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UNC bowl projections

After beating Duke on Thursday night, North Carolina moved to 6-6 (4-4) and snatched bowl eligibility for the second straight year. CarolinaBlue complied a list of potential bowl game destinations and opponents based on the projections of various media outlets. (Carolina Blue)

Deadline set for UNC to reply to accrediting agency

The University’s accrediting body asked Chancellor Carol Folt to defend UNC’s compliance with its policies, marking the first step of the agency’s review after a report revealed nearly two decades of academic fraud. (Daily Tar Heel)

L.A. Lakers’ Wayne Ellington to dedicate season to deceased father

His eyes looked swollen, red and teary as Lakers reserve guard Wayne Ellington calmly retold what has marked the “lowest of all lows that I’ve ever been at in my life.” Ellington learned his father was murdered nearly two weeks ago in Philadelphia. After taking a leave of absence that entailed missing six games and attending his father’s funeral, Ellington pledged he will dedicate the 2014-15 season to him. (Los Angeles Daily News)

UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

North Carolina’s players, exuberant over their resounding win over Duke, left damage in the visiting team locker room following Thursday night’s 45-20 Tar Heels win, causing the school to apologize and foot the bill for repairs. According to sources at both schools, light blue spray paint caused “significant” damage to the visiting team locker room in Duke’s Brooks Practice Facility. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Sean May signs with Rouen

As reported by David Pick, veteran big man Sean May has signed a deal with French club Rouen. He signed a six-week deal and will replace Adrian Uter, who signed in Israel. (Sportando)

Sasha Seymore Wins Mitchell Scholarship

Sasha Seymore, a University of North Carolina senior men's basketball player, has been named a recipient of the George J. Mitchell Scholarship, which supports graduate studies in Ireland and Northern Ireland. Thomas Golden, a 2011 Carolina graduate, also is a recipient. Seymore and Golden were two of 12 Americans selected on Nov. 22 for the award. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Rundown: November 24

Friday: Danny Green had 18 points. Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Saturday: Brandan Wright had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Green had 21 points and seven rebounds. Sunday: Ty Lawson had 18 points and 16 assists. Tar Heels all over this highlight from Sunday, as Ed Davis blocks Lawson, and Wayne Ellington finishes it with an emphatic slam. (GoHeels.com)

Mavericks Player of the Week: Brandan Wright

Brandan Wright continued his ridiculously hot start to the season this week. The backup big man has reached double-figures in seven consecutive games and eight of the last nine. The Mavs are now 9-1 on the season when Wright scores 10 or more. The statistical savant also recorded his first double-double of the season Saturday, pouring in 14 points and grabbing 11 boards. (Dallas Mavericks)

Junior Gnonkonde’s Journey

Junior Gnonkonde is driven to seize opportunities that seemed far-fetched when he arrived in the United States six years ago without any knowledge of English or football. Twenty miles northeast of Valdosta, Georgia, and 30 miles from the Florida state line, sits Lakeland, a remote, rural Georgia community with a population of approximately 3,000 residents. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Sports Weekend Offered Up Plenty

With fall sports conducting NCAA playoffs and basketball season now in full swing, it was an eventful weekend for Tar Heel athletics. UNC athletes experienced both the thrill of victory and the bitter taste of defeat. The UNC men’s and women’s basketball teams have hit the road with desirable final destinations. The men are Bahamas bound, while the women are headed to Hawaii. (Chapelboro.com)

Nuggets' Ty Lawson's game has more of a real point guard feel to it

A not-so-subtle shift is taking place in Ty Lawson's game. The Nuggets' point guard is doing more pure point guard things more often, and it has been just what his team has needed. It has been simple: more passing, less scoring. For Lawson, "aggressiveness" used to solely mean getting to the basket and scoring. (Denver Post)

Carolina Women Rout Oregon, Improve To 4-0

Sophomore forward Stephanie Mavunga had 23 points, 16 rebounds and six blocks to lead No. 11 North Carolina to a 76-59 victory at Oregon Sunday afternoon from Matthew Knight Arena. North Carolina (4-0) overcame an 11-point first-half deficit by shooting 55.9 percent after halftime to take control of the game. The Tar Heels led by as many as 23 points midway through the second half. (GoHeels.com)

UNC provost, chancellor describe reforms in response to scandal

Despite a number of reforms implemented in response to the athletic and academic scandal at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the school’s provost, James W. Dean Jr., said that he doesn’t expect “anyone to do the victory dance any time soon.” “We’ve done a lot; no one thinks we’re finished,” Dean told a UNC Board of Trustees committee on Wednesday. Chancellor Carol Folt also spoke on reforms at the full Board of Trustees meeting Thursday. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC Men's Soccer Advances Past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAAs

Tyler Engel scored both goals for North Carolina, including the game winner with 1:14 left in the second half, to push the Tar Heels past host and 10th-seeded Charlotte, 2-1, in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship. North Carolina (14-5-1) will play either seventh-seed Clemson or Coastal Carolina next Sunday, Nov. 30 in the third round. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Soccer Falls to South Carolina in NCAA Tournament

Third-seeded South Carolina got a first half goal from Raina Johnson to prevail against second-seeded North Carolina 1-0 in NCAA Tournament third round action Sunday at Fetzer Field. With the victory, the Gamecocks advance to the NCAA quarterfinals. South Carolina improved to 14-5-5 on the season with the victory while the Tar Heels saw their season end at 14-4-2. (GoHeels.com)

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High Point Wesleyan’s Harry Giles answers one question: He’s back

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Reminder: since the Tar Heels are in the Bahamas there is NO Roy Williams Live tonight. Show returns to @TheTopoftheHill next week.
Monday, November 24, 2014 11:15 AM

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UNC DL commit. RT @ACraw57: My D-line coach played at NCST so after we win he has to wear a UNC shirt and hold up a #GDTBATH sign.
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UNC opened as 5.5-point favorite over NCSU on Sunday. That line has already jumped to 8 points.
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