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Ten Years Ago: UNC Beats Illinois For National Championship

The NCAA tournament is known for being wild sometimes.  The best team doesn't always win it and the best teams rarely play in the title game. In 2005, those two teams did.That Illinois team lost one game all season long, a one-point loss to Ohio State to end the season.  They had the three headed guard monster of Deron Williams, Dee Brown and Luther Head.  North Carolina lost...
Via Sportz Assassin
April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cup of Joe. Smart's mistake cost Celtics big

Seconds after the final buzzer, you'd have to think that Brad Stevens was reminded of a quote he gave before the game to Sean Grande; "Its important that (Marcus Smart) knows what he did impacted our team." It's almost like Stevens knew how'd this game would play out, because he's exactly right; Smart's momentary lapse in judgement in San Antonio led to a home loss at the absolute...
Via Celtics Life
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith's essence lives in all aspects of Tar Heel life, and will always

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- On the morning Dean Smith's death was announced, the sun rose and illuminated a rare, unseasonably warm mid-February day filled with cloudless blue skies. Some would call them Carolina blue skies. But in the days since, it's been dark and dreary and rainy. And still, Carolina fans and well-wishers flock to the makeshift memorial -- protected from the rain by...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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