The Daily Roundup: Wednesday
PHOTO: "I want YOU, Tar Heels!!!"
Getting your mind right:
For all of you NASCAR Heads: Smith wants Kentucky race
The conference headlines:
No in-state starters in UNC-NCSU game: "For the second straight season, no one from North Carolina will crack the starting lineups tonight for either the Tar Heels or the Wolfpack." Yep...not a good thing.
Caulton Tudor of the Raleigh News and Observer: For N.C. State, the goal tonight is to compete: "The one thing N.C. State's basketball team has to avoid tonight at North Carolina is the dreaded doomsday performance, which is exactly what happened to the Wolfpack last season in Chapel Hill.
Hansbrough to play against N.C. State: "If forward Tyler Hansbrough sustained a concussion Sunday at Miami, it was of the mildest form, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said this afternoon."
NCSU baseball young but could pack a punch : "Coming up one win short of reaching the College World Series last spring has given the N.C. State baseball team something to think about."
Pack can expect to see Heels go bigger : "Barring any unforeseen developments, Tyler Zeller will play for North Carolina tonight when the Tar Heels host N.C. State. "He thinks it would really help him in the long-term, and hopefully he can help this team this year," UNC coach Roy Williams said of Zeller's impending return."
Duke football coach to speak: "Duke football coach David Cutcliffe will be the guest speaker at the Raleigh Sports Club's lunch meeting at noon today at Highland United Methodist Church, on the corner of Ridge Road and Lake Boone Trail at 1901 Ridge Road."
Cutcliffe, Duke continue to land in-state football recruits: "The Duke football program continued its newfound concentration on in-state recruiting by securing a verbal commitment over the weekend from Charlotte Providence High School junior Brandon Braxton."
Battle of Brothers: Al-Farouq Aminu has a long way to go to even the score : "Freshman Al-Farouq Aminu will be trying settle one score at Joel Coliseum tonight -- helping Wake Forest avenge a loss ..."