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Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

Heels D up in Brooklyn, Will Face Hoos In Final

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by R.L. Bynum NEW YORK — The tough North Carolina defense that disappeared late in the regular season has turned up in Brooklyn. That has been bad news for the Tar Heels’ opponents. For the second consecutive night, UNC faced a team that shredded its defense in the second halves of the two regular-season-ending losses…. Read more »

Media Musings: FBI Coverage Gets Clicks–Was It Fair?

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by R.L. Bynum Was treatment of FBI story–on the web, in print; national and local–a fair presentation? There is quite a bit of difference between a player who is reportedly accused of accepting thousands of dollars in loans from an agent and players who are reportedly accused of being linked to a meal with an… Read more »

UNC beat Duke

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8 Things from Duke-UNC, Round 1 by R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — After No. 9 Duke seemingly couldn’t miss in the first half, North Carolina took control with a 16-4 run early in the second half and survived going scoreless for more than 4.5 second-half minutes. The Tar Heels won 82-78 on Thursday… Read more »

The Duke-UNC Drinking Game

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ICYMI, Duke faces UNC Thursday night in Chapel Hill. With neither team in the national top 5 nor the hunt for the ACC regular season title, the game may seem to casual observers to be a step back from the top tier events the games have often been. In order to step it back up,… Read more »

Against The Spread: NC State-UNC, Virginia-Duke

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by Josh Goodson The Triangle (and CBS viewers) get treated to an early afternoon doubleheader Saturday as NC State takes on UNC in Chapel Hill in the renewal of their rivalry, while Duke hosts Virginia in a battle of two top 5 teams. What does recent Vegas history tell us about these match-ups? N.C. State… Read more »

Devils at Deacs: what Vegas might tell us

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by Josh Goodson Wake Forest and Duke meet for the second time in as many weeks, this round in Winston-Salem. Duke is 17-2 overall, 5-2 in the ACC and has to try to keep their focus on a team they just beat by double digits and not their upcoming home showdown with Virginia. Wake Forest… Read more »

Duke big men putting aside business at the rim

Through 5 games, Duke’s dunked the ball 35 times. They’ve allowed just 6 dunks against them, and have a league-leading 33 blocks. This post-heavy Duke team attacks the rim on both ends of the court with a level of aggression typically seen by the kinds of teams the Blue Devils struggle to beat. So something… Read more »