Tyler Hansbrough Sets UNC Scoring Record

Tyler Hansbrough scored 20 points to break North Carolina’s career scoring record and help the top-ranked Tar Heels beat Evansville, 91-73, last night in Chapel Hill, N.C.  [SI]

Paul Simon Named to Berklee College of Music Board

Paul Simon and Christopher Guest have been appointed to the board of trustees of Boston’s Berklee College of Music. The school announced the additions on Thursday. Berklee President Roger Brown said adding Simon and Guest augments the board’s knowledge of education, songwriting, performance and film. Both men have received honorary doctorates from Berklee. Simon, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has two scholarships in his name at the college. [AP]

Crimson Tide’s Visitor’s Locker Room Is Named The “Fail Room”

Coolest news item of the week: University of Alabama booster James M. Fail’s long been a donor to the university, but had not ever been honored with a naming right. According to Alabama athletic director Mal Moore, Mr. Fail “had always been hesitant to use his unique name for a naming right until the right opportunity came along.” Last week, the right opportunity came along. Ladies and gentlemen, the new visitors’ locker room at Bryant-Denny Stadium … The Fail Room. [Love of Sports]

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