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UNC Tops Scout's Updated 2018 Basketball Recruiting Class Rankings

There was a bevy of commitments over the weekend, including six four-star recruits announcing their college intentions. The biggest commitment came from Scout's No. 18 prospect, Devon Dotson, who committed to Kansas over Maryland and others. That pledge jumped the Jayhawks up to No. 3 in the class rankings, behind No. 1 North Carolina and No. 2 Arizona.

Nassir Little, father deny FBI allegations against Miami under oath

Orlando high school basketball player and recent North Carolina commit Nassir Little, whose recruitment by the University of Miami came into question as part of an FBI investigation, denied under oath on Friday the bribery allegations and any misconduct by the Hurricanes coaching staff. His father, Harold Little, signed a sworn affidavit, as well.

Marcus Paige Relishing Opportunity with Charlotte Hornets

Former North Carolina Tar Heels star Marcus Paige is aiming to make the most of his NBA opportunity with the Charlotte Hornets. Paige is signed to a two-way agreement with the Charlotte Hornets. This means he can play up to half of the games with the Hornets and the rest will be with the Hornets' G-League affiliate the Greensboro Swarm. Paige is focused on the moment.

Video: J.P. Tokoto Australian Hype Video

J.P. Tokoto stared for three seasons at UNC before leaving after his junior season to enter the NBA Draft. The 6-foot-6 Wisconsin native was taken No. 58 overall in the 2015 NBA Draft by Philadelphia 76ers. He recently signed with the Perth Vipers of the NBL, the preeminent professional basketball league in Australia and New Zealand.

After UNC's exoneration, I’m done feeling ashamed

In the end, the mantra was adopted that UNC had to be punished athletically because that's the only way to properly make them feel pain. You wouldn't listen, and turned this into what you wanted, not what was right, so we were done being sorry. I'm proud of what the University has done to turn it around. It’s time for all of us to move on.

Chansky’s Notebook: Call It Time Served

Did UNC get off scot-free by the NCAA? Hardly. I know there is outrage in corners across North Carolina, and college athletics in general, by the NCAA’s decision not to sanction North Carolina because it could not prove any of its bylaws were violated. It’s funny how people who understand exactly what happened still think UNC should have been punished.

Joel Berry Named to Bob Cousy Award Watch List

UNC point guard Joel Berry was named to the preseason Bob Cousy Award watch list on Monday. The Cousy Award is given to the nation's top collegiate point guard. Berry averaged 14.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game last season and would be the fourth UNC point guard to win the award (Raymond Felton 2005, Ty Lawson 2009, Kendall Marshall 2012).

Why you should watch the Sacramento Kings in 2017-18

More than 10 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine Vince Carter’s career winding down so gracefully. His evolution from alpha dog to valuable veteran mentor has been one of the NBA’s most pleasant developments of the decade. It’s not quite finished, either. At 40, Carter’s +6.3 on-off-court rating last season led the Grizzlies by a comfortable margin.

Top 10 moments from Late Night With Roy

“Coach Smith would be so proud of you.” Kenny Smith said it early, but that didn't make the quote any less memorable. Roy Williams, who is entering his 14th season as Tar Heel head coach, was introduced after the words to thunderous applause, followed by close embraces with seniors Theo Pinson and Joel Berry.

Accrediting agency won't reopen investigation into UNC academic scandal

The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the accrediting body for UNC, told WRAL News Monday that it had reviewed the NCAA's findings against UNC and did not find anything there that would prompt another investigation. Dr. Belle S. Wheelan, SACS president: "I have read the report and I find nothing in it to cause use to reopen the investigation."


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