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Tyquan Lewis Commitment “Coming Soon’”
By this time next month, Tyquan Lewis (Tarboro, N.C.) could be a Buckeye, a Tar Heel, or a Tiger. The 6-foot-3, 225-pound hybrid defensive end/linebacker indicated he is quite sure of where he wants to go and he received the blessing from his mother. Now, it’s just a matter of picking a date. North Carolina, Ohio State and LSU – as they have been for some time – are the finalists and Lewis wants to take official visits to all three. ESPN
Sharks might go hungry even after new UNC internal probe
While it’s far too early to speculate on either the findings of Jim Martin’s investigation or the level of NCAA involvement it will eventually elicit, it’s highly doubtful that any banners will be coming down from the Smith Center rafters or any other kind of crippling sanctions imposed. For one thing, there is absolutely no comparison between the situations at UNC and Penn State. Wilmington Star News
What issues do college basketball coaches feel the NCAA needs to pursue with more urgency?
What is the one issue the NCAA should spend more pursuing? Cracking down on agents/runners: 42 percent. Finding a fair academic model (APR, eligibility standards): 18 percent. Tweaking/improving recruiting model CBS Sports
Hairston, L-Mac Poised to Be UNC’s Next Star Duo
No, I haven’t changed my mind about Reggie Bullock. He will still be UNC’s go-to guy and the star of the show in Chapel Hill. The MVP of the NC Pro-Am championship is just that good. Bleacher Report
Ranking the 7 Toughest Challenges on Tar Heels’ Path
Having an elite basketball program like that of the University of North Carolina means attracting top players, but it also means that every season is completely different. Top players don’t stick around most of the time, and teams are left relying on younger players and outstanding coaching. Bleacher Report
UNC Football Recruiting: Can Heels Land WR Marquez North?
The Tar Heels have two scholarships left to give out in the 2013 class and Larry Fedora is hot on the Heels of several top prospect. One of which is Charlotte, NC wide receiver Marquez North. North is a four star prospect and one of the top WR prospects in the nation. Keeping It Heel
UNC Basketball: Could the Heels Improve on the Wings Without Harrison Barnes?
The North Carolina Tar Heels were decimated at the end of the season with three early entrees in to the NBA Draft and the loss of senior Tyler Zeller. Keeping It Heel