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Mountaineers to face Tar Heels in Basketball on National TV

Television arrangements for Appalachian State University men’s basketball’s matchup at North Carolina on Dec. 21 have been finalized by ESPN. The Black and Gold will face-off against the Tar Heels in prime-time in front of a national audience on ESPN2. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center.

UNC remained loyal to top Georgia OL despite injury

When Luke Elder suffered a knee injury during LaGrange High School’s spring scrimmage, he was unsure what kind of effect it would have on his recruitment. But the 3-star tackle, who committed to UNC in June, says the Tar Heels remained loyal. “Even then, before anything else had happened, they were up there for me and I was up there for them,” Elder told the AJC. “They just believed in me.”

Justin Jackson among high-impact sophomores for 2015-16

Justin Jackson impressed with his advanced offensive game and earned significant minutes right away as a freshman. Though he struggled at certain points during conference play, his performance trended upward near the end of the regular season and into the tourney. That raised expectations for what he can accomplish as a sophomore.

Candid Coaches: What are the best three basketball jobs in the country?

What are the top three college basketball jobs in the country? It's hard to take issue with Kentucky, Duke and North Carolina finishing first, second and third, and Kentucky and UNC are no-brainers, I think, if only because every man who has coached either of those schools for at least five seasons has won a national championship dating back more than 50 years.

2016 power forward T.J. Leaf schedules in-home visits

Former Arizona commit T.J. Leaf has set up in-home visits with California, Gonzaga, Kansas, North Carolina, San Diego State and UCLA according to the Compton Magic. September 9 Gonzaga and UCLA will visit, then California on September 10, Kansas September 13 and North Carolina and San Diego State September 14.

Michael McAdoo using UNC's own findings in lawsuit against school

Former University of North Carolina football player Michael McAdoo is attempting to use the school's own findings to help his case in his most recent federal lawsuit. McAdoo is the lead plaintiff of a class-action suit filed in U.S. District Court in Charlotte in November claiming he and other scholarship players were steered away from their desired majors.

Can Momentum Bring UNC 5-star football commitments?

North Carolina landed a pair of commits last Friday, and also received a visit from an in-state five-star prospect. Now with inside linebacker Jonathan Smith and running back Jordon Brown on board, do the Tar Heels have a shot on Wake Forest (N.C.) High defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence or Havelock (N.C.) High outside linebacker Keion Joyner?

UNC Men's Basketball Roster Moves

The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team has placed senior guard Justin Coleman on an athletics grant-in-aid and added junior guard Kanler Coker to the roster for the 2015-16 season. Coleman, a native of Raleigh, played in 10 games last season and had three assists. He attended Broughton High School and played on the UNC junior varsity team in 2012-13 and 2013-14.

Kennedy Meeks among top 10 high-impact juniors for 2015-16

If Kennedy Meeks can play more than the 23 minutes per game he logged last season and maintain his per-40 minutes averages of 19.5 and 12.7 rebounds, the Tar Heels will be especially dangerous. Carolina looks like a leading national title contender with Marcus Paige and Justin Jackson on the perimeter and Isaiah Hicks and Brice Johnson complementing Meeks up front.

UNC reveals uniform for season opener

The Tar Heels will go classic for their season opener against South Carolina on Sept. 3rd in Charlotte. The UNC Sports Equipment department revealed on periscope and later on twitter that North Carolina will wear white pants, blue jerseys, and a blue helmet. The uniform combination includes the addition of argyle to the pants, jersey, and helmet, a new touch for the 2015 season.

Video: North Carolina Football Hype Video

The North Carolina Football hype video will get Tar Heel fans ready for the season. Behind a dynamic offense led by QB Marquise Williams and a new-look defense spearheaded by Gene Chizik, Larry Fedora's Tar Heels will look to take the ACC by storm in 2015.

Jalek Felton at No. 21 in ESPN's Class of 2017 rankings

ESPN released its updated Class of 2017 recruiting rankings Thursday, and center DeAndre Ayton is at No. 1. Last summer, Ayton had 17 points and 18 rebounds while playing for a Providence Storm team that beat North Carolina 84-83 at the beginning of the Tar Heels' exhibition tour of the Bahamas. Combo guard Jalek Felton, Raymond's nephew, is ranked No. 21 on ESPN's updated list. He committed to North Carolina in late December..

QB Kanler Coker Joins UNC Basketball

An injury ended UNC quarterback Kanler Coker's football career, but it has enabled him to realize his dream of becoming a Tar Heel basketball player. The school announced on Tuesday that Coker, a junior, had been added to the roster for the 2015-16 season. He played with the team throughout the summer and has been participating in preseason conditioning.

Big opening game for Gamecocks, Tar Heels and the ‘real Carolina’

One football game won’t settle the argument about which Carolina has the best barbecue. But the South Carolina-North Carolina football game Thursday night in Charlotte doubles as one of the most important openers in Steve Spurrier’s tenure with the Gamecocks and the biggest non-conference game in Larry Fedora’s four years with the Tar Heels.

Video: Harrison Barnes' Summer Workout in China

Check out some of Harrison Barnes' off season workout in China as he gets ready for the upcoming NBA season.


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