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P.J. Hairston hits the court with Tar Heels
P.J. Hairston may not be the only UNC starter who is unavailable to start the season. Roy Williams said Friday that Leslie McDonald’s status is still being reviewed by the NCAA because of an undisclosed violation. Sophomore J.P. Tokoto will...

After debut, Reggie Bullock looking to get back into basketball shape
It has been a stalled debut for Reggie Bullock, the No. 25 pick in the 2013 Draft. Bullock sat out all of training camp and the Clippers’ first six preseason games with a sore right knee. He started feeling better...

UNC ties itself at 'Late Night' party
North Carolina's P.J. Hairston looked in midseason form Friday night despite a trouble-filled offseason, while freshman Kennedy Meeks appeared ready to give the Tar Heels a boost up front. Hairston scored 20 points in the team's public scrimmage during the...

Roy Williams eager to focus on molding team
Roy Williams started his offseason by losing a player early to the NBA draft, then spent the summer dealing with off-court trouble involving top scorer P.J. Hairston. It's easy to see why the Hall of Famer was so eager to...

Post Battle Continues
One day it’s Joel James. On Friday it was Kennedy Meeks. This year’s North Carolina team hasn’t yet identified its starting center. And that might not be a bad thing. Both of the contenders’ talents were on full display during...

Back to Basketball
With music blaring from the Smith Center speakers, P.J. Hairston stepped through the curtain and onto the Late Night stage. In previous years, the junior from Greensboro, N.C. might have danced or pounded his chest. On Friday night, Hairston simply...

Clippers' Reggie Bullock happy to be playing
Clippers rookie Reggie Bullock said he tried to keep his cool and just play during his first professional basketball appearance Wednesday night against the Utah Jazz. But during the five minutes Bullock played, he didn’t score. He didn’t even take...

Kendall Marshall traded to Wizards, will likely be waived
The trade sends Gortat and guards Shannon Brown, Malcolm Lee and Kendall Marshall to the Wizards for the expiring contract of veteran big man Emeka Okafor and a protected 2014 first-round pick (to No. 12). The Wizards will waive Marshall,...

UNC position series: Center
Every other starting position might be claimed before Roy Williams names his starter at center. Freshman Kennedy Meeks, sophomore Joel James and junior Desmond Hubert are all in the mix and -- if there’s anything to be taken from Williams’...

Turner's Take: Paige, Meeks Highlight Terrific Late Night
When his team needed a basket with 5.3 seconds remaining, sophomore point guard Marcus Paige called his own number. Paige’s floater swished through the net as time expired to cap a furious comeback and end Friday’s Blue-White Game tied at...

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 111
Fayetteville State: 58
Fri, Oct 24 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Belmont
Fri, Nov 7 7:30 PM Tickets

UNC vs. NC Central
Fri, Nov 14 8:00 PM ESPNU Tickets

UNC vs. Robert Morris
Sun, Nov 16 6:00 PM ESPNU Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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