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NC State’s Gottfried Looking For Another NCAA Trip

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — If North Carolina State is going to make it back to the NCAA tournament once again, Mark Gottfried’s club will have to do it in very different fashion than a year ago.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–10/28/2014

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Tar Heels Basketball Hope Improved Depth Means Big Things

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has spent the past two seasons trying to overcome personnel losses that forced coach Roy Williams to keep reshaping the way his team played. The Tar Heels shouldn’t have that problem this year, not with replenished perimeter depth that has them equipped for a run at the Atlantic Coast Conference title.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–10/28/2014

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Duke Basketball Led By Star-Studded Freshman Class

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A year after a freshman carried Duke, the Blue Devils are doubling down — and then some — on first-year players. It’s goodbye, Jabari Parker, and hello, Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow and Grayson Allen.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–10/28/2014

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UNC, Roy Williams Looking For Consistency

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is looking for a little stability. After a year marked by extreme swings on the court — and by outside-the-lines issues involving past players — the Tar Heels want to get back to being their customarily consistent selves.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–10/08/2014

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Keidel: LeBron Is Cavalier In Cleveland

You’ve seen the sardonic messages splashed all over social media. Everyone is calling LeBron James the best GM in the NBA, based largely on his ability to wrench Kevin Love from Minnesota, which instantly imbues the Cavaliers with three All-Stars.

08/08/2014

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Wilbekin Finds Comfort With Manning At Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Mitchell Wilbekin always has been Danny Manning’s kind of point guard.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/24/2014

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Coach Arrested For Shoplifting At Kohl’s Department Store

The head basketball coach at Converse has been arrested and accused of shoplifting.

07/23/2014

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SEC Network TV Launch Looming; Some Fans In Dark

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Fan Lee Massengale is already worried about Georgia’s game with Troy, even with Clemson and South Carolina coming up first.

Massengale’s not sure if his cable provider will be carrying the SEC Network, which broadcasts the Sept. 20 contest with the Trojans.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/17/2014

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UNC’s Meeks Down About 45 Pounds From Last Summer

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s Kennedy Meeks is still slimming down.

The rising sophomore says he weighs around 270 pounds, down about 45 pounds since arriving on campus. In an interview with reporters Wednesday, Meeks said he feels more explosive and can play longer stretches without fatigue.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/10/2014

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UNC: NCAA To Reopen Probe Into Academic Misconduct

The NCAA is taking another look into academic misconduct at North Carolina after an investigation uncovered new information.

Sports Radio 610AM WFNZ The Fan–07/01/2014

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