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Roy Williams wants UNC supporters to behave more like Indiana's fans
The vibe of Assembly Hall seemed to pulse through the TV. It was why on-campus games between college basketball blue bloods make for the best possible scheduling for the sport. Bloomington looked like the most exciting place to be in America on Wednesday. Roy Williams knew it and mentioned it afterward, with a direct challenge to UNC fans.
Jarred Vanderbilt Discusses His Recruitment
Five-star small forward Jarred Vanderbilt is one of the nine five-star recruits that decided not to sign with a school during the early signing period. He did, however, take official visits to Kentucky and North Carolina already and could schedule more soon. Right now, Vanderbilt says Arizona, Houston, Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina, Oregon, TCU and Texas are the schools in the mix.
Sports Illustrated College Basketball Power Rankings
7. North Carolina Tar Heels; Last Week: 3: Wednesday night’s loss at Indiana is no reason to panic for the Tar Heels. They looked excellent coming into that game; a revved-up Assembly Hall is one of the most difficult places to play in all of college hoops; and UNC defended Indiana better on the road than Kansas did on a neutral court.
North Carolina basketball: Five things we've learned about the Tar Heels
It’s November, but UNC looks sharp and confident. The Tar Heels have size, scoring and experience. UNC fits the statistical profile of a national championship contender. This batch of Tar Heels won championships in the ACC regular season, ACC tournament and NCAA East Regional last season. They have the firepower to add the missing trophy next April.
Roy Williams Post-Indiana Quotes
Roy Williams: "One team really played right from the get go and the other one did not and that was us. We were not ready for the intensity, the enthusiasm, anything you want to talk about in the first half. It was a wonderful crowd. Gosh, I’d like to play with a wonderful crowd like that in the Smith Center every now and then other than the Duke game."
UNC's Lesson Learned
Following his 1,000th game as a head coach, Roy Williams criticized his team for not matching the Hoosiers’ intensity, for not being the aggressor and for making silly mistakes. He told reporters that he had to coach better and his players had to play better. He even put his own fan base on blast for not matching the raucousness of Indiana’s home arena.
Video: Zion Williamson Makes 43 Points Look Easy
The number 2 player in the Class of 2018, Zion Williamson was back in action recently as his Spartanburg Day Griffins took on Gaston Day from North Carolina. It was evident from the start that no one was going to stop Williamson has he repeatedly drove to the basket for the easy score. Ultimately the Griffins won as Williamson went on to score 43 points in the victory. Check out his highlights.
Video: Roy Williams Post-Indiana Press Conference
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams met with the media following the Tar Heels' 76-67 loss at Indiana on Wednesday night. UNC fell to 7-1 on the season with the loss. Here is what Williams had to say about his team's performance at Assembly Hall.
Video: Spurs’ Danny Green Invites Us Inside His Snake Enclosure
San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green likes shooting threes, shopping for sneakers and spending time with snakes. George Kiel III from Coiski visits Green at his home in San Antonio to learn about how Green takes care of his prized pets.
Four Corners: 1,000 For Roy Williams
Roy Williams is in the midst of his 14th season as the Tar Heel head coach and the 29th overall of his Hall-of-Fame career. On Wednesday night at Indiana, Williams coached his 1,000th game. The Tar Heels will play their first home game in nearly three weeks when they host Radford on Sunday.