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Well-Heeled NBA, Thanks To Ex-UNC Standouts
The Dallas Mavericks? With three former UNC basketball standouts on its roster, perhaps the NBA team should be called the Dallas Tar Heels. Along with...

Recharged Tar Heels Hoping To Save The Best For Last
The No. 15 Tar Heels have been busy recharging and refocusing for the stretch run that is March, full of tournament action that begins this...

Swofford: Changes burnish ACC's reputation
ACC Commissioner John Swofford’s excitement about the expanded ACC Tournament was apparent Wednesday in a wide-ranging interview with Adam Gold and Joe Ovies on 99.9...

Flipping the Switch: Second-half Marcus Paige
As Marcus Paige has emerged as a leader for the Tar Heels, an interesting trend has developed: He’s a significantly better player in the second...

UNC waiting to see who it will face in ACC Tournament
North Carolina will know around dinner time Thursday evening who it will face in Friday's quarterfinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Wake Forest...

Dean Smith: Precious Memories (video)
Dementia has attacked the memory of legendary coach Dean Smith, but the memories he created will stand the test of time. Gene Wojciechowski takes a...

US star Justin Watts bouncing his way to Mexico
High-flier Justin Watts won't be powering up the Rockhampton Rockets in 2014. Negotiations with the former North Carolina Tar Heels forward fell through last week...

Phil Ford Holds Clinic, Unveils New Brand and Book
Phil Ford, the former UNC All-American and 1978 National Player of the Year, will conduct a clinic for boys and girls at FanFest on Friday,...

Marcus Paige finishes first in fan voting for Bob Cousy Award
North Carolina guard Marcus Paige has finished first in fan voting for the 2014 Bob Cousy Award, given to the top collegiate male basketball point...

Lucas: ACC Tournament Top Five
While you pass the time until Carolina's ACC Tournament opener on Friday afternoon at approximately 2:30 p.m., here's a look back at the five best...

UNC-Duke Game Earns Strong Numbers For ESPN
Saturday’s North Carolina-Duke men’s college basketball game earned 3.5 million viewers on ESPN, up 26% from last year (2.8M), but down 18% from 2012 (4.2M)...

March Success Dependent on Defense
North Carolina’s postseason hopes reside with its defense possibly more this season than any other during the Roy Williams era. Stats can be deceiving. UNC...

Roy Williams endorses 'Second-Half Marcus'
Marcus Paige leads the Tar Heels in scoring with 17.1 points per game. He has scored in double figures in the second half alone on...

Roy’s Remarks – “March Madness”
For Carolina, so far, it has been a year of recovery. The disastrous 1-4 ACC start left most observers resigning the Tar Heels to an...

Five role players who could grab ACC Tournament spotlight
Leslie McDonald, UNC: The fifth-year senior basically has had an off season but he’s still capable of delivering in big games. Duke and State can...

Lucas: Doubting The Double Bye
Much of the drama of the second half of the ACC season surrounded the chase for the four "double byes" in the ACC Tournament. No...

Ken Pomeroy's ACC Tournament Projections
I’m using my ratings and Bill James’ log5 formula to estimate the chances of each participating team advancing to a particular round of its conference...

Team-by-Team look at the ACC Tournament
UNC was in last place in the league after losing four of its first five games, but the Tar Heels shot up the standings thanks...

UNC's Marcus Paige up in rafters over all-America honor
North Carolina sophomore Marcus Paige’s breakthrough season has ensured that he will receive one of the program’s highest honors. Paige was named second-team all-America by...

Tar Heels keep faith at end of streak
The 12-game winning streak rescued North Carolina from all sorts of potential problems, and it should have made it apparent that the Tar Heels might...

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

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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Tar Heels in the NBA
PlayerTeam
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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