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Video: This is Carolina Basketball - Episode 3

Inside access to preseason practice with the Tar Heels. Episode 3 features the importance of added depth at the point guard position, freshman Justin Jackson's immediate impact and the growth of J.P. Tokoto into one of the most versatile members of the team. View Video...

Video: Roy Williams Delivers Powerful Response to Academic Investigation

Watch Roy Williams' powerful message to reporters in response to questions about the academic investigation at the University of North Carolina. View Video...

Roy Williams: Some things being said aren't fair

Roy Williams: "I know I've never one day in my life failed to do something knowingly that would hurt our student-athletes. I've never one day in my life did something that I shouldn't have done. If you want to accuse me of being naive, go ahead. You can be as skeptical as you want. But the people that know Roy Williams know that some of those things that are being said are not fair." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Brice Johnson shuts out Wainstein Report

Brice Johnson wasn't even born when Deborah Crowder began enrolling North Carolina students in paper classes in the Afro and African American Studies department. As far as he's concerned, the Wainstein report doesn't affect him. And yet, the first 15 questions at the ACC's annual Media Day were about the Wainstein report. (Carolina Blue)

Jan Boxill replaced as director of ethics center

After being implicated in the University’s athletic-academic scandal Wednesday, Professor Jan Boxill lost her directorship of the Parr Center for Ethics. Boxill was replaced by Geoffrey Sayre-McCord, who was appointed interim director. Philosophy chairman Marc Lange and Sayre-McCord refused to comment on their personal reactions to Boxill’s involvement in the bogus classes within the former African and Afro-American Studies department. (Daily Tar Heel)

Weight Gain Fueling Brice Johnson's Defensive Growth

Brice Johnson’s offensive skill set has been on display ever since his AAU days. His defensive ability, however, has been a point of contention throughout his career at North Carolina. A beefed-up Johnson spoke confidently about his weight gain serving a valuable role in his defensive development during the ACC’s Operation Basketball media event on Wednesday. (Inside Carolina)

Larry Fedora ACC Teleconference Notes

Larry Fedora opening statement: "We are getting ready for Miami. Miami is playing the best ball they have played all year. They have a lot of confidence, coming off that Thursday night win in Blacksburg. We got a lot of work to do and we got to get ready for them." (Carolina Blue)

Roy Williams, UNC trying to move past off-court news and just play

While there is no shortage of on-court storylines across the ACC entering the basketball season, North Carolina is still dealing with questions surrounding recent off-court concerns. At Wednesday’s ACC Operation Basketball in Charlotte, head coach Roy Williams and the players in attendance were asked about the upcoming season, but also about the latest Wainstein Report. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Brice Johnson: We have all the pieces that were missing last year

North Carolina forward Brice Johnson met with the media at ACC Operation Basketball Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte. "We have a lot of returning pieces to the team from last year, and we have great freshmen coming in. We have all the pieces that we really needed that were missing last year. It's going to be a big help from them." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Carolina 32nd in U.S. News and World Report global rankings

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ranks 32nd among the world’s top 500 research universities, according to the inaugural U.S. News and World Report “Best Global Universities” rankings. UNC is tied with the University of Melbourne for 32nd among world institutions. Among U.S. research universities, Carolina placed 24th overall and 11th among public campuses. (UNC.edu)

Pat Forde Picks the Wrong UNC Player to Make an Academic Joke About

Yahoo! Sports writer and grand arbiter of what constitutes hazing Pat Forde who is at ACC Media Day, noted that UNC guard Marcus Paige would be late to the event because he was taking an exam. In light of UNC's recent troubles this is apparently joke-worthy by a professional journalist. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: Brice Johnson Talks Consistency at ACC Operation Basketball

North Carolina junior forward Brice Johnson talks consistency and reveals the one key for the Tar Heels to have success this season. View Video...

Three receive Distinguished Young Alumni Awards

Two founders of international nonprofits and a military officer have been honored with Distinguished Young Alumni Awards by the General Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Rajesh Panjabi of Morrisville, Callie Brauel of Chapel Hill and Lt. Col. Richard Martin of Fort Riley, Kansas, received the awards at a banquet Friday, Oct. 17. (UNC.edu)

Tar Heels In The NFL – Week Eight

Buffalo Bills safety Da'Norris Searcy grabbed his first interception of the season Sunday when he dove to pick off an errant throw from New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick. The former Tar Heel also recorded three tackles in the team's blowout win. Giovani Bernard and the Cincinnati Bengals had a tough week last week when they got shut out on the road against the Indianapolis Colts. (GoHeels.com)

Larry Fedora Radio Show Quotes

Larry Fedora on the win over Virginia: “We were far from playing our best. We have yet to put together a complete game in all three phases. It’s discouraging and exciting at the same time because I know it’s going to happen, I just don’t know when. But we found a way to win, that’s probably the most important thing, is we did what it took to win. We made a few more plays than they did.” (Inside Carolina)

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