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Carolina Opponent Capsules
Carolina opens its pursuit of a sixth NCAA title Friday at 7:20 p.m. against Providence. Here's a quick look at some things to know about...

NCAA tournament team previews: Providence Friars
The good feelings are endless for the Friars right now, as is the workload for a six-man rotation that somehow plowed to a Big East...

UNC basketball looking to rebound in San Antonio
Rebounding woes have plagued the Tar Heels in their last two games — both losses. At Duke on March 8, they put up just 20...

Tar Heels emphasize board work
Watching clips of Pittsburgh’s Talib Zanna grabbing 21 rebounds against the Tar Heels – a week after the Tar Heels collected just 20 total rebounds...

Tar Heels must win on boards against Providence
After losing his last two games, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said rebounding was “probably the No. 1 thing” his team needed to work on...

Ty Lawson Completes 5-Point Play
Monday night Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson completed a rare 5-point play. He made a three, was fouled on the shot, and then Chris...

From Dean Smith to Gregg Popovich, Larry Brown has extensive ties
Larry Brown, 73, has had a long coaching career, and in that time, he's grown quite the coaching tree. Take a look at the people...

UNC Prioritizing Rebounding
The Tar Heels had their worst rebounding game in nearly three decades to close the regular season. Then came a one-and-done ACC Tournament trip in...

Tar Heels In The NBA Update
Reggie Bullock hasn't seen much playing time this season for the Los Angeles Clippers mostly due to the fact that the team's roster is loaded...

Midwest region overrated, no love for UNC, more bracket thoughts
There will always be a few surprise seedings, but rarely have they been as glaring as when North Carolina was revealed as the East region's...

Marcus Paige looks toward possible NCAA showdown vs. Iowa State
The bracket had barely hit the television screen Sunday when Marcus Paige’s cellphone lit up. Immediately, his buddies did something coaches preach against: They looked...

Lucas: Quantifying Paige
Marcus Paige has had a good season. This seems like one of those generally accepted facts along the lines of "Malaysian radar could be better"...

Tar Heels' Best Offense is a Balancing Act
While Marcus Paige and James Michael McAdoo represent No. 18 North Carolina’s primary scoring options, the offense is most effective when Tar Heels join the...

Roy Williams Tuesday Press Conference Quotes
Roy Williams on the importance of rebounding collectively as a team entering the NCAA Tournament: “Well without even knowing who we played, after Friday night’s...

Today In NCAA History: UNC 63, Air Force 52
The night before they played Air Force in the first round of the NCAA tournament in 2004, North Carolina's players shaved their heads in solidarity-a...

Video: Roy Williams, Marcus Paige Pre-NCAA Press Conference
Roy Williams and Marcus Paige discuss the Tar Heels' great practice on Monday, working on rebounding, getting healthy and looking forward to playing Providence in...

Former Topeka mayor to honor Dean Smith with plaque at Topeka High
Former Topeka mayor Bill Bunten is spearheading an effort to place a memorial to his friend, 83-year-old legendary college basketball coach Dean Smith, at Topeka...

Ranking the NCAA Tournament coaches by playing career, 1-68
There is virtually no connection between playing ability and coaching ability, as the list below lays bare. To wit: 45. Roy Williams, North Carolina --...

Q&A With Eric Montross
A two-time all-America selection at Carolina, Eric Montross notched plenty of NCAA Tournament experience during his four years in Chapel Hill. With two Final Fours...

Danny Green: Treasuring The Madness
Danny Green had followed the NCAA basketball tournament as a kid. He’d played in his first tournament game as a North Carolina freshman in 2006...

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 83
Iowa State: 85
Sun, Mar 23 Box Score

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio/TV Affiliates (pdf file)

Tar Heels in the NBA
Antawn JamisonAtlanta Hawks
Brandan WrightDallas Mavericks
Brendan HaywoodCharlotte Bobcats
Danny GreenSan Antonio Spurs
Ed DavisMemphis Grizzlies
Harrison BarnesGolden State Warriors
John HensonMilwaukee Bucks
Kendall MarshallLos Angeles Lakers
Marvin WilliamsUtah Jazz
Raymond FeltonNew York Knicks
Reggie BullockLos Angeles Clippers
Ty LawsonDenver Nuggets
Tyler HansbroughToronto Raptors
Tyler ZellerCleveland Cavaliers
Vince CarterDallas Mavericks
Wayne EllingtonDallas Mavericks

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