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UNC’s JV basketball team a chance to play for Tar Heels

Division I college JV teams barely exist anymore. Before 1972, freshmen were ineligible to play varsity college basketball. So instead, they played on freshman teams. When the rule changed, allowing freshmen to play on varsity, JV teams became easily disposable. Schools no longer had a need for them. UNC’s JV program is the only one of its kind. (Raleigh News & Observer)

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