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 [email protected]!



Ranking the ACC Running Backs for 2013
10. A.J. Blue, North Carolina: The senior-to-be from Dallas (N.C.) North Gaston appears poised to take over for the departing Giovani Bernard. 11. Romar Morris, North Carolina: The Salisbury (N.C.) High prospect debuted in college last season and is poised to complement the bigger A.J. Blue in the Chapel Hill. (Athlon Sports)

Tyler Hansbrough enjoys the postseason dirty work
It’s the playoffs, so Tyler Hansbrough expects the rough hits, the bruises, the under-the-basket collisions. And he’s happy to do the dirty work. “You have to embrace that,” the Pacers reserve forward said after Sunday’s 107-90 series-opening win over Atlanta. For much of the second half, no one wanted it more than Hansbrough. (Indianapolis Star)

Lean year for Cavs means tough lesson for former UNC star Tyler Zeller
About one year earlier Tyler Zeller had been preparing for the NBA draft, his senior season at North Carolina less than a month old. Now he walked into Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte for his final pregame shoot-around before the final game of his rookie season in the NBA. Zeller moved a bit slowly. He felt the weight of 76 games on his shoulders, in his knees. (Charlotte Observer)

UNC, NC State baseball series will be top-10 encounter
Doak Field at Dail Park will be the site this weekend of a top-10 rivalry series, pitting the nation’s two hottest teams after the latest college baseball polls were released Monday. For the 10th consecutive week, UNC is the consensus No. 1 team in the nation, claiming the top spot in all four major polls. UNC and NC State will square off this weekend in a three-game set Raleigh. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC Basketball Recruiting: Andrew Wiggins Cancels Visits
With Reggie Bullock leaving for the NBA draft, many Tar Heel fans believe this is the door opening for Andrew Wiggins to make his way to Chapel Hill. Only time will tell when Wiggins makes his announcement, but don’t expect that anytime soon. Expect his decision to come at the absolutely latest possible day he can make it. (Keeping It Heel)

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