Video: Roy Williams Post-Radford Press Conference
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams takes questions from the media following the Tar Heels' 95-50 victory over Radford in Chapel Hill on December 4, 2016.
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. Radford
UNC got a 95-50 win over Radford. That being said, there are probably only two things anyone will ever remember from this game: The status of Joel Berry. The junior do-everything guard left the game in the second half with an apparent sprained ankle. "It's a sprained left ankle," Roy Williams said. "That's all they are calling it but we will take x-rays to make sure."
Video: UNC Dominates Radford, 95-50 - Highlights
UNC sophomore guard Kenny Williams' career-high 19 points led four Tar Heels in double figures on the way to a 95-50 win over Radford on December 4, 2016.
Tar Heels Dominate Radford, 95-50
Sophomore Kenny Williams III had 14 of his career-high 19 points in the opening five minutes and No. 3 North Carolina routed Radford 95-50 on Sunday. The Tar Heels (8-1) were coming off a loss at No. 13 Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. They had no trouble in this one, though they lost point guard Joel Berry II to a sprained left ankle early in the second half.
Video: Kenny Williams Scores Career-High 19 vs. Radford
North Carolina sophomore guard Kenny Williams came out hot against Radford, scoring 16 of his career-best 19 points in the first half on December 4, 2016.
Box Score: North Carolina 95, Radford 50
View the complete box score from North Carolina's 95-50 win over Radford on Sunday in Chapel Hill.
UNC Headed to Sun Bowl
North Carolina has accepted an invitation to play in the 2016 Hyundai Sun Bowl vs. Stanford in El Paso, Texas, on Friday, Dec. 30. The game will kick off at 2 p.m. ET, and will be televised nationally by CBS. The 2016 game will mark the 83rd anniversary of the Sun Bowl game and the 49th consecutive broadcast on CBS.
Roy Williams wants Kennedy Meeks' production to be consistent
One pleasant surprise this season is the development of Kennedy Meeks from his junior season to his senior year. The 6-10 center looks quicker, more athletic and more comfortable in his role. UNC head coach Roy Williams has noticed Meeks' high level of play, applauding his efforts in recent games whole stressing the need for it to continue.
President Obama Wants to Be Like Mike
An under-appreciated part of President Obama's final Medal of Freedom ceremony was how amped he was to stand next to Michael Jordan. Yeah, he's impressed with Bill Gates and Tom Hanks—he chose them to be there, after all—but when it's Jordan's turn to sidle up to the leader of the free world, Obama is giddy with excitement.
Game against Tar Heels feels like family reunion for Elon coach Charlotte Smith
Today marks Elon’s first game in Chapel Hill under Charlotte Smith, who studied alongside Sylvia Hatchell and Andrew Calder for nine years as a UNC assistant coach before taking the Elon job in 2011. As a laser-focused athlete who poured her energy into a 10-year pro career, Smith never had considered coaching when Hatchell offered her a staff position in 2000.
Tar Heels hit home stretch
It might seem like a “Welcome Home” gathering is in order for North Carolina’s men’s basketball team this afternoon. The Tar Heels begin a stretch of three consecutive home games at the Smith Center with a matchup against Radford. The experiences away from home have mostly been good for UNC, which had one of its first eight games at home.
Know Your Opponent: Radford
Sophomore Ed Polite Jr. is Radford's top returner after earning Big South All-Freshman team honors, and the 6-5 forward is averaging just shy of a double-double through six games. He had a career day in RU's overtime win over Stetson on Nov. 25, scoring a season-high 21 points while pulling down a career-best 16 rebounds.
Carolina graduate Raj Panjabi named winner of 2017 TED prize
Dr. Raj Panjabi — who graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in biochemistry and sociology from Carolina and is also a UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine graduate — has won the 2017 TED Prize, awarded annually to a leader with a bold wish to spark global change.
Lions TE Eric Ebron to wear customized cleats in support of Parkinson's research
Ebron has a long history of supporting Parkinson’s research. Ebron’s grandfather passed from Parkinson’s disease in 2003. Since then, he has worked to raise money to the Michael J. Fox Foundation. In the past, he auctioned off his Christmas-themed cleats and he even wore other cleats to honor his grandfather earlier in the year.
Katherine Perry To Play For LPGA Tour Card Sunday
Former Tar Heel Katherine Perry qualified for the final round of the LPGA and Symetra Tour Qualifying School – Stage III following a 1-under par 71 on Saturday. Perry is now 3-under for the tournament and is tied for 23rd. Sunday, she tees off at 9:28 a.m. from first tee on the Hills Course. If she comes in the top 20, she’ll receive a full LPGA Tour card for next year.