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FSU’s Rathan-Mayes turns in memorable scoring outburst

In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, photo, Florida State University NCAA college basketball player Xavier Rathan-Mayes tries to drive against the defense of University of Miami Davon Reed (5) and Angel Rodriguez (13) in the final seconds of the second half against Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. With his team desperate for baskets, Xavier Rathan-Mayes couldn't miss. He scored 30 points in the final 4:38, and even that wasn't enough to beat the Miami Hurricanes. (AP Photo/El Nuevo Herald, Hector Gabino) MAGS OUT

Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes’ name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and “Pistol” Pete Maravich.

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UNC, ex-learning specialist reach settlement agreement

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The former North Carolina learning specialist who questioned the literacy level of Tar Heels athletes has reached a settlement to end her lawsuit against the school.

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Fans, former players attend public memorial for Dean Smith

A fan photographs a bulletin of Dean Smith prior to a memorial service for the legendary University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill basketball coach, at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill, N.C., Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.  (AP Photo/Ted Richardson)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Fans, former players and coaching colleagues are gathering to honor the late Dean Smith.

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