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Reggie Bullock criss-crosses country, readies for training camp battle

Reggie Bullock spent a bulk of his off-season training at home in North Carolina, but worked in trips to Los Angeles, Miami and Atlanta -- with training thrown in, of course -- ahead of the start of Pistons training camp Tuesday. The 6-foot-7 Bullock got some good news at the start of last season when the Pistons opted to pick up a team option on him for 2016-17. (MLive.com)

Roy Williams not asked to attend NCAA hearing on UNC probe

UNC coach Roy Williams told ESPN he hasn't been asked to attend the NCAA's Division I Committee on Infractions hearing and is optimistic he won't need to go, despite the fact that the school still hasn't been notified of who will be expected to be in attendance. Williams said he was uncertain of the actual date of the hearing, only to say he's hopeful "it's very soon." (ESPN.com)

Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson back in Chapel Hill

Stars of the 2015-2016 UNC basketball team are back in Chapel Hill this weekend. Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige, will be honored on Saturday during the Tar Heels' game against Pittsburgh. Johnson was named a consensus first team All-American for the 2015-2016 season. While Paige was a second-team All-American in 2013-2014. (Carolina Blue)

Plenty of romance to Larry Brown possibly coaching in high school

As long as I have known Larry Brown, and that means all the way back to when he was coaching David Thompson in the ABA and I found them up in the stands at Madison Square Garden one Saturday night because he wanted David to experience the Garden, he has talked about coaching high school basketball someday before he quits coaching for good. (New York Daily News)

Audio: Preachin' Pistons podcast chats with Reggie Bullock

In this episode of "Prechin' Pistons", Vince Ellis chats with Detroit Pistons swingman Reggie Bullock, who speaks about the 2014 murder of his transgender sister, the LGBT community and discrimination, national anthem protests, his outlook for the upcoming season and more. (Detroit Free Press)

Roy Williams used Villanova game as motivation during sprints

Few losses come more painful than North Carolina’s loss in the National Championship Game on a last-second shot to Villanova. In fact, North Carolina forward Justin Jackson told ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that he has yet to watch a replay of the game. But that doesn’t mean Jackson’s been able to avoid the memory. (Carolina Blue)

Lucas: Kennedy Meeks Learns From Offseason

Kennedy Meeks realizes his top priority needs to be basketball. That was the core of the conversation he had with Roy Williams after his junior year, and Williams asked him to focus on three things in the offseason: being more explosive, being a better leader and prioritizing his activities to help him achieve his basketball goals. (GoHeels.com)

James Worthy delivers financial words of wisdom

More than 200 business professionals, elected officials and other members of the community had a lunch they will never forget on Wednesday, Sept. 14, as they enjoyed a meal with basketball legend and member of the Hall of Fame, James Worthy. “It’s imperative in our community that we teach our kids early. We have to teach them about living within your means,” Worthy said. (Winston-Salem Chronicle)

2016 Clippers Player Preview: Brice Johnson

Clippers fans might not see much of Brice Johnson this year. He will be the 5th big on a team with two starting big men who will see at least 33 minutes every game. Three of the players ahead of him—DeAndre Jordan, Brandon Bass, and Marreese Speights—have all been generally healthy in their NBA careers, which is bad for Brice’s chances to get significant minutes. (Clips Nation)

Tyler Zeller describes early free agency experience

Tyler Zeller knew he wouldn't be the most prized free agent this summer, but felt a bit of surprise when the phone didn't start ringing earlier than it did. "After about two weeks I'm sitting there like, 'Nothing has happened. What is going on?'" he recalled Wednesday, addressing the Boston media for the first time since re-signing with the Celtics in late July. (Mass Live)

Video: A glimpse into UNC basketball conditioning

Check out this video that shows a number of the workouts and drills the UNC basketball team is doing to prep for the 2016-2017 season. Late Night with Roy is around the corner and before long the season will commence. (Carolina Blue)

Brooklyn Nets work out Kendall Marshall, P.J. Hairston

As beat writers straggled out of the Sean Marks - Kenny Atksinson press conference at HSS Training Center and headed for the elevators Tuesday, they spotted a trio of NBA free agents, all dressed as if they had just worked out . In fact, they had. P.J. Hairston, Jorge Gutierrez and Kendall Marshall were leaving HSS after a workout with the Nets staff. (Nets Daily)

UNC basketball to play in Phil Knight Invitational

UNC basketball will participate in one of the largest regular-season tournaments in history when it plays at the PK80 in Portland, Ore. in November of 2017. The Phil Knight Invitational, a 16-team, early-season men’s college basketball tournament honoring Nike co-founder Phil Knight in advance of his 80th birthday, will take place over Thanksgiving week in 2017. (GoHeels.com)

Grading the November must-see college basketball tournaments and events

Maui Invitational: Grade A-; Always one of the best, and likely will remain that way for decades to come. Maui is a lock for at least two top-20 programs every season. Here we have Oregon and North Carolina, who will be ranked top-eight/top-10/top-12 by the time Maui gets going. UConn and Wisconsin could be in the rankings. (CBS Sports)

Chansky’s Notebook: The Game Of His Life

Larry Brown is serious about coaching high school basketball. The Hall of Fame coach, the only man to win NBA and NCAA championships and the winner of nearly 1800 total games in his 45-year career, may do the one thing he always wanted to do. Coach high school in a mostly empty gym. And, somewhere, Dean Smith will be watching and smiling. (Chapelboro.com)

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, 7:30 ET ACC Network Extra

UNC @ Tulane
Fri, Nov 11, 9:00 ET ESPNU

UNC vs. Chattanooga
Sun, Nov 13, 6:00 ET ESPNU Tickets

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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