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Lucas: UNC Basketball Notebook
One of the biggest stories of Carolina’s recent surge has been the play of the Tar Heel big men. Brice Johnson has four double-doubles in...

Lucas: A Hard Seven
Kennedy Meeks played 32 minutes in Carolina’s 93-83 win over Syracuse. Most of those minutes were spent exchanging pushes, elbows and grunts with the Orange’s...

Nate Britt catches Syracuse off-guard in loss to North Carolina
Syracuse expected production from the big guys. Kennedy Meeks, Brice Johnson. Those two stalwarts along the North Carolina back line manufacture points. The Orange, too,...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Syracuse
The battle off the ball between Kennedy Meeks and Rakeem Christmas was as good or better than the actual game. Christmas is a very physical...

Williams wants better rebounding when UNC faces FSU
The reason North Carolina was playing zone defense during the Tar Heels' win at Wake Forest the other night is because starters Marcus Paige, J.P...

Kennedy Meeks emerging as defensive stalwart for UNC
Despite his scoring prowess, Marcus Paige isn’t UNC’s most valuable player – that would be sophomore big Kennedy Meeks. Entering this season, the 6-foot-9 Meeks...

Roy Williams Utilizing Multiple Zone Options
No. 15 North Carolina’s zone arsenal has complemented Roy Williams’s base man-to-man over the past two seasons, including a heavy dose of the 2-3 in...

No. 15 UNC beats Wake Forest 87-71 for 4th straight win
Kennedy Meeks scored 12 of his 16 points after halftime to help No. 15 North Carolina pull away and beat Wake Forest 87-71 on Wednesday...

Tar Heels pull out another nail-biter at PNC Arena
Marcus Paige, Isaiah Hicks and Kennedy Meeks will grab most of the attention as they helped the Tar Heels maintain a high shooting percentage, but...

Marcus Paige helps No. 15 North Carolina beat NC State 81-79
Marcus Paige scored 23 points and No. 15 North Carolina barely held off a late comeback to beat rival NC State 81-79 on Wednesday night...

Meeks, Anya both trimmer, playing big
In the red corner, weighing in at 295 pounds, “Big” BeeJay Anya And in the blue corner, at 270 pounds, Kennedy “K-Smoove” Meeks. Both of...

Tar Heels still searching for intensity
During Friday afternoon's meeting with reporters, North Carolina center Kennedy Meeks laid out the challenge the No. 18 Tar Heels face in today's meeting with...

Tar Heels wary of Harrell, Louisville
Kennedy Meeks and fellow forward Brice Johnson have to deal with Montrezl Harrell today in the Dean E. Smith Center (2 p.m, ESPN). “He's an...

No. 18 UNC seeks more than good moments from Meeks, Johnson
Kennedy Meeks entered a recent film session expecting to see some positive moments for him and fellow big man Brice Johnson for No. 18 North...

Video: Roy Williams, Kennedy Meks Press Conference Recap - Louisville
Roy Williams and Kennedy Meeks discuss the Tar Heels' intensity level and guarding Montrezl Harrell as the Tar Heels prepare to host Louisville on January...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Notre Dame
Carolina tried its best to defend Notre Dame's outside-oriented offense with two post players, but with Kennedy Meeks already saddled with four fouls early in...

ACC basketball progress reports: North Carolina
Best player: F Kennedy Meeks. The ultra-efficient sophomore is averaging 12.8 points and 9.1 rebounds while shooting 60 percent from the floor. It's an upset...

Kennedy Meeks Thrives Despite Illness
Roy Williams told reporters on Friday that he wasn’t sure how much he would get out of sophomore forward Kennedy Meeks in UNC’s ACC opener...

Justin Jackson leads No. 19 Tar Heels to 74-50 ACC win
Justin Jackson scored 13 points, Kennedy Meeks had 12 points and 12 rebounds and No. 19 North Carolina opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with a...

Kennedy Meeks, Stilman White battling stomach bug
Roy Williams says sophomore big man Kennedy Meeks and reserve point guard Stilman White are battling a stomach bug. Williams said Friday that White won't...

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