ACC helmet stickers: Week 13UNC quarterback Marquise Williams turned in another outstanding game, keying a 45-20 rout of favored rival Duke on Thursday. He completed 18 of 27 passes for 276 yards and two touchdowns, adding 98 rushing yards and two more scores on 21 carries. His 374 total yards gave Williams 3,499 total yards on the season, breaking Bryn Renner's single-season UNC record (3,394). (ESPN.com)
Video: Fall at CarolinaLight blue is usually the dominant color on Carolina’s campus, but these days, orange, yellow and red have been stealing center stage. From McCorkle Place to Manning Drive, dogwoods, maples and more are in full fall transformation — and treating students, faculty and staff to a burst of color. (UNC.edu)
Giovani Bernard won't change running style after injuriesIn the past three games that Giovani Bernard has appeared in, the small-in-stature Cincinnati Bengals running back took a series of punishing blows. The culmination of the hits resulted in him missing the past three weeks as he rested hip and clavicle injuries. (ESPN.com)
Kennedy Meeks leads the way in UNC's 90-72 rout of DavidsonIt’s the dunk that everyone will remember. A one-handed, monster slam that J.P. Tokoto caught behind his head and jammed home with his right hand on an alley-oop from Justin Jackson to put UNC ahead of Davidson 88-64 Saturday. “I’m confident if the ball’s in the air, I’m going to go get it,” said Tokoto after UNC’s 90-72 victory against the Wildcats at Time Warner Cable Arena Saturday.“ (Daily Tar Heel)
Video: UNC-Davidson Game HighlightsView complete game highlights from North Carolina's 90-72 win over Davidson in Charlotte on Saturday.
Video: Roy Williams Post-Davidson Press ConferenceNorth Carolina coach Roy Williams spoke to the media after the Tar Heels' 90-72 win against Davidson in Charlotte on Saturday.
UNC's Kennedy Meeks puts on homecoming showUNC center Kennedy Meeks' previous appearance in Time Warner Cable Arena was as a 12-year-old brought out for the Charlotte Bobcats' (now-Hornets) halftime entertainment scrimmaging with the rest of his little league teammates. Saturday against Davidson, the Charlotte native was the Tar Heels' main attraction, recording a team-high 19 points with a game-high 12 rebounds in their 90-72 win. (ESPN.com)
What we learned in the ACC in Week 13North Carolina is going bowling: Marquise Williams turned in another phenomenal performance against Duke on Thursday, accounting for four touchdowns in a 45-20 win that eliminated the Blue Devils from the Coastal Division race, returned the Victory Bell to Chapel Hill, and officially made UNC bowl eligible for the second straight season. (ESPN.com)
Video: J.P. Tokoto tomahawk alley-oop vs. DavidsonJ.P. Tokoto skywalks for the one-handed tomahawk alley-oop dunk from Justin Jackson in the Tar Heels 90-72 win against Davidson on Saturday in Charlotte.
Meeks anything but in 90-72 UNC win at DavidsonAt 6-foot-9, 265 pounds, big man Kennedy Meeks’ body has clearly changed, and on Saturday, that added athleticism was on display in a 90-72 win over Davidson at Time Warner Cable Arena. When Justin Jackson came up with a rebound with 6:29 to play in the first half and instinctively looked to advance the ball upcourt, it was Meeks’ hustle he picked up on. (Durham Herald-Sun)
Lucas: Pieces In PlaceThis time last year, Marcus Paige was on his way to becoming a star. This year, the Tar Heels are discovering they’ve got some options surrounding their star, which will eventually make him much more dangerous. He’s taken ten fewer shots in the first three games of this year as opposed to last year, and he’s played nearly 20 fewer minutes. (GoHeels.com)
UNC-Davidson: Roy Williams Postgame QuotesRoy Williams: “We were very pleased. I think we beat a very good basketball team that is a difficult matchup for us. I thought defensively it was by far our best game of the year and a difficult situation with our big guys having to go out on the floor. I thought Kennedy was huge inside and Justin Jackson gave us a lift, to say the least, with some of his scoring." (Inside Carolina)
Defense stands tall against DavidsonSophomore Kennedy Meeks put up a team-high 19 points in front of his hometown crowd in No.6 North Carolina's 90-72 win against Davidson at Time Warner Cable Arena. But to Davidson coach Bob McKillop, Meeks wasn't necessarily North Carolina's best offensive weapon. "Their defense was the best offense they had," he said after the game. (Carolina Blue)
UNC Dance Marathon changes name to Carolina For the Kids FoundationUNC Dance Marathon is getting an identity makeover. The organization, founded in 1997, has been named UNC Dance Marathon since its inception. This year, it’s changing its name to Carolina For the Kids Foundation. (Daily Tar Heel)
Heels Handle Davidson's Double TeamsRoy Williams spent a portion of his press conference on Friday discussing how future opponents weren’t likely to scrap their defensive preferences in order to throw a zone at a UNC offense limited in perimeter shooting options and long on interior length. Davidson, which primarily plays man-to-man, provided an example of how to defend the post without switching to a zone. (Inside Carolina)
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