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USC took advantage of second chance

USC took advantage of second chance

Players often hear the cautionary tale that they may not get a second chance in the NCAA Tournament. Nobody understands that better than USC’s Jordan McLaughlin after back-to-back finishes against Providence befitting March Madness.A year ago, McLaughlin was the goat that allowed...

My roundup of NCAA Raleigh Regional stories

My roundup of NCAA Raleigh Regional stories

My roundup of NCAA regional games played in Raleigh Mach 17 and 19 in the East and Midwest.March 20Virginia can look ahead without facing Michigan State as roadblockMarch 19Wisconsin can continue winning on gritMarch 19Kris Dunn turned down NBA for degree and legacyMarch 18Roy...

Kris Dunn turned down NBA for degree and legacy

Kris Dunn turned down NBA for degree and legacy

RALEIGH, N.C. – Thank you, Kris Dunn.Some of us needed to see a basketball player make a statement favoring education, the college experience and leaving a legacy versus taking the NBA money and running. It’s harder and harder to argue in the court of public opinion the...

Providence done against UNC without more than Kris Dunn

Providence done against UNC without more than Kris Dunn

RALEIGH, N.C. – Providence’s Ed Cooley and USC’s Andy Enfield probably got the wrong idea as they watched North Carolina struggle in its NCAA Tournament first-round win Thursday over Florida Gulf Coast at PNC Arena.As the opposing coaches went into their respective locker...

USC ends season when the Trojans fail to finish

USC ends season when the Trojans fail to finish

RALEIGH, N.C. – USC coach Andy Enfield admitted his Trojans made crucial mental and physical mistakes down the stretch that ended their season. Missed free throws late in the game were physical and not running more time off the clock in the final minute or guarding the opposition...