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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...

Meeks anything but in 90-72 UNC win at Davidson
At 6-foot-9, 265 pounds, big man Kennedy Meeks’ body has clearly changed, and on Saturday, that added athleticism was on display in a 90-72 win...

UNC-Davidson: Roy Williams Postgame Quotes
Roy Williams: “We were very pleased. I think we beat a very good basketball team that is a difficult matchup for us. I thought defensively...

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...

Experience, Talent & Depth Trifecta Tantamount for Tar Heels
Through two games, the UNC men’s basketball team has been coasting. More challenging hurdles await, but for now, the Tar Heels are enjoying a squad...

Justin Jackson Adjusting Quickly
Justin Jackson got his first true taste of playing Carolina basketball this weekend when UNC kicked off the 2014-15 regular season with a 76-60 victory...

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...

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...

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...

A jump on the competition, Justin Jackson could soar early
“He’s a walking bucket,” forward Brice Johnson said. “He has a knack for the ball finding his hands,” coach Roy Williams said. “He’s a born...

ACC Basketball Preview: North Carolina
Although questions still remain about the NCAA’s continued interest in UNC’s academic situation and an untested frontcourt, all the elements are there for this to...

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...

Marcus Paige Named Sports Illustrated All-American
First Team: Marcus Paige, G, UNC: UNC's offense revolved around Paige last season, when he scored 17.5 points per game, and our projections only see...

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...

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...

UNC freshman Justin Jackson making early impression
Chosen as the co-MVP of the McDonald’s All-America game and one of the nation’s top 20 impact newcomers by ESPN, Justin Jackson is being counted...

College Basketball's Top Freshmen for 2014-15
Justin Jackson, G/F, North Carolina: UNC’s signing class contains three top-30 prospects, all at positions where they will have to fight for playing time at...

Jackson, Tar Heels Get Final Smith Center Tune-Up
The No. 6 UNC men’s basketball team will conduct its final preseason tune-up Friday at 7:30 pm in the Smith Center when the Tar Heels...

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