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Breakout season expected for UNC's Joel James
North Carolina basketball players are in agreement on who will be the breakout star of this year's Tar Heel team. "I think that's definitely Joel," forward James Michael McAdoo said at UNC hoops media day. "I think Joel James," UNC...

Player Profile: Isaiah Hicks
Isaiah Hicks arrives in Chapel Hill after a fairly successful senior campaign in high school. Hicks led J.F. Webb(Oxford) to the NCHSAA 3-A state title with one of the most dominating performances in the history of the tournament. Hicks was...

Tickets Still Available For Fast Break With Roy
If there were ever a reason to rise very early and head to the Dean Dome, you’ve found it – and it’s coming up on Friday. I attend Fast Break Against Cancer with Roy Williams every year, and every year,...

Q&A with Roy Williams, Part III
Does the personnel on this year’s team mean you can attack people in different ways this year? Roy Williams: "It remains to be seen. The big guys have to show that they can do more than last year. If one...

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...

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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

Radio/TV Affiliates (pdf file)