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By Matt Oakes Posted October 25, 2013 at 1:58 pm

CHAPEL HILL–Head Coach Roy Williams hosted his eighth annual Fast Break Against Cancer Friday morning in the Dean Dome.

The breakfast event was highlighted by a live auction ran by legendary Tar Heel radio voice Woody Durham.

A grand total of $150,000 was raised for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center during the auction for packages that included a round of golf with Coach Williams and a chance to sit on the bench courtside for a UNC home game.

In addition, keynote speaker Coach Bill Cowher, formerly of the Super Bowl-winning Pittsburgh Steelers, delivered a heartfelt speech on the loss of his wife to cancer.

Attendees had the opportunity to sign a card for UNC women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell as she steps away from her sideline duties to continue her battle with leukemia.

Photos by SP Murray

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