Cameron Johnson finds a home at North Carolina
NBA concerns are secondary to North Carolina wing Cameron Johnson. After all, family, even if it’s not bound by blood, comes first. “We all have a common goal and that’s making it to the national championship,” Johnson said. “I haven’t been to one. I have one more year of eligibility. With that one year, I want nothing more than to win a national championship.”
Video: Nassir Little vs. Zion Williamson in McDonald's All-American Game
North Carolina signee Nassir Little gets the better of Duke commit Zion Williamson on both ends of the court during the 2018 McDonald's All-American Game on Wednesday. Little finished the game with 28 points, winning MVP honors in the process.
Video: UNC beats Ilinois for Roy Williams' first NCAA title - April 4, 2005
Marvin Williams tips in the game-winner with 1:17 to play, Final Four MVP Sean May has a game-high 26 points and Raymond Felton makes key plays down the stretch as No. 2 North Carolina beats No. 1 Illinois, 75-70, to win UNC’s fourth NCAA title and the first for coach Roy Williams.
UNC Reaches Out to 2018 5-star PF Jordan Brown
Jordan Brown, the 6-foot-11 power forward from Napa Valley (CA) Prolific Prep, likely won’t make his college choice until later in April or early May. Arizona and Stanford are among those to re-enter his recruitment along with St. John’s, Gonzaga, Cal and others. On Monday, his father added that North Carolina and Louisville, under new coach Chris Mack, have also reached out.
McDonald's All-Americans Predict Where E.J. Montgomery Will Go
This week at the McDonald's All-American Game, we surveyed several recruits about where some of their peers will eventually land. Here is what they predicted for 2018 5-star power forward E.J. Montgomery. Romeo Langford: “North Carolina. I feel like he fits well in there and coach Williams is doing a good job recruiting him. Who wouldn’t want to play there?”
Coby White Named Mr. Basketball for North Carolina
Mr. Basketball in North Carolina is UNC recruit Coby White of Wilson Greenfield School. White, twice named N.C. Gatorade high school player of the year, is the all-time leading scorer from his state. White, a 6-5 combo guard, averaged 30.7 points, 10.3 rebounds, 9.2 assists and 3.2 steals. This season, he scored 1,055 points and had six triple-doubles.
Video: UNC signees Coby White, Nassir Little dish on E.J. Montgomery and UNC
Coby White and Nassir Little had strong showings during McDonald's All-American week with Coby shooting lights out in front of NBA scouts and Nassir winning the MVP for the game. The five-stars are headed to North Carolina next year and discuss expectations for the season, when they knew UNC was it for them, and the status of uncommitted E.J. Montgomery.
Way-too-early college basketball rankings for 2018-19
12. North Carolina Tar Heels: Joel Berry and Theo Pinson left their marks on UNC’s storied basketball history. But the Tar Heels return plenty of talent, led by big man Luke Maye (16.9 points, 10.1 rebounds) and shooters Cam Johnson (12.7 points) and Kenny Williams (40.2 percent from 3). The Heels’ recruiting class is led by 5-star studs Nassir Little and Coby White.
Behind Romeo Langford's decisions regarding UNC, Kentucky, others
After Romeo Langford's list was cut to seven — Indiana, Kansas, Vanderbilt, Louisville, Kentucky, North Carolina and UCLA — Romeo and his parents each wrote down a top three. Tim Langford admits his list included UNC. But Romeo pointed to something, which Tim didn't disclose, that he didn't like when he watched coach Roy Williams run his Tar Heels through practice.
Where are they now? UNC's 1982 NCAA championship team
Of all of UNC's title winning teams, however, none may be more iconic than the 1982 National Championship team. Led by legendary coach Dean Smith, and with a roster boasting some of the greatest players ever — indeed, perhaps the greatest player ever — the '82 Heels won a thrilling, down-to-the-wire contest against the Georgetown Hoyas to claim the title.