Tar Heel Times
UNC Sports & Recruiting News

Most Popular Articles

See what everyone's been reading and which UNC news items are the hottest. Here are The most-viewed articles on Tar Heel Times.

Past Day Past Week Past Month Past Year

Stay or Go? North Carolina sophomore Justin Jackson

Justin Jackson has been talked about as an NBA prospect since before he arrived in Chapel Hill, and the fact that he earned an invitation to the NBA draft combine this month suggests teams are still intrigued by his potential. Jackson isn’t a complete NBA wing without a three-point shot and the ability to drive and draw fouls. He should return to school for his junior season. (Sports Illustrated)

The Impact Of Kennedy Meeks' Return To North Carolina

UNC forward Kennedy Meeks has announced he will forego the 2016 NBA Draft and return to Chapel Hill for his senior year. Meeks started 28 games for the Tar Heels this past season and shot 54 percent from the floor while averaging 9 points and 6 rebounds per game. Opting for another year in college was a wise decision for Meeks and a lucky draw for Roy Williams. (Campus Insiders)

Meeks is back, what does it mean for UNC?

On Wednesday North Carolina released the news that 6-9 center Kennedy Meeks has pulled his name out of the NBA Draft and will return to Chapel Hill for his senior season. It was significant news for the Tar Heels given potential depth concerns inside and the fact that Meeks will be a solid and experienced contributor for UNC next season. (Carolina Blue)

Mychal Thompson Believes Harrison Barnes Could Be ‘Featured Scorer’ On Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers will be looking to make big improvements this off-season. Between the draft, trades, and free agency the team has a number of avenues to make improvements and one player who could be a potential target is Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes. (Lakers Nation)

UNC's 5 Most Painful Hoops Losses Ever

2 – March 28, 1998, Utah 65, UNC 59: Well, these Tar Heels were the best team in the nation and should have won the national title. Utah was very good, but Carolina simply did not play well that day. And had the Heels advanced to the title game they would have faced a Kentucky team that wasn’t nearly as talented. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tyler Zeller addresses impending free agency, 'rough' season, thoughts on Boston Celtics organizatio

Despite what he called a "rough year" from an individual standpoint, impending free agent Tyler Zeller showed appreciation for the Boston Celtics organization after an exit interview Friday morning. Because of his restricted free agent status, Zeller does not hold complete control over where he lands next. (MassLive.com)

Harrison Barnes remains stoic in the face of criticism

Harrison Barnes is calm about his place on the Warriors, calm about any recent shooting slump, calm about everything that might elicit the exact opposite reaction out of anybody else. Even about the prospect of his pending restricted free agency and the Warriors chasing Kevin Durant this summer, precisely to replace Barnes. (San Jose Mercury News)

Antawn Jamison to be Inducted into NC Sports Hall of Fame

Headlined by former UNC basketball standout Antawn Jamison and Carolina Hurricanes legend Rod Brind’Amour, the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame will induct a new nine-member class Friday. Joining Jamison and Brind’Amour will be Eric "Sleepy" Floyd, David Fox, James "Rabbit" Fulghum, Haywood Jeffires, Freddy Johnson, Ray Price, and Susan Yow. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Twelve ACC players, including seven underclassmen, to participate at NBA Combine

The NBA has released its official list of 63 players that will participate in its pre-draft Combine in Chicago on May 11-15, with 12 coming from ACC schools. Seven of those ACC players are underclassmen, including North Carolina’s Justin Jackson, N.C. State’s Cat Barber and Duke’s Brandon Ingram. (Wilmington Star News)

UNC safety signee James Pierre receives release from UNC

Per his high school coach, Jevon Glenn, safety James Pierre (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) received his release from his National Letter of Intent that he signed in February with UNC. Pierre was denied admissions by UNC. As a senior, Pierre had 48 tackles, four interceptions and two pass deflections. Per Glenn, Pierre has already received interest from Syracuse, NC State, Illinois and Temple. (Carolina Blue)

© 2005-2016 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.