Friday, March 25, 2011
The New York Times has a story today about Jason Ray, the former North Carolina mascot from Concord who was killed while walking along a Newark, N.J., road the last time the Tar Heels played in an NCAA tournament regional there, and the boy who received Ray's kidneys through organ donation.
NEWARK, N.J. -- No one from this host city for the East Regional of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament will be rooting harder for North Carolina when it plays Marquette on Friday night at Prudential Center than Antwan Hunter. His love for the Tar Heels is practically a matter of life and death.
“The Lakers are my pro team, but when it comes to college basketball, I have this connection to North Carolina,” he said. “I will for the rest of my life.”
The link is worth clicking.
Posted by Observer Sports at 10:58 AM