Thursday's UNC Links

Thursday's UNC Links

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

Carolina Basketball

Coach Roy Williams of North Carolina doesn't mind the stress or even the travel associated with the ACC Tournament. Really, he doesn't.
Williams has the team to beat but isn't obsessed with winning the title
The Winston Salem Journal

Some players might worry about the toll that playing three games in three days might take on their bodies -- especially if they've been injured. Not North Carolina point guard Ty Lawson.
Lawson ready to get started
The News and Observer

At times, it seemed as if Ty Lawson's injured ankle was the most discussed joint since the one from which Bill Clinton "didn't inhale." Now people are wondering what the fuss was about, and that's as good a sign as any that the North Carolina Tar Heels are in charge of ACC basketball.
The Greensboro News-Record

Ty Lawson will return to North Carolina's starting lineup on Friday in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals for the first time in 10 games since being sidelined by a sprained left ankle.
UNC's Lawson expected to start
The Winston-Salem Journal

It was in the midst of Danny Green's mini-slump a couple weeks back that his father tried inspire him with a pep talk.
Green, Ellington are keys to UNC success
The Durham Herald-Sun

Brian Rosener won't ever forget the first time he saw Tyler Hansbrough play basketball. Rosener had been hired in late fall 2001 as the sports editor for the Daily American Republic, the local newspaper in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He knew nothing of Hansbrough until the skinny 6-foot-8 freshman came off the bench that first night.
Getting in his kitchen
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