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Thursday February 25th

Men's basketball



UNC men's basketball head athletic trainer Doug Halverson works before a game against N.C. State in the Smith Center on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.

The 2019-20 UNC basketball season, through the eyes of trainer Doug Halverson

Just as one leak gets patched up for these Tar Heels, two more pop up. Doug Halverson’s job is keeping the proverbial ship airtight; suffice it to say that this year, it hasn’t been easy. “It’s absolutely been a trying season, as anyone from the outside would expect,” he said. “It’s tough when you have to come into the office every day and deliver some bad news.” “It’s stressful because I want us to be successful,” Halverson continued. “My priority is the health and safety of our players, but after that, it’s to try to help our team be successful.”

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