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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.

Open Letter To UVa Fan from SportsChannel8

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Dear UVa Fan: Congratulations on making the National Title game! We’re proud of the season you had and although you won’t hear us doing any A-C-C chants tonight, it is nice to have other teams in the conference do some of the heavy lifting to ensure our status as “best basketball conference.” Can you believe… Read more »

Debbie Antonelli: “CBS isn’t looking at me as a female analyst. They’re looking at me as a basketball analyst.”

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Media Musings by R.L. Bynum NC native having another marvelous March The relentless drive to prepare and excel that coaches and players need to reach the Final Four is routine for Cary native Debbie Antonelli. The former N.C. State player has offered keen insights as a television game analyst during basketball games — both men’s… Read more »

Devonte’ Graham’s High School and Middle School teachers wish him good luck in the Final Four

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Although we’re saddened no schools from the ACC nor the state of North Carolina made it to the Final Four, you knew there had to be a Tobacco Road tie in there somewhere. If you haven’t already committed to pulling for your bracket (or against your co-worker winning because they’ll never shut up about it)… Read more »

UNC Loses To Texas A&M in Charlotte. Blame Charlotte.

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featured image courtesy goheels.com/J.D Lyon Jr By R.L. Bynum CHARLOTTE — For the second night in three days, the same Charlotte arena that will be host for the ACC Tournament next season turned into a house of horrors for an ACC team. Two nights after Virginia became the first No. 1 seed to lose to… Read more »

NCAA Tournament Notebook: March 14th

While our attention will be on NC Central’s championship run, Syracuse also opens up their NCAA Tournament with a play-in game against Arizona State in Dayton tonight. With the Orange being among the last teams selected for the field of 68, many will try to turn tonight’s result into a validation or indictment of their… Read more »

Brack8ology: Who is (or are) #1(s)?

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by Jon Pence Let’s look at the top line this week.  Which teams might end up on the top line on Selection Sunday? Virginia KenPom #1, NCAAGameSim #1, AP #1, RPI #1 As it stands Virginia seems like a lock to end up as a 1 seed.  The Hoos have lost just twice all season… Read more »