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  1. NCAA tournament: North Carolina Tar Heels forward Danny Green hop...

    Heather Dinich

    After a rough ACC tournament and a so-so first two rounds of the NCAA tournament, Danny Green is hoping for better results in the Sweet 16.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  2. NCAA tournament: Awesome Lawson steps up for Heels

    Heather Dinich

    In the second half against LSU, adrenaline overcame the pain, and Ty Lawson became the catalyst behind the No. 1-seeded Tar Heels' 84-70 win.

    Story | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  3. NCAA Tournament: Lawson up and down, but UNC sky-high

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- There were times when Ty Lawson looked 100 percent, like when he zipped down the court off a steal from Danny Green for an uncontested layup that put the Tar Heels ahead 29-22 and was the peak of a momentum swing. Then there were ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  4. NCAA Tournament: Lawson starts

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Life just got more difficult for the LSU Tigers. A North Carolina school spokesman recently made the rounds and confirmed that ACC Player of the Year Ty Lawson will start instead of Bobby Frasor. The question is: How rusty wil...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  5. NCAA Tournament: Hopes for ACC may rest on Duke-UNC

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- And then there were two. Welcome to the Greensboro Coliseum, the mecca of ACC basketball, where Duke and North Carolina remain the league's two best hopes at advancing in the NCAA tournament. That's right, even Virginia Tech ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 21, 2009
  6. NCAA Tournament: LSU plans to outpace UNC

    Heather Dinich

    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- LSU's game plan for keeping pace with North Carolina is simple: "We're going to run like hell," coach Trent Johnson said, smiling. The Tigers will also try to copycat what Boston College did in the Eagles' 85-78 win over UNC on ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  7. North Carolina Tar Heels' Ty Lawson pinning hopes practice

    Heather Dinich

    Ty Lawson's availability for the Tar Heels' second-round game Saturday against LSU depends on how he practices Friday afternoon, the point guard said.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2009
  8. NCAA tournament: North Carolina's Ty Lawson likely to miss first ...

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams said Wednesday there is a "huge, huge probability Ty Lawson will not play" in Thursday's NCAA tournament first-round game against Radford because of an injury to Lawson's right big toe.

    Story | Conversation | March 18, 2009
  9. Quentin Thomas just needed the confidence to excel

    Heather Dinich

    Quentin Thomas was largely an afterthought at UNC, until the Tar Heels lost their top two point guards. Then he was thrust into duty, and his growing confidence has now given UNC two dependable point guards, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2008
  10. Tobacco Road paves way for North Carolina's championship bid

    Heather Dinich

    North Carolina's win over Clemson in the ACC championship solidified the Tar Heels' No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA tournament. It also paved the way to the championship game -- as long as UNC stays on Tobacco Road.

    Story | Conversation | March 16, 2008
  11. Clemson crashes Carolina party; Greenberg lobbies for a bid

    Heather Dinich

    Virginia Tech came close but couldn't stop Tyler Hansbrough and North Carolina. But Clemson knocked off Duke to crash the Tobacco Road party that is typically the ACC final, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2008
  12. Duke wins Round 1 vs. UNC thanks to 3-point shooting

    Heather Dinich

    Duke and North Carolina are separated by eight miles, and the Blue Devils sure felt comfortable in the Smith Center on Wednesday. Making 13 3s and winning by 11 points will do that to you, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2008
  13. Life off the bench is a pride-swallowing pill that is not for eve...

    Heather Dinich

    Jon Sheyer, Russell Westbrook, Danny Green and Sherron Collins are more like sixth starters on their teams, proving that there is indeed life off the bench, writes Heather Dinich.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2008