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UNC's Dexter Strickland comes home

Regional's lone N.J. product thanks prayer -- and his parents -- for turning him around

Updated: March 25, 2011, 1:20 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

"I call heaven and earth to witness against you, that today I have set before you life or death, blessing or curse. Oh, that you would choose life; that you and your children might live! Choose to love the Lord your God and to obey Him and to cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of your days." -- Deuteronomy 30:19-20

NEWARK, N.J. -- If not for prayer -- and a little discipline -- North Carolina sophomore shooting guard Dexter Strickland probably wouldn't be where he is ...

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