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Our favorite college basketball players

Our favorite college basketball players

010 They played at big, public universities and small, private colleges, from the Triangle to UCLA and all parts in-between. They played in the 1960s before at-large berths, the 70s, 80s, 90s, the one-and-done 2000s and today. They played in short shorts and baggy...
How to pick North Carolina in your 2017 bracket

How to pick North Carolina in your 2017 bracket

143 I’ve been told living well is the best revenge. The first time I wrote a “How to Pick UNC in Your Bracket” column the whole premise was a bit of a joke. That year the Tar Heels were a very good team, but not title worthy. It was a fun way to entertain an...
ACC’s treasured event gets lost in New York

ACC’s treasured event gets lost in New York

010NEW YORK — I asked the proprietor of my temporary Airbnb home in Brooklyn if she knew that the ACC Tournament was going on. With a confused look on her face, she asked, “What is the ACC?” Do you think that anybody in Greensboro or Charlotte would have been stumped?...
UNC’s collapse against Duke shows Berry’s value

UNC’s collapse against Duke shows Berry’s value

013NEW YORK — If there ever was a doubt about which player most determines North Carolina’s success, there shouldn’t be after the Tar Heels’ loss Friday in the ACC Tournament semifinals. UNC was sluggish against inferior teams in December when Joel Berry II missed two...
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