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PHOTO: Thursday looks to be the day that the record in Chapel Hill finally drops.Getting your mind right:Caulton Tudor of the Raleigh News and Observer: Hot dude in a cold place
: "The hottest scorer in college basketball probably isn't North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough. That distinction likely has to go to Ben Woodside, a 5-foot-11 senior guard at North Dakota State in -- yeah -- Fargo."Notebook: Miles says Tech good enough to be in SEC
: Ok........so what?Tyler Hansbrough is nine points from breaking Phil Ford's scoring record at North Carolina
: "One of the most prestigious individual records in North Carolina basketball history most likely will change hands Thursday."
Wake's Smith named All-America
: "Four players from North Carolina-based schools have made the Associated Press All-America Team."
Vick may be moved to a halfway house
: "Former NFL and Virginia Tech star Michael Vick could be out of federal prison and in a Virginia halfway house by Jan. 20, one of his attorneys told a federal bankruptcy judge Tuesday."
Paul ties NBA mark for steals
: "New Orleans Hornets and former Wake Forest guard Chris Paul tied the NBA record for most consecutive games with a steal on Tuesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies."The conference headlines:ACC's success hinges on talented sophomores
: "For every ACC team outside of UNC, the 2008-09 basketball season will go down as the "Year of the Sophomore.""
Sammy Batten of the Fayetteville Observer: N.C. State's late-season push still paying offMeineke Bowl sells outNC State Pack out to avenge loss
: "During most basketball seasons, ECU would be nowhere near the top of the list of the opponents N.C. State is eager to meet. But the the Wolfpack hasn't forgotten its loss at ECU last season."O'Brien says his first one, a 62-28 whacking by Colorado, taught him to prepare teams differentlyN.C. State adds defensive end to classPack hopes O’Brien’s bowl magic continues
: "Tom O’Brien learned some valuable lessons the hard way back in 1999 upon taking his first team to a postseason bowl game."Pack's Young, Eugene want NFL scrutiny
: "N.C. State juniors Willie Young and Jamelle Eugene are submitting their names to the NFL draft advisory board, coach Tom O'Brien said Tuesday."
Keeter injured in wreck
: "Former N.C. State basketball player Brian Keeter was in critical condition at Carolinas Medical Center on Tuesday and has been charged with driving while impaired in connection with a wreck in Charlotte, according to court records."Georgia TechTech, Johnson near new dealTech guard Clinch on dean's list, eligible to playTech guard Miller out 3 weeks with broken noseTech CB Word-Daniels returns to practiceNorth Carolina
Hansbrough takes his shot
: "There is little doubt that North Carolina big man Tyler Hansbrough will set the school record for career points Thursday night. After all, he needs nine to pass Phil Ford, currently atop the list at 2,290, and the senior has posted just six single-digit games in his career."Practice makes perfect
: "North Carolina's players are looking forward to the gift packages that'll feature digital camcorders among other goodies, the chance to zip around Lowe's Motor Speedway during bowl week events and the Meineke Car Care Bowl itself."
Luxury boxes on hold for Kenan
: "The first phase of North Carolina's Kenan Stadium renovation, which will begin in the coming months, will not include luxury boxes after all."Florida State
FSU matches best start
: "Toney Douglas scored 28 points and Ryan Reid's three-point play broke open a tie game as Florida State held off Tennessee Tech 69-59 on Tuesday night."Wake ForestDeacons' Harris to start at tailback against Navy as Grobe offers 'battlefield promotion'EagleBank Bowl Week BeginsDukeBreak for exams gives Blue Devils a long wait for a shot at remdeption after loss to Wolverines
: After Duke's 81-73 upset at the hands of Michigan, the Blue Devils couldn't wait to play another game. Instead, they had to endure a waiting game.Boston CollegeBC's dominant duo - Raji, Herzlich - earn All-America honors
: "Boston College defensive coordinator Frank Spaziani has a name for defensive tackle B.J. Raji and linebacker Mark Herzlich: Dominators."Virginia TechTech's Davila and Swindle: Following different tracks
: "While freshman Victor Davila is already a regular in Virginia Tech's rotation, the Hokies' other scholarship newcomer, Gene Swindle, is sitting out the season."Kevin Newsome disappoints TechMarylandTracking the Terps: Impressions of an up-and-down football seasonRecruiting Report: Season recap -- Danny O'BrienClemsonParker awaits double duty for Tigers
: "The Tigers will have a new starting quarterback in 2009, and coaches expect baseball standout Kyle Parker to give redshirt freshman Willy Korn a run."Tigers romp, keep up December streak
: "Clemson is far from perfect. The 25th-ranked Tigers just seem to start every season that way under coach Oliver Purnell."