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Thursday January 26th

Women's Tennis

UNC senior forward Armando Bacot (5) attempts at a basket the ball during the men's basketball game against Georgia Tech in the Dean Smith Center on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022. UNC beat Georgia Tech 75-59.

Bacot returns from injury, leads Tar Heels to much-needed victory over Georgia Tech

After North Carolina's 75-59 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday, Armando Bacot admitted he wasn’t aware of his proximity to history.    After scoring 21 points and grabbing 13 rebounds, UNC’s star center learned he had tied the school record for games with at least 10 rebounds, with 61. “I think in order for us to be a special team, I gotta take a lot of shots,” Bacot said. “(I need to) put pressure on other teams’ big men and get them in foul trouble, and just be nasty.”

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The Supreme Court of the United States pictured on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022.

U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments in case on redistricting and NCGA power

The U.S. Supreme Court is to decide whether the Republican gerrymander of North Carolina districts should continue to be subject to judicial review in state courts.  If the Court rules in favor of N.C. state legislature Republicans, the checks and balances at the state court level would be harshly restricted. The Court’s ruling would apply to every state in the country. "I think what might strike a person is that this is a proposal that gets rid of the normal checks and balances on the way big governmental decisions are made in this country," Justice Elena Kagan said. 

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