But there's no mistaking that Latta is a town that loves its high school basketball, especially the player who has given the town so much of its identity. That's Raymond Felton Jr.
Hero in his hometown
And with the 13th pick in the 2005 NBA draft, the Charlotte Bobcats select the rights to ... half a million rabid Tar Heel fans.
Draft Duo: Bobcats Corner Tar Heel Market With Selections
Running back Barrington Edwards ranked high on John Bunting's list when the North Carolina head coach met with reporters early last month. The Tar Heels hope Edwards continues to merit high praise as they get into the heart of their grueling schedule this fall - they can't afford for him to do anything less.
UNC expects Edwards to carry a heavy load
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