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Exit creates opportunities for Tar Heels

The nature of athletics is such that each loss equates to a gain, sometimes two or three gains. That's how it may work for North Carolina's still-loaded basketball team. With Monday's announcement by freshman Brandan Wright that he will enter the June 28 NBA Draft, the window of opportunity opened for Tar Heels freshmen Alex Stepheson and Deon Thompson, both Californians, and perhaps sophomore Mike Copeland of Winston-Salem. (Raleigh News & Observer)

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