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Former UNC Basketball Star Antawn Jamison Helps Military Children

Camp Corral and former NBA and UNC star Antawn Jamison have teamed up to make dreams come true for a special group of young people. Camp Corral is in its fifth year and has given 3,400 children from across the U.S. a chance to meet other children just like them. Those who attend are military children who have a parent that's either a wounded, disabled or fallen veteran. (TWC News)

Mavs' Cuban, Carlisle envision much bigger role for Harrison Barnes

The Dallas Mavericks gave Harrison Barnes $94 million this summer. That's a lot of money for a player of Barnes' caliber, or at least the caliber he showed as an afterthought in Golden State's offense. But Mavs owner Mark Cuban feels that greater responsibility within the Mavs' system will spark a lot of untapped development for Barnes. (CBS Sports)

Harrison Barnes interview

Yesterday, new Mavs forward Harrison Barnes joined 103.3 FM ESPN’s “The Afternoon Show” with Tim Cowlishaw and Matt Mosley to talk all things Mavericks. On attending last week’s memorial to honor the slain police officers: "The memorial service was a great way to honor those officers that serve our country and put their life on the line every single day." (Dallas Mavericks)

Michael Jordan to be Michigan's honorary captain for football opener

Michigan football will begin the Jumpman era with Air Jordan himself attending the team's 2016 season opener. Michael Jordan is set to be the honorary captain when the Wolverines host Hawaii on Sept. 3 at Michigan Stadium, coach Jim Harbaugh said today on "The Rich Eisen Show." (Detroit Free Press)

UNC Basketball Among 50 Most-Watched Sporting Events of 2016 (So Far)

The NBA Finals generated four of the five largest non-NFL audiences, with the Cavaliers’ Game 7 win taking the top spot (31.0M, #11). Outside of the NFL and NBA, the only other events in the top 20 were the championship games of college football (26.2M, #12) and college basketball (UNC vs. Villanova, 17.8M, #20). #28, UNC vs. Syracuse - Final Four (12.9M). (Sports Media Watch)

Brice Johnson, Harrison Barnes To Face Off In Las Vegas

The 2016 USA Men's Select Team that includes former UNC forward Brice Johnson will train July 18-21 with the 2016 USA Basketball Men's National Team during its training camp in Las Vegas, Nevada. Johnson and the Select Team will face off against fellow UNC product Harrison Barnes, who is a member of the Olympic Team that will play in Rio next month. (GoHeels.com)

Is Isaiah Hicks ready to make the leap next season?

Carolina will field a team similar to last year’s. Yes, Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige will no longer be there, and those are some enormous shoes to fill. Nonetheless, UNC is stocked with talent and primed to be, again, a really good team. To become a championship contender? Well, Isaiah Hicks needs to make the same leap that Johnson did. (Tar Heel Blog)

Raptors assistant Jerry Stackhouse adds to coaching experience

Toronto Raptors assistant coach Jerry Stackhouse got to be the head coach for a recent NBA Summer League win and enjoyed it. He even engaged in some jawing, something he was famous for while a player. "Oh yeah, I said: 'The ball game, it's over.' I still had my trash talk with me," Stackhouse said. (Toronto Sun)

James Michael McAdoo Speaks to Kids at S.C. Basketball Camp

An NBA Champion visited with a group of youth basketball players Tuesday in the Midlands. James McAdoo spoke at a camp hosted by Urban Discovery Ministries. The Golden State Warrior shared not only his on-court experience but his journey with his faith. He spoke on how he struggled with the “party life” while playing at UNC but found his way back to his religion. (WACH.com)

Raymond Felton Agrees to Terms with Los Angeles Clippers

Raymond Felton agreed to terms with the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday, Dan Woiki of the Orange County Register reports. He'll likely come off the bench with Chris Paul, J.J. Reddick, Jamal Crawford, and Austin Rivers holding up the Clippers' backcourt. In Dallas, Felton averaged 9.5 points, 3.6 assists, and 3.2 rebounds in 27 minutes per game. (CBS Sports)

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 if you aren't doing what you are supposed to, someone else is doing it and it's going to be his living and not yours. And you have to make adjustments. Marcus Paige is one of those guys who will do all of those things." (Carolina Blue)

2016 Olympians with NC ties

Across the world, thousands of athletes train endlessly in the hopes of representing their country in the Olympics. As the 2016 Games in Rio draw near, more than 50 athletes with ties to the Tar Heel State have punched their tickets to Brazil. (WRAL Sports Fan)

UNC's Top 25 Wins of 2015-16: No. 5

No. 5: No. 8 Carolina 76, No. 17 Duke 72 - Men's Basketball, March 5, 2016: Pretty much any Tar Heel would agree—this win certainly was satisfying. Two weeks after a frustrating home loss to Duke in the Smith Center that was one of the low points of the season, Carolina bounced back in a big way on Senior Night in Durham with a 76-72 win. (GoHeels.com)

Freshman Tony Bradley hopes to provide inside spark for Tar Heels

Tony Bradley Jr. knows the opportunity awaiting him this fall at North Carolina. The freshman big man will suit up for a fast-paced offense that looks to get the ball inside. And the Tar Heels could use some help up front after losing a pair of big men — including Associated Press first-team All-American Brice Johnson — from an NCAA finalist. (Associated Press)

Antawn Jamison’s camp offers free experience for 100 kids

In recent days, as Charlotte’s Stephen Curry has come under fire for the cost of a basketball camp he’s putting on in Hawaii. Another Charlottean, former NBA and UNC star Antawn Jamison, is personally covering the cost of 100 of the 130 campers registered for his annual camp in Chapel Hill July 16-17. (Charlotte Observer)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 74
Villanova: 77
Mon, Apr 4 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. UNC Pembroke
Fri, Nov 4, TBD

UNC @ Tulane
Fri, Nov 11, TBD

UNC vs. Chattanooga
Sun, Nov 13, TBD

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Basketball Standings
(3) North Carolina14-433-7
(4) Virginia13-529-8
(10) Miami13-527-8
(16) Louisville12-623-8
Notre Dame11-724-11
(19) Duke11-725-11
Virginia Tech10-820-15
Georgia Tech8-1021-15
Florida State8-1020-14
NC State5-1316-17
Wake Forest2-1611-20
Boston College0-187-25

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