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Art’s Angle: Ten Reasons To Be Sad

If you still are saddened that Carolina won’t be taking on UConn in the Sweet Sixteen Friday night at Madison Square Garden, here are 10 reasons to make it even worse. It may have been a perfect storm of Iowa State making plays and the Tar Heels messing up in the last four minutes, but any one of these 10 reasons would have in all likelihood produced a different outcome. (Chapelboro.com)

Marvin Williams a vital presence for young Jazz

When the lights go down before the start of a game, Marvin Williams is in his usual spot. As each starter’s name is announced, the forward waits for him at the end of a line of high-fives. They run at each other, jump and bump sides. It matters little to Williams that his name hasn’t been among them of late. "It’s part of being a professional. You’ve got to be ready for adjustments," he says. (Salt Lake Tribune)

James Worthy delivers strong message about education, humility and communication

James Worthy had plenty of material if he chose to talk about his basketball experiences. He was a high school All-American, won a national championship at UNC while playing with Michael Jordan in 1982 and was a three-time NBA champion playing with the Los Angeles Lakers. Instead, Worthy talked about education, humility and the value of communication. (Pocono Record)

End of Season Evaluations: Forwards

Junior forward James Michael McAdoo put together a generally solid season with the exception of two noticeable flaws. McAdoo still has trouble finishing around the rim and his free throw shooting actually declined from last season. Besides that, McAdoo showed slight signs of improvement in his overall shooting and offensive rating compared to last season. (Tar Heel Blog)

Athletes speak to UNC trustees about academic challenges

The relationship between athletics and academics at UNC was in the spotlight Thursday as six student-athletes addressed the Board of Trustees about the challenges they face each day. Football players Ryan Switzer, Tim Scott and Kemmi Pettway, along with basketball player Marcus Paige, were four of the six athletes who were asked by Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham to speak on the topic. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Lucas: Top Moments of UNC's 2014 Basketball Season

Over the next two days, we'll count down the best moments from the 2013-14 Carolina basketball season. These aren't necessarily the best games or the biggest wins, but what came to mind when we thought about the most memorable moments from this season. We'll have numbers ten through six today, and then we'll follow up tomorrow with numbers five through one. (GoHeels.com)

End of Season Evaluations: Guards

Now that the basketball season has ended, let's take a final look at how the individual players fared starting with the guards. There really isn't much to say about Marcus Paige's season other than, "Wow." The sophomore guard had a break-out season stepping up to fill the void left by the attrition at the wing positions and then some. (Tar Heel Blog)

Danny Green more than just a three-point threat

His first few seasons with the Spurs, Danny Green simply relied on his outside shooting and when he was forced to put the ball on the floor, he just didn’t seem comfortable. This season, Green has stepped back into the role he played in Chapel Hill. He has opened up his game, pushing the ball down the floor, attacking the basket and being aggressive. (Project Spurs)

Audio: Roy Williams on Jay Mohr Show

North Carolina Tar Heels Head Coach Roy Williams joined Bill Reiter and Kirk Morrison on Jay Mohr Sports on Wednesday. We got his thoughts on the Sweet 16 and also about the one and done college players and how it's affecting college basketball. (FOX Sports Radio)

David Glenn On P.J. Hairston: 'He Is A Selfish, Clueless Knucklehead'

P.J. Hairston may have left UNC nearly three months ago, but that doesn't mean he's been forgotten in the state of North Carolina. In a recent feature written by Andrew Carter of Raleigh's News and Observer, Hairston stated that he has no regrets for the well-documented issues that occurred off the court last season, ultimately resulting in the end of his college career. David Glenn on Hairston: (ACC Sports Journal)

It's official: ACC tourney moves to New York in 2017, 2018

The ACC and the Barclays Center have made official a two-year agreement for the men's basketball tournament to be played in Brooklyn,N.Y., in 2017 and 2018. The Atlantic 10 will continue to hold its championship at Barclays Center in 2015 and 2016 and then return to the venue for three years in 2019, 2020 and 2021, the Barclays Center announced in a news release. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Vince Carter's effect on the rise of Canadian basketball talent

The biggest impact on the Toronto kids wasn't Canadian Steve Nash. Instead it was the best and most dynamic player in Raptors history. "Vince Carter was unbelievable, he was definitely everyone's favorite," Nik Stauskas said. Carter arrived from UNC for the strike-shortened 1999 season and was named NBA Rookie of the Year. His high-flying style was the perfect presence to draw in fans. (Yahoo! Sports)

Triangle Basketball Apocalypse: A Retrospective

NC State, Duke and North Carolina all lost over the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament in excruciating fashion. (Rush the Court)

Lucas: Tar Heels Take Next Steps

Marcus Paige will become just the third Tar Heel in the Roy Williams era to make the first-team All-ACC squad and then return to school the next year and just the fourth Tar Heel in the last 20 years to return in that scenario. That immediately started the countdown to next year's team, which should be a talented, experienced group that will also add three highly-regarded freshmen. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels In The NBA Update

On Saturday night, Tyler Zeller posted a career-high 23 points on 10-of-16 shooting from the field while also adding six rebounds As Vince Carter has moved up in age he continues to move up in the record books, as he passed Rashard Lewis to move into seventh place for most three pointers made all-time in the NBA. (GoHeels.com)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 80
Kansas State: 70
Tue, Nov 24 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Maryland
Tue, Dec 1, 9:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Davidson
Sun, Dec 6, 6:00 ET ESPNU Tickets

UNC @ Texas
Sat, Dec 12, 5:15 ET ESPN Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Scoreboard
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ACC Basketball Standings
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(9) North Carolina0-05-1
(12) Virginia0-05-1
(15) Miami0-05-1
(17) Notre Dame0-04-1
Florida State0-04-1
Georgia Tech0-04-2
NC State0-04-2
Wake Forest0-04-2
Virginia Tech0-03-2
Boston College0-03-2

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