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Lucas: Blue-White Scrimmage Is Back
Friday night's Late Night with Roy Williams festivities will include dancing. There will be funny skits--some, filmed this week, even took certain members of the basketball staff by surprise. But for the first time in what seems like a generation,...

North Carolina basketball ready to move forward
"Late Night," UNC's version of Midnight Madness, officially signals the start of a new basketball season. The Tar Heels, ranked No. 11 in the USA Today/Coaches Top 25, are ready to start fresh. They could use a few laughs following...

Roy Williams Diagrams the Secondary Break
Roy Williams with a video explanation of how UNC runs the "Dribble" play. This play is set up with the first option being a lob to the five after a pair of screens. If that isn't available the three rotates...

Pickeral: Year Of New Beginnings
Twenty-four days into practice last year, UNC's men's basketball team had already won one exhibition and was less than a week away from its season opener. Yet thanks to a new NCAA rule that had basketball teams reporting for practice...

Wayne Ellington hopes to recapture North Carolina glory days with Mavericks
In 2009, Wayne Ellington was the star player when North Carolina blew out Michigan State to capture the NCAA championship. Ellington was hoping to ride that success to a standout career in the NBA. But after four subpar seasons with...

Understanding UNC’s improvement last season sets the table for this year
Always known for playing at a high pace, one might have thought going smaller and quicker would have resulted in a Tar Heel team playing at an even higher tempo. But the truth is that the opposite happened. In the...

Ty Lawson Recognized by NBA General Managers
Ty Lawson's speed and Kenneth Faried's toughness are among the NBA's elite, according to the league's 30 general managers. Lawson, the engine that fuels the Nuggets' offense, finished a close second to Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook when GMs...

Harrison Barnes hopes to play opener
Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, who has been sidelined by a foot injury for the past two weeks, is expected to be ready for next week's regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers. Barnes has not played since Oct...

UNC Player Profile: Kennedy Meeks
Kennedy Meeks enters his freshman season at UNC as one of five true big men on the Tar Heel roster. By all accounts he also is in position to challenge for the starting spot at center. Early reports from practice...

UNC position series: Shooting guard
With the length of P.J. Hairston's pending suspension still up in the air, the shooting guard position is a bit of an unknown. Once he returns to the lineup, Hairston will likely reclaim the status as the team’s most gifted...

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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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