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UNC position series: Point guard
Marcus Paige, who was just the eighth point guard in school history to start his first game as a freshman, came on strong at the end of last season. During the final 11 games including the postseason, Paige improved his...

Miami Hurricanes to lose scholarships but avert bowl ban
The NCAA delivered what appears to be a gift to the University of Miami on Tuesday in the case involving rogue booster and convicted Ponzi-schemer Nevin Shapiro. According to two Miami Herald sources, the Hurricanes football program will lose nine...

Tyler Hansbrough wanted no part of Metta World Peace
Toronto’s Tyler Hansbrough appeared to be upset when he got tangled up with a member of the Knicks during a Monday-night preseason game. He was upset up until the moment he saw that he was tangled up with Metta World...

Five UNC basketball games (besides Duke) not to miss this season
UNC vs. Kentucky, Dec. 14: The Wildcats are No. 1 in the USA Today/Coaches preseason poll. I don’t expect them to waltz into the Dean E. Smith Center with an undefeated record, despite coach John Calipari openly discussing the possibility...

UNC Player Profile: Nate Britt
Nate Britt's journey to UNC hasn't been the easiest one. In 2011, Britt was highly touted in the recruiting rankings after impressive performances during the summer following his sophomore season. That led to interest from Roy Williams, a scholarship offer...

North Carolina season outlook: Big things in store for Tar Heel basketball?
North Carolina, ranked No. 11 in last week’s unveiling of the USA Today Coaches poll, entered last season from a similar position. Looking back, that No. 12 preseason rank seems hollow by comparison. The Tar Heels will be nothing like...

Q&A with Roy Williams, Part I
"Nate (Britt) gives another true point guard that we haven’t had the last couple of years, so I love that. He’s really understanding pushing the pace, now we’ve got to get him to get under control when he does get...

True ACC Comes Into Focus
The new ACC came into clearer -- if more crowded -- focus the other day in Charlotte, when some 200 media members, along with 30 players and 15 coaches, in the men’s basketball community gathered at the Ritz-Carlton for Operation...

Raymond Felton sidelined with hamstring injury
The season has yet to begin, but the Knicks have a dizzying injury merry-go-round. Add Raymond Felton to the list of wounded. Felton’s left hamstring tightened up during Thursday’s preseason win over Washington, which limited him to 15 minutes against...

Even at 36-years-old, Mavericks' Vince Carter still flying high
It’s been a long time since Vince Carter has been half-man, half-amazing. About a week or so. It wasn’t vintage Vinsanity. It was only an exhibition game for the Mavericks. It’s not like Carter feels any real need to break...

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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

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