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    • ESPN’s Jay Williams: Will Tar Heels ever sign ‘one-and-done’ basketball talent again?
      The Charlotte Observer

      ESPN’s Jay Williams: Will Tar Heels ever sign ‘one-and-done’ basketball talent again?

      Jay Williams is now an ESPN basketball analyst, but he was once the national player of the year at Duke and strongly considered attending North Carolina. When asked about UNC's recent drought of top-10 national recruiting talent in a group interview I was part of at the Smith Center on Friday, Williams had some interesting comments about the loss of what he called UNC's “mystique.” “Kids used to be knocking on the door to go to school here, 24-7,” Williams said of North Carolina. “I was one of those kids, which is why I recognize it, right? And now it seems like between what Cal (coach John Calipari) has been able to build over at Kentucky, getting kids to be in that one-and-done society, what

    • Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes
      The Associated Press

      Flying coach: Many universities are using private planes

      Once seen as a luxury of the corporate world, private planes are becoming increasingly common at U.S. colleges and universities as schools try to attract athletes, raise money and reward coaches with jet-set vacations. Some schools spend millions of dollars a year flying their coaches and executives on scores of trips around the country, and some pass the cost on to students and taxpayers. The Associated Press requested documents from dozens of public universities and found that at least 20 own or share ownership of planes for school business, often employing a few full-time pilots to fly them.

    • Freak Show Podcast: Do Syracuse, Michigan St. deserve at-large bids?
      The Dagger

      Freak Show Podcast: Do Syracuse, Michigan St. deserve at-large bids?

        Michigan State is in unfamiliar ground when it comes to fighting for NCAA tourney spot (By Jamie Squire/Getty Images) On the inaugural edition of the Freak Show Podcast, NCAAB version, Brad Evans and Stephen Bardo run the floor discussing various hot