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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 to keepingitheel@gmail.com


Season-ending loss brings disappointment, but no regrets for UNC
The mood in the North Carolina locker room Sunday was somber, as could be expected after a season-ending loss in the NCAA tournament. But at the same time, it was also surprisingly upbeat. With the exception of coach Roy Williams, who can’t help himself at times like this, there were no moist red eyes. No sulking players with towels covering their heads to protect them from the media. (Wilmington Star News)

This Week With Mike Fox
No. 1 North Carolina went 3-0 on the week to improve to 21-1 (7-1 ACC). The Diamond Heels will host a pair of mid-week games before Clemson’s weekend arrival for an important ACC series that will include a showcase Monday night game on ESPNU. InsideCarolina.com caught up with Mike Fox for the weekly interview. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels In the NBA Update
Harrison Barnes, Golden State Warriors: Shooting over 60 percent in his last two games, the rookie posted 16 points with eight rebounds in the win over the Washington Wizards. Facing the San Antonio Spurs, Barnes notched 13 points. Wayne Ellington, Cleveland Cavaliers: Playing a career-high 41 minutes versus the Miami Heat, the fourth-year guard tallied 20 points. (GoHeels.com)

Jhay Boyd set to participate in UNC pro day
University of North Carolina senior Jheranie Boyd will participate in a pro day workout in front of NFL scouts and decision-makers today in Chapel Hill. Boyd, a 6-2, 190-pound wide receiver, finished with 860 yards and 13 touchdowns in his four years with the Tar Heels. His most memorable performance came during his sophomore season against LSU. (Gaston Gazette)

‘Big’ change coming for UNC next season?
This is why Roy Williams made it clear, earlier this month, that North Carolina’s four-guard starting lineup was fine for now, but not forever. This is why next year’s team — no matter who stays or goes — will almost certainly go back to boasting more of a traditional, two-big-guys look. (ESPN.com)

UNC Basketball: Reggie Bullock, PJ Hairston, James Michael McAdoo Unsure Of Future
Well yesterday concluded the Tar Heels season with yet another loss to Kansas. It was the second consecutive season the Jayhawks sent the Tar Heels back home early. Without a championship to claim, three important players on this year’s team are now pondering their uncertain future. (Keeping It Heel)

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