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Thursday / November 23.
  • Carolina Watches Matt Ryan, Will Return

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    North Carolina assistant Hubert Davis watched Matt Ryan play on Tuesday and said he would return with head coach Roy Williams.

    “Hubert said he was very impressed and he will be back with Coach Williams to take it to the next level,” Rich Ryan, Matt’s father, told SNY.tv.

    The 6-foot-5 Ryan actually went scoreless in the game — a 20-point blowout of Mount St. Michael — but he did finish with 15 rebounds and six assists.

    “He had a great game, he just didn’t score,” his father said.

    Notre Dame, Duke and Stanford remain in touch with Ryan, a 2015 small forward who runs with the New Heights AAU program.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.