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S.I. lists Justin Jackson among college basketball's best freshmen
While fellow freshman wing Theo Pinson excels on the defensive end, Justin Jackson’s biggest contributions should come on offense. With point guard Marcus Paige likely...

Freshmen Impressions
North Carolina’s preseason trip to the islands provided a glimpse into the potential of its highly-touted freshman class. The rookie trio of Joel Berry Justin...

Isaiah Hicks Leads UNC To 109-52 Win Over Bahamas All-Stars
Sophomore forward Isaiah Hicks led three Tar Heels in double figures with 19 points and UNC shot 61 percent from the floor in a 109-52...

Tar Heels Fall 84-83 In Bahamas
Ernest Saunders dropped in a three-pointer from the right wing with 18.1 seconds to play to cap a 14-5 run and give the Providence (Bahamas)...

Freshmen bring toughness to Tar Heels
The Tar Heels have long had a perception of leaning toward finesse well before Roy Williams tenure began. But Carolina’s freshman class of Joel Berry,...

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...

Brice Johnson primed for breakout
Teams for pick up basketball at North Carolina are picked by point guards - this summer, junior Marcus Paige and sophomore Nate Britt - and...

Top 10 point guards: UNC's Marcus Paige gets No. 1 nod
The No. 1 point guard on this list might not even play the position this season. Marcus Paige managed to enjoy an excellent sophomore season...

Top 50 college basketball coaches: No. 16 Roy Williams
Roy Williams is recruiting well, just as he always does. The 2014 class is especially impressive. It comprises three players, all of whom are at...

Justin Jackson's Journal: I'm Prepared
Prior to enrolling at UNC later this week, Justin Jackson has authored his final journal entry InsideCarolina.com. "I can’t believe it’s finally here. After all...

Freshman Orientation: Justin Jackson
Justin Jackson could be putting his feet up right now. The incoming freshman graduated from high school three weeks ago and won’t get to Carolina...

Video: Theo Pinson High School Mix Tape
High school highlights of 2014 North Carolina basketball commit Theo Pinson. Pinson will join the Tar Heels this fall along with fellow incoming freshmen Joel...

Position battles: Small forwards
North Carolina: Justin Jackson vs. Theo Pinson vs. Isaiah Hicks: If J.P. Tokoto plays more at shooting guard, this is a situation coach Roy Williams...

Position battles: Shooting guards
J.P. Tokoto may now be the closest thing the Tar Heels will have to a shooting guard in 2014-15. The question here is which of...

College basketball's top 10 freshmen for 2014-15
7. Justin Jackson, North Carolina, F The Tar Heels rescued their 2013-14 season thanks to defense, but an offensive infusion would be welcome in...

Ranking the ACC/Big Ten Challenge games
2. Iowa at North Carolina: The Hawkeyes and Tar Heels both want to run early and often. UNC will be a much more athletic team...

Scout.com's Final 2014 Basketball Recruit Rankings
Scout.com released their final rankings of 2014 basketball recruits on Thursday, and North Carolina was well-represented. Small forward Justin Jackson is rated as the No...

Justin Jackson's Journal: The All-Star Experience
Future Tar Heel Justin Jackson updates his path to Chapel Hill with regular journal entries at InsideCarolina.com leading up to his enrollment. In his newest...

College Basketball Talk’s Way-Too Early Top 25, Volume Two
6. North Carolina: James Michael McAdoo is gone, but Marcus Paige is returning to school, which is good news. The Tar Heels essentially return the...

UNC recruits give strong showing at all-star games
To me, the player who could make the greatest impact for Carolina is Justin Jackson. This is a guy who runs the floor extremely well...

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