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North Carolina finished tied for first in the Coastal Division and would have won the tiebreakers to earn the right to play in the ACC Championship game.
Unfortunately for the Tar Heels, they were not allowed to do that because of NCAA sanctions. The ACC announced last fall that it would not recognize a Coastal Division title, should UNC win it. And yet, North Carolina made rings that said Coastal Division Champions. Thats basically the end of that story and its importance, despite the fuss that was made over it last week.
Of course, UNC head coach Larry Fedora was mentored by Mack Brown, who did something similar last week. Brown handed out rings in honor of Texas winning the Alamo Bowl.
So, yes, North Carolina didnt technically win the Coastal Division. And no, handing out rings might not make much sense to outsiders. But the rings arent for outsiders. Now, if the players themselves didnt like the rings? Problem. Otherwise, its meant to be a reward for them. Just like...
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GAITHERSBURG, Md. -- Former Maryland center Alex Len will be sidelined up to six months after undergoing surgery on his left ankle in North Carolina.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Anderson stabilized a stress fracture in Len's ankle. The problem that was diagnosed after the 7-foot-1 center left Maryland after his sophomore season to enter the NBA draft.
Len will be unable to...
Former University of Maryland center Alex Len declared for the NBA Draft figuring he’d be a lottery pick and that the decision was a no brainer.
Len may be second guessing his decision now after receiving some tough news. CSN Washington is reporting that Len underwent ankle surgery to stabilize a partial stress fracture in his left ankle, and will be out 4-6 months.
It appears that another potential NBA lottery pick, will be missing a significant amount of time leading up to the most important period in his lives.
On Saturday we reported that University of Maryland center Alex Len, will be out 4-6 months after undergoing ankle surgery, and the projected first overall pick Nerlens Noel, has been sidelined since January with a torn ACL.
Former Maryland Terrapin Alex Len had surgery to stabilize a partial stress fracture in his left ankle. The 7-1 center will be sidelined for 4-6 months, so that means no pre-draft activities for the big fella.
Len was expected to be a lottery pick, potentially the highest drafted Terrapin since Chris Wilcox (8th pick, 2002).
Will this hurt him? It certainly won’t help. Call it...
Over the next two months, I’ll take a look at some potential draft prospects that could find themselves in wine and gold come the end of June. First up, we take a look at Maryland center Alex Len. It was recently announced by Len’s representation that the center will miss the next 4-to-6 months as he undergoes surgery for a stress fracture in his ankle. Prior to that news,...
Now that the 2012-2013 season is over for the Celtics, it's time to start thinking about the draft.
This year's crop of college players is nothing to write home about, but there are some who could be decent role players for years to come. Boston needs size and a guard who can handle the ball. Luckily, there are plenty of players like that to choose from.
Here are some big...