Six Tar Heels In Double Figures In 99-49 Win Over GuilfordJuniors Kennedy Meeks and Nate Britt scored 14 points apiece to lead six Tar Heels in double figures as the top-ranked UNC men’s basketball team rolled to a 99-49 exhibition win over Guilford College Friday at the Smith Center. UNC shot 62 percent from the floor (42-68) and had 33 assists on 42 field goals. Four Tar Heels handed out five or more assists. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Highlights - Tar Heels Down Guilford in Exhibition, 99-49The Tar Heels cruised to a 99-49 win over Guilford in Chapel Hill in the first (and only) exhibition game of the season on November 6, 2015.
Video: Roy Williams Post-Guilford Press ConferenceNorth Carolina coach Roy Williams fields questions from the media following the Tar Heels' exhibition win over Guilford on November 6, 2015.
Video: Kenny Williams Highlights vs. GuilfordNorth Carolina freshman Kenny Williams scored in a variety of ways in his Tar Heel basketball debut against Guilford.
Video: Luke Maye Dunk From Joel Berry vs. GuilfordJoel Berry steals the ball at half-court and finds Luke Maye running the floor for the two-handed dunk down the middle of the lane.
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - GuilfordLet's get this out of the way first: it's very difficult to tell anything from a game like Friday night's 99-49 win over Guilford. Carolina is, as Roy Williams is certain to say, "more gifted and talented" than Guilford. The Tar Heels held a whopping 60-18 edge on points in the paint and physically dominated the Quakers. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Theo Pinson's Diving Steal Leads to Nate Britt's Layup vs. GuilfordTheo Pinson hits the deck to come up with the steal that results in an easy bucket for Nate Britt in the exhibition game vs. Guilford on November 6, 2015.
Video: Brice Johnson Stuffs Back-to-Back Jams from Nate Britt vs GuilfordBrice Johnson gets rewarded for running the floor, throwing down back-to-back dunks from Nate Britt in the exhibition vs. Guilford on November 6, 2015.
Jackson, Coleman Join Paige On Sideline For ExhibitionMarcus Paige, Justin Jackson and Justin Coleman will all be sidelined for the UNC men’s basketball exhibition game Friday against Guilford. Paige has a broken bone in his right hand and is out for 3-4 weeks. Jackson was not feeling well after practice on Thursday and is being held out as a precaution. He is expected to return to practice on Monday. Coleman will not be playing for an undetermined period of time. (GoHeels.com)
Justin Jackson: "I think everyone is really locked in this year"Roy Williams is counting on individual players improving to help the team be better than last season's inconsistent squad. Players like Isaiah Hicks, Kennedy Meeks, Brice Johnson, Joel Berry, Justin Jackson, and Theo Pinson are all expected to make significant leaps. Even Joel James could be a force for UNC this year. The Tar Heels are deep. That is what is so exciting. (Carolina Blue)
Q&A with UNC Coach Roy Williams, Part VWhat limitations do you think you need to overcome?How well are we going to shoot the ball from the three-point line? Who did we add to our team that’s a great shooter that’s going to change that? The answer there is no one. So every individual has got to do that better. Who is going to take care of the basketball and have a better assistant/error ratio? (Inside Carolina)
Guilford set for scrimmage against No. 1 North CarolinaThey’re college students who play basketball, not the other way around. None of them is enrolled on an athletics scholarship because there’s no such thing in NCAA Division III. They know they’re the longest of long shots, long before tipoff of a game they have virtually no chance of winning. Guilford College will scrimmage mighty North Carolina at 7:30 p.m. today at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill. (Greensboro News & Record)
UNC Player Profile: Kennedy MeeksKennedy Meeks has slowly moved away from the basket as he has spent more time in the UNC program, expanding his range as he developed. If he can pull opposing centers away from the basket, that opens up a host of options for the wing players and cutting guards as well as allows Brice Johnson to have more room to operate on post-ups. (Tar Heel Blog)
UNC basketball among top 10 projected offenses this season2. North Carolina - This projection was for the Tar Heels with senior guard Marcus Paige, who broke his non-shooting hand on Nov. 3 and is out 3–4 weeks. As long as he recovers on schedule, Carolina should bring an elite offense into ACC play and the NCAA tournament. They have the best combination of talent and experience of any ranked team. (Sports Illustrated)
Kennedy Meeks reveals two losses that still irk the Tar HeelsAs the Tar Heels look to achieve their goal of bringing another National championship to Chapel Hill, the team is motivated from a pair of losses they suffered last season that they will use as motivation. ESPN’s Andy Katz caught up with junior center Kennedy Meeks as part of his 3-Point Shot series to talk about the upcoming season. (Keeping It Heel)
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