Friday's UNC Links

Friday's UNC Links

Today's North Carolina links from around the ‘net...

Carolina Football

North Carolina has not had a 1,000-yard rusher since 1997 when Jonathan Lipton ran for 1,004, but that drought could end this season thanks former wide receiver and defensive back, Johnny White.
White works to reach 1K for UNC
Durham Herald-Sun

"We are all concerned about how it happened, why it happened, why we didn't catch it sooner," Thorp said. "But we don't have any evidence to suggest Coach Davis either knew about or took part in any of the things that went wrong."
Thorp stands behind Coach Davis
Durham Herald-Sun

North Carolina football coach Butch Davis did not appear to play a role in the violations currently being investigated by the NCAA and is not in danger of losing his job, UNC chancellor Holden Thorp said Thursday.
Thorp backs Heels football coach
Raleigh News & Observer

Carolina Basketball

North Carolina will host a former national champion today in its final tune-up before kicking off the regular season in a week.
Heels take on Barton tonight
Durham Herald-Sun

Barton College and the University of North Carolina men's basketball teams aren't as different as you might think.
Barton tips off season at UNC
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