Thursday's UNC Links

Thursday's UNC Links

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


When Tyler Hansbrough decided to return for his senior season of basketball at North Carolina, he knew what was coming: the bitter boos from opponents' fans, the searing scrutiny from the media, more than a few skeptics insisting that his old-school game won't translate into NBA success.
Hansbrough begins quest for NCAA title
Raleigh News & Observer

Make no mistake about it, what happens to North Carolina in the next three weeks will go a long way to coloring how Tyler Hansbrough remembers his final season in Chapel Hill.
For Hansbrough, it all comes down to one last NCAA Tournament run
Durham Herald-Sun

Tyler Hansbrough can make more college-basketball history today when North Carolina starts play in the NCAA Tournament. And this achievement could be one of his most significant.
Unfinished Business
Winston-Salem Journal

The first four minutes of North Carolina coach Roy Williams' media conference Wednesday were devoted to the state of point guard Ty Lawson's injured big toe. For good reason: The news wasn't good for Tar Heels fans.
Gimpy Lawson unlikely to play against Radford
Raleigh News & Observer

North Carolina's chances of winning the NCAA Tournament hinge on one right big toe.
The 'Toe' Road
Winston-Salem Journal

This little piggy went to market. This little piggy stayed home. This little piggy had roast beef. And this little piggy put North Carolina's national championship dreams in serious jeopardy.
Heels' hopes put on hold until Lawson's toe heals
Fayetteville Observer

As far as preparation goes, the NCAA Tournament is a little bit of "been-there-done-that" for the North Carolina Tar Heels.
Heels set out for return to Final Four
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