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Is Vince Carter a legend? Let the debate continue as he moves up all-time scoring list

Vince Carter's place in NBA history is probably best discussed when he's done playing, but at this point the 41-year-old has no plans to retire. In his 20th season, Carter continues to solidify his name among NBA legends Carter passed Patrick Ewing with a 3-pointer with 29.5 seconds to play in the third quarter, giving him 24,817 points for his career. (Sacramento Bee)

Jalek Felton transfer process to pick up steam soon

Jalek Felton is living with his family in Charlotte and likely will start to line up some visits this week. South Carolina coach Frank Martin and Clemson assistant Steve Smith talked with Felton last week. Georgetown has been in touch and Hoyas coach Patrick Ewing is reportedly making a strong push for Felton. Texas Tech and Western Kentucky also have been in contact. (Spartanburg Herald-Journal)

Joel Berry's Place Among UNC's All-Time Leaders

Joel Berry's career can be defined in many ways. A competitor. A fighter. A winner. In the realm of North Carolina basketball lore, Berry will go down as one of UNC's most successful and productive players. His story is one of grit and of maximizing his potential. Berry finishes his career ranked top 15 at UNC in seven different statistical categories. (Inside Carolina)

In Retrospect, the 2017-18 UNC Basketball Season

This season featured the worst NCAA Tournament loss by a Roy Williams coached team. The first time UNC beat Duke twice in the same season since 2009. A three-game ACC losing streak followed by a six-game win streak. Making the most three-pointers in a game under Roy Williams. A loss to Wofford at home. The worst shooting night in UNC history. (Dadgum Box Scores)

Theo Pinson Posts Photos with 2017 National Championship Trophy

Just in case the nation needed a reminder of who is still the reigning NCAA National Champions, UNC senior Theo Pinson took a photo with the 2017 National Title trophy and posted it on his twitter account on Monday. The Tar Heels were eliminated from the 2018 NCAA Tournament on Sunday evening after an 86-65 loss to Texas A&M in Charlotte. (Inside Carolina)

Looking back at UNC’s first NCAA Division I Tournament in Charlotte

UNC entered the 1975 NCAA Basketball Tournament after capturing the ACC Tournament as the second seed with three narrow victories. They defeated No. 7 seed Wake Forest in overtime, 101–100; No. 1 seed Maryland, 87–85; and No. 4 seed NC State, 70–66. The 1975 NCAA Tournament was the first to field thirty-two teams without first round byes. (UNC.edu)

Larry Brown rumored to be joining Penny Hardaway's staff at Memphis

The rumor is that Larry Brown will join the staff of Penny Hardaway, the new head coach at Memphis. This could be perfect for Brown, since Hardaway is not an established coach but has contacts with the best high school and AAU teams. Brown does not want to recruit, so he will teach his newest team how to play at practice while Hardaway lures top talent. (Chapelboro.com)

Carolina Insider Podcast: 2017-18 Basketball Season Recap

Tuesday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast breaks down North Carolina's NCAA second-round loss to Texas A&M and begins to look ahead to next season. Join hosts Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of GoHeels.com as they recap the 2017-18 season and the careers of departing seniors Joel Berry II and Theo Pinson. (GoHeels.com)

Roy Williams Meets with Cameron Johnson

Roy Williams met with his seniors and grad transfer Cameron Johnson on Monday following UNC’s exit from the NCAA Tournament. Johnson, who has a year of eligibility remaining, said Sunday’s that he had not made a decision regarding his plans for next season. The NBA Draft early eligibility deadline is Apr. 22, while the early entry withdrawal deadline is 5 p.m. on June 11. (Inside Carolina)

Joel Berry Posts Heartfelt Message On Instagram

Joel Berry’s UNC career didn’t end how he wanted it to. Berry scored 21 points, but shot just 2-of-10 from three-point range in UNC’s 86-65 loss to Texas A&M. Still, Berry had an illustrious career in Chapel Hill. He helped UNC reach back-to-back national championship games, winning it all in 2017. Berry will be forever loved by UNC fans. The feeling is mutual. (The Spun)

Video: Kendall Marshall sets UNC tournament assist record vs. Washington - March 20, 2011

Freshman point guard Kendall Marshall hands out 14 assists as North Carolina beats Washington, 86-83, to advance to the Sweet 16 on March 20, 2011. The 14 assists are the most ever by a Tar Heel in the NCAA Tournament. Read More...

Aaron Rohlman’s UNC story ends in Charlotte

When Aaron Rohlman graduated from Hunter Huss in 2014, he knew he was bound for a future in the medical profession after he graduated from UNC. In between, Rohlman had one of the most amazing rags-to-riches stories in Gaston County athletic history. A former Tar Heels’ JV basketball player, Rohlman became the fourth Gaston County product to play for the UNC varsity. (Gaston Gazette)

UNC senior appreciation accompanies pain

Having compiled 14 career victories in the NCAA tournament, made back-to-back trips to the national championship game and claimed the NCAA title, Theo Pinson saw Sunday’s domination by Texas A&M in the round of 32 as an unfortunate part of his Tar Heels legacy with classmate Joel Berry. He also viewed it from the perspective of a necessary evil. (Burlington Times News)

The Agony of Defeat

Cameron Johnson sat by his locker silent and stunned. After speaking with reporters, the North Carolina graduate transfer put a towel over his head, looked down, and stared at the floor. With seven television microphones stuffed in his face, UNC junior Kenny Williams struggled to find words for what just happened. North Carolina's season had just ended. (Inside Carolina)

Spenser Dalton: 2017-2018 Season Takeaways

I remember thinking early in the season how much this team hustled after loose balls, took charges and battled for rebounds. When the Tar Heels were at their best, they looked nearly unstoppable, and the toughness they showed was a major part of what made them good. There’s a lot to be proud of this season, so here’s an assessment of some of those great traits. (Thoughts From a Walk-On)

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 65
Texas A&M: 86
Sun, Mar 18 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Wofford
Tue, Nov 6, TBD

UNC @ Elon
Fri, Nov 9, TBD

UNC vs. Stanford
Mon, Nov 12, TBD

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Standings
(1) Virginia17-131-3
(9) Duke13-529-8
(22) Miami11-722-10
(20) Clemson11-725-10
NC State11-721-12
(10) North Carolina11-726-11
Virginia Tech10-821-12
Florida State9-923-12
Notre Dame8-1021-15
Boston College7-1119-16
Georgia Tech6-1213-19
Wake Forest4-1411-20

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