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Larry Miller and Stephen Demorest. Photo courtesy of Katharine Walton.

New book focuses on Larry Miller, 'lost legend' of UNC basketball

Stephen Demorest said his book details how Larry Miller’s career follows the arc of sports development in culture, where basketball went from a local enthusiasm to a national mania. Responsibility for that change lies in part with charismatic players like Miller and the role they play in creating fan loyalty, he said.

Junior running back  junior Michael Carter  (8) is tackled by Mercer redshirt senior strong safety Eric Jackson (7), in Kenan Memorial on Saturday Nov. 23, 2019. UNC beat Mercer 56-7.

Dontavius Nash, seven other four-star football recruits to enroll early at UNC

“It hurts, but it’s all about doing what’s best for me. I felt that by staying I could risk getting hurt,” Nash said. “In football, one play can be the end of your career, so I just thought of that. Basically doing what’s best for me. I want to get to the NFL as quick as I can, and I felt like early enrolling could help me do that.” 

The UNC 1957 men's basketball team celebrates its win. Photo courtesy of North Carolina Collection.

North Carolina's own March Madness: Remembering the Dixie Classic

The Dixie Classic undoubtedly shaped the legacy of North Carolina college basketball fans. This annual three-day period showcased the top talent of the "Big Four" North Carolina schools, coming to a sudden end with the exposition of a point-shaving scandal involving the players of participating schools.