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Theo Pinson is UNC Basketball’s X-Factor
Theo Pinson averaged 4.5 points per game, 3.2 rebounds per game, and 2.9 assists per game in 18.7 minutes per game while coming off the bench for North Carolina this past season. With the departure of Marcus Paige, the former North Carolina Mr. Basketball will be inserted into the starting lineup.
Why Coby White's commitment to UNC is a big deal
The ongoing NCAA case that's lingered over North Carolina has affected the Tar Heels' recruiting. And that's why 2018 standout Coby White's commitment to UNC this week is a big deal -- because it suggests the UNC staff is successfully convincing recruits that those possible sanctions other programs have suggested are coming aren't actually coming. (scroll halfway down article)
UNC commit Coby White as a person
North Carolina landed a big time in-state commitment on Thursday night when 6-4 combo guard Coby White called UNC head coach Roy Williams and committed to the Tar Heels. White becomes UNC's second commit for the 2018 class. On Friday, CarolinaBlue caught up Rob Salter, White's coach at Greenfield School in Wilson, N.C., to talk about what the Tar Heels are getting from White as a person.
Kennedy Meeks Appears to be in Great Shape
Tar Heel forward Kennedy Meeks is putting in the work this offseason as he prepares for his senior year at North Carolina. In a photo posted to his Instagram account on Friday, Meeks looks as fit and slimmed down as ever following a "crazy workout."
Pictures Worth Thousands of Words When it Comes to Kenan
I delivered a short talk about my upcoming book on Kenan Stadium to a group of Tar Heel football aficionados in early June and showed them several of the noteworthy photographs....The gasps were audible around the room as I clicked the shots that Boone photographer Jordan Nelson captured with a camera mounted on a drone surrounding the stadium as the Tar Heels played Miami back in mid-November.
Des Lawrence: Clemson gave the Tar Heels confidence to play with anyone
Despite the pejorative labels given to the Coastal Division, North Carolina senior cornerback Des Lawrence says the Tar Heels, the preseason No. 22 at Today’s U, are confident they can play with Clemson, Florida State, and even the defending national champion Alabama Death Star. Lawrence made reference to the Tar Heels’ confidence more than once at the ACC Kickoff last week.
Slain UNC student Faith Hedgepeth's family seeks clarity in unsolved murder
Nearly four years after a UNC student was found beaten to death inside her Chapel Hill apartment, Faith Hedgepeth's cousin is trying to find clarity in her unsolved murder. Alyssa Mozingo recently published online a detailed timeline of events leading up to when Hedgepeth's roommate discovered her body the morning of Sept. 7, 2012.
Harrison Barnes meets soccer stars from FC Bayern
Soccer's appeal in America is bleeding into basketball territory. Harrison Barnes and DeMarcus Cousins kicked a soccer ball around with a few stars from soccer club FC Bayern in a Vine video posted by USA Basketball.
My Carolina Experience: Courtney Bumpers
Because of Courtney Bumpers’ goals for collegiate gymnastics she had offers from schools that were very prestigious but not as competitive as she would have liked, and others that were very competitive but not as academically challenging as she would have liked. Carolina had the best of both worlds, and all of it clicked.
Panthers’ Tre Boston ready to flourish in 3rd NFL season
Tre Boston found early success with the Carolina Panthers. A fourth-round draft pick out of UNC, Boston won the starting safety position halfway through his rookie season. He then lost his job last year, only to regain it again. He’s set to start again this season. Boston was a three-year starter in Chapel Hill. His up and down career in Charlotte has seemed to level out.