Spring football a search for new stars at UNC

Spring football a search for new stars at UNC

CHAPEL HILL — With the departure of every offensive leader, spring practice at North Carolina was a time to find some new stars. There wasn’t a lot of clarity about who would take over at quarterback for the NFL-bound Mitchell Trubisky during a spring scrimmage...
A night of big redemption as Hicks goes out a champion

A night of big redemption as Hicks goes out a champion

002GLENDALE, Ariz. — Isaiah Hicks’ recent struggles confounded both Coach Roy Williams and the senior from Oxford. Hicks kept saying he was trying. It just wasn’t working out for him. Early in Monday night’s national-championship game, he looked confident and...
Final Four can be a frustrating experience for students

Final Four can be a frustrating experience for students

001 GLENDALE, Ariz. — The NCAA likes to say that it’s all about helping student-athletes. But when it comes to the students who aren’t athletes at the Final Four, the help is limited. About the only good part of the deal for UNC students who spent hundreds of dollars...
Meeks’ star looks a lot like May in 2005

Meeks’ star looks a lot like May in 2005

020GLENDALE, Ariz. — Kennedy Meeks’ career arc has been somewhat similar to Sean May’s rise at North Carolina. And those comparisons are getting easier to make. Both worked to get their bodies in better shape and steadily improved. For May, that eventually made him...
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