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Kennedy Meeks leads the way in UNC's 90-72 rout of Davidson
It’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...

Video: J.P. Tokoto tomahawk alley-oop vs. Davidson
J.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...

No. 6 North Carolina defeats Davidson 90-72
Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 on Saturday to remain...

Lucas: UNC Basketball Notebook
During his radio show with Jones Angell on Monday night, Roy Williams was frank about UNC's early outside shooting. "You're not going to shoot 6-for-27...

UNC's passing thwarts Robert Morris' zone
J.P. Tokoto's identity on the North Carolina basketball team is fluid. Some games he's primarily a scorer. In other games he's a defender. Sometimes he's...

Lucas: All About Ball
For a couple of hours, everything was perfect and the Final Four seemed tangible and maybe J.P. Tokoto really has transformed into Ed Cota. It...

Video: J.P. Tokoto Skies for the Alley-Oop
J.P. Tokoto gets some serious air as he finishes the lob from Justin Jackson against Robert Morris on November 16, 2014...

Freshmen make official UNC debut
Justin Jackson scored nine points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed five rebounds in the first start of his career. Jackson wasn't the only freshman to...

No. 6 North Carolina beats NC Central 76-60
Brice Johnson scored 12 points to help No. 6 UNC beat North Carolina Central 76-60 on Friday in the opener for both teams. Kennedy Meeks...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - NC Central
Theo Pinson and Justin Jackson became the tenth and eleventh freshmen under Roy Williams to start the first game of the season. Jackson had a...

Video: Isaiah Hicks Alley-oop dunk vs NC Central
UNC sophomore forward Isaiah Hicks throws down this alley-oop from junior forward J.P. Tokoto in Carolina's 76-60 win over NCCU on November 14, 2014...

Tar Heels Get An Assist from Tokoto
While Marcus Paige deserves every single one of his accolades, the title of best passer for Carolina is closer than you think, and the closest...

Plenty of options surface for Tar Heels on defense in hoops
UNC’s perimeter defense figures to be an asset, especially with the considerable size and length available at the wing positions. J.P. Tokoto and freshman Justin...

New year, new role for J.P. Tokoto
J.P. Tokoto, who led UNC with 55 steals in the 2013-14 season, credits his defensive diligence to his years on the pitch and the quick...

Lucas: UNC Basketball Notebook
Roy Williams indicated on Wednesday he plans to use the same starting lineup on Friday night against North Carolina Central that he used in last...

Video: Roy Williams Wednesday Press Conference Recap
Roy Williams and J.P. Tokoto discuss the Tar Heels' first regular season game against NC Central...

Marcus Paige doesn't feel as much pressure to carry UNC
With Kennedy Meeks slimming down, Brice Johnson beefing up, Justin Jackson stepping in as one of three McDonald's All-Americans and versatile J.P. Tokoto returning, the...

UNC Player Profile: J.P. Tokoto
Today we look at UNC junior wing J.P. Tokoto. Entering his junior season, Tokoto finds himself on a team that appears on paper to be...

J.P. Tokoto chooses pass over flash Friday
As J.P. Tokoto approached the Belmont Abbey defender near the UNC basket — instead of preparing for liftoff — the Tar Heel high-riser dished the...

Roy Williams Belmont Abbey Postgame Quotes
J.P. Tokoto had six assists tonight, what makes him such an effective passer? Roy Williams: "Six assists and zero turnovers. That's even better. I talk...

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