John Wall might have extra ‘edge’ for North Carolina

John Wall - photo by UKAthletics.com
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The legend of Wall has grown even faster than most in Lexington could have predicted. On a team of superstars, Wall is the crown jewel.  But for one reason or another, Wall never got that love from North Carolina, and Tar Heels head coach decided to go in a different direction. Besides a pair of phone calls before the 2009 national championship game, Wall hardly heard from UNC. The title game came and went, and Wall never got a call back from his hometown school, much less a scholarship offer.  Wall’s feelings were hurt. The Raleigh, N.C., native said he grew up bleeding blue – Carolina blue – calling the Tar Heels his favorite team as a child and Vince Carter his favorite player.  Read article.