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Basketball Recruits Visiting UNC for Virginia Game on Saturday
UNC is expecting a strong group of recruits at the Smith Center for Saturday's matchup with Virginia. Here are the headliners: Kevin Knox (offered), Brandon Huffman (signed), Coby White (committed), Jairus Hamilton (offered), Rechon Black (committed). Knox is the only undecided player in the class of 2017 with a scholarship offer still considering the Tar Heels.
UNC Basketball Starting Fresh
With the announcement that Kenny Williams is likely done for the season following knee surgery, UNC debuted its new starting 5 on Wednesday in Raleigh. While this group hadn’t started a game together all season (and had only logged 7:16 as a quintet), the idea of a Berry-Pinson-Jackson-Hicks-Meeks unit certainly wasn’t a novel one to Tar Heel fans.
Losing Kenny Williams - What does it mean?
Roy Williams broke the news during his post game press conference on Wednesday night in Raleigh: starting sophomore shooting guard Kenny Williams will likely miss the remainder of the season following surgery on his right knee. What does this mean for UNC --- A team with Final Four aspirations and are in the running for a No. 1 seed in both the ACC and NCAA Tournament?
Don’t frickin’ tell Roy Williams that was good defense
If there ever was a case of numbers lying, Roy Williams is sure that he found one Saturday. In a 65–41 romp over No. 14 Virginia, No. 10 North Carolina held the Cavaliers to the second-fewest points by an opponent in Smith Center history. “It’s hard to say because I kept saying, ‘Gosh, he was open. Gosh, he was open. Gosh, he was open,’” said Williams.
UNC fan dresses up as Duke's Grayson Allen and trips students
Ain't that a trip? A Tar Heel fan dressed up as Duke's Grayson Allen and ran around the Tar Heels' campus diving at people's feet. In a video posted by UNC student body presidential candidate Joe Nail, he put on Allen's full uniform and took out as many students as he could.
Injury Updates On Isaiah Hicks, Kenny Williams
University of North Carolina sophomore guard Kenny Williams suffered an injury to his lower right extremity on Tuesday. His playing status for tomorrow night’s game at NC State is unknown. Senior forward Isaiah Hicks practiced this afternoon. His status for the NC State game will be a game time decision.
Seventh Woods puts defender in a spin cycle
With the unfortunate news that North Carolina sophomore guard Kenny Williams is out for the rest of the season, the Tar Heels will need other players in the backcourt to step up and help fill that void. One of those players is talented freshman Seventh Woods.
Video: Virginia Coach Tony Bennett Post-UNC Press Conference
Virginia basketball coach Tony Bennett speaks with the media following the Cavaliers' 65-41 loss to North Carolina on Saturday in Chapel Hill.
UNC's Isaiah Hicks Questionable for NC State Game
On Monday's ACC teleconference North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams was not able to provide much clarity on Isaiah Hicks' hamstring injury and his status for Wednesday's game against N.C. State. “We still don’t know if he’s going to play against North Carolina State," Williams said. Hicks has been limited in practice and has not been doing any full-court work.
Seventh Woods shows improvement as UNC's basketball season progresses
The Duke game was the high point of a promising stretch from the young point guard. In his past three games, Seventh Woods has had seven assists and, more importantly, no turnovers. It helps that Woods is starting to turn the corner on some lingering injuries that impacted his play in the first half of the season. “Finally his body is getting healthy,” Roy Williams said.