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New rules could both help, hurt Tar Heels
Few programs will benefit offensively from the new rules in college basketball limiting physical defensive play like North Carolina will. Defenders won’t be able to impede cutters and hand check ball-handlers like they used to, which presumably will open up...

Lucas: Carolina Basketball Notebook
Hubert Davis recently taught a history class to sophomore center Joel James. The subject: the 1993 Tar Heels. The Tar Heel assistant obtained a copy of the UNC-Michigan national championship game for James to watch. "They had three seven-footers on...

Tyler Zeller trying to get up to game speed
Tyler Zeller’s preseason was a total washout. Just when the second-year center wanted to show his improved skills from the offseason, he suffered a left hip flexor in the Wine & Gold Scrimmage. He showed up the next day and was...

New numbers, new physiques, new recruits have UNC thinking ‘big’ again
Before changing his number from 0 to 42 this summer, Joel James first had to ask the blessing of the last North Carolina basketball player to wear it. Sean May, the Most Outstanding Player of the 2005 Final Four, agreed...

Player Profile: Brice Johnson
Moving forward to this season, Brice Johnson has packed on about 20 pounds of bulk while maintaining his quickness. If North Carolina is able to get consistent play from the center position, Johnson can focus more on the power forward...

Has the Carolina Way disappeared?
North Carolina used to be viewed as a winner in both academics and athletics, but it has taken its share of losses over the past three years. An avalanche of compliance headaches and embarrassing headlines caused shame to those who...

The Tar Heels vs. the ACC
The Tar Heels were picked to finish third in the ACC behind Duke and Syracuse by a media poll. The league's depth this season should make it so that wins and losses will be as hard as ever to predict...

What's the next coaching step for Syracuse, Duke, UNC and Louisville?
No program likes to "keep it in the family" more than North Carolina, but there's no active coach with UNC ties obviously ready to succeed Roy Williams. Perhaps Hubert Davis could emerge as a candidate after a few years as...

Lucas: A Brief History Of Tough Little Nuts
When Roy Williams singled out his freshman point guard, Marcus Paige, in February of last year, most of the people in the room snickered. Williams bestowed some of his highest praise on Paige, calling him a "tough little nut." It...

Season Preview: Marcus Paige
Marcus Paige has the ability to become one of the Tar Heels' clutch players at the end of games, with his decision making and ability to score late in the game (he proved that several times late in the season...

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 109
Bahamas All-Stars: 52
Sat, Aug 16

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Fayetteville State
Fri, Oct 24 7:30 PM

UNC vs. Belmont
Fri, Nov 7 7:30 PM

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

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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