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Program stability keeps UNC rolling under Roy Williams

Coming off his third appearance in the national championship game in 12 years, North Carolina coach Roy Williams will enter next year with another team surrounded by high expectations. It’s nothing unusual for the 65-year-old. In his 28 years as a head coach, only four of his teams weren’t ranked in top 12 of the AP preseason Top 25. (Today's U)

Video: Marcus Paige NBA Ready Thanks To UNC Family

Marcus Paige enjoyed an illustrious career during his four seasons with the Tar Heels. Thanks to the "Carolina Family", Paige feels well prepared for the NBA Draft workout circuit and thinks it'll all be worth it when he hears his name called at the 2016 NBA Draft. View Video...

Video: Brice Johnson's Top 5 Moments at North Carolina

Brice Johnson closed his career with the Tar Heels with a stellar senior season that saw him emerge as one of the nation's best big men. His thunderous dunks, imposing blocked shots and unrivaled passion for the game made for some great moments for the UNC faithful. View Video...

Veteran guard Raymond Felton hopes bounce-back season leads back to Dallas

After recapturing his elite form following a bounce-back 2015-16 season with the Dallas Mavericks, 11-year veteran guard Raymond Felton is set to hit the open market on July 1. Stepping into the starting lineup 31 times during the regular season and four games in the playoffs, Felton became a trusted and relied upon veteran in the backcourt. (Dallas Mavericks)

Video: Marcus Ginyard 2015-16 French League Highlights

Highlights of Marcus Ginyard, former Tar Heel (2005-2010) and NCAA champion (2009), from this past season with his French team Hermine Nantes Atlantique. View Video...

Marcus Paige, Kristen Brown, Emily Wold Win Patterson Medal

Kristen Brown, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time softball home run leader, Marcus Paige, Carolina’s all-time leader in three-point field goals, and Emily Wold, a three-time first-team All-America in field hockey, are the 2016 recipients of the Patterson Medal, the most prestigious athletic award given at the University of North Carolina. (GoHeels.com)

Photo: UNC basketball family in the Dean Dome

On Wednesday, members of the Carolina basketball family were in Chapel Hill to help work UNC's basketball camp and take part in the annual player-alumni scrimmage. Pictured: Tyler Hansbrough, Ed Davis, Reyshawn Terry, Sean May, Marvin Williams, Raymond Felton, Byron Sanders, Jawad Williams, Tyler Zeller, Wayne Ellington, David Noel, Deon Thompson, and Quentin Thomas. (Carolina Blue)

NBA Job Application: Marcus Paige

With the draft on the horizon, your favorite NBA team will be adding a few new employees soon. So using a format familiar to anyone who has ever applied for a new job, we quizzed some incoming rookies so you could get to know them better. This is the NBA Job Application. Next up is Marcus Paige from the University of North Carolina. (The Players' Tribune)

2016 ACC Tournament Documentary Airs This Week

“The Other Supreme Court: The 2016 ACC Tournament” takes viewers behind the scenes of a tournament that featured seven games decided by five points or fewer and several thrilling individual efforts before North Carolina outlasted Virginia in the Saturday night title game. The program debuts on ESPNU, Friday, June 17 at 5 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

Brice Johnson works out for Milwaukee Bucks

Among the players working out for the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday was 6-11 senior forward Brice Johnson of North Carolina. Johnson averaged 17 points and 10.5 rebounds in leading the Tar Heels to the national championship game, and he is projected as the No. 31 pick by DrafExpress. (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

Carolina Basketball family back in Chapel Hill

UNC's NBA players are in their offseason, alums are back in Chapel Hill finishing classes, and former Tar Heels are helping out with summer camps. On Wednesday UNC basketball tweeted out that a number of former players who were back in town, including Felton, Ellington, Hansbrough, Marvin, Jawad, Noel, Q, Deon, E. Davis, May, Terry, and Zeller. (Carolina Blue)

Villanova's Kris Jenkins Plays Pickup Ball in Chapel Hill

He played pickup ball at North Carolina. With the Tar Heels. And he lived to tell about it. Forget the shout-out from the president of the United States and the social media mentions from other famous people. Of all the crazy things that have happened to Villanova's Kris Jenkins in the past months, that game in Chapel Hill has to rank at the top. (ESPN.com)

John Calipari takes a shot at Rick Pitino, Roy Williams in interview

Kentucky coach John Calipari went on Mike Lupica’s podcast yesterday, and while he made sure to get in plugs for the stuff that he’s decided to push for this offseason — changing the process behind conference tournaments, letting college players get loans from the NBA, etc. — he made sure to get in a subtle dig at Rick Pitino and Roy Williams. (NBC Sports)

NBA Champion Rasheed Wallace Introduces Kindergarteners to His New Children’s Book

The NBA champion and former coach Rasheed Wallace teams up with animation executive Saddler Ward to introduce Sacramento kindergartners to “Honeydew & Marylu,” a book for early readers. “Honeydew & Marylu” is written by Wallace and illustrated by Ward, the animation producer of MTV’s “Station Zero” and “Word World,” PBS Kids’ pilot. (Press Release Rocket)

Brandon Robinson details process for packing on pounds

Part of UNC freshman shooting guard Brandon Robinson's preparation has been an attempt to put on weight. Robinson weighed around 160 pounds when he committed. He has put on roughly 10 pounds on since. "Once school ended I have been getting up at 5:30 AM and lifting weights," Robinson explained about his workout regiment before enrolling at UNC. (Carolina Blue)

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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. Barton College
Fri, Oct 27, 7:30 ET ACCNE

UNC vs. Northern Iowa
Fri, Nov 10, 7:00 ET ESPNU

UNC vs. Bucknell
Wed, Nov 15, TBD ACCN

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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