Morning Heel: UNC Tar Heels Daily News Links

Welcome to another edition of the Morning Heel, a daily feature here at Keeping It Heel. Along with The Hub we want to bring you not only our original content but a collection of all the best UNC news. Have a link to suggest? Send it [email protected]


UNC Basketball Recruiting: Rashad Vaughn Receives Offer From Tar Heels
North Carolina head coach Roy Williams and assistant Hubert Davis visited Rashad Vaughn in Minnesota tonight and officially offered Vaughn a scholarship to UNC. (Keeping It Heel)

Michael Jordan: An oral history
The first time I saw him, the summer before his freshman year, we were playing pickup games on campus. We all knew about him, but I’m from New York, and he looked like a scrawny country bumpkin from North Carolina. — Sam Perkins, Jordan’s UNC teammate (ESPN Chicago)

Virginia at North Carolina: Three to know
Tyler Zeller, last season’s ACC Player of the Year, will have his No. 44 jersey added to the other 46 hanging at one end of the Smith Center at halftime. The center was named to the Wooden All-America first team last season after averaging 16.3 points and 9.8 rebounds. After being picked 17th in this summer’s NBA draft, Zeller is now the starting center for the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Fayetteville Observer)

Kent Emanuel Dazzles In Opener
Junior left-hander Kent Emanuel opened the Diamond Heels season in impressive fashion Friday afternoon as he shut out Seton Hall in a 1-0 North Carolina win. Emanuel surrendered just four hits on the afternoon as he became the first Tar Heel in school history to throw a shutout in the season opener. (GoHeels.com)

ACC Hoops Power Rankings, Feb. 15
5. North Carolina (16-8, 6-5, No. 36 RPI): While the Cavaliers would love to have UNC’s RPI, the Tar Heels have to be envious of UVa’s momentum. UNC heads into their Saturday matchup having lost two in a row. Granted, those losses did come on the road against the league’s top two programs, but at some point the Heels need to deliver another signature win. (ACC Sports Journal)

Sylvia Hatchell Named Hall Of Fame Finalist
North Carolina head coach Sylvia Hatchell is one of 12 finalists for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Hall of Fame announced Friday. Hatchell, who recently became the third women’s coach to reach 900 career wins, is one of six first-time finalists and, along with Dawn Staley, one of two women’s committee nominees. (GoHeels.com)

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