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Jerod Haase to face mentor Roy Williams when Stanford hosts North Carolina

Jerod Haase’ relationship with Roy Williams started 25 years ago. Haase, leaving Cal after his freshman year in the wake of head coach Lou Campanelli’s firing, welcomed the then-Kansas head coach to his Lake Tahoe home. His family served the famous coach pizza. “I’m one of the few people in world who don’t eat pizza at all,” Williams said over the weekend (San Francisco Gate)

North Carolina vs. Stanford Preview

No. 9 North Carolina travels to Stanford for a Big Monday matchup against former Tar Heel assistant Jerod Haase’s squad in front of a sellout crowd at Maples Pavilion. The Cardinal welcomes UNC to Maples Pavilion after making amends for last week’s home loss to Eastern Washington (67-61) by defeating Northeastern, 73-59, on Friday. (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC Basketball Is California Deamin'

The North Carolina men's basketball team heads west where they will face Stanford on Monday night at 11:30 ET before traveling to Portland, Oregon for the Phil Knight Invitational (PK80) Tournament where they will play on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday. Read More...

UNC Basketball Visits Stanford To Open Road Trip

The Tar Heels play the first of three non-conference road games on Monday, Nov. 20 at Stanford (11:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2). UNC is 10-0 against the Cardinal, including 2-0 in Chapel Hill, 1-0 at Maples Pavilion and 7-0 at neutral sites. The Cardinal is coached by Jerod Haase, who played for Coach Williams at Kansas and was a member of the UNC staff from 2003-12. (GoHeels.com)

Joe Wolf proud he didn't take shortcuts in coaching career

The youngest of seven children, Joe Wolf’s desire to play far from home led to his playing for legendary coach Dean Smith at UNC. He even crossed paths with Michael Jordan during Wolf’s freshman and Jordan’s junior season in Chapel Hill. He now finds himself as an assistant at UNC-Wilmington under C.B. McGrath, all because of his connections at North Carolina. (Sheboygan Press)

Video: Kennedy Meeks Discusses Transition To Pros & Playing For Team USA

Former North Carolina forward and 2017 national champion Kennedy Meeks is in Greensboro as part of the USA Basketball World Cup Qualifying team that will play Mexico on November 26th. Meeks spoke with WFMY News to discuss his move to the professional ranks and what it means to wear the Team USA jersey. View Video...

Popovich on Danny Green’s Evolution to Become All-Around Player

When asked about Danny Green’s evolution through nine seasons in the NBA, San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich cited Green’s hard work. “He’s taken his craft seriously,. An all around player, not just someone who can shoot open threes. He’s gone to work everyday with that thought and defensively, he figured out that he kind of had a knack for it." (Project Spurs)

Nate Britt Joins Isaiah Hicks on New York Knicks' G-League Team

Nate Britt will have an opportunity to showcase his abilities alongside former 2017 national title-winning teammate Isaiah Hicks. On Thursday, the Westchester Knicks of the NBA G-League announced that Britt would be joining the team after current Westchester guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes left the team to join Canada in the FIBA World Cup Basketball Qualifiers. (Keeping It Heel)

Sterling Manley Seizing Early Opportunities

Sterling Manley admitted he was a little surprised with his double-double on Wednesday night against Bucknell. After all, it was just five months ago that the 6-11 Ohio native arrived in Chapel Hill out of shape and not prepared for the demands of college basketball at North Carolina. An intense conditioning program has paid dividends for the UNC freshman center. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Kenny Williams, Weekend Football Preview

North Carolina junior guard Kenny Williams joins hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas for the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast, available now for free download and listening. Angell and Lucas also recap the basketball win over Bucknell, preview Saturday's football game against Western Carolina and look ahead to the basketball trip to the West Coast. (GoHeels.com)

UNC-Bucknell: Inside The Numbers

Against Bucknell, Theo Pinson played 10 of his 33 minutes at the 4 position, with the remaining time at the 3. It’s too early in the season to make sweeping generalizations about Pinson’s positional splits, but some things are sticking out during his minutes at the 4. Most notably, he’s been super-aggressive attacking the basket as the trailing big in the secondary break. (Inside Carolina)

Marcus Paige filling it up in Greensboro

Former Linn-Mar Lion and North Carolina Tar Heel Marcus Paige is making the most out of his opportunity presented by Michael Jordan. Paige, a combo guard for Jordan's Charlotte Hornet G-League affiliate Greensboro Swarm, has helped the Swarm to a 2-1 record. Paige is averaging 16 points per game to go along with five assists and three rebounds per game. (Marion Times)

Spartan Spotlight: Head Coach Wes Miller

When Wes Miller became head coach of the Spartans, he was just 29 years old – the youngest head coach in Division I men’s basketball. He had just over three years of coaching experience and a few months under his belt as UNCG’s interim head coach. Miller was less experienced than his counterparts, but just as – if not more – tenacious. (UNCG.edu)

John Henson has weathered the changes with the Milwaukee Bucks

John Henson appreciates the ongoing evolution of the Milwaukee Bucks organization, which now includes advanced technology and support such as cryotherapy in the new Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Science Center. “I’ve been here long enough to see the changes — the drastic changes. It’s like night and day,” said Henson. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Evaluating early-season performances of Sterling Manley, Garrison Brooks & Brandon Huffman

Big shoes — literally — were left to be filled along North Carolina’s frontline this season. Tony Bradley, Kennedy Meeks and Isaiah Hicks are gone. Outside of Luke Maye, the three most obvious replacement options are all freshmen. After a few games, let’s take a glance at how the trio of Garrison Brooks, Sterling Manley and Brandon Huffman has looked. (ACC Sports Journal)

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 104
Western Carolina: 61
Wed, Dec 6 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Tennessee
Sun, Dec 17, 3:00 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Wofford
Wed, Dec 20, 9:00 ET ESPN2 Tickets

UNC vs. Ohio State
Sat, Dec 23, 1:30 ET CBS Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Scoreboard
Columbia0
at Boston College0
Tuesday 7:00 PM
Smith 19.0 ppg, 4.6 apg; Bowman 17.2 ppg, 5.8 apg;
Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
Boston College1-08-3
(19) Florida State0-09-0
(7) North Carolina0-09-1
(6) Miami0-08-0
Clemson0-08-1
Syracuse0-08-1
Virginia Tech0-08-1
(18) Notre Dame0-08-2
NC State0-08-2
(16) Virginia0-07-1
Louisville0-07-2
Wake Forest0-06-4
Pittsburgh0-05-5
Georgia Tech0-04-4
(4) Duke0-111-1


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