The last 25 NCAA tournament champions, ranked
2. North Carolina (2005): Pick any three players from the other teams on this list. I’ll take Sean May, Rashad McCants and Raymond Felton from this UNC squad without thinking twice. (That’s not to mention one-and-done star Marvin Williams.). The 2005 season was the last great two-horse race in college basketball; 7. North Carolina (1993); 14. North Carolina (2009).
UNC-Clemson Postgame Notes
Joel Berry made four threes to pass Donald Williams (221) and Rashad McCants (221) to move into fourth in UNC history with 222 three-pointers. Berry passed Tyler Zeller and Scott Williams to move into 29th place in UNC scoring with 1,509 points. Cameron Johnson tied his career high with six three-pointers and led UNC in scoring for the first time with a game-high 21 points.
Big3 hoops league draws large crowd to Barclays Center opener
Ice Cube insisted there was a supply of relatively spry former NBA players looking for some action, and a demand to see them from their old fans. On Sunday, the rapper/actor’s business sense proved sharp again. His “BIG3” halfcourt, three-on-three league debuted at Barclays Center before an enthusiastic crowd of about 15,177. Former UNC player Rashad McCants left his game with an injury.
Former UNC QB Marquise Williams: "If I Ever See Rashad McCants I'll Probably Square Up With Him."
Rashad McCants' animosity and claims toward his alma mater haven't rested well with former Tar Heel athletes. McCants' actions are viewed by many as turning his back on the place that gave him opportunity. Marquise Williams -- who was the starting QB for the North Carolina football team from 2013-2015 -- took to Twitter to send a message to McCants.
Ex-UNC star Rashad McCants says relationship with school, coach Roy Williams no longer exists
Former UNC basketball star Rashad McCants says he has no relationship with UNC or coach Roy Williams - and that isn’t likely to change anytime soon. In 2014, McCants alleged that the university kept him eligible through fake classes and minimal attendance, and he said his former coach was complicit with the scheme. Williams has denied any wrongdoing.
Consider UNC woes in broader context
As as happened with many schools boasting high-profile sports teams, UNC has landed under the spotlight for misconduct. Some faculty were offering dubious classes and some athletes — along with a lot of other students — were taking advantage. Despite some outrageous claims from disgruntled former basketball player Rashad McCants, the evidence has generally cleared the marqee sports programs and pointed to issues elsewhere.
Top 5 UNC wings in the Roy Era: No. 1
Despite the controversy surrounding Rashad McCants' post UNC career and his allegations against the university, its hard to refute the shooting guard's greatness while a player in Chapel Hill. An exciting and powerful guard, McCants was deadly from deep but also had the quickness and strength to take the ball to the hoop and score through contact.
UNC And The NCAA: A Defendable Case For The University
There's no way that the NCAA would have made a case solely on the bungled statements of debunked "whistle blower" Mary Willingham, whose credibility was shot down by an independent investigation by the University of Virginia, Minnesota and Georgia State. Nor would the NCAA have gotten in bed with Rashad McCants, whose factually-challenged charges came with ulterior motives laced with green.
Homenetmen Beirut (Lebanon) signs Rashad McCants
Homenetmen Beirut (Division A) agreed terms with 30-year old American shooting guard Rashad McCants (college: North Carolina). He played last season at Unitri/Magazine Luiza/Uberlandia in Brazilian NBB league. In 10 games he had 11.9ppg, 3.3rpg and 1.0apg. McCants also played 4 games in Liga Americas where he recorded 9.3ppg and 2.8rpg.
Guess What? The 2005 Title Team Took Paper Classes
The latest Kane Klassic provides an interesting, if puzzling, take on paper class enrollment during the 2004-2005 season. Other than the specific numbers, which were detailed in the Wainstein Report, this is really nothing new. It had been common knowledge that members of the 2005 team were in aberrant classes, long before Mary Willingham and Rashad McCants drew attention to them.
UNC removes Rashad McCants photo from media center
Rashad McCants has been punished for his part in the North Carolina academic scandal. A Vine video appeared appeared overnight Friday showing McCants' photo had been removed from a wall at the UNC media center.
Williams, Doherty spoke with investigators; Rashad McCants did not
UNC coach Roy Williams and former UNC coach Matt Doherty both spoke with investigators looking into academic fraud centered around AFAM paper classes. But Rashad McCants — an outspoken player except when investigators came calling — did not cooperate. The AFAM classes were offered as far back as during Dean Smith’s tenure, but Smith and his successor, Bill Guthridge, were not available because of health reasons.
The Wainstein report: What we now know
What we learned from the Wainstein report: Student athletes accounted for 47.6 percent of the enrollment in those paper classes. Claims made by former basketball player Rashad McCants of grade changes weren't substantiated, Wainstein found. A major root of all the problems, Wainstein said, was a failure of oversight by the university.
Antawn Jamison calls Rashad McCants a clown
Former UNC basketball star Antawn Jamison called Rashad McCants a "clown" Thursday and also said he would like to finish his NBA career with the Charlotte Hornets. Jamison, who starred for UNC from 1995-98 and had his number retired by the school, said he got to know McCants a little over the years and always noticed both McCants' talent and his lack of focus.
Jesse Holley on McCants: 'Rashad is still our brother'
Former UNC multi-sport athlete Jesse Holley came on The David Glenn Show on Tuesday, and among topics discussed were Rashad McCants' recent allegations that North Carolina's basketball program was deeply involved in academic fraud. Holley and McCants were teammates on the Tar Heels' 2005 national championship team. During the interview, Holley said that while he is angry, he still considers McCants as family.