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Antawn Jamison Partners With Camp Corral To Support Military Children

Former UNC All-America, NBA veteran and All-Star Antawn Jamison has partnered with nonprofit Camp Corral to support military children across the nation. Jamison will serve as an official spokesperson for Camp Corral, an organization that provides free summer camp experiences for children of wounded, disabled or fallen military service members. (

Jerod Haase Q&A on Stanford, Roy Williams & more

Jerod Haase: Roy Williams does all he can to assist. That’s probably the biggest reason I got into coaching. My dream is to have relationships with my players and my former players similar to what Coach Williams has with his players. The way I look at him and respect him—the dream scenario is that someday my players look at me the same way. (Sports Illustrated)

Scene from ACC meetings: Josh Pastner and Roy Williams

Standing in a hallway in the Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton after the men’s basketball coaches meeting Tuesday at the ACC spring meetings, Yellow Jackets’ new coach Josh Pastner carried a notebook in his hand. UNC coach Roy Williams walked by and greeted Pastner. Williams had changed into a white Jordan Brand t-shirt and light green swim trunks with seahorses on them. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Report: Brice Johnson named to USA select team

Team USA will pick its roster for the 2016 Olympics from 28 finalists. But USA Basketball is already considering the 2020 Games. A group of 13ish young Americans will comprise the select team, which trains against the national team and serves as a pipeline to the senior squad. Who will make the select team? Brice Johnson, C.J. McCollum, and Myles Turner for starters. (NBC Sports)

Biancardi on UNC's recruiting and Final Four blueprint

The hope for UNC fans is that now Roy Williams can finally start to land the high level talent they did in the 2000s when players like Ty Lawson, Tyler Hansbrough, Wayne Ellington, John Henson, and Harrison Barnes pledged to the Tar Heels. While talent is great, Roy is greedy. He prefers the high level talent and the experience. Now he can get both. (Carolina Blue)

Raymond Felton always got the job done this season, no matter the role

Point guard, shooting guard, starter, reserve: No matter how he was used this season, Raymond Felton always produced. Felton’s season sort of came full circle in the playoffs. After leading the team in scoring as a shooting guard on opening night in October, Felton once again found himself at the helm of the Mavs’ offense in the final game of the season. (Dallas Mavericks)

ACC meetings: Could league expand conference basketball schedule?

This is our first time covering the ACC Spring Meetings in Amelia Island. In just the space of an hour or so, we chatted with Roy Williams, Mark Gottfried, Sylvia Hatchell, Larry Fedora and Dave Doeren. David Cutcliffe and the athletic directors will follow Wednesday. (Mike Krzyzewski and Debbie Yow are not in attendance). Some notes on each discussion: (ABC 11)

UNC Athletics Tar Heel Yard Sale

The UNC Athletic Department will hold a Yard Sale on Saturday, May 14, from 7 a.m. to noon at the Eddie Smith Field House. Merchandise bags will be provided to customers as they enter the building. Only small purses will be permitted inside the facility. Visit for more details. Please see our map for recommended parking to this event. (

Photo: Roy Williams shows off his poolside fashion style

One of the best dressed coaches in college basketball, UNC coach Roy Williams, knows how to maximize his style in a more causal way. While at the ACC spring meetings in Amelia Island, Fla., Williams was 100% pool ready --- complete with flip flops, seafoam green shorts, a Jordan Brand white tee-shirt, and hat and glasses in hand. (Carolina Blue)

Rockets to interview former player Kenny Smith for vacant head coaching position

The Houston Rockets continue to churn through the candidates as KPRC Sports has learned Kenny Smith will be interviewed by the Rockets management. The former Rocket has spent the last 17 years as an NBA analyst on TNT but has kept a close relationship with the organization and Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander. (Click2Houston)

NBA Draft Analysis: Scouts see potential in Brice Johnson

Brice Johnson emerged as one of the most talented big men in the country last season. He collected a plethora of honors including first-team All-America and unanimous first-team All-ACC, and helped lead Carolina to a National Championship game appearance. The former Tar Heel, who graduated on Sunday, now has his sights set on the NBA draft. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Recruiting History: Antawn Jamison

With Antawn Jamison's induction into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame this month, it's time to revisit how it all began for the former Tar Heel great. When the Jamison family relocated to the college basketball hotbed of Charlotte, NC, Antawn’s game flourished and the Tar Heels took notice. (Inside Carolina)

Photos: UNC's basketball seniors graduate

North Carolina's 2016 senior class will always be remembered as a special group. Point guard Marcus Paige, forward Brice Johnson, and center Joel James played four years at UNC and helped guide the program through tough periods and great success. On Sunday Paige, Johnson, and James graduated from UNC. (Carolina Blue)

John Henson Is An Elite Rim Protector

John Henson blocked 4.1 shots per 36 minutes last season, which places him second among qualified players. Henson allowed opponents to make just 42.3 percent of their attempts at the rim last year, which placed him third among qualified players. The only reason John Henson doesn’t receive the credit he deserves is that he doesn’t start. Maybe he should. (Behind the Bucks Pass)

Monmouth's King Rice stressing recovery time after big season

At some point, King Rice is going to be able to sit back and think about what Monmouth University accomplished this season, but the Hawks' head coach isn't there yet and may not be for a while. (Asbury Park Press)

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