


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