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Kendall Marshall played best basketball in last two games
Against the Jazz Wednesday night, former No. 13 overall pick Kendall Marshall had 13 assists and held Utah guard Mo Williams to eight points on...

Scout.com's 2012 Basketball Top 100
This time last year there wasn’t much discussion for who should be the No. 1 prospect in the 2012 class. A year later, the gap...

Dexter Strickland a menace on defense
It was billed as a matchup of point guards: a track meet led by North Carolina's freshman Kendall Marshall against Washington's junior Isaiah Thomas. In...

Dexter Strickland key in stopping Huskies' star
North Carolina's Dexter Strickland said back in high school, his coach would get on him for not playing defense. But Sunday the sophomore proved he...

Home cooking leaves Duke, North Carolina still playing for ultimate one-up
Anything you can do, I can do better. It might as well be the everlasting mantra for everyone associated with the North Carolina Tar Heels...

Gallant Huskies Fall to UNC 86-83 in NCAAs
Isaiah Thomas was staring up at the cement underside of an arena filled with thousands roaring in Carolina blue. Senior Matthew Bryan-Amaning was crying. Terrence...

Tar Heels' backcourt players familiar with Thomas
North Carolina guards Kendall Marshall, Dexter Strickland and Leslie McDonald all are familiar with Washington guard Isaiah Thomas. Each of the Tar Heels faced Thomas...

Washington-North Carolina matchup
North Carolina has to keep Isaiah Thomas out of the lane and pound the Huskies with its big front line. Freshman Kendall Marshall will need...

Isaiah Thomas, Huskies Hope To Quiet Tar Heels, Fans
Immediately after hitting a difficult shot in Washington’s NCAA tournament opener, ever-confident Huskies guard Isaiah Thomas turned to the loud Georgia fans to his right,...

Huskies face tough task against North Carolina in Charlotte
One person comes to mind when Isaiah Thomas thinks of North Carolina. Michael Jordan. "The best player to ever play the game went there," said...

John Bunting Mailbag: Recruiting Tales, Part I
One of my favorite great stories was the recruitment of Isaiah “Puff” Thomas, a lineman over at Carver High School in Winston-Salem. He was probably...

Heels missing recruits
Defensive linemen Khalif Mitchell, Terry Hunter and Isaiah Thomas -- plus linebacker Fred Sparkman -- signed with UNC with great fanfare and expectations in the...

Attrition hurts N.C. teams
Seniors Ronnie McGill and Jesse Holley occasionally talk about the team they could have if the class they entered North Carolina with in 2003 had...