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Friday June 9th

Letter: Coach Roy made me love UNC basketball


How lucky we are. 

In a day an age where one and done is the mantra, no college basketball program has more success than we have. 

I’m a UNC fan solely because of the man on the sidelines. I met him long ago at a coaches clinic when he was at Kansas. I was a Kansas fan then. 

As aforementioned, we are lucky. Unlike Kentucky, and the devil’s program literally, we are blessed to have players to cheer for year in and year out and be darn good in the process. 

It’s refreshing to see my young sons cheer their favorites like Joel Berry and Marcus Paige for four years. We have a program, our competitors have a factory. 

Thus far, I’d say our program is doing just fine. Roy if you see boys know real men cry...God knows I did after that Villanova shot...and the again after Theo tossed the ball in the air a year later. 

From South Dakota - GO HEELS!

David Steele


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