Bobby Hurley and Jason Williams weren't the only players UNC told to pound sand...

Return to Forum

Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
  • KT donated a coloring book to ke Feb 8, 2014
    Towel Boy

    View quoted thread


    Thanks for pointing out that Mario is an alum while Quinn got told to pound sand. Further proves my point.

    Reported for language.

  • ClassyChapel Feb 8, 2014
    Towel Boy

    Yep he made state college alum Mary-O Williams his lil' beeee-Yatch all season long.

    It made us grin.

    #QUINNBLOOD!! WOOOO-OOooooT!!!

  • KT donated a coloring book to ke Feb 7, 2014
    Towel Boy

    They also told Robert Quinn to pound sand. Then he goes and gets selected to the all-star team. SMH.

  • 4tarheels Feb 7, 2014
    Sports Legend

    Wait a minute, are you saying that a successful program needs a coach who makes good decisions off the court?!? In other words, they need to be a leader and the CEO of a program! Got Roy!

  • 903 Hail Providence Feb 7, 2014
    Veteran

    ...and people say it's the athletes that are dumb at UNC...

    http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/ncaab-the-dagger/chris-paul-likely-tar-heel-had-matt-doherty-234312826--ncaab.htmlAs if a 10-22 ACC record during his final two seasons weren't reason enough for North Carolina fans to regret the Matt Doherty era, Chris Paul's former high school coach offered another piece of evidence.

    David Laton said in a Q&A with USA Today that the seven-time NBA all-star point guard likely would have signed with North Carolina instead of Wake Forest had Doherty not told him he'd need to walk on for at least his first year.

    "He actually grew up a North Carolina fan," said Laton, who coached Paul at West Forsyth High in Winston Salem, N.C. "That was his favorite basketball team growing up, but Matt Doherty was there at the time. Doherty told us, and I'm not saying it wasn't true, but he told us that they didn't have any more scholarships. When we visited the school he was trying to get Chris to pay his own way for a year. I knew that wasn't gonna happen."

Oldest First
  • CBB: UNC vs. Pittsburgh

    Today at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Nascar Sprint Cup Series: Daytona 500 Qualifying

    Today at 1:00 pm on FOX50

  • PGA: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am

    Today at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NBA All-Star Game

    Tonight at 8:30 on 99.9 The Fan

NBA Scoreboard
Sunday, Feb 14
Western All-Stars 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CT23:00
Preview
Eastern All-Stars 
 
ATP Scoreboard
Sunday, Feb. 14
Memphis Open (ATP)
Final
(1) K. Nishikori 
T. Fritz 
 
World Tennis Tournament (ATP)
Final
(5) G. Monfils 
M. Klizan 
 
Argentina Open (ATP)
Final
(5) D. Thiem 
N. Almagro 
 
WTA Scoreboard
Sunday, Feb. 14
St. Petersburg Ladies (WTA)
Final
(1) B. Bencic4 1    
(2) R. Vinci6 3    
 
Taiwan Open (WTA)
Final
(1) V. Williams6 6    
(2) M. Doi4 2