Carolina Rundown: February 17
Release: 02/17/2017

Basketball

A reminder of tomorrow's College GameDay details...Luke Maye was a skywalker...The newest SI power rankings...Derrick Phelps on the influence Dean Smith had in his life...The Kenny Williams injury means Theo Pinson's importance is heightened...

Tyler Zeller had four points and four assists...Harrison Barnes has been "simply phenomenal" for the Mavs...Great photo:

 

Football

The 2017 Tar Heels will have some holes to fill...Seven Tar Heels will participate in the NFL Combine...Former Tar Heel Bucky Brooks scouts Mitch Trubisky...Blue Dawn from yesterday:

 

Olympic sports

 Women's tennis collected ITA All-Tournament honors...Thrilling last-second win for women's basketball...Here's the video:

 

Today's games

 Fencing is at the Junior Olympic Championships in Kansas City. Baseball hosts Kentucky at 3 p.m. Men's tennis faces Georgia in the ITA National Indoors in Charlottesville at 3:30. Softball hosts Ohio State at 4 p.m. Women's lacrosse plays High Point in Chapel Hill at 5 p.m. Gymnastics has a home meet with New Hampshire at 7 p.m. 

Long read

 The new Carolina Insider podcast has a Tar Heel basketball update plus a conversation with Buzz Peterson about the UNC-Virginia glory years.




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