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Season in Review: Isaiah Hicks
For his role on UNC's ACC regular season and tournament championship winning team, Isaiah Hicks was named the league's Sixth Man of the Year. It was a deserving honor. Hicks could have been a 25 minute-a-game starter for 95% of the teams in the NCAA. Instead he was part of a UNC's rotation where he played more of a role than a central part.
UNC basketball uniforms over the years -- the best combinations
The Tar Heel basketball program is rooted in tradition, which explains why so many Tar Heel fans enjoy UNC's Blue Argyle uniforms the best, even though the new black uniforms did make a splash during the UCLA game this past December. The blue, which designer Alexander Julian claims is the exact color of the sky in Chapel Hill at noon, is Pantone 542.
Kevin Knox to Trim List After Peach Jam
Kevin Knox, the 6-foot-8 Class of 2017 small forward from Tampa (FL) Catholic and E1T1, will trim his list of schools after Peach Jam, he told SNY.tv. Ranked the No. 6 player in the Class of 2017 according to 247Sports.com, holds more than 30 offers, including from Kentucky, Kansas, Villanova, Duke, North Carolina, Syracuse, N.C. State, Maryland, Miami and Cal.
Jeremiah Tilmon undergoes shoulder surgery
Five-star big man Jeremiah Tilmon had surgery on his left shoulder on Thursday. Tilmon dislocated his shoulder on April 2 at the DICK'S Sporting Goods Nationals. He will be out the rest of the summer with hopes of returning at the beginning of the high school season in November. Tilmon had visits with Illinois, UNC, Michigan State, Kansas and UCLA last month.
Season in Review: Justin Jackson
Justin Jackson improved in his second season at UNC but still failed to live up to unrealistic expectations. The 6-8 Texas native was a matchup nightmare and demonstrated more offensive consistency. After the season, Jackson flirted with the NBA draft and earned an invitation to the combine but decided to remain at UNC for his junior season.
A look at next preseason’s top 10 basketball teams
6 North Carolina: Terrific college basketball players Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson are gone, and the incoming recruiting class isn’t as packed with as many loud talents as many of Roy Williams’ classes, but the off-to-the-races Tar Heels still have plenty of ways to score and a coach who gives them the freedom to shoot, necessary to build confidence.
Marcus Paige, Yogi Ferrell among first to work out with Pistons
With the NBA draft just over three weeks away, the Pistons have begun bringing in potential draft targets for workouts Tuesday at their practice facility. The first group included guards Marcus Paige (UNC), Yogi Ferrell (Indiana) and Ron Baker (Wichita State), along with forwards Thomas Walkup (Stephen F. Austin), Derrick Jones (UNLV) and Tyler Harris (Auburn).
2018 PF Naz Reid says UNC among schools recruiting him hardest
Nazreon Reid, a five-star Class of 2018 power forward from Roselle (N.J.) Catholic High School, lists Kentucky, Syracuse, St. John's, and North Carolina as the schools that are leading the way in his recruitment. Reid holds offers from UConn, Kansas, Louisville, Maryland, NC State, Oklahoma, Syracuse, Villanova, and Virginia, among others. Kentucky and UNC have yet to offer.
EYBL: Who's in and who to watch in Peach Jam?
Four teams finished 14-2 in the first four stops on the Nike EYBL circuit and lead the 20 automatic qualifiers for the Peach Jam, July 6-10 in North Augusta, S.C. Michael Porter Jr., Trae Young, Gary Trent Jr., Marvin Bagley III, Chris Lykes and Kevin Knox are among the names to know along with top rebounder Mohamed Bamba and No. 3 rebounder DeAndre Ayton.
EYBL Atlanta Roundup: Mitchell Robinson, Kevin Knox
Center Mitchell Robinson has clearly taken his game to the next level. If there was any doubt about him getting an elevation to five-star status in the next update, it's gone. LSU and UNC got involved after his April decommitment from Texas A&M, and Kentucky is starting to nose around his recruitment. Five-star small forward Kevin Knox also had an impressive showing.