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Depth could be an issue if Tar Heels last the weekend
In 2003-04, only seven North Carolina players averaged more than 10 minutes played per game. During the 2005 national championship season? Eight. But coach Roy...

Catching Up With: Byron Sanders
"I asked [former Tar Heel] LaToya [Pringle] to marry me this past June and she accepted. During the offseason I have a basketball camp back...

Falcons Release TE Crumpler
The Atlanta Falcons released four-time Pro Bowl tight end Alge Crumpler and six other players Friday in the first step of a major rebuilding job...

Byron Sanders will hold camp
Byron Sanders will be a busy man during his short homecoming in South Mississippi. Sanders will hold the "Think Basketball" camp today at Harrison Central...

Tar Heel Pros News & Notes
"I am having a great time in Germany. I'm learning new things about the world that I never thought I would have the chance to...

Tar Heel Pros News & Notes
Byron Sanders played nearly 48 minutes for the Los Angeles Lakers at the Summer Pro League at Long Beach in southern California. Sanders appeared in...

Six Former Heels in NBA Summer Leagues
The first of the NBA's summer leagues begins this week, and six former Tar Heels are on the announced rosters of NBA teams. Sean May,...

Byron Sanders Named To All-ACC Academic Team
North Carolina forward Byron Sanders, a senior in 2005-06, was named to the 2006 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men's Basketball Team, as announced today by...

ACC Seniors All-Star Celebrity Basketball Challenge
WHEN: Friday. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., game tips off at 7:30 p.m. WHERE: Southern High School, Durham. The school is located at 800 Clayton...

Noel finishes strong with career-high 26 points
Much of this season has been about North Carolina's freshmen. Wednesday night was about the team's seniors. The No. 13 Tar Heels sent out David...

Humble Duo Leaves 'Proud’ Legacy
For the first time in 11 contests, North Carolina coach Roy Williams will change up the thirteenth-ranked Tar Heels starting five to make room for...

Sanders Takes Advantage of Last Chance
Byron Sanders, who says his parents have "always been survivors," is lucky they'll be there tonight to enjoy Senior Day. They've been fixtures at home...

Byron Sanders has done what UNC needs
"Of course everybody expects to be the No. 1 star on the team because that's what they're used to," said Byron Sanders, a 6-foot-9 senior...

Byron Sanders takes turn in spotlight
Byron Sanders usually can sneak out of North Carolina's locker room quickly. But on Sunday night, when Sanders really wanted a quick exit into the...

Senior Moments
But there is another senior on this team. You might have forgotten about him. If so, allow me to reintroduce you to Byron Sanders. He's...

Byron Sanders finding his groove
Coach Roy Williams, whose Tar Heels play host to UC Santa Barbara tonight at the Smith Center, said Byron Sanders' value won't usually come in...

A new center of attention
You can rearrange the letters in the name Byron Sanders to spell Dr. Benny A. Ross. You can rearrange them to spell Barry S. Denson...

Byron Sanders copes through hoops
Forgive Byron Sanders if he wasn't much in the mood for a vacation. The North Carolina senior forward, who hails from Gulfport, Miss., had much...

Family of UNC's Sanders is coping with aftermath of storm
"Every night; every night I can't go sleep," Byron Sanders said. "I watch it until I fall asleep." Sanders' father, Otis Sr., decided to stay...

Byron Sanders glued to coverage of Katrina on TV
Byron Sanders admits that it has been difficult to sleep this week. The senior forward on the North Carolina men's basketball team has been glued...

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