Stevens blankets North Carolina like winter storm
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Stevens blankets North Carolina like winter storm

Duke's 6-6 sophomore posts double-double with strong defense

Photo: Duke's Azura Stevens

DURHAM, N.C. — The winter snow and ice storm that shut down North Carolina with slick roads this weekend wasn’t the only rare occurrence in the Tobacco Road basketball area encompassing Durham, Chapel Hill and Raleigh.

Similar severe winter storms happen every couple years, but it’s the first time the nationally prominent North Carolina and Duke women’s programs met as unranked rivals in the Associated Press Top 25 since Jan. 15, 1992. ... 

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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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