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North Carolina Coach Roy Williams doing OK after collapsing on sideline

North Carolina Coach Roy Williams doing OK after collapsing on sideline

North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was feeling both thankful to be alive, and proud of how his team responded in the aftermath of a vertigo attack that forced him to watch most of the second half of the Tar Heels' 68-65 ACC win over Boston College on Tuesday night from the locker room.

In a huddle on the sideline with about 14 minutes left in the half and his team in danger of suffering its third straight conference loss, Williams said he jerked his head suddenly while discussing a foul call with the referee. He got dizzy and collapsed momentarily before having to be helped to the locker room.

“I'm alive. I'm kicking. … I've had some vertigo attacks over...

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