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John Wall tops 2009 sports scene in North Carolina

John Wall

- photo by Walter Cornett |

Not long ago at a tournament for high school-age basketball players in Philadelphia, a performance by Garner's John Wall stunned North Carolina coach Roy Williams.  “I said, ‘Who the heck is that guy?' ” Williams recalled this month.  A year ago, Wall was packing the gym at the Glaxo SmithKline Invitational in Raleigh and was well known in recruiting circles.

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