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Video: Deon Thompson European League Season Highlights
Highlights of former Tar Heel forward and 2009 NCAA champion Deon Thompson from this past season playing for team Crvena Zvezda in Belgrade, Serbia.
Did the Spurs target UNC's Tony Bradley instead of Derrick White in 2017 NBA Draft?
With the 29th pick in the 2017 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs selected Colorado's Derrick White. But things could have been different. It seems the Spurs may have been targeting UNC's Tony Bradley with their first round pick. According to Bradley, San Antonio was looking to land his services before the Lakers selected him and sent his rights to Utah.
Cole Maye wins baseball national title (Florida) after brother Luke (UNC) wins in basketball
It’s been an amazing couple of months for the Maye family. Years ago, Mark Maye was one of the nation’s top high school football prospects. His wife, Aimee, was an all-star basketball player at West Charlotte. But in the past few months, the Mayes have watched as their sons have dwarfed their accomplishments: Brothers Luke and Cole Maye each won national championships.
UNC Basketball Commit Rechon Black Transferring Back Home
When Rechon Black visited students at Dilworth Elementary School in Charlotte earlier this month, he didn't expect any of them to recognize him. Not long after he arrived, one of the students walked up to him and said, "You play for North Carolina, don't you?" And that's why he's coming home. The 6-7 guard is transferring back to Concord, N.C. to play for Cox Mill High School.
High School in Wilmington featured in Jordan's new Gatorade ad
E.A. Laney High School's gymnasium is featured prominently in Michael Jordan's newest Gatorade commercial. The ad features several prominent athletes talking about the low point in their athletic careers and using them as a motivator. The commercial opens in Laney's Michael Jordan Gymnasium where the NBA great is seen sitting on the bleachers.
Lucas: Kenny Williams Working His Way Back
Kenny Williams doesn't want the glow of a national championship to allow UNC to fall behind. The rising junior knows the Tar Heels had an incredible March and April. But he also knows other teams didn't just sit on the couch watching UNC's run to the title. That's why he got back into his offseason workout routine with only a minimum of days off following the Tar Heels' return from Phoenix.
Theo Pinson returns to UNC as one of the most dynamic talents in the ACC
As North Carolina marched to the 2017 NCAA Championship, one of the key figures was a player that missed the first half of the season: wing Theo Pinson. Out with a foot injury, Pinson sat the first 19 games of UNC’s season. When he returned; UNC went 18-3. Pinson briefly tested the draft waters, but he will return to Chapel Hill for his senior season.
Chansky’s Notebook: ‘True’ Athletes Honored
Justin Jackson is the 30th men’s basketball player to win the Patterson Medal, including the second in as many years (following Marcus Paige). Ryan Switzer is the 35th football player – the third to play for coach Larry Fedora to win a Patterson Medal. Women’s tennis player Hayley Carter won 168 singles matches, the most in ACC history, and was a seven-time ITA All-America.
Audio: Roy Williams looking forward to watching Tony Bradley play for Utah Jazz
UNC coach Roy Williams joined DJ on Wednesday to talk about Tony Bradley, who the Utah Jazz drafted last week. Williams said Bradley has great tools, and the belief that he’ll get a recruiting bump from Bradley leaving early isn’t necessarily true. Williams also says Bradley would have been a lottery pick a year from now but he’s hopeful of his NBA success.
Wendell Moore stands out at the Nike Elite 100
Wendell Moore has been touted for years, but, over the past year, some doubted his level of improvement. Over the course of the past two months, however, Moore has not only squashed that perception through making the highly competitive USA Basketball team as well as winning a gold medal in Argentina and performance at the Elite 100, but, perhaps, raised expectations.