UNC win shows rising interest in college game

December 7, 2006
By Andrea Canales
The women's college season turned out much as I expected. Back in the preseason I originally predicted that North Carolina would return to glory and claim an 18th title. I projected a pair of freshmen, Tobin Heath and Casey Nogueira, to be important contributors yet follow the lead of a resurgent Heather O'Reilly in her final year.

Sure enough, Heath became a starter on an already loaded lineup, unsettling opponents with her tricky, aggressive play, while ...

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