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Season in review: ACC

Best coach: Roy Williams, North Carolina - Williams gets the nod after steering the Tar Heels to their sixth national title. UNC hardly lost a step in 2016-17 despite losing Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson, relying largely on junior and senior veterans in Justin Jackson, Joel Berry, Kennedy Meeks and Isaiah Hicks to get back to the national title game and finish the job . (Sports Illustrated)

Chansky’s Notebook: To Go, or Not to Go?

You think ol’ Roy has to worry about the White House question? Asked after his team won the national championship whether he would accept an invitation to be feted at the White House, Roy Williams was non-committal. The Tar Heels’ head coach said he didn’t know if they would even get invited. My guess is that Williams won’t have to worry about it. (

Barnstorming Tour stops in Stokes

A dance-off between Duke’s Amile Jefferson, North Carolina’s Nate Britt and young fans of both schools delayed tip-off of the ACC Barnstorming Tour game at South Stokes High School on Wednesday night. Once the exhibition began, Britt tossed an off-the-backboard alley-oop to UNC’s Isaiah Hicks, whose windmill dunk caused the capacity crowd to erupt. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Video: A View From Behind the Bench at the NCAA Championship Game

A lifelong North Carolina basketball fan documents his day in Glendale, Arizona for UNC's national championship game against Gonzaga. From his arrival at the stadium to the cutting of the nets, get a behind-the-bench view of the Tar Heels' 6th NCAA championship win. View Video...

Video: UNC Basketball 2017 National Championship Season Recap

From the first day of practice to the last Monday night of the college basketball season, follow the Tar Heels each step of the way to the National Championship! View Video...

Jerry Stackhouse Named 2016-17 NBA D-League Coach of the Year

Raptors 905’s Jerry Stackhouse today was named the NBA Development League Coach of the Year in a vote by his fellow NBA D-League head coaches. Stackhouse, in his first season as a head coach, led Raptors 905 (39-11) to its first Central Division title and the top seed in the 2017 NBA D-League Playoffs. The team also set an D-League record with 21 road wins. (

Lucas: Family Dinner

This is the event that used to be known as the team banquet. This was family, the ones who make you laugh moments after they make you cry. Tuesday night, no one wanted to leave. Tere was Nate Britt looking at Roy Williams and saying, “I never got to meet Coach Smith. But I can only imagine how happy he is with the job you’ve done with this program.” (

Awards Handed Out At UNC's Annual Basketball Banquet

Justin Jackson, the 18th consensus first-team All-America in UNC history, and the third Tar Heel to win ACC Player of the Year and win an NCAA title in the same year, received the 2017 Dean Smith Most Valuable Player Award at the annual awards ceremony held on Tuesday at the Carolina Inn. Junior point guard Joel Berry II was named the team’s captain (John Lotz Award). (

Hubert Davis on Roy Williams

"I don't think he cares about his legacy," Hubert Davis said of Roy Williams. "That goes from Coach Smith. He never talked about wins. It was all about preparation, the process, and continuing individually and as a team to do everything you can to put yourself in a position to succeed --- then the wins will take care of themselves. He is the greatest coach I have ever been around." (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams, Larry Fedora To compete In Chick-fil-A Challenge

North Carolina Football Coach Larry Fedora and Basketball Coach Roy Williams will represent the Tar Heels in the 11th annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. The duo will compete for a share of a $630,000 total purse, and the team’s winnings will be split between an endowed scholarship at UNC and UNC Children’s Hospital. (

Joel Berry II 2016-2017 Season Review

The heart and soul of the Tar Heels, Joel Berry led UNC to its sixth NCAA Championship with zero healthy ankles. Berry, who came into UNC as the 17th-ranked high school prospect, has been a major reason for the success these last two seasons. The 6-foot point guard will forever be remembered, as his number will hang from the rafters in the Dean Dome. (Keeping It Heel)

UNC Basketball: Kenny Williams 2016-17 season review

For Kenny Williams, the former VCU commit wanted to see his role increase from the previous season and become a key role player. He did just that until an injury. Williams played in 26 games for the Tar Heels this season, starting 22 of those and early on showed some improvement. The sophomore scored a career-high 19 points against Radford on December 4. (Keeping It Heel)

Audio: UNC Guard Joel Berry on being a Champion

On the latest Timeout with Taylor Rooks, University of North Carolina guard Joel Berry joins the show to discuss the Tar Heels' thrilling victory over Gonzaga, as well as his attention-seeking beard, and how meditation has changed his life. (SoundCloud)

Coca-Cola Releases Commemorative Championship Can to Celebrate UNC's National Title Run

In celebration of UNC’s triumphant 2017 NCAA Division I men’s basketball national championship win, Coca-Cola is giving Tar Heel fans a refreshing way to savor the sweet taste of a title victory. Today, Coca-Cola is unveiling a limited-edition commemorative 12-ounce can to honor the team’s accomplishment and celebrate with North Carolina fans (

Fans petition to get Kennedy Meeks' jersey up in Smith Center rafters

A petition to have UNC basketball player Kennedy Meeks’ jersey put in the rafters of the Smith Center has been getting a lot of attention after being shared on Facebook. Junior Jericho Cook said he created the petition while watching Meeks play during the men’s basketball NCAA tournament, specifically the final games against Kentucky, Oregon and Gonzaga. (Daily Tar Heel)

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Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 71
Gonzaga: 65
Mon, Apr 3 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Northern Iowa
Fri, Nov 10 TBD

UNC @ Stanford
Mon, Nov 20 TBD

Thu, Nov 23 TBD ESPN

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ACC Basketball Standings
(6) North Carolina14-433-7
(16) Florida State12-626-9
(14) Notre Dame12-626-10
(10) Louisville12-625-9
(7) Duke11-728-9
(24) Virginia11-723-11
Virginia Tech10-822-11
Wake Forest9-919-14
Georgia Tech8-1021-16
NC State4-1415-17
Boston College2-169-23

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