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Nate Britt 2016-2017 Season Review

Nate Britt played in every game this season for the Tar Heels and scored in double-digits in 7 of those games. The knock on the point guard was consistency. There were times where Britt struggled but other times when Britt hit some clutch shots. Britt was a good defender for the Tar Heels and filled a void when junior Theo Pinson missed the first two months of the year. (Keeping It Heel)

Lucas: Year One

During summer workouts with the Utah Jazz, Marcus Paige was approached by Utah assistant Tony Lang, who played at Duke. Lang frequently talked about how much he liked Dean Smith, and one day said to Paige, “You Carolina guys are just different. All of you are friends, and anytime we go to a new city, the Carolina guys are running up to each other and hugging each other.” (GoHeels.com)

Finding the good, bad, and funny in an eight-year-old college basketball preview magazine

Using hindsight on eight-year old predictions is maybe not the fairest. It can be funny, though. While cleaning out a drawer recently, I came across a Sporting News 2008-09 college basketball preview magazine. I decided against getting rid of it. Instead, let’s use some hindsight and look back at the good, bad, and funny predictions from eight years ago. (Tar Heel Blog)

Tar Heel Blog Podcast: Jones Angell Special

On this week’s show, Jones Angell joins me to talk about his career as the play-by-play announcer for the Tar Heels. Also, we look back at this past year for UNC Athletics and the success that the program has had both on and off the field. Speaking of success, Jones and I discuss his current endeavor co-hosting the Carolina Insider Podcast with Adam Lucas. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: UNC 2017 National Championship Season Recap

Relive North Carolina's 2017 National Championship season from the first day of practice all the way through Roy Williams' final locker room speech to the team after the Tar Heels defeated Gonzaga for their seventh national title. View Video...

Tar Heels honored by governor, lawmakers

Amid the laughter and ovations during North Carolina’s victory tour through the state legislature, Roy Williams wasn’t just there for handshakes and photos. Continuing a trend that played out during the basketball season, Williams wasn’t afraid to acknowledge the political elephant in the room as he addressed lawmakers as they honored the Tar Heels for their national championship. (Greensboro News & Record)

Report: North Carolina to take on Northern Iowa in opener

North Carolina will defend its 2017 NCAA Championship this next year. And CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein tweeted Wednesday how the Tar Heels will start that journey. The Tar Heels went 33-7 in 2016-17, including an 85-42 win over Northern Iowa in Chapel Hill on Dec. 21. North Carolina went on to win both the ACC and national titles. (Carolina Blue)

College basketball teams with the most on the line with remaining NBA draft decisions

The defending champs have gotten good news the past two weeks, when first Joel Berry II and then Theo Pinson announced they were withdrawing from the NBA draft. However, Roy Williams and company are still waiting to hear from Tony Bradley, a rising sophomore. Despite averaging just 14.6 minutes per game last season, he earned an invitation to the combine. (Sports Illustrated)

Potent UNC perimeter gets better with Pinson's decision to stay

With Tony Bradley still going through the NBA pre-draft process, UNC’s frontcourt could be problematic in 2017-18, but the overall team outlook got considerably brighter with Theo Pinson’s decision to return. Pinson, entered the draft along with classmate point-guard Joel Berry in late April. Berry withdrew quickly and Pinson took the same route Wednesday. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Four Corners: Visiting Raleigh

Between the Carolina team visiting Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina General Assembly this week, UNC-related NBA Draft news and updates on former Tar Heels in the professional ranks, it's been a busy couple of weeks for UNC Basketball. Theo Pinson withdrew his name from the NBA Draft process Wednesday morning, announcing his return to the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Roy Williams Takes Jab at N.C. General Assembly Members Wearing Red

Tar Heels basketball coach Roy Williams couldn't get out of the North Carolina General Assembly without a taking a funny shot at a few of the members who showed up wearing red on Wednesday. Read More...

Roy Williams urges more teamwork among NC lawmakers

After several state lawmakers praised the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill basketball team Wednesday for winning the NCAA championship last month, Tar Heels coach Roy Williams told the assembled legislators that they needed to exhibit the same type of teamwork in trying to move the state forward (WRAL.com)

Theo Pinson is back. What does it mean for UNC?

UNC is guaranteed one of the most experienced backcourts in the nation. Both Joel Berry and Theo Pinson have started multiple games together over their three seasons at UNC. The experience will certainly be a strength that the Tar Heels will lean on. Depending on the decision of five-star small forward Kevin Knox, Pinson will either start at the 'two' or 'three' spot. (Carolina Blue)

Marcus Ginyard's Thoughts Entering Postseason Play in Poland

This post-season will mark my fourth playoff appearance in seven years as a professional. Having the opportunity to compete for a championship is something I will never take for granted. My last playoff experience here in Poland ended in a disappointing loss in he finals. One thing I learned from that team, as well as from my time at UNC, is that the most important step is the one right in front of you. (Marcus Ginyard)

UNC celebrates National Championship at Governor's Mansion

Gov. Roy Cooper welcomed the North Carolina men's basketball team to the Governor's Mansion on Wednesday to celebrate the Tar Heels' sixth national title. On April 3, UNC beat Gonzaga 71-65 to win the National Championship. Williams presented the governor, also an alumnus of UNC, with an autographed basketball.. (ABC 11)

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 71
Gonzaga: 65
Mon, Apr 3 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Northern Iowa
Fri, Nov 10, TBD

UNC @ Stanford
Mon, Nov 20, TBD

UNC vs. Portland
Thu, Nov 23, TBD ESPN

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Basketball Standings
(6) North Carolina14-433-7
(16) Florida State12-626-9
(14) Notre Dame12-626-10
(10) Louisville12-625-9
(7) Duke11-728-9
(24) Virginia11-723-11
Virginia Tech10-822-11
Wake Forest9-919-14
Georgia Tech8-1021-16
NC State4-1415-17
Boston College2-169-23

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