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SI's Off-Season College Basketball Power Rankings

6. North Carolina Tar Heels: Joel Berry Berry is a big-game guard—he had a remarkable 131.3 offensive rating against opponents ranked in kenpom.com’s top 50 last season—and his next step should be to take on a bigger scoring role with Marcus Paige and Brice Brice Johnson moving on to the pros. (Sports Illustrated)

ACC Academic Honor Roll Includes All-Time High From UNC

An all-time high 356 UNC student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday. The ACC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Brice Johnson talks Clippers

Clippers forward Brice Johnson joins Doug Gottlieb to discuss getting drafted by the Clippers in the 1st round and the final play in the National Championship Game against Villanova. (CBS Sports)

North Carolina coach Roy Williams recalls what it was like to recruit J.R. Smith

So what was it like recruiting J.R. Smith in high school? FOX Sports asked the man who'd know best, UNC head coach Roy Williams. "Oh, I remember recruiting J.R. very well," Williams said. "It was a heck of a story." For Williams, the relationship with Smith began shortly after he arrived at North Carolina from Kansas in the spring of 2003. (FOX Sports)

Done deal: SF Harrison Barnes signs four-year, $94 million deal with Mavericks

There's no reneging this time. Small forward Harrison Barnes, who had already agreed to a four-year, $94 million contract with Dallas, has officially signed the offer to join the Mavericks. The earliest it could have been signed was 11:01 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, when the NBA's moratorium on transactions was lifted. (Dallas Morning News)

Clippers' Brice Johnson has Roy Williams in his corner and a chance to contribute immediately

The television is there. The game’s playing, and Roy Williams wants to make sure to watch Brice Johnson – his favorite player ever. That last part isn’t exactly true or maybe it is, Williams didn’t say. But during the Clippers’ summer league game Sunday in Orlando, he shared a story that might shed light on why he said he “loves” Johnson like a son. (Orange County Register)

ACC free agents have productive day at NBA Orlando Summer League

J.P. Tokoto scored 13 points for the second straight game on Wednesday. He made four of his six field goal attempts, hit four of five free throws, grabbed four rebounds and blocked three shots in a 95-90 loss to the Orlando Magic’s White team. Tokoto has played in all four of the Knicks’ games thus far, averaging 9.5 points and 4.5 rebounds. (Wilmington Star News)

Tar Heels in the NBA Free Agency Primer

Nine former University of North Carolina players are NBA free agents this summer. Some are staying with their current teams, others are on the move to new squads and the final destinations of others remain uncertain. Here is a list of Tar Heel free agents with updates on their status for the 2016-17 season. (GoHeels.com)

Kids Shoot Hoops with Danny Green on New Children’s Shelter Court

Growing up on New York’s Long Island, Spurs guard Danny Green and his basketball loving pals played anywhere they could find a playground. None of them, Green said, were as nifty as the new Slam-Dunk Sports Court at The Children’s Shelter Residential Treatment Center that he helped inaugurate on Wednesday after a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (Rivard Report)

NBA Summer League: Updates on Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige, and others

Brice Johnson, a first-round pick of the Los Angeles Clippers, had his second 20-point game in three appearances by posting 23 points and seven rebounds Tuesday in Orlando. Marcus Paige, a second-round pick of the Utah Jazz, had seven points and three turnovers in his debut Monday. A day later, he scored seven points on 3-of-8 shooting. (Fayetteville Observer)

Ed Davis blazes his own trail in NBA

As Ed Davis' NBA career has become more solidified, he wants to provide that same spark off the court. Davis, the All-Metro player of the year at Benedictine in 2007 and 2008, held his first basketball camp at Lee-Davis High last week. Davis, in four days, shared lessons about basketball and life to about 150 kids — all of whom attended free of charge. (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

UNC's Top Wins of 2015-2016: No. 15-No. 11

No. 13: UNC 83, Syracuse 66 (Final Four) - Men's Basketball, April 2, 2016: Carolina faced a familiar opponent in its first Final Four since 2009 when the Tar Heels took on 10th-seeded Syracuse in the national semifinals. Four Tar Heels finished in double figures, including Justin Jackson and Brice Johnson, who had game highs of 16 points each. (GoHeels.com)

Which school had the best season in college sports?

We rated every FBS football school in three sports -- football, men's basketball and women's basketball -- along with two "wild card" sports to come up with the Best in College Sports award. The wild-card spot went to the most successful among the school's non-revenue spectator sports. No. 2 Overall: North Carolina Tar Heels. (CBS Sports)

Remembering Joel James’ North Carolina career

This might be recency bias talking, but my favorite UNC basketball team ever is probably the 2015-16 one. No, they didn’t win the national championship, but I’m not sure I enjoyed any team’s wins as much as did last season. Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson certainly had something to do with that, but a lot of that was also to do with Joel James. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: Brice Johnson's 23-point summer league game highlights

Highlights from Brice Johnson's 23-point NBA Summer League performance with the Los Angeles Clippers against the New York Knicks' summer league team on July 5, 2016. View Video...

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
TeamACCOverall
(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
Clemson10-817-14
Pittsburgh9-921-12
Syracuse9-923-14
Georgia Tech8-1021-15
Florida State8-1020-14
NC State5-1316-17
Wake Forest2-1611-20
Boston College0-187-25

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