Could Wes Miller be getting a new deal from UNCG?Wes Miller might be getting a new deal from UNCG. University trustees on Tuesday approved the substance of a new contract for its men’s basketball coach. Trustees also authorized Chancellor Frank Gilliam to do the final negotiations. A new deal could be in place by Wednesday, marking the second time in less than a year that Miller gets a new contract. (Greensboro News & Record)
Former Roy Williams Assistants to Meet as Stanford, UNCW Schedule SeriesC.B. McGrath and Jerod Haase played together at Kansas for three years, spending two years as roommates. After graduation, the duo worked under Roy Williams for 14 years. Haase was the first to venture out, coaching at UAB for four seasons before taking the Stanford job. The matchup is a mix of friends helping each other out and happenstance. Stanford will play UNC Nov. 12. (Wilmington Star News)
Video: UNC Guard Joel Berry Official HighlightsJoel Berry is one of the greatest floor generals to ever lace 'em up for the Tar Heels. The two-time All-ACC member and 2017 Final Four Most Outstanding Player led UNC to a national championship in 2017. Berry is a tenacious player known to catch fire from 3-point range and consistently make his teammates better.
The last 25 NCAA tournament champions, ranked2. North Carolina (2005): Pick any three players from the other teams on this list. I’ll take Sean May, Rashad McCants and Raymond Felton from this UNC squad without thinking twice. (That’s not to mention one-and-done star Marvin Williams.). The 2005 season was the last great two-horse race in college basketball; 7. North Carolina (1993); 14. North Carolina (2009). (USA Today)
Brice Johnson Waived by Memphis GrizzliesBrice Johnson was waived by the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday in order to make room for MarShon Brooks' 10-day contract. Johnson was traded to the Grizzlies in exchange for James Ennis earlier in the season, though he didn't play a significant role once arriving. Johnson appeared in nine games, averaging 3.0 points and 2.0 rebounds across 6.7 minutes. (CBS Sports)
Luke Maye Named Third-Team AP All-American, Joel Berry Honorable MentionNorth Carolina senior point guard Joel Berry II and junior forward Luke Maye were named to the Associated Press' All-American basketball teams on Tuesday. Maye was a third-team selection while Berry received honorable mention honors. Maye, from Huntersville, N.C., averaged 17.2 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 2.4 apg, 44 3pt fg pct, 1.0 steals, 1.1 blocks this season. (Associated Press)
Where are the 2014 McDonald’s All-Americans now?The No. 9 recruit in the class, Justin Jackson spent three seasons with the Tar Heels, winning a national title last year as well as ACC Player of the Year and first-team All-America honors. Theo Pinson just finished his fourth season for the Tar Heels, helping UNC win a national title last year. Joel Berry was the most outstanding player of last year’s Final Four. (Lexington Herald-Leader)
Video: UNC beats Houston in 1982 Final Four - March 27, 1982Sam Perkins scores 25 points and grabs 10 rebounds. Michael Jordan drops in 18 as North Carolina beats Houston, 68-63, in the Final Four semifinal in New Orleans. The Tar Heels would defeat Georgetown two nights later to give coach Dean Smith his first NCAA championship.
Jerry Stackhouse once again having profound impact on Raptors 905The Raptors 905 roster almost completely turned over heading into training camp, and Jerry Stackhouse had to make a connection with each of the new faces on his team. Coming off a championship season in his first professional head coaching gig, Stackhouse made his first evolutionary step as a head coach. “He really cares about us,” says guard Davion Berry. (Raptors Rapture)
Video: Luke Maye Sends UNC to the Final Four - March 26, 2017North Carolina sophomore forward Luke Maye drains a 20-foot jump shot with 0.3 seconds remaining to down Kentucky 75-73 in the South Regional finals in Memphis, Tennessee on Sunday, March 26, 2017.
KenPom: North Carolina among nation's best for 2018-19The 2018-19 North Carolina basketball team will be without Joel Berry II. Theo Pinson will also graduate and move on. But don’t fret Tar Heel fans: Statistician Ken Pomeroy still sees the Tar Heels among college basketball’s best. Pomeroy, creator of popular basketball statistics website KenPom, tweeted out his top teams for next season on Saturday. (Inside Carolina)
Charles Oakley: Raptors would have won if Vince Carter didn’t attend UNC graduationCharles Oakley believes the Toronto Raptors would have won Game 7 of the 2001 Eastern Conference semifinals if teammate Vince Carter didn’t attend his college graduation that day. “No doubt,” Oakley said. “Hands down.” Carter travelled to North Carolina prior to Game 7, then back to Philadelphia for the game against Allen Iverson and the 76ers. (SportsNet.ca)
Video: No. 4 UNC beats No. 2 Kentucky to advance to 1995 Final Four - March 25, 1995No. 4 North Carolina beats No. 2 Kentucky, 74-61, in Birmingham to advance to 1995 Final Four. Regional MVP Jerry Stackhouse has 18 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, two steals and two blocks. This was a loaded UNC roster, featuring Stackhouse, Rasheed Wallace, Dante Calabria, Donald Williams, Jeff McInnis, and Shammond Williams.
UNC To Celebrate Life of Woody DurhamLongtime UNC broadcaster Woody Durham passed away earlier this month and the university that he devoted so much time to is celebrating his life and legacy. The University of North Carolina announced that they will hold a Celebration of Woody’s Life at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 8th, at Carmichael Arena on campus. The memorial service will be open to the public. (Chapelboro.com)
Carolina Family Reunites in CharlotteThree former Tar Heel players were on the court for the 140-79 shellacking the Charlotte Hornets put on the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night --- Marcus Paige and Marvin Williams for the Hornets and Brice Johnson for the Grizzlies. Williams played one season at UNC, the 2004-2005 National Championship season. Paige and Johnson arrived at North Carolina in 2013. (Inside Carolina)
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