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Williams coy about Wall pursuit (The News & Observer)

The decision by Ty Lawson and Wayne Ellington to leave UNC for the NBA frees up a scholarship for the Tar Heels next season. UNC coach Roy Williams, who has contacted Raleigh super recruit John Wall, didn’t say if he would add another recruit to his star-studded five-man class.  Read article.

On This Day In UK Basketball History

On February 21, 1970, No. 2 Kentucky defeated LSU, 121-105.  Dan Issel scored 51 points, Mike Pratt 27 and Tom Parker 18 as UK outgunned LSU star “Pistol Pete” Maravich’s 64-point performance before 9,000 fans in the John Parker Memorial Coliseum.  This was the ultimate shootout between all-time SEC greats Maravich and Issel.

 

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