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Sports Minute: Here is the latest North and South Carolina sports news from The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina coach Frank Martin understands why Brian Bowen felt he had no choice but to leave school and is glad he got the chance to work with the 6-foot-7 forward even if it never produced results on the court. Martin says he realized when Bowen enrolled in January he might not play because of eligibility issues with the NCAA. Martin is disappointed the NCAA says Bowen would miss all of next season because of his involvement in the federal corruption case in college basketball.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Panthers have signed first-round pick wide receiver D.J. Moore. That means all eight of Carolina's draft picks are now under contract. Moore was selected by Carolina with the 24th overall pick. He is expected to compete for a starting spot opposite Devin Funchess.

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