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Lucas: The First Time
Marcus Paige found time to hit the game-winner, a length of the court dash that immediately goes right beside Ed Cota's baseline floater in 1997...

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...

Reader Reaction: What Might've Been
Last week, Kobe Bryant began one of those fun offseason discussions when he said he would have attended Carolina if he'd gone to college. That...

Vince Carter's missed dunk biggest what-if in UNC-Duke history
There's no shortage of memorable moments in the Duke-North Carolina series, but only a few can achieve Mount Rushmore status. Ed Cota and Vince Carter...

Tar Heels developing Marcus Paige to be UNC's next great point guard
As a lifelong fan of North Carolina basketball, Marcus Paige is more than aware of the top-flight point guards who have led the Tar Heels...

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...

Video: Ed Cota "Requiem for a Dream" Highlight Mix
UNC basketball highlights for Ed Cota, the #3 all time assist leader in NCAA history, set to the music "Requiem for a Dream."...

Video: 1997-98 UNC Basketball Highlights
Highlight video of the 1997-1998 ACC Champion and Final Four North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team featuring Vince Carter, Ed Cota, Antawn Jamison, Brendan Haywood,...

UNC 88, Maryland 64: The look back
In his final home game, Tyler Zeller played one of his better games of the season. The 30 points were a career-high for a conference...

UNC-Maryland Postgame Notes
Kendall Marshall set the single-season UNC record for assists when he set up Harrison Barnes for a short jumper in the lane with 17:59 to...

Ed Cota 'proud' to have Kendall Marshall break mark
Former North Carolina point guard Ed Cota said he’ll definitely be keeping an eye on Wednesday night’s Maryland-UNC game. And if sophomore ballhandler Kendall Marshall...

The Morning After: Fouls and Free Throws
John Henson was 7-for-8 from the free throw line, and is now 16-for-21 in his last six games. Not bad for a guy who is...

UNC-Virginia: What to Watch
Will this be the game during which Kendall Marshall sets the new school record for assists in a season? He enters the game with 275...

Hoopsbag: North Carolina edition
At his current pace, can Kendall Marshall break UNC's career assist record, assuming he plays four years? No question, assuming also that he stays healthy...

Kendall Marshall leads North Carolina's attack
Kendall Marshall entered Saturday's game as the all-time UNC leader in assists average at 7.6, ahead of the mark of 7.46 set by Ed Cota...

UNC-Georgia Tech Postgame Notes, January 29
Kendall Marshall had 12 assists and one turnover. It was his ninth game this year with 10 or more assists and the 15th of his...

Marshall’s plan: Better to give than receive
Kendall Marshall is shooting just 35.4 percent, lowest among the nine regulars on No. 5 UNC (8-2), but his passing has him on pace for...

UNC numbers to know, December 15
600 — Games it took Ed Cota, Jeff Lebo, Tywon Lawson, Phil Ford and Raymond Felton — combined — to record three games with 15...

Who gets most of Kendall Marshall's assists?
With 102 assists in 10 games already this season, North Carolina point guard Kendall Marshall is well on pace to break Ed Cota’s single-season UNC...

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