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Joel Berry, Isaiah Hicks to return for 2016-2017 season
UNC announced on Friday afternoon that sophomore small forward Justin Jackson and junior center Kennedy Meeks will submit their names for the 2016 NBA draft...

Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks To Enter NBA Draft, Will Not Hire Agents
UNC men’s basketball players Justin Jackson and Kennedy Meeks will submit their names to the NBA for the 2016 Draft, but will not hire agents...

Justin Jackson likely to declare for NBA draft
A day after Roy Williams said he anticipated some of his players to declare for the NBA draft, Justin Jackson might have decided to test...

A Very Early College Basketball Top 25 for 2016-17
7. North Carolina: Key Returners: G Joel Berry, F Isaiah Hicks, F Justin Jackson, F Kennedy Meeks, G Theo Pinson; New Arrivals: C Tony Bradley,...

Johnson, Paige look to find spot at next level
With their college basketball careers over, seniors Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson look to catch the eye of pro scouts before the NBA Draft. UNC...

If regulars all return, Tar Heels will remain a title contender
If the key players all return, the likely first seven in UNC's rotation – Joel Berry, Justin Jackson, Isaiah Hicks, Kennedy Meeks, Nate Britt, Theo...

Rasheed Wallace and Harrison Barnes mentors for UNC players
North Carolina starting sophomores Justin Jackson and Joel Berry are different players. Jackson, a 6-8 wing, likes to score on the baseline and sneak inside...

UNC limits celebration, hopes for bigger one ahead
Marcus Paige allowed himself less than a minute to celebrate. As he, Justin Jackson, Theo Pinson, Brice Johnson and Joel Berry II checked out of...

Justin Jackson unleashes his rage
If you’re playing North Carolina basketball bingo, a Brice Johnson rage dunk is the free space in the middle of the board. The flexing and...

Joel Berry propels UNC with another tone-setting spark
Justin Jackson caught the dump-off pass close to the rim, jumped off two feet and dunked behind the last line of Syracuse's collapsing defense. It's...

Final Four Recap: UNC 83 Syracuse 66
Brice Johnson and Justin Jackson led UNC with 16 points. Johnson finished one rebound of a double-double with nine. Kennedy Meeks had 15 points and...

Justin Jackson hopes UNC's Final Four stay has a little hometown flavor
Yes, UNC sophomore Justin Jackson is from the Houston area. And yes, the Tar Heels will play Syracuse in the Final Four tonight in Houston’s...

Survive, Advance, Then Eat
The national semifinals may not be until Saturday, but the competition between the four teams here at the Final Four began not long after arrived...

Video: Justin Jackson Recaps First Day at Final Four
Houston-area native Justin Jackson recaps the Tar Heels' first day in Houston for the Final Four...

Justin Jackson's Final Four Journey
Lloyd and Sharon Jackson rarely look at their phones during UNC games. This past Sunday was different. In the final minutes of UNC’s East Regional...

Justin Jackson on Roy Williams: "'Daggum' part of my vocabulary"
Justin Jackson and other UNC players Marcus Paige and Joel Berry commented on Coach Roy Williams' unique vocabulary at their press conference leading up to...

Roy Williams prefers ‘dadgum’ to profanity
Not too long ago, the word just came out of Justin Jackson’s mouth. It wasn’t a conscious choice to say what he said. He didn’t...

Everything is bigger for Justin Jackson in Texas
Though NRG Stadium is a 45-minute drive from his home, Justin Jackson is no stranger to the big city. The sophomore wing practiced in downtown...

Final Four Keys: What to watch for in North Carolina-Syracuse game
UNC's imposing frontline is the best in college basketball, featuring 6'10" All-America Brice Johnson, 6'10" Kennedy Meeks and 6'8" Justin Jackson in the starting lineup...

Tar Heels Roll to Houston
Brice Johnson scored 25 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead an efficient offense that shot 62 percent from the floor to lift UNC to...

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