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Roy Williams doesn’t see UNC-Kentucky series continuing
With the ACC going to a 20-game conference basketball schedule in 2019-20, North Carolina coach Roy Williams told ESPN’s Andy Katz the annual UNC-Kentucky series may be a thing of the past. “My feeling right now is to play our conference schedule, play one exempt event where you have really good teams, and play home games to help out your revenue.”
Video: Seventh Woods Dunks On UNC Student
UNC Basketball incoming freshman guard Seventh Woods made the most of move-in weekend in Chapel Hill, as he dunked all over a UNC student in what makes for a hilarious ACC Must See Moment.
A look at all 10 UNC basketball players to win gold medals at the Olympics
This year’s team featured Harrison Barnes, the 10th Tar Heel to win an Olympic gold medal while representing the United States. This got us thinking about who the other nine players were to represent the red, white, and Carolina blue.
Jazz Sign 2016 Draft Pick Marcus Paige
The Utah Jazz has signed 2016 second-round pick guard Marcus Paige. Terms of the deal were not released. Paige played four seasons at North Carolina, averaging 13.1 points, 4.3 assists and 2.8 rebounds while shooting 37.5 percent from three-point range in 141 career games. He helped lead the Tar Heels to the 2016 NCAA Championship Game.
Why every UNC fan should love Roy Williams
Over the course of his 28-year career as a head basketball coach, Roy Williams has been the picture of consistency. Through adversity and the challenges of a changing culture in college basketball, Williams has remained consistent in his approach. To the chagrin of some, he’s been reluctant to change his style of coaching and recruiting. But his results are hard to argue with.
Audio: Roy Williams talks to Andy Katz & Seth Greenberg
North Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams talks to ESPN's Andy Katz and Seth Greenberg about the emotional loss to Villanova, focusing on this year's team, the impact of sanctions against the school, and more.
Bret Strelow: Kris Jenkins' shot also my cue to exit stage
I was fortunate to cover Hall of Fame coaches, star players and incredible games. I'll remember helping hold open the Smith Center doors as a woman walked toward the exit pushing Dean Smith, who was seated in a wheelchair. Noticeably weak two years before his 2015 death, Smith raised his index finger and pointed it in an appreciative manner, thanking us for the assist.
James Michael McAdoo: Finals Loss Adds Fuel to the Fire
James Michael McAdoo's sole focus this offseason has been on bettering himself, hoping that when his name is called, he’s ready to make an impact. “The biggest thing is really just working on my game, working on my individual skill. Just trying to work on the things that I know are gonna be essential to me being on the court and helping the team win."
Wayne Ellington: The painful arc of becoming an anti-gun activist
Even the national championship he won with Roy Williams at UNC hadn’t prepared Wayne Ellington for this moment. He clutched a sheet of paper in his right hand and grasped to find the words that would persuade even one of these youths to steer clear of the gun violence that is epidemic in cities like Philadelphia – where a person is shot, on average, every six hours.
Joke’s On You, Harrison Barnes is a Gold Medalist
All I am trying to say is that if you are having fun joking and cracking on Harrison Barnes for not getting playing time in Rio, the joke is on you. Barnes was one of twelve Americans to win an Olympic gold medal in basketball and he (along with all Dallas Mavericks’ fans) should be proud of it.