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P.J. Hairston, Leslie McDonald Will Not Travel This Weekend
Roy Williams said Thursday afternoon that there has been no change in the status of P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald, meaning they will not travel to Springfield with the team for the Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic. Carolina faces Richmond...

Brice Johnson makes case for center
North Carolina coach Roy Williams wondered aloud throughout the preseason about who among sophomore Joel James, freshman Kennedy Meeks and junior Desmond Hubert would solidify the center position. Through the Tar Heels' first few games, the answer has actually been...

Can UNC overcome free throw woes?
Will North Carolina’s nightmarish outing at the free throw line against Belmont carry over into Saturday’s meeting with Richmond? The Tar Heels repeatedly talked about the mental aspect of free throw shooting after missing 26 free throws in Sunday’s 83-80...

UNC Woes Extend Beyond Free Throws
UNC basketball’s second weekend of play dampened the high spirits that followed its dominant opening performance against Oakland. The Heels’ ugly win against Holy Cross and close loss to Belmont produced two primary topics of conversation: the absence of P.J...

Lucas: Smith Center Top Ten
The Dean E. Smith Center hosted its 400th game (and eight millionth fan) on Sunday. The Tar Heels have compiled a 340-60 (.850) record in the building's first 400 games. Here's a look back at the ten most memorable Carolina...

The Kindness of Dean Smith
In thinking about Coach Smith, it is important to know this. Dean Smith’s impact shouldn’t be viewed through the lens of his Hall-of-Fame coaching career. It isn’t about the wins, the titles or the innovations he brought to the game...

The legacy of UNC's Dean Smith
Former North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith won games, awards, titles – and the deep affection of those he led. That's the legacy of Smith, a legacy WNCN's Penn Holderness and Pam Saulsby explored Wednesday night in a live special...

SMU basketball’s future looks bright under Larry Brown
It’ll be interesting to see how much longer SMU will be considered a sleeper. The Mustangs, after all, landed the No. 1 point guard in the nation in Emmanuel Mudiay this past week, signed Keith Frazier, a McDonald’s All-American, in...

Roy Williams reflects as Dean Smith receives honor
“I’m very thrilled to have worked with coach Smith, he taught me so much more about people than he did about zone defense or man-to-man defense or anything whatsoever,” Roy Williams said. “I think he’s truly one of the great...

Dean Smith ‘One of the greatest coaches’
Dean Smith will “forever stand as one of the greatest coaches in college basketball history,” President Barack Obama said Wednesday as Smith was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom the nation’s highest civilian honor. “Dean E. Smith spent 36...

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 111
Fayetteville State: 58
Fri, Oct 24 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Belmont
Fri, Nov 7 7:30 PM Tickets

UNC vs. NC Central
Fri, Nov 14 8:00 PM ESPNU Tickets

UNC vs. Robert Morris
Sun, Nov 16 6:00 PM ESPNU Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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