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UNC commit Coby White as a person
North Carolina landed a big time in-state commitment on Thursday night when 6-4 combo guard Coby White called UNC head coach Roy Williams and committed...

What will Coby White bring to UNC?
It wasn't a surprise to see the athletic and talented Coby White commit to UNC. The 2018 combo guard from Wilson is an in-state product...

Kris Wilkes' recruitment might be latest UNC vs. Indiana battle
If there was any question that Kris Wilkes’ recruitment had reached a national level, it was answered on Wednesday. UNC coach Roy Williams extended a...

Coby White Commits to UNC Basketball
Coby White, a 6-3, 170-pound rising junior from Wilson, NC, has committed to UNC. White, a 4-star shooting guard ranked the No. 61 prospect in...

Spurs’ Danny Green Relishes Being Role Model
Sports are often used as a tool to not only teach athletic skills, but life skills as well; that is what San Antonio Spurs guard...

Roy Williams Q&A
UNC basketball coach Roy Williams took part in a teleconference Tuesday with the other seven coaches whose teams will participate in this year’s Maui Invitational...

UNC Hopes Maui Invitational Brings Good Luck Yet Again
It may not make him much different from anyone else, but here’s a true story about UNC head men’s basketball coach Roy Williams. He loves...

North Carolina, Oregon may be surfing toward Maui title game
Roy Williams has been a regular visitor to the island, bringing his Kansas and North Carolina teams to Maui now for the sixth time, tying...

ACC Basketball Summer Reset
The Tar Heels are likely to enter 2016–17 as contenders but not favorites. The focus in Chapel Hill is on what Roy Williams needs to...

UNC's summer basketball practice goals
During Tuesday's Maui Invitational teleconference, UNC head coach Roy Williams detailed how Carolina handles the summer practice and what the focus is during this time...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Maui Invitational Bracket
The Maui Invitational is Roy Williams' favorite of the marquee preseason tournaments. But UNC's last visit wasn't as pleasant as past trips, as the 2012...

Roy Williams' knee rehabilitation on schedule
After a season of limping and frequently sitting down while coaching, Roy Williams underwent a total knee replacement on his right knee. The surgery, completed...

What Roy Williams likes about SG Andrew Platek
Andrew Platek is known as a sharp-shooting guard whose ability to knock down the long distance shot is what initially stood out to the UNC...

Joel Berry has what it takes to be the next great Tar Heel point guard
From a basic statistical comparison, Joel Berry's sophomore campaign was very similar to the sophomore campaigns of the great Roy Williams-era triumvirate of Raymond Felton,...

Roy Williams may have more time at UNC
Roy Williams is coming off a season where he was just a few seconds away from a third national championship and seemed energized by a...

A look at the top targets for UNC basketball in the class of 2017
A slew of the top players and a who’s who of college coaches were gathered at the Peach Jam basketball tournament this past week. Coach...

Roy Williams on Marcus Paige, Recipe for Championship
Roy Williams on advice he gives to his former players entering the NBA: "You got to understand that it is a business. Every single day...

Different career paths for top-25 college basketball coaches
North Carolina Tar Heels: Roy Williams, golf pro - If there's any coach who talks about golf more than Williams, he's probably already teaching the...

Brice Johnson is built for a long, steady career in the NBA
Brice Johnson had done exactly what Roy Williams and the UNC staff had wanted when they signed him as a wiry, lean high school senior...

Mohamed Bamba Motivated for Gold Medal with USA Basketball
On the recruiting front, Mohamed Bamba still plans to cut his list to 10 in August. "At some point in August, I'm not sure when,"...

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