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Inside The Numbers: Projecting Seventh Woods

Now that Joel Berry’s career in Carolina blue has ended, there's an opening at the point guard position. While many feel that 5-star incoming freshman Coby White will be the frontrunner to fill Berry’s shoes, rising junior Seventh Woods will also be in the mix. Let’s go inside the numbers on Woods’ UNC career, and highlight the areas he’ll need to improve. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's Point Guard Position Open for Competition in 2018-19

Seventh Woods is the lone returning Tar Heel with point guard experience, while transfer K.J. Smith sat out this season after transferring from Pacific. Incoming McDonald’s All-American Coby White is a dynamic scoring guard with a proficient handle, while Rechon Black has long played point guard despite growing into a 6-foot-8 option at multiple positions. (Inside Carolina)

UNC senior Ma makes Cinderella run on varsity squad

When sophomore guard Seventh Woods was injured in December, Roy Williams made a move to bring up senior guard Kane Ma. Ma had spent his career at UNC on the JV team, but Williams used him to fill the hole left by Woods. "I had the biggest smile on my face," Ma said. "I was just reflecting on all the times that maybe I thought this wouldn't happen." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: UNC Dunks At NCAA Tournament Open Practice In Charlotte

North Carolina put on a show during open practice for its NCAA Tournament opener against Lipscomb in Charlotte. The Heels showed off their athleticism for the crowd on hand, including an incredible Dunk Contest-worthy slam by Seventh Woods. Read More...

Bench Boosts Tar Heels in Brooklyn

Down 12-0 in Thursday's ACC Tournament quarterfinal, Roy Williams turned to his bench and said, "One, two, three, four, five. Go in the game." "That was it," sophomore wing Brandon Robinson said. Robinson, along with Seventh Woods, Andrew Platek, Garrison Brooks, and Sterling Manley entered the game to relieve North Carolina's starting five. (Inside Carolina)

Quick Hitters – UNC vs. Miami

Trivia question years from now: Who scored the first basket in Carolina’s ACC Quarterfinal victory over Miami in Joel Berry and Theo Pinson’s senior year? Berry? No. Pinson? Nope. Luke Maye? Not even close. Cameron Johnson? Not a chance. Give up? That’s right, it was none other than Mr. Seventh Woods. All told, Miami scored the first 14 points of the game. (Armchair All-Americans)

Quick Hitters – UNC vs Duke

Great to see Seventh Woods return, getting on the court for three minutes. It will take him time to get back into game shape, but with Jalek Felton’s suspension, any minutes Woods can spell Joel Berry in this three-games-in-five-days gauntlet will be important. Theo Pinson guarded Marvin Bagley and did as good a job as one can do on him, “limiting” him to 15 points. (Armchair All-Americans)

Seventh Woods Expected to be Available Thursday vs. Duke

Barring any further setbacks, North Carolina sophomore point guard Seventh Woods will be available for UNC's game against Duke on Thursday. "I put (Woods) down on the practice (report) today and I did not put 'limited,'" UNC head coach Roy Williams said during Tuesday's press conference. The Tar Heels take on Duke on Thursday at 8 p.m. in the Smith Center. (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams Previews Duke Game

North Carolina coach Roy Williams and members of his team met with the media on Tuesday to preview Thursday's game against Duke in the Smith Center. The Tar Heel head coach spoke with reporters on a number of subjects, including rebounding, injured guard Seventh Woods, Theo Pinson and more. "We are playing D-U-K-E. I know how to spell the damn thing." (GoHeels.com)

Roy Williams Thinks UNC PG Seventh Woods Will Play Next Game

UNC backup point guard Seventh Woods will likely make his return for the Duke game. UNC has been without Woods for the last 17 games due to a stress fracture in his foot. His absence has been increasingly felt after the struggles and suspension of reserve point guard Jalek Felton. Woods went through warmups before the Heels' game against Pittsburgh but did not play. (Inside Carolina)

Theo Pinson Expected to Play Saturday, Seventh Woods Questionable

Theo Pinson is expected to play and Seventh Woods is questionable for Saturday’s game against Pittsburgh. Pinson suffered a left shoulder strain in Tuesday’s loss at Clemson. Woods, who missed UNC’s last 16 games with a stress fracture in his right foot, participated in fullcourt drills Wednesday and will dress out and go through warmups Saturday. (Inside Carolina)

Seventh Woods Progressing, Doubtful for Weekend Return

Seventh Woods has been sidelined for 16 games with a stress fracture in his right foot. The sophomore point guard is getting closer to his return, Roy Williams confirmed Tuesday. "He is making some progress. He played some half court yesterday, but they haven't released him to do everything. So whether he would be available this weekend, I would sort of doubt." (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Today: Felton, Pinson, Woods, and a two-sport UNC commitment

Updates on Jalek Felton, Theo Pinson, and Seventh Woods, UNC-Clemson postgame coverage, and a two-sport star commits to play football and lacrosse at UNC in Tar Heels Today. Read More...

Tar Heels Today: Clemson preview, football recruiting note, and the end of small ball?

UNC basketball in the AP and RPI rankings, previewing Clemson, Brice Johnson on the move, the end of "small ball"?! and a football recruiting nugget in Tar Heels Today. Read More...

Three Things Learned vs NC State

Seventh Woods’ injury is the fork in the road and has likely messed up the rotations that Roy Williams would have used in terms of players off the bench. With Woods, Kenny Williams likely gets more rest as Joel Berry or Jalek Felton plays as a two, Felton isn’t responsible for nearly as much of the offense, Cam Johnson didn’t have to get rushed back as quickly, and so forth. (Tar Heel Blog)

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