Found March 11, 2012 on Fox Sports Carolinas:
ATLANTA Selling the theory of the "good loss" to sweaty, exhausted competitors in a losing locker room is brutal. And yet there I was fighting the good fight after North Carolina's 85-82 loss to Florida State in the ACC Tournament on Sunday. As good as an easy "W" might have felt, how they lost will make them better. The Tar Heels were feisty. They fought. They got down. They clawed back. They got hit in the mouth. They got up. They were beaten 10 times, and they damn near won anyway. This Carolina team still earned a No. 1 seed in the Midwest region, so watch out. Absolutely, this loss was good. "Uh . . ., " Tar Heels guard Kendall Marshall said, trying to find a polite way to call my "good loss" theory crazy. "I don't think any loss is a good loss. I think you can learn just as much from winning as you can from losing," he continued. "But I was proud of my team, how we fought back. We could have caved in and said...
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