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UNC Professor Emeritus William Leuchtenburg: Getting to Know the American Presidents
William Leuchtenburg met the eyes of a towering Lyndon B. Johnson in September 1965, as they made introductions in the White House Oval Office. Leuchtenburg...

Can Alabama fend off Kentucky for in-state star John Petty?
Alabama coach Avery Johnson should have a chat with Michigan State’s Tom Izzo while he’s here at Peach Jam this weekend. Johnson is trying to...

Kentucky 'excited' about 2018 5-star power forward Nazreon Reid
John Calipari has had a lot of luck recruiting the state of New Jersey. The Garden State has produced the likes of Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Dakari...

Brice Johnson named to Wooden Award All-American team
Brice Johnson of UNC, Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon, Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, Kentucky's Tyler Ulis and Michigan State's Denzel Valentine are among 10 players chosen for the...

UNC's Brice Johnson: Greatness Happening
A dominant senior season has catapulted Brice Johnson’s legacy from that of a solid, four-year contributor to one of the best big men in UNC...

UNC-Providence Postgame Notes
UNC has won 30 games for the 12th time, including six seasons under head coach Roy Williams. Brice Johnson had his 21st double-double of the...

Virginia's supporting cast must step up against Heels
Among the sideshows in Saturday’s showdown between Top 10 powers at sold-out John Paul Jones Arena will be that of ACC Player of the Year...

Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige On Wooden Award Midseason List
University of North Carolina seniors Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige are among 25 college basketball players on the John R. Wooden Award Mid-Season Top 25,...

Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige Named to Midseason Wooden List
North Carolina seniors Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige were included on the John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 25 announced by the Los Angeles Athletic...

Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige On Wooden Award Watch List
The John Wooden Award has released its 50-player watch list for 2015-16, and Tar Heel seniors Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige are on the list...

Trevon Duval Hits Game-Winner, Talks Recruitment
Trevon Duval is about as good as it gets, and he showed out on Wednesday night, hitting a game-winning layup en route to 24 points...

The real Brice Johnson shines in UNC's win over East Carolina
North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige sat in the player's lounge after a 108-64 blowout of East Carolina. He was answering a question about Brice...

Meeks and Johnson: Guardians Of The Glass
Whether it was Sean May, Tyler Hansbrough, Tyler Zeller or John Henson, opponents constantly had to figure out ways to stop UNC's low post scorers...

UNC signees Joel Berry, Theo Pinson named to 2014 USA Junior National Select Team roster
Headlined by Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young H.S./Chicago, Ill.), the 2014 USA Junior National Select Team roster also includes two-time gold medal winners Stanley Johnson (Mater...

Carolina Offers Johnson; Duke Offers Dorsey
Two ACC powerhouses extended offers to guards Monday night. North Carolina offered 2014 Chesterfield (Va.) Benedictine combo guard Robert Johnson, and Duke offered 2015 Bellflower...

Florida Atlantic trips up Tar Heels, 3-2
The fate UNC's season changed in one at-bat last year during an NCAA tournament regional defeat against St. John's. The Tar Heels' 3-2 defeat against...

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...

Tar Heels Targeting Several Bigs in 2013
Roy Williams has been a busy man lately, and most of his activities are focused on big men in the 2013 class. With Isaiah...

U.S. U17s Advance to Gold Medal Game Despite Injuries
Despite injuries to Jabari Parker and Dakari Johnson, the U.S. U17 team beat Spain, 95-66, to advance to the gold medal game at the 2012...

Hobbs Johnson gets nod for Heels’ NCAA opener
Hobbs Johnson will get the ball Friday at 6 p.m. against Cornell at Boshamer Stadium, while Kent Emanuel will start Saturday and Benton Moss will...

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