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Panthers wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin and tight end Greg Olsen are on the cusp of becoming the franchise’s second 1,000-yard receiving duo. Both are aware what that means for the team and themselves.

Lake Norman quarterback Josh Ladowski, and running backs Akease Rankin of Mooresville and Rocky Reid of Concord could all be in the starting lineup when the 78th annual Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas kicks off Saturday at Wofford College.

The Wolfpack made its final nine free throws in an 83-72 win over Tennessee and is hoping to make that a trend.

There’s no secret about how Duke plans on running its offense when an opponent double-teams Jahlil Okafor in the post. Head coach Mike Krzyzewski broke down the triple-option play out of it Thursday night.

Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks have provided glimpses of what North Carolina coach Roy Williams hoped he’d often see this season. Williams, though, is still waiting.

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