Davis, No. 18 UNC in ‘holding mode’ before opener
Coach Butch Davis says No. 18 North Carolina remains ”in a
holding mode” as he waits to find out if any players will be held
out of Saturday night’s opener against No. 21 LSU.
Speaking Wednesday during the ACC’s weekly coaches’
teleconference, Davis said he was unable to answer specific
questions about the investigation into possible improper
agent-related benefits and potential academic misconduct.
He says he can’t say if he expects any eligibility decisions by
Thursday because ”that kind of falls into this entire review
thing, and I think we’re all in a holding mode as far as that’s
Team officials canceled all scheduled media availability with
players in advance of Saturday’s game in Atlanta. Players had been
scheduled to talk with reporters Wednesday afternoon.