Carolina Rundown: February 17
Release: 02/17/2015

Basketball

The Tar Heels are 15th and 16th in this week's polls...This is surprising news: ESPN will not use Dick Vitale on Wednesday's UNC-Duke game...If you're wondering if it's true that Dean Smith treated walk-ons just like scholarship players, this is a good read...Some short takes on Coach Smith...Always love reading some of Coach Smith's letters...

Football

Some great insight on Gene Chizik's decision to come to Chapel Hill in Lee Pace's latest column...How his Carolina experience shaped Chase Rice's success in country music...Information on this spring's upcoming Kenan Stadium seat selection...This fall's home game designations, including homecoming, have been set...Day one of Blue Dawn:

 

Video

Olympic sports

Women's lacrosse remains No. 2 in the country... 

Today's games

None.

Tar Heels in the NBA

 Harrison Barnes found a familiar workout partner over the All-Star break:

 

Good work today with my guy Shammond over at Tulane!! #carolinafamily

A photo posted by Harrison Barnes (@hbarnes) on Feb 16, 2015 at 4:04pm PST

Long read

Last week's Roy Williams celebrating Dean Smith is posted online and is well worth your time.




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