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You Cannot Truly Appreciate Chicken Little Until You Have Heard It Read By Tyler Hansbrough

A couple of audio clips for you from Tyler Hansbrough as he enjoys the offseason hanging out in Chapel Hill.

First up, via Bobby Frasor who retweeted it and WRAL Sports Fan who posted the audio. The Pacers, as part of a promotion for the Indianapolis Marion County Public Library, had Hansbrough read the children’s [...]

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Easter Weekend Open Thread

Despite the Easter weekend. there is still plenty of UNC related sports going on this weekend.

Baseball: Miami at UNC

Game 1: Saturday, 2:00 PM Game 2: Saturday after the Game 1 Game 3: Sunday, 1:00 PM

Game 1 was supposed to happen on Friday but was rained out. Harrison Barnes was scheduled to throw [...]

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Team Banquet Tonight; Will Barnes Announce?

That appears to be the undercurrent it could happen a la Tyler Hansbrough in 2007. The Fayetteville Observer’s Dan Wiederer says he would be surprised if Harrison Barnes did not make an announcement today or at the banquet. Of course any announcement today would almost certainly be that the freshman will return for his sophomore [...]

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Barnes Watch Continues

As Tuesday draws to a close, another day has passed with no official word about Harrison Barnes’ intentions on whether or not to declare for this year’s NBA draft.


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Henson, Zeller To Return; Barnes Undecided


North Carolina forwards John Henson and Tyler Zeller will return to college and play basketball for the Tar Heels in 2011-12.

Henson, a sophomore from Tampa, Fla., and Zeller, a junior from Washington, Ind., were each second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference selections in 2011.

Freshman forward Harrison Barnes is still reviewing information about the [...]

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Barnes, Henson Offer Timetable Then Crush UNC Students In Pickup Game

Tis the season!


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Tyler Hansbrough Doing Work[UPDATED]

Former Tar Heel Tyler Hansbrough appears to be getting it done in the NBA much to the surprise of blowhards like ESPN Radio’s Colin Cowherd who said the UNC legend would never amount to anything in the NBA. If you have followed Hansbrough’s career you know he sat out most of his rookie season with [...]

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Six(or more) Degrees Of UNC

Let’s count the number of UNC connections, direct or otherwise, in the blockbuster NBA trade of Carmelo Anthony from Denver to New York.

Anthony, as you recall, played one season in college  at Syracuse leading the Orangemen to the NCAA title in 2003 defeating Kansas. It was after that game, Roy Williams(1) dropped the infamous [...]

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Hansbrough’s Natural Instincts Take Over; Dunks On Blue Devil

It is well documented that both animals and humans possess certain instincts that simply take over when the right set of conditions present themselves. For example, a cat when faced with danger will raise it’s back up, hiss and prepare to defend itself. Or a turtle when threatened will hide in it’s shell. If someone [...]

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Basketball Tidbits

First up from Fox Sports’ Jeff Goodman who caught up with Roy Williams on the summer AAU circuit who discussed a variety of topics including Harrison Barnes:

“It’s unfair that people are talking about him as a savior,” Williams said. “But he has come right in and already earned the respect of the veterans with [...]

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Ed Davis Taken 13th By Toronto

The bad news? Chris Bosh is probably leaving Toronto which will make the Raptors worse.

The good news? Chris Bosh is probably leaving Toronto which could free up playing time for Davis.

Then again, I am not sure the best deal for Davis is to be thrown into a situation where too much is expected [...]

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