Morning Heel: UNC Tar Heels Daily News Links

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Hicks, Meeks Excited To Play In McDonalds All-American Game
CHICAGO — Isaiah Hicks knew immediately that he was going to play basketball at the University of North Carolina.So the final decision was an easy one for the 6-foot-8-inch power forward out of Oxford, North Carolina. (Keeping It Heel)

Andrew Wiggins is the anti-LeBron
Spend some time talking to Andrew Wiggins and you quickly realize he’s far from LeBron James. Wiggins doesn’t seem impressed by anything he’s capable of doing and doesn’t appear to grasp why everyone makes such a big fuss about it. We should be clear: no one is directly comparing Wiggins to James. Andrew Wiggins does not want to be a rock star. He seems like the type of person who just wants to be left alone to hang out with his friends and play video games. Which is to say, Andrew Wiggins seems very much like an 18-year old. (SB Nation)

Andrew Wiggins Philosophical on Spotlight
Andrew Wiggins sat patiently for the better part of an hour Tuesday, answering every question thrown at him. The quiet basketball phenom from Vaughan, Ont., is getting a crash course on life in the spotlight at this week’s McDonald’s All-American Game. And love it or loathe it, he’s developed a philosophical view on it. (The Sports Network)

Wide Receivers Battling It Out
North Carolina busted on to the scene with their high profile offensive power last year, putting up points higher than the Tar Heels have done in some years. Now in the second year of the Larry Fedora era and with key components gone, the Tar Heels will have to find a way to provide the same offensive punch with several different players on the field. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Dexter Strickland to Play in 35th Annual ACC Barnstorming Tour
This season promises to be another exciting year in ACC Barnstorming Tour history. The tour will consist of seven games over three weeks following the completion of the NCAA Final Four in April. This year’s roster includes UNC’s Dexter Strickland, Duke’s Mason Plumlee, Seth Curry, and Ryan Kelly, N.C. State’s Scott Wood and Richard Howell, and Wake Forest’s C.J. Harris. (CarolinaBarnstorming.com)

Tar Heel Baseball Heads To Wilmington Wednesday
No. 1 North Carolina will take to the road Wednesday when the Tar Heels travel to Wilmington for a 6 p.m. contest against UNC Wilmington. Carolina will send senior right-hander Chris Munnelly to the mound to face the Seahawks. Munnelly will be making his second midweek start of the year as he enters the start with a 1-0 record and a 1.17 ERA in 15.1 innings of work. (GoHeels.com)

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