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Wednesday January 20th

Matt Chilson


Sports

Former UNC football players Heck and Strowbridge prepare for a virtual NFL Draft

There won’t be war rooms, a live crowd or even a chorus of boos for commissioner Roger Goodell as the NFL Draft gets started on Thursday. Instead, the draft will be done virtually with all team personnel in separate locations. For two former UNC football players who will have their names called, the new coronavirus world has changed the way they are experiencing the draft process.

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Dontrez Styles, the No. 1 junior in North Carolina, commits to play for UNC basketball

The No. 1 junior in North Carolina, Dontrez Styles, has committed to play for UNC, he announced via Instagram Live on Saturday. Styles, a Kinston, North Carolina native, is labeled as a four-star power forward, according to 247Sports, and is the No. 57 recruit in the 2021 class. He picked the Tar Heels over the likes of N.C. State, Georgetown and Maryland, who also offered him.

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Michael Jordan helps cut down the nets after the 1982 NCAA National Championship. Photo courtesy of UNC Athletic Communications.
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Column: Power ranking UNC's six men's basketball national championship teams

It’s tough to compare athletes and teams from different eras. For example, it's difficult to compare LeBron James’ success to Michael Jordan's and even Kareem Adbul-Jabbar's because they played against different types of competition. The same could go to say for UNC’s basketball national championships. Their six titles that are recognized by the NCAA span across 60 years of basketball history.

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