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By Gary Parrish | CBS Sports
My colleagues and I spent part of the past two summers conducting a series in which various college basketball coaches were polled about topics connected to the sport. These men were granted anonymity in exchange for what we hoped would be honesty. The results were good and interesting. But I couldn’t help but notice, after revisiting the data recently, that there was one coach who was consistently discounted by his peers.
The coach’s name is Roy Williams.
Yes, North Carolina’s Roy Williams. The one with seven Final Fours and two national titles. The one who was elected to the Naismith Hall of Fame in 2007.
By Nick Bromberg | Yahoo! Sports
North Carolina: The Tar Heels broke out all Carolina blue uniforms for the first time since 2003 and they get a big thumbs up from Dr. Saturday, especially when combined with the argyle pattern in the end zone lettering. Though the construction of the jerseys led to the dreaded “sweatbox” effect where sweat darkened parts of the tops but not others.
News Release | GoHeels.com
Downtown will be buzzing with activity before kickoff with the Tar Heel Downtown family-friendly event to take place from 4 to 7 p.m. Before most football games, Tar Heel Town takes place on the campus next to Kenan Football Stadium. But with such a unique opportunity to highlight our University and downtown to the world, the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, UNC Athletics and the Town of Chapel Hill have partnered to host the event on West Franklin Street from Columbia to Mallette streets, centered at the 140 West Plaza.