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Ademola Okulaja News Archive

Lucas: How 0-3 Happened
Let's just get this out of the way: Vince Carter, Antawn Jamison and Ed Cota are not on this year's Carolina team. Neither are Ademola...

Compilation: Dean Smith Retirement Memories
Fifteen years ago today, Dean Smith announced his retirement and shocked the Carolina fan base. He had just piloted the 1996-97 squad from 0-3 in...

Video: 1998 #2 UNC beats #1 Duke
The No. 2-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels knock off the #1 Duke Blue Devils 97-73 in Chapel Hill on Feburary 5, 1998. Tar Heel players...

Lucas: First Visit For Okulaja
Sunday's game at UNC-Asheville was notable for more than just the 91-75 Tar Heel victory. Ademola Okulaja was in the stands behind the Carolina bench,...

Lucas: The Teams That Could've Been
Jerry Stackhouse doesn't think about what might have been. He and Rasheed Wallace left Carolina after helping the Tar Heels to a Final Four in...

Okulaja: "I do not run from the cancer"
Shortly before the 2008 Olympics, just before the birth of his second son, Ademola Okulaja got the diagnosis: Cancer. The captain of the German national...

Okulaja stricken with cancer, participating in fundraiser for children's charity
Ademola Okulaja is a very good reason to buy a dope t-shirt. Team Germany’s power forward–also known as The Warrior in Bamberg–is fighting the battle...

Tar Heel Pros News & Notes
Ed Cota and Jerusalem (Israel) visited Ademola Okulaja and BC Khimki in Moscow, Russia. Khimki (1-0) came out on top 87-79 as Okulaja chipped in...

Lucas: UNC Basketball Mailbag Feb. 14
Freshman became eligible in the 1972-73 season. Since then, only 10 players have earned the right to be called 4-year starters: Walter Davis, Phil Ford,...

Tar Heel Pros News & Notes
This week's update on former Tar Heel hoopsters ... includes the latest on Ademola Okulaja, Steve Bucknall, Jawad Williams, Shammond Williams, Melvin Scott and Nikki...