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Brice Johnson eats to gain weight and minutes
The text messages North Carolina strength and conditioning coach Jonas Sahratian sends sophomore Brice Johnson don't occur frequently, but Sahratian has developed a sort of sixth sense about the timing. Sahratian has been tasked with helping Johnson, a 6-foot-9 forward,...

Wayne Ellington is a prime breakout candidate
Wayne Ellington along with Brandan Wright, will get the chance to have breakout seasons this year. And really, last season was a bit of a breakthrough for Ellington, as well as Wright. In a season when he was traded from...

Harrison Barnes competing for starting spot
Harrison Barnes has been pegged as Golden State’s sixth man. To his credit, Barnes said he’d be fine with that role. Barnes had an up-and-down rookie year, but he broke out in the playoffs by averaging 16.1 points and 6.4...

Clipper Player Previews: Reggie Bullock
The Clippers are very deep on the wing, making it even less likely that Reggie Bullock will get much burn. However, he does have a couple of things working in his favor in terms of being ready to play. For...

Emails: UNC worried about ACC when Maryland quit conference
Amid the swirl of rumors and speculation after Maryland announced that it would leave the ACC to join the Big Ten, North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham expressed concern about the future of the ACC, and whether it could compete...

Brandan Wright has shoulder fracture, but likely won’t need surgery
Brandan Wright suffered a small, non-displaced fracture to his left shoulder in practice Tuesday. Results of an MRI showed the break, but surgery is not anticipated at this time, the Mavericks said. No timetable has been set for his return...

UNC Students support Roy Williams and his leadership
Every morning I read the DTH. This Wednesday I read yet another letter condemning Roy Williams for his handling of the P.J. Hairston situation. I have yet to see a single letter published in Roy’s defense. I’m here to change...

Tyler Zeller returns to practice after injury
Tyler Zeller and Alonzo Gee both practiced for the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday after missing Tuesday night’s game. Zeller suffered a left hip flexor strain in the third quarter of the Wine & Gold Scrimmage. He went through some practice...

Brendan Haywood to miss 12 weeks for foot fracture
The Charlotte Bobcats announced that center Brendan Haywood is expected to miss at least twelve weeks after being diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left foot that will require surgery. An MRI and CT scan taken on Wednesday revealed...

UNC Fans Remember Dean Smith
It is hard to believe sixteen years have elapsed since Coach Smith's retirement announcement. This is a glimpse back of the legacy Coach Smith bestowed upon Tar Heel fans and Carolina fans’ reflections of where they were 16 years ago...

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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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