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Marcus Paige shows off bulked-up physique
Listed at 6-foot-1, 175 pounds on UNC’s roster, sophomore point guard Marcus Paige still isn’t a physically imposing presence. But after playing his freshman season anywhere between 154 and 157 pounds, Paige's head coach sees him a whole new person...

Still no decision on P.J. Hairston
Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said 6-foot-6 guard P.J. Hairston earned the right to join the team when practice begins for the 2013-14 season Friday. Williams said Hairston accepted his disciplinary punishment of an additional running regimen. However, Williams has...

Lucas: Media Day Storylines
This Joel James situation is one of the more interesting Carolina big man storylines since Brad Daugherty arrived in Chapel Hill as a raw 16-year-old. By now, you know the basics on James: he's big, he's powerful, and he's still...

UNC basketball media day notebook
Marcus Paige and James Michael McAdoo will serve as North Carolina's team captains this year, with P.J. Hairston and fifth-year senior Leslie McDonald losing leadership responsibilities. Both players have been linked to convicted felon Haydn “Fats” Thomas, and though McDonald...

Will UNC go big or stay small this season?
After utilizing a four-guard lineup at the end of last season, UNC coach Roy Williams said he would like to go back to a conventional lineup, if possible. “I hope to stay big,” Williams said. Juniors Desmond Hubert and Jackson...

Joel James Emerging in the Post
Roy Williams reiterated on Thursday the need for a second post player to step up and claim the open starting spot beside James Michael McAdoo in the frontcourt. At least one of his teammates thinks the frontrunner is sophomore center...

Q&A With James Michael McAdoo
James Michael McAdoo on his game this year as compared with last year: "I feel like this year, I'm just really working on my game, where I'm playing at, whether that be on the perimeter or in the post. I...

Q&A With Joel James
Joel James on his number change from #0 to #42: "I have to please my point guard. Nate Britt wanted #0. I figured that he's the guy that's going to pass me the ball so I gotta make him happy."...

We Remember: Vince Carter's Dunk over 7'2" Frederic Weis in the 2000 Olympics
On Sept. 25, 2000, Vince Carter's dunk over the 7'2" Frenchman Frédéric Weis provided the most jaw-dropping moment throughout the history of Olympic basketball...

UNC Media Day Highlights
Roy Williams says that he has asked of P.J. Hairston more than he has of any player in 26 years. The thrust of that has been in conditioning. Hairston has participated in all of the team conditioning and has run...

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 83
Iowa State: 85
Sun, Mar 23 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Providence Storm
Fri, Aug 15 5:00 PM

UNC vs. Bahamas All-Stars
Sat, Aug 16 5:00 PM

UNC vs. Fayetteville State
Fri, Oct 24 TBD

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