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Video: Theo Pinson Summer Spotlight

North Carolina senior wing Theo Pinson discusses his game, why he came to North Carolina, and his relationship with coach Roy Williams. Incoming transfer guard K.J. Smith also discusses Pinson's role on the Tar Heels' basketball team and how he's helped to develop the younger players. View Video...

Joel Berry II’s touching encounter with grieving fan

When you are the starting point guard at North Carolina and a preseason All-American coming off of a season where your team won the national title while you won the Final Four Most Outstanding Player award, getting recognized in Chapel Hill comes with the territory. Joel Berry II should expect it when he goes out to eat. (NBC Sports)

Why Reggie Bullock might improve for Detroit Pistons in 2017-18

In his first two seasons with the Detroit Pistons, Reggie Bullock spent more time in the tub than with the club. But as a free agent with an uncertain future this off-season, Bullock decided to do something about the bumps and bruises that made him a regular on the injured list. Before re-signing with the Pistons in July, Bullock dropped by Peak Performance Project. (Detroit Free Press)

Video: UNC Alums Tee Off at the Greensboro pro-am

Check out former UNC basketball stars Sean May, Antawn Jamison, and Wes Miller tee off at the Wyndham Golf Tournament on Wednesday. May is currently the Director of Operations for the UNC basketball program. Jamison played three years at UNC before being selected No. 4 overall in the 1998 NBA Draft. Miller played three seasons at UNC from 2004-2007. (Inside Carolina)

Harrison Barnes Wins Teammate Of Year for Dallas Mavericks

Each year, the National Basketball Players Association puts on their own awards for the most recent NBA season where players from around the league vote on each of the unique awards. The only award given out to each team, the Teammate of the Year Award, was announced and the player for the Dallas Mavericks should come to no surprise: Harrison Barnes. (The Smoking Cuban)

Vince Carter named Most Influential Veteran by NBPA

Sacramento Kings guard/forward Vince Carter was honored with the Most Influential Veteran award by the National Basketball Players Association during the Players’ Voice Awards. These awards are a direct result of voting by the players of the league, as the motto reads: “the only awards voted on by the players, for the players.” (Clutch Points)

Marvin Williams named best Charlotte Hornets teammate

The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) announced the Players Voice Awards on Twitter. Marvin Williams was the only Hornets‘ player to win an award as he was named the Hornets’ best teammate. This is the second year in a row that Williams has won that honor. The award is for the teammate that makes the biggest impact on and off the court. (Swarm and Sting)

UNC Themed Groom's Cakes

A love for all things North Carolina sports doesn't go away when you graduate college or get married. Three recently-wed Tar Heel fans (and a player) took fandom and Carolina pride to a new level with these North Carolina themed groom's cakes. One is from a former Tar Heel player you might know. Marcus Paige was married last weekend in Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

Addressing the Tar Heels lack of size, depth in front court

Much of this year’s low-post success will land on the shoulders of incoming North Carolina freshmen big men Garrison Brooks, Brandon Huffman and Sterling Manley. Will their performances on the court allow Roy Williams to keep them, and their size advantages, on the floor for extended minutes and allow the Tar Heels to play their traditional offense? (Keeping It Heel)

Chansky’s Notebook: Perfect Time to Reset for Matt Doherty

Matt Doherty had almost fallen out of basketball after coaching stints at Florida Atlantic and SMU, following his short stay in Chapel Hill. Doherty had been working as a scout for the Indiana Pacers. Then, former UNC star player and now-acclaimed administrator Bernadette McGlade tapped Doherty as Associate Commissioner for Basketball at the A-10 Conference. (Chapelboro.com)

Four Corners: First Steps Of 2017-18 Season Coming Soon

It's been more than four months since UNC beat Gonzaga to win the 2017 NCAA championship, but for many of the Tar Heel players and coaches the memories are still quite fresh. Now, with the university's fall semester classes set to open on Tuesday, the 2017-18 season will be here. Preseason conditioning is just around the corner, and practice will begin shortly thereafter. (GoHeels.com)

The future of the Tar Heels’ backcourt is bright

Seventh Woods and Jalek Felton will play behind Joel Berry this season. The shortage of bodies down low could mean we see these three playing together at times. Woods showed flashes last season of the athleticism that made him a high school internet sensation. Felton possesses similar athleticism, and Coby White has been tearing it up at the high school ranks. (Tar Heel Blog)

Atlantic 10 Hires Matt Doherty As Associate Commissioner

Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade announced Thursday the hiring of former basketball coach Matt Doherty to the position of Associate Commissioner for Men’s Basketball. A former men’s basketball student-athlete and coach, Doherty brings 27 years of college basketball experience to the A-10. (Atlantic 10 Conference)

UNC Basketball Looking For Post Answers

Three of the four players largely responsible for UNC's dominance on the boards - Kennedy Meeks, Isaiah Hicks and Tony Bradley - have moved on. Their absence provides two of the biggest questions entering the season - will one of the freshmen be able to contribute immediately? And, if not, will Roy Williams use a less-conventional approach and play a '4-out, 1-in' style? (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Insider Podcast: QB Competition & Basketball News

The North Carolina football season opener is just two weeks away, and the latest episode Carolina Insider podcast breaks down all the latest news on the continuing Tar Heel quarterback competition. Hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas also discuss hypothetical Smith Center renovations and a heart-warming story about point guard Joel Berry II. (GoHeels.com)

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 71
Gonzaga: 65
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Upcoming Games:
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UNC vs. Northern Iowa
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UNC vs. Bucknell
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