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Rental tied to P.J. Hairston gets 12 parking tickets
A rental car driven by suspended North Carolina basketball player P.J. Hairston also had a dozen campus parking citations over a two-month period, according to records released by the university Friday. There were no citations for vehicles registered to Hairston...

Charlie Scott on Dean Smith: An interview
You were the first black scholarship athlete at UNC, and it goes without saying that you endured some harsh times. What was coach Smith’s role in helping you through some of those times? Charlie Scott: What he did more than...

Video: UNC proud of Dean Smith's Medal of Freedom
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community reacted Thursday night to the news that legendary basketball coach Dena Smith will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom...

Candid Coaches: Can star players be stopped from rule-breaking?
"I think you use these moments as teaching moments. You try to show the kids that even a player like P.J. Hairston at North Carolina or [Johnny] Manziel [at Texas A&M] can end up with their eligibility at risk. But...

Medal of Freedom honors Dean Smith's legacy on and off the court
While at Topeka High School, Dean Smith lobbied the principal to desegregate the varsity basketball team. As the Tar Heels’ coach, he recruited the first black scholarship athlete to UNC, Charlie Scott, in 1966. “Coach Smith coached 36 years and...

Polvo's Dave Brylawski Talks the State of UNC Sports
Polvo is a band from Chapel Hill that formed in 1990. Singer/guitarist Dave Brylawski is an institution in and of himself, having spent his “entire childhood and half my adult life” in Chapel Hill and reigning as what is unquestionably...

3-point shot: Obama honors UNC's Smith
Dean Smith did so much more than simply coach and win basketball games. He wasn't afraid to be active in the world in which he coached in the 1960s. North Carolina coach Roy Williams said in a statement Thursday, "But...

Video reveals eerie Kobe and Jordan similarities
Last summer we gave a long explanation as to why there is significant video evidence that would serve as suitable fodder for a highlight package pointing out the similarities between Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant’s game. Not just their game,...

Audio: David Glenn Interviews Bubba Cunningham
UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham came on David Glenn’s statewide radio show Thursday to discuss a variety of NCAA issues, as well as the P.J. Hairston situation. Among the topics covered: If UNC’s academic issues in the past hurt them...

Lucas: A Fitting Honor
For 36 years in Chapel Hill, ours lives were enriched every day they were touched by Dean Smith. This honor comes from the President. But hopefully he won't mind if we consider that wrapped up somewhere in this Presidential recognition...

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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

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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