Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em OutDiving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
Raymond Felton’s double-double fuels Mavericks offense in playoffs winRaymond Felton was experiencing an unfamiliar feeling late in Monday’s Game 2 win: sickness. With less than 10 seconds left and his team ahead by one point, 85-84, both the guard’s attempts bounced off the rim, culminating in a wild OKC fast break heading the other way. (Dallas Mavericks)
Warriors forward James Michael McAdoo hosts youth event in OaklandGolden State Warriors forward James Michael McAdoo hosted a shoe design competition for student members of the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland on Monday afternoon. The 23-year-old gave the youth a chance to win prizes, including lower level tickets to Warriors playoff games. (KRON)
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel SuccessesFrom the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service. (GoHeels.com)
What you missed at the 2016 RammysThe fourth annual Rammy Awards featured plenty of fanfare — from rap videos and sword fights to Theo Pinson accepting awards he didn’t win. Here’s what you missed on Monday at Memorial Hall. The men’s basketball team fell short of an NCAA Championship, but the national runners-up took home plenty of hardware at the event. (Daily Tar Heel)
Closing the curtain on 2015-16 college basketball seasonBest coaching move: UNC's Roy Williams - As guard Marcus Paige struggled through a lengthy shooting slump, fans and media members alike clamored for Williams to play Paige more at his natural position of point guard and take away some ball-handling duties from Joel Berry. Williams didn't flinch. He stuck to his plan. (Fayetteville Observer)
Michael Jordan once got inside Jerry Stackhouse's head by singing Anita BakerI remember stories of Michael Jordan singing to guys when he was playing. His number one song was ‘Giving You The Best That I Got.’ I remember him singing that to Jerry Stackhouse one day and just putting on a show. He gave it to you every time. He had an answer for everything that came out of anyone’s mouth. THT Note: Stackhouse tweeted "News to me" in response to this article (FOX Sports)
Jackie Manuel named Valparaiso assistant basketball coachFormer North Carolina basketball player and 2005 National Champion Jackie Manuel has accepted an assistant coaching spot with Valparaiso. Manuel played at UNC from 2001-2005. He had been an assistant at UNCG under head coach Wes Miller since 2012. The Florida native was an assistant strength and conditioning coach at UNC from 2011-2012. (Carolina Blue)
Marcus Paige gets Iowa homecomingMarcus Paige finally got a homecoming game after all. It might be called the Carolina ACC Barnstorming Tour, but Friday, the group of ACC senior all-stars left the state for a quick trip to Marion, Iowa to play at Linn-Mar high school, Paige’s alma mater, Saturday. “I think they mentioned it to me at the beginning of the year,” Paige said. (NSJ Sports)
Video: Marcus Paige Returns Home to Linn-MarMarcus Paige returned home to Iowa and his high school alma mater, Linn-Mar, as part of the ACC Barnstorming Tour. KCRG's Scott Saville has the story.
ACC Barnstorming Tour comes to Iowa for Marcus Paige homecomingIt was a UNC home basketball game a thousand miles from Chapel Hill. Carolina blue was the dominant color in Linn-Mar High School’s gym Saturday night. Some of it was from the “Team Paige” T-shirts people bought for $15 on location. But most of it was worn to the gym by many in the gathering of 2,200 who filled the gym to see former Lion Marcus Paige. (The Gazette)
UNC coach Roy Williams seeks to quiet questions about his futureThroughout the last four years, North Carolina's Roy Williams said his goal was to coach six to 10 more years. He thought it was silly to keep saying the same thing, so he changed his timeline and told a recruit last week that he hopes to coach another five to nine years. Confusing? A little. Williams, whose contract runs through 2020, has a simpler way to describe his outlook. (Fayetteville Observer)
Young Raptors Fans Leave 76ers' Kendall Marshall Hanging on His Way into TunnelThe Toronto Raptors hosted the Sixers on Tuesday night, and the home team cruised to a 122-98 victory. As the teams made their way into the tunnel, a pair of young Raptors fans stuck their hands out to high-five the players. Just the Toronto players, though. This ended in a psych-out for Sixers guard Kendall Marshall, who reached out for a little high-five love. Instead, he got left hanging. (Bleacher Report)
13 former Tar Heels prepare for NBA playoffsWith the NBA playoffs set to begin on Saturday, North Carolina boasts the most former players in this year’s competition. The Tar Heels have more former players in this NBA postseason than Duke and UCLA, which are tied for the second-most former players participating. Here’s a look at the 13 former Tar Heels vying for this year's NBA title. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC men's basketball senior trio still hanging onMarcus Paige is part of the 2016 ACC Barnstorming Tour that features ACC seniors from across the state, including UNC’s trio: Paige, Brice Johnson and Joel James. The group moves from town to town, playing pickup basketball and fooling around one last time together. They’ll even head to Paige’s hometown of Marion, Iowa, next week. But fooling around was the key Thursday. (Daily Tar Heel)
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