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North Carolina now on clock to respond in NCAA academic case

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is preparing for the next step toward a long-awaited resolution in the multi-year case centered around its academic fraud scandal.

The school and individuals named for violations have 90 days to respond now that they finally know what NCAA charges they face. It's the next procedural deadline, though not one set in stone.

NC State's 1983 NCAA championship team to visit White House

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than 30 years after winning the national championship, North Carolina State's 1983 basketball team finally will meet the president.

School officials said Thursday that members of that team will visit the White House on May 9.

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National Championship - April 4
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Alabama hires John Pelphrey as associate head coach

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has hired former Arkansas coach John Pelphrey as associate head coach.

Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson announced the hiring on Wednesday. Pelphrey was head coach at South Alabama from 2002-07 before spending four years leading the Razorbacks program.

He's also had two stints as a Florida assistant, including from 2011-15.

Pelphrey worked as an analyst for ESPN and the SEC Network last season.