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Video: David Noel's Dunk at Kentucky

In honor of 2005 NCAA champion David Noel's birthday today, we look back at one of his most memorable dunks, which took place against Kentucky at Rupp Arena in an 83-79 win for the young Tar Heel squad reloading following their national title. Noel is now the head basketball coach at his alma mater, Southern Durham High School.

Video: David Noel Rips Duke Fans in Morning After Video

Always a fan favorite, former UNC forward David Noel is still a big Tar Heel fan. That was evident on Friday morning when Noel posted a video to his personal Instagram account recounting the game and clowning, as they say, the Duke faithful. "Man, y'all some bums," Noel said to Blue Devil fans.

Carolina Insider Podcast: David Noel, Clemson Recap

Recap Tuesday's loss at Clemson and visit with 2005 NCAA champion David Noel in Friday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast. Hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas discuss what went wrong against the Tigers and what to look for in Saturday's game against Pittsburgh, as well as hear stories from Noel about being part of Roy Williams' first national title team.

Back at Southern, ex-UNC, NBA player David Noel is ready for new challenge as a coach

First-year Southern basketball coach David Noel is starting down a path his mentor and former coach Roy Williams knows very well. Noel, who played for Williams at North Carolina and helped the Tar Heels win the 2005 NCAA national title, is starting his coaching career almost at the bottom rung. But Noel said that’s the path he wanted to take. It worked for Williams.

Audio: David Noel, 2005 National Champion at UNC, returns to Durham to coach alma mater

David Noel, a member of North Carolina's 2005 National Championship team as well as an NBA and European basketball veteran, joins the Sports Shop in studio to discuss returning to his alma mater, Southern Durham High School, to be the new boys varsity basketball coach.

2005 national champion David Noel returns to alma mater as a coach

Although he didn’t know when, why or how it would happen, David Noel was certain he’d coach one day. And he was right. The call came in late August. Kendrick Hall, the men’s basketball head coach at Southern Durham High School, had stepped down. The school wanted Noel to apply. After all, it was his home. Fifteen years ago, Noel was a football and basketball star at the school.

Former UNC basketball star David Noel to coach his high school alma mater, Southern Durham

David Noel is coming home. The former UNC standout will take the reins of his high school alma mater, Southern Durham, as the boys basketball coach this winter. Noel was a football and basketball star for the Spartans before playing for the Tar Heels where he played a key role on the 2005 national championship team and was drafted by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2006.

Raymond Felton Gets Married, Tar Heel Family Attends

Former North Carolina point guard Raymond Felton got married over the weekend and the Carolina basketball family came out to celebrate. A star on the 2005 Tar Heel National Championship team, Felton wed Tabitha Tuggle in Fort Worth, Texas. Teammates and staff from Felton's time at UNC were there, including David Noel and Marvin Williams.

Video: David Noel's Personal Message to the 2017 UNC National Champions

Former Tar Heel basketball great David Noel from North Carolina's 2005 national championship team shares a personal message with the 2017 UNC champs thanking them for all they've been through and all they've accomplished.

Photo: UNC basketball family in the Dean Dome

On Wednesday, members of the Carolina basketball family were in Chapel Hill to help work UNC's basketball camp and take part in the annual player-alumni scrimmage. Pictured: Tyler Hansbrough, Ed Davis, Reyshawn Terry, Sean May, Marvin Williams, Raymond Felton, Byron Sanders, Jawad Williams, Tyler Zeller, Wayne Ellington, David Noel, Deon Thompson, and Quentin Thomas.

UNC alums in Chapel Hill

A group of former UNC basketball players were in Chapel Hill on Thursday to meet with the team, hang with Coach Roy Williams, and connect back with the Carolina basketball family....In the picture above, Sean May (2002-2005), Wayne Ellington (2006-2009), Joe Wolf (1983–1987), and David Noel (2002–2006) are seen with North Carolina head coach Roy Williams.

Video: Paige nails slow motion three

In a pick-up game this week, former UNC center and 2005 National Champion Sean May got video of Tar Heel senior guard Marcus Paige nailing a three. In the caption, May shouts-out the pass from David Noel, who was working out the with team.

Video: David Noel returns to UNC, gets hype

Former Tar Heel small forward David Noel returned to Chapel Hill this week to work out with the team, drop wisdom on the current Tar Heels, and motivate them through an impromptu dance session. Noel played at UNC from 2002 to 2006 and is known for being one of the more athletic and team-based players in Tar Heel basketball history. Head coach Roy Williams called him the best leader he has ever coached.

Rumored UNC lineup for North Carolina-Kentucky alumni game

Former Tar Heel players rumored to be taking part in the UNC vs. Kentucky alumni game include Harrison Barnes, Jerry Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallace, Danny Green, John Henson, Raymond Felton, David Noel, Dexter Strickland, and James Michael McAdoo. The game is set for Sunday at 5:30 PM at Kentucky's Rupp Arena and will be televised on ESPNU.

David Noel to attend Brooklyn Nets minicamp

The Brooklyn Nets have announced the roster for their 32-player free agent mini-camp taking place next week. The mini-camp itself will take place over a three day period from June 2-4 at the PNY Center in New Jersey. Among the players expected to attend with previous NBA experience include Donte Greene (Syracuse), DeAndre Liggins (Kentucky), David Noel (UNC), and Lance Thomas (Duke).

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