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Little said Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams told him the team — which won the NCAA championship in 2017 — won’t receive significant punishment relating to an academic scandal covering the period 2002-11.
“It’s not necessarily an athletic thing,” Little said Williams told him, according to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. “It wasn’t just the basketball team involved in it. They’re not going to be penalized as people suggest.”