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Jackson Simmons Seeking Strong Finish
Jackson Simmons’s senior season at North Carolina has finally arrived and he’s intent on providing even more contributions on his way out. “The road is...

Veterans, Rookies Seizing The Summer for Tar Heels
Taking advantage of a new NCAA policy that allows teams to meet two hours per week for official summer practice, the Tar Heels are getting...

Turner's Take: Summer Practice Begins
Two years ago, the NCAA began allowing college basketball teams two hours per week of summer practice. Carolina will take advantage of that beginning today...

UNC seniors aware of preseason hype, hit that program's perceived "brand" and "character" have taken
North Carolina's basketball team likely will enter the 2014-15 season with a top-10 national ranking. Jackson Simmons and Desmond Hubert, two seniors who met with...

Position battles: Power forwards
UNC: Jackson Simmons vs. Isaiah Hicks: Or who will back up Brice Johnson? Neither saw much playing time last season, but somebody will have to...

Season In Review: James, Simmons, Hubert
In the latest installment of our season in review series, we look back at the 2013-14 seasons for Joel James, Jackson Simmons and Desmond Hubert...

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...

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