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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...

Ty Lawson Recognized by NBA General Managers
Ty Lawson's speed and Kenneth Faried's toughness are among the NBA's elite, according to the league's 30 general managers. Lawson, the engine that fuels the Nuggets' offense, finished a close second to Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook when GMs...

Harrison Barnes hopes to play opener
Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, who has been sidelined by a foot injury for the past two weeks, is expected to be ready for next week's regular-season opener against the Los Angeles Lakers. Barnes has not played since Oct...

UNC Player Profile: Kennedy Meeks
Kennedy Meeks enters his freshman season at UNC as one of five true big men on the Tar Heel roster. By all accounts he also is in position to challenge for the starting spot at center. Early reports from practice...

UNC position series: Shooting guard
With the length of P.J. Hairston's pending suspension still up in the air, the shooting guard position is a bit of an unknown. Once he returns to the lineup, Hairston will likely reclaim the status as the team’s most gifted...

Tar Heels' freshman class can impact without starting
Last year’s North Carolina freshmen class of Marcus Paige, J.P. Tokoto, Joel James and Brice Johnson contributed from the outset. This year’s trio of freshmen will be relied on in a similar manner. Center Kennedy Meeks has the best chance...

Marcus Paige On Cousy Watch List
The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame announced the watch list of candidates for the 2014 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award. North Carolina sophomore Marcus Paige is among the 46 players on the list. UNC, boasting previous...

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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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