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  • Lux Libertas Feb 16, 2013
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    Did you manage to resolve this latest "Roy Williams post-game comment crisis" to your satisfaction?

    Will you be able to get other things done this weekend, like watch state college lose today?

    (SMH at the continued obsession over each and every utterance from ol' Roy.)

  • Wolfpackindahizzy4shizzy Feb 16, 2013
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    LOL

    Classic!

  • larrys080 .v1 Feb 16, 2013
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    Did Roy commit a NCAA violation somehow mentioning "moral victory"? Didn't listen to the press conference but Carolina played better. Losing to Duke at home is definitely nothing to be ashamed about. I give credit to them as always for defending their home court and very fortunate when UNC has come out with a win there. Keep stirring the pot!

  • larrys080 .v1 Feb 16, 2013
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    Look in the mirror. He was being TBK jr!

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 15, 2013
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    It's sad, that it bothers you so much. I am sure he had probably been asked the question prior to the interview or what was shown. But, if it makes you feel better, then you can have it. SMH!

  • still heelman1973 Feb 15, 2013
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    What makes you think nobody said it was before he came on air?

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Feb 15, 2013
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    Point being, who said it WAS?

    It was on Roy's mind. It WAS a moral victory. And that DID matter to Roy. He just doesn't want to admit it. But it's was right there, front and center in his mind. You can guarantee he used that in addressing his team after the game to try to build confidence.

    He just can't admit it was a moral victory because it was DUKE. LOL

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 15, 2013
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    WOW! That post took some thought! LOL!

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 15, 2013
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    Nope! He wanted to stress the fact that it was NOT a moral victory. Nice try, though!

  • Constitutional-Defender Feb 15, 2013
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    LOL! His name is an oxymoron. What an embarrassment!

  • TsKaMF Feb 15, 2013
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    The word "moral" does not belong in any conversation pertaining to ewenc.

  • RD n NC Feb 15, 2013
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    HAHAHAHA, no THEY cant

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Feb 15, 2013
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    That's my point, why did he even mention it (twice) if it wasn't important to him? He made sure to mention it a couple of times, emphasizing that this was, indeed, a moral victory for Carolina -- but that he's not into moral victories.

    He didn't say anything after the Miami blowout loss about not being interested in moral victories. Because THAT loss was not a moral victory.

    Hence, this loss WAS. :)

    So he thinks THIS loss was a moral victory. But it's not important to him, but it sure seems to be.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Feb 15, 2013
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    So... Roy wanted to stress that "moral victory" was on the front-burners of his mind? Mission accomplished, Roy! :)

  • kato_karma.v4 Feb 15, 2013
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    or, in walter's case, wet diaper.

  • StunGunn Feb 15, 2013
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    The only victory Roy wants is a real one - the kind where we score more than our opponent. Roy said it in his pre-game presser that he doesn't believe in moral victories or "pansy krap" (I did have to laugh at that because we're called "pansies" here all the time). At any rate, Roy HATES to lose, and no "moral" victory will satisfy him.

  • walterhogan1 Feb 15, 2013
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    How many of the unc body is huffing gasoline now? I keep telling you folks it will make you delusional. One day your mind will be come so absorbed with it it will never again be right. The medical term is wet brain. I think some of you may already be there.

  • Dean .776 > K .764 Feb 15, 2013
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    You underestimate Roy's intuitiveness. He knew the media and talking heads were going to talk about moral victories and he nipped it in the bud. Good job Roy and GO HEELS!!

  • Lux Libertas Feb 15, 2013
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    Since when do embittered, obsessed ABC'ers get to decide what's a moral victory, or not, for The Flagship?

    Since never, that's when.

    We'll be sure and let you know which category our sporting competitions fall under, thanks ever so much.

    (SMH at the continued OBSESSION with all things UNC. Sheesh.)

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Feb 15, 2013
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    When a person wants to stress an idea, they usually will repeat it more than once. Come on TBK! You know better then to start mess like this!

  • KT Returns Feb 15, 2013
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    >UNC
    >Moral

    Pick one.

  • Lux Libertas Feb 15, 2013
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    Ouch-A-Rama!

    Go easy on state college, Kato. They don't think they are TIED with us in the league right now lolololol

  • kato_karma.v4 Feb 15, 2013
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    If not moral...

    how many real victories have the wolffie basketball program had...

    in the last 23 or so years???

  • FourAutumn Feb 15, 2013
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    Because a reporter then asked him about the team's effort! He just repeated what he had said earlier.

    If it bothers you, don't listen to his post-game. I'm sure you can find other things to worry about.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Feb 15, 2013
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    And then he said it again.

    He sure had "moral victory" on his mind. Which is odd, since he is so not into moral victories.

  • FourAutumn Feb 15, 2013
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    The obsession continues for the paranoid wulf fan.

    He said he was not into moral victories, but was pleased with the effort. Seems pretty logical too me. Not claiming anything, just stating the obvious.

  • Tizu Feb 15, 2013
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    Only that's not gonna happen...the beat-down that was supposed to happen in Cameron was postponed til March 9th.

  • 903 mens national championships Feb 15, 2013
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    All they have left are moral victories........and baseball.

  • BeastOfTheHill Feb 15, 2013
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    no and the defeat of ncsuX at the Dean Dome will prolly not help much either. Once we beat dook in Chapel Hill on March 9th all will be well again.

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Feb 15, 2013
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    Nah, it will probably be a number of years before it's all said and done.

    Why did you venture so far off topic?

  • The1 Feb 15, 2013
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    Any new updates on the investigation?

  • TruthBKnown Banned Again01 Feb 15, 2013
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    If Carolina's performance at Duke was not a moral victory, then why did Roy mention that no less than TWICE in his post-game presser?

    Seems like he wants credit for the moral victory without actually calling it that. He sure seemed interested in putting that phrase out there.

    And since this is a moral victory, is this the quality moral victory that Carolina still needs for the NCAA tournament selection committee? ;)

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