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Midseason Review: Justin Jackson
Sophomore forward Justin Jackson (6-8, 193) started the season with a bang and looked to assert himself as one of the leading scorers for UNC...

UNC 75, Virginia Tech 70: Tar Heels Show Toughness Again
UNC is in the midst of a tough stretch. The offensive prowess on display earlier in the season seems to come now in starts and...

UNC 83 Wake Forest 68: Three Observations
Brice Johnson continues to be really good. Nothing smooths out those low-scoring games like bouncing back with 27 points. Johnson has had two forgettable games...

Recap: UNC 83, Wake Forest 68
The story of the game was Brice Johnson's 27 points and 11 rebounds. He was 8-12 from the floor and 11-12 at the free throw...

Video: Best UNC Dunker - Michael Jordan, Jerry Stackhouse, Vince Carter?
From Michael Jordan to Jerry Stackhouse and Vince Carter, UNC basketball has been known for high-flying, electrifying, dunkers. In this installment of #Dunkuary, current Tar...

Even when things go poorly, they go well for UNC
North Carolina’s 67-55 victory over NC State won’t be remembered as a pretty basketball game. The Tar Heels shot 37.9 percent on the afternoon, with...

Talking Points: Deep Heels too much for Pack
UNC's squad runs deep. If you hadn't figured that by now, it was abundantly clear as the Tar Heels defeated NC State 67-55 with limited...

Recap: UNC 67, NC State 55
Kennedy Meeks led North Carolina with 23 points and six rebounds in his return to the starting lineup. Joel Berry had 14 points and four...

Justin Jackson By The Numbers
That Justin Jackson hasn’t entirely lived up to the expectations of the fans and himself, going by his personal stated missions back in the fall,...

A Road Less Traveled: UNC's Justin Jackson Blossoming as a Throwback Player
Five-star wing Justin Jackson arrived on the college basketball scene last year with a scouting report that is rarely attached to players in this era:...

No. 6 North Carolina ruins Boeheim's return, 84-73
Isaiah Hicks scored 21 points and No. 6 North Carolina ruined Jim Boeheim's return to the bench, beating Syracuse 84-73 on Saturday night. Boeheim was...

Balanced scoring pacing Tar Heels
Currently, five Tar Heels are averaging double figures in scoring. Marcus Paige leads with 15.3 points per game, followed by Brice Johnson's 14.8. Justin Jackson...

Clemson fell short when Carolina went small
It was with Isaiah Hicks at the five spot and Justin Jackson, Theo Pinson, Marcus Paige and Joel Berry on the floor that UNC went...

UNC's Sophomores Fuel ACC-Opening Win
It’s not uncommon for athletes to enter a sophomore slump after a productive rookie year. On Wednesday, No. 7 UNC’s trio of second-year players proved...

Clemson (0-57 in Chapel Hill) vs. UNC, three to know preview
Clemson has an all-time record of 0-57 in Chapel Hill. Current rotation members Jaron Blossomgame, Sidy Djitte, Jordan Roper, Landry Nnoko and Josh Smith all...

No. 7 North Carolina beats Appalachian State 94-70
Brice Johnson scored 22 points to help No. 7 North Carolina beat Appalachian State 94-70 on Monday night. UNC guard Marcus Paige played only 17...

Brice Johnson leads No. 11 North Carolina past Tulane 96-72
Brice Johnson had a career-high 25 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 11 North Carolina beat Tulane 96-72 on Wednesday night. Marcus Paige added 16...

Preview & Prediction: #3 UNC at Texas
While this isn't quite a homecoming game for Justin Jackson, it is just over two hours from his home in Tomball, Texas. The indicators point...

Roy Williams discusses improved shooting
During Roy Williams' Friday press conference, the Tar Heel head coach was asked about his team's improved shooting this season. Eight games in to the...

How Justin Jackson thrives
Justin Jackson averaged 6.6 points in this season's first three games and shot 37.5% from the field. It was not the sharp shooting, baseline driving...

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