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Tar Heels to play 400th game in Smith Center on Sunday
North Carolina will play its 400th game in the Dean E. Smith Center on Sunday when it hosts Belmont at 4 p.m. in a game that's part of the Hall of Fame Tipoff. The Tar Heels also could reach the...
North Carolina has just enough for win
Against the Crusaders, North Carolina (2-0) had enough offensively to manage a 62-54 win on Friday before 15,833 at the Dean E. Smith Center. When the competition gets better, it won’t be enough. Marcus Paige said the Heels’ struggles were...
Tar Heels take too many rushed shots in win
Eleven seconds after the opening tip, North Carolina's J.P. Tokoto pulled up near the free-throw line and tossed up an airball. Nate Britt missed a shot six seconds into the next possession, and the third one ended with a turnover...
Marcus Paige saves UNC from upset
Marcus Paige did it all on the offensive end to keep the Tar Heels alive. He hit three 3-pointers to stretch the floor. He scored on fast breaks, drives and pull-up jumpers. He made all four of his free throws...
Brice Johnson unsatisfied with UNC win
In some ways, Brice Johnson was alone Friday, just him and fellow sophomore Marcus Paige providing the energy UNC so sorely lacked in a 25-25 first half. "I had to do something," said Johnson, who scored 12 points in 18...
Lucas: Finding Toughness
I did two things Friday. I went to see Sylvia Hatchell at the UNC Cancer Hospital and I watched Carolina play a basketball game at the Smith Center. These two things were exactly 0.8 miles apart. And it seemed a...
UNC-Holy Cross Postgame Notes
The Tar Heels are now 2-0 overall and 2-0 at home this season. Carolina is now 340-59 in 399 games at the Dean E. Smith Center. Sunday's game against Belmont will be UNC's 400th game in the Smith Center. Marcus...
UNC-Holy Cross Postgame Quotes
Roy Williams: "Well, 62-54 is probably a little different game than you expected since they were 122-118 and we like a really fast pace also. But neither team could make a shot in the first half; they shot 22 percent,...
Sparking the Offense
For a team struggling to find an identity -- and scorers - the common cliché “any win is a good win” certainly fits. On Friday night against Holy Cross, it took Marcus Paige's leadership and Brice Johnson's energy to ignite...
Recap & Analysis: UNC 62 Holy Cross 54
A week ago, the Tar Heels scored 58 points in the first half and shot 74% from the floor. What a difference a week makes as the Tar Heels swung to the opposite end of the spectrum on the way...
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