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Hustle Plays in Crunch Time
While North Carolina’s 67.9 percent shooting in the second half secured its 81-75 victory at Florida State on Monday, a handful of 50-50 plays kept...

Kennedy Meeks Needs The Majority Of Minutes For UNC Down Low
After Jackson Simmons earned the start against Boston College, it was clear Williams was sending his post men a message. And while James once again...

Tar Heels alter lineup as they look to change fortunes
Roy Williams said there’s a chance UNC might roll out its altered starting lineup again for tonight’s game at Virginia. Or maybe not, the coach...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Boston College
It's uncanny how the Tar Heels have been so completely unable to put the team on the floor that Roy Williams wants to utilize. Coming...

Lucas: Reserve Energy
Almost apologetically, Luke Davis assessed the lineup Carolina put on the floor to open Friday's second half against Northern Kentucky. That particular five featured Marcus...

A Tar Heel born celebrates UNC win
I saw something last week I have never seen before. It was in a video clip on GoHeels.com of the players celebrating on their return...

Video: UNC Players Post-Louisville Interviews
North Carolina's Marcus Paige, Kennedy Meeks, Nate Britt and Jackson Simmons talk about the Tar Heels' win over Louisville in the Hall of Fame Tip-Off...

Video: James Michael McAdoo big slam off Jackson Simmons' assist
James Michal McAdoo has a big slam off an assist from Jackson Simmons during North Carolina's season opener against Oakland...

Video: Jackson Simmons Preseason Update
North Carolina junior Forward Jackson Simmons discusses how his off-season development will build upon his success from last season...

UNC position series: Center
Every other starting position might be claimed before Roy Williams names his starter at center. Freshman Kennedy Meeks, sophomore Joel James and junior Desmond Hubert...

Player Profile: Jackson Simmons
The question regarding Jackson Simmons going into this season is how much time will he see given UNC has added two freshmen interior players in...

UNC basketball recruiting roundup: Dozier, Vaughn, Late Night visitors, etc.
Several current and former North Carolina recruiting targets made visits to various Midnight Madness events over the weekend. UNLV's "Scarlet & Gray Showcase" attendees:
Rashad Vaughn...

Video: Basketball Media Day Player Interviews
North Carolina's Marcus Paige, James Michael McAdoo, Jackson Simmons and Joel James share their thoughts on the start of the 2013-2014 season...

Will UNC go big or stay small this season?
After utilizing a four-guard lineup at the end of last season, UNC coach Roy Williams said he would like to go back to a conventional...

Season Analysis: Jackson Simmons
It would be hard for Jackson Simmons to improve on his effort, which was the area where he frequently contributed the most to a Tar...

Jackson Simmons Providing Steady Hand
Now entering his third year, Jackson Simmons has focused on serving as an example and becoming more of a leader in the locker room to...

Video: Jackson Simmons Summer Update
Rising junior Jackson Simmons talks about his off-season work and what the North Carolina basketball team is working on this summer...

Reggie Bullock Named Team MVP at Basketball Awards Banquet
UNC Press Release - Forward Reggie Bullock led the University of North Carolina in three-point percentage, was second in rebounding and third in scoring and...

Jackson Simmons an unexpected closer for Tar Heels
Four starters huddled around Jackson Simmons to offer encouragement after he missed his third straight free throw. When Simmons finally converted on his fourth try,...

Roy Williams pushes right buttons for UNC
Whether it was sending a pointed message to his starters, deciding to double-team powerful forward JayVaughn Pinkston with a bigger lineup or trusting seldom-used Jackson...

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