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Tar Heels Open Maui Play Monday vs. Chaminade

North Carolina is 4-0 and begins play on Monday, November 21, in the Maui Invitational against Chaminade (11:30 PM ET ESPN2). The University of Connecticut and Oklahoma State are in the UNC-Chaminade side of the Maui bracket. Georgetown, Oregon, Tennessee and Wisconsin are in the opposite bracket. The Tar Heels have won the event three times. (GoHeels.com)

Mavs believe Harrison Barnes is an All-Star in the making

Harrison Barnes entered Saturday’s game in Orlando averaging 22.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. After averaging 11.7 points last season, Barnes has increased his scoring average by 10.5 points, the highest in the NBA. From Mark Cuban’s perspective, Barnes, who helped the Warriors win the 2015 NBA title, is decisively better than he thought he would be. (Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Old Man, Still Amazing: A Changed Vince Carter Still Making Big Plays in Memphis

Watch someone long enough, as Vince Carter is allowing us to watch him, and you see the same stuff, except from new perspectives. It was without trepidation that Carter ferociously rammed both ball and arm deep into that net in the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Same sort of thing when he soared up and over 7'2" Frederic Weis in the Olympics mere months later. (Bleacher Report)

Video: Roy Williams Post-Hawai'i Interview

North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams spoke to the media following the Tar Heels' 83-68 win at Hawai'i on November 18, 2016. View Video...

UNC-Hawai'i Postgame Notes

North Carolina’s bench made 9 of 19 shots from the floor and combined for 28 points. Tony Bradley had 10 points, Seventh Woods had seven, Kenny Williams had six and Brandon Robinson had five. Freshman Tony Bradley scored in double figures for the fourth straight game (most to start a career since Brandan Wright did it in the first 18 games in 2006-07). (GoHeels.com)

Lucas: Hungry And Humble

Carolina’s players are accustomed to trying to make fast exits after road games. After Friday night’s 83-68 win at Hawaii, with no shower facilities available, it looked like a quick departure was imminent. A couple of the freshmen—already well aware not to be last—were already on the bus when Roy Williams began asking his players to return to the court. (GoHeels.com)

Roy Williams Post-Hawaii Interview

Roy Williams: "That was one of the ugliest games I’ve ever coached. We made some shots during the stretch in the second half that gave us the lead. Noah Allen, No. 32, he was a man out there today. Sheriff [Drammeh] had made it tough on us. He didn’t have a great night putting the ball in the basket, but he made it tough on us trying to get the ball out of his hands." (Inside Carolina)

No. 5 North Carolina pulls away to beat Hawaii

Before heading to Maui, No. 5 North Carolina survived a test in Manoa in an 83-68 win over Hawaii at a sold-out Stan Sheriff Center. The Rainbow Warriors stayed within sight of the Tar Heels deep into the second half before a crowd of 9,211. UH closed to within eight with 5:56 left, but the Tar Heels broke away with an 8-0 run and held on to improve to 4-0. (Honolulu Star-Adviser)

Video: Tar Heels Win at Hawaii, 83-68 - Highlights

Five Tar Heels scored in double figures to lift North Carolina to an 83-68 win at Hawai'i in Honolulu on November 18, 2016. View Video...

Recap: UNC 83, Hawaii 68

North Carolina used a strong second half shooting performance to pull away from Hawaii and leave Honolulu with a 83-68 victory and advance to 4-0 on the year. The game was close at times, but the Tar Heels maintained a double digit lead for most of the second half, nailing a basket whenever the Rainbow Warriors got close. (Carolina Blue)

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. Hawaii

Carolina didn't win Friday night's (or Saturday morning's, depending on where you're located) game by playing that much better than Hawaii. Instead, the Tar Heels did it by being relentless on the glass and chasing down just enough misses to turn them into points. UNC held a whopping 17-4 edge in second chance points in a game they won by 15 points. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Beats Hawai'i, 83-68

Isaiah Hicks scored 16 points and No. 5 North Carolina pulled away from Hawaii for an 83-68 victory Friday night. The Tar Heels never trailed and had five players score in double figures. Hicks scored 10 points after halftime and shot 7 of 8 from the field. Kennedy Meeks and Nate Britt had 13 points apiece. UNC led by as many as 18 in the closing minutes. (Associated Press)

Box Score: North Carolina 83, Hawaii 68

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 83-68 win over Hawaii on Saturday in Honolulu. (View Box Score)

Danny Green wears bracelet in honor of 11-year-old battling cancer

"Keep fighting young fella!" That was the message Danny Green, the Spurs' slick-shooting guard, had for 11-year-old Great Kills resident Anthony Graziano Jr. via an Instagram (@Greenranger14) post on Friday afternoon. Graziano Jr. has been battling Hodgkin's Lymphoma since August and was featured in another Advance article on Friday. (SILive.com)

Lucas: The Tar Heel Boat

Thursday morning, just like every other day during the season, UNC’s basketball team began their practice day with a complete, minute-by-minute practice plan, including the Thought for the Day, offensive and defensive emphasis, and any scheduling details that needed to be discussed. About 15 miles away, the crew of the USS North Carolina submarine began their day with the Plan of the Day. (GoHeels.com)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 95
Radford: 50
Sun, Dec 4 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Davidson
Wed, Dec 7, 9:00 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Tennessee
Sun, Dec 11, 5:00 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Kentucky
Sat, Dec 17, 5:45 ET CBS Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Basketball Scoreboard
at UNC95
Coppin State43
at Clemson85
at G Washington48
NC A&T53
at Notre Dame107
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Basketball Standings
Notre Dame0-08-0
(3) North Carolina0-08-1
(5) Duke0-08-1
(6) Virginia0-07-1
(14) Louisville0-07-1
Florida State0-07-1
Virginia Tech0-06-1
Wake Forest0-06-2
NC State0-06-2
(22) Syracuse0-05-2
Georgia Tech0-04-3
Boston College0-04-3

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