Kendall Marshall Back at North Carolina
Six years after departing North Carolina, Kendall Marshall is again a fixture in Chapel Hill. The former Tar Heel point guard has concluded his playing career and is embarking on the next chapter of his life. And that starts back in Chapel Hill, working toward his undergraduate degree. "He wants to be a coach and he’s going to be a fantastic one," Roy Williams said.
Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman is a Big UNC Basketball Fan
Marvel Comics' blockbuster film Black Panther is set to be the biggest movie in America this weekend and its leading man is a big North Carolina basketball fan. On ESPN's First Take on Thursday, Chadwick Boseman indicated that he is a huge Tar Heels fan: "My loyalty is in college. UNC. No matter how good or how bad they are. Tar Heels for life," Boseman said.
North Carolina recruiting: UNC coaches visit 2 top prospects
North Carolina has already reached into Ohio to fill one spot in its Class of 2019 with point guard Jeremiah Francis, and there’s a chance it could happen again. The Tar Heels have been periodically checking in on 5-star Cleveland power forward Alonzo Gaffney, and UNC did so again on Friday, according to Garfield Heights coach Sonny Johnson’s Twitter account.
Roy Williams on FBI Investigation: 'I Feel Very Comfortable'
On Friday, during his pre-Louisville press conference, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams was asked about the federal investigation and Thamel's new report. "(I have) plenty of mixed emotions. I feel very comfortable," Williams said. "When the phone rings at night I am not worried about that. I may worry about a lot of other things, but it ain't about that."
E.J. Montgomery Planning Official Visit to UNC
2018 five-star forward E.J. Montgomery is planning to return to North Carolina --- this time for an official visit, ESPN's Paul Biancardi reports. The 6-10, 200-pound recruit last visited UNC on Monday, Feb. 12 for the Notre Dame game in Chapel Hill. Montgomery also plans on setting up official visits to Duke and Kentucky. A fourth official visit could also be in the works.
Photos: Michael Jordan's 55th Birthday Party Attendees
When the greatest basketball player of all time celebrates his birthday, he does it the way he played the game - incredibly and with style. This year, M.J. and friends gathered in Bel-Air over NBA All-Star weekend to celebrate his 55th, and not only was the guest list star-studded, it was equally stylish. The dress code? "Dress to Impress - and Wear J's."
Roy Williams Post-Louisville Quotes
North Carolina coach Roy Williams: "We got off to a great start and shot the ball well early, which gave us confidence. We still didn’t do a great job of guarding the three point shot – I think they shot 41 percent from three. They lost Joel Berry in the corner and he made a big three. Luke was terrible early. But late he was Luke Maye again. He really did a good job."
Video: Roy Williams Post-Louisville Press Conference
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 93-76 ACC road win over the Louisville Cardinals on Saturday Night.
3 takeaways from Syracuse’s 78-74 loss to No. 10 North Carolina
The Carrier Dome rocked. In the waning minutes, Syracuse and North Carolina each swung like prize-fighters. The crowd roared. The student section filled to the top of the second deck. UNC had to call a timeout and Syracuse players stared into the season-high crowd of 27,165 people and asked them to get just a little bit louder. So, they did. It wasn’t enough.
Video: Jim Boeheim Post-UNC Press Conference
Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim speaks with the media following the Orange's 78-74 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday at the Carrier Dome.