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Roy Williams’ Two-Point Guard Lineup Not A Return To Small Ball For UNC
When Roy Williams stated on Tuesday that he is “convinced” that he will play both of his point guards (incumbent starter Marcus Paige and freshman Nate Britt) on the floor at the same time in the season opener against Oakland...

Utah Jazz: Injured forward Marvin Williams ‘taking it slow’
Don’t expect Marvin Williams to be back for the Jazz too soon. The team plans to push Williams, who is rehabbing after an Achilles surgery this summer, harder in practice beginning Thursday, but there’s still no timeline for his return...

Tar Heels eye return to classic '80s
North Carolina averaged just 76.7 points per game last season, which marked the second lowest scoring output during coach Roy Williams’ tenure. The lowest average ppg season came in the 2009-10 campaign that ended in the NIT. The Tar Heels...

Lucas: Big Impact For Basketball Rules Changes
There will be plenty to catch your eye at Friday night's Late Night with Roy Williams. But the most relevant factor on display will be the first chance for the public to see the effects of the new effort in...

Q&A with Roy Williams, Part IV
Roy Williams: "Marcus is so much more confident, is bigger, is stronger. Shooting the ball with more confidence. Brice is stronger rebounding the ball. James Michael is defending better, not gambling as much. He had more steals on the perimeter...

Brandan Wright not sounding optimistic about being ready for opener
It is looking like a long shot that Mavericks big man Brandan Wright will be available for the season opener on Oct. 30. Wright said he’s hopeful, but did not sound overly optimistic about being ready to go for the...

Dean Smith to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom on Nov. 20
President Barack Obama on Nov. 20 will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dean Smith and 15 others, the White House announced on Wednesday. The recipients of the medal freedom had been announced in August. Smith is one of...

UNC position series: Small forwards
It's funny to think that Reggie Bullock’s decision to turn pro turned the Tar Heels into a team that is thin at wing. But it did just that. However, the Heels can be thankful for one of the carry-over benefits...

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...

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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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