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Last night was the first night of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Michigan got a big home win against North Carolina State thanks to a huge performance from Trey Burke. In Bloomington, Indiana steamrolled over a flat North Carolina squad. Virginia Tech and Maryland were the lone ACC teams to win on night one. But last [more]

North Carolina’s loss was much, much worse than simply a blowout

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This was more than just a loss for No. 14 North Carolina. The 83-59 mollywhopping they took at the hands of No. 1 Indiana on Tuesday night is a legitimate cause for alarm for the folks in Chapel Hill. Why? I thought you’d never ask. Marcus Paige is not a point guard. He’s not Kendall [more]

Butler drops No. 9 North Carolina in the Maui Invitational

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It was exactly one week ago that we all decided that we might need to hedge our bets on Butler being the best team in the Atlantic 10. Last Tuesday, during ESPN’s Marathon Madness, the Bulldogs turned in a clunker of a performance against Xavier, going into the Cintas Center and leaving with a 62-47 [more]

Late Night Snacks: UMass wins at the buzzer again

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Games of the Day 1. UMass 77, Providence 75: For the second time in three days, UMass came away with a solid win at the buzzer. On Tuesday, it was a three from Sampson Carter with one second left to beat Harvard. On Thursday, it was a last second tip-in from Terrell Vinson that locked [more]

James Michael McAdoo leads way in North Carolina win over Gardner-Webb

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James Michael McAdoo has been pointed to as a possible breakout player in 2012-13 and, if Friday night was any indication, the pundits just might be right. McAdoo scored 26 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead No. 11 North Carolina over Gardner-Webb, 76-59, on Friday night in Chapel Hill. “We did try to do [more]