Video: Marcus Paige NCAA Tournament HighlightsUNC's Marcus Paige scores 10, 12, 21, 13, 13, and 21 in the 2016 NCAA Tournament as the Tar Heels finish runner-up to the Villanova Wildcats in the National Championship.
Video: ACC Barnstorming Tour Stops In TriadACC basketball fans got the chance to see their favorite seniors take the court, right here in the Triad. The seniors laced up at Southeast Guilford High School for the 2016 ACC Barnstorming Tour. The game included players, like UNC's Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson, and Wake Forest's Codi Miller-McIntyre and Devin Thomas. (WFMY)
Dewey Burke Receives Check From Ed O’Bannon CaseWhen Dewey Burke played basketball at UNC, he never considered the legal implications of playing as himself in the NCAA Basketball video game series. “Back then we just thought it was cool,” he said. “It was fun to play NCAA 2005 and play as yourself. I don’t know if funny is the right word but it was such a cool think, I guess.” (Chapelboro.com)
Tar Heels Compile Record-High APRUNC student-athletes compiled a record-high Academic Progress Rate of 987 in 2014-15 and compiled a four-year rating of 981, two points above the national rate. It is the second consecutive year the Tar Heels have set or tied their top single-season score in the APR. The 18 Tar Heel programs that scored a 1000 in 2014-15 include men’s basketball. (GoHeels.com)
Closure: News & notes from Roy Williams’ postseason press conferenceRoy Williams is not retiring anytime soon. The Tar Heel head coach thought he'd put that matter to bed when he addressed it late in the regular season, but the national sportswriters had to ask that question for themselves. Williams hit the road recruiting on Thursday after the national championship game. “I saw three kids on Thursday and one on Friday,” he said. (GoHeels.com)
NBA playoff scores 2016: Raymond Felton outdueled Kevin Durant and Russell WestbrookMuch like the Dallas Mavericks, Raymond Felton was left for dead. The Mavericks weren't expected to make the playoffs. Then, after being decimated by the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series, a sweep was expected. With J.J. Barea out due to injury, though, Felton was given a chance to shine. He did exactly that. (SB Nation)
Video: Michael Jordan Scores Career-High 39 Points At UNC vs. Georgia TechMichael Jordan once scored a record 63 points in an NBA playoff game vs. the Boston Celtics, but his highest scoring game at UNC was in 1983 against Georgia Tech. Check out all his best plays from that game.
Running Man Challenge keeps teams grooving after Big Dance endsMaryland's video of basketball players dancing around laundry bins in their locker room showed up on Twitter last week. It was funny, but I didn't really get it. Runningman? I knew about the dance but..this wasn't that. Not really? Later Tuesday evening, UNC's Theo Pinson (obviously) and Joel Berry put their blue shoes on and shared their Tar Heel edition of the trend. (WRAL Sports Fan)
ACC Barnstorming tour coming to GreensboroThe ACC Barnstorming Tour is coming to Greensboro. The tradition of Tobacco Road seniors playing in high school gyms across North Carolina continues, and Wednesday night at Southern Guilford, those seniors will play an exhibition game for fans. The roster is variable game to game, but so far has included UNC seniors Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson and Joel James. (Greensboro News & Record)
Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches EditionIt's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.
Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em OutDiving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
Raymond Felton’s double-double fuels Mavericks offense in playoffs winRaymond Felton was experiencing an unfamiliar feeling late in Monday’s Game 2 win: sickness. With less than 10 seconds left and his team ahead by one point, 85-84, both the guard’s attempts bounced off the rim, culminating in a wild OKC fast break heading the other way. (Dallas Mavericks)
Warriors forward James Michael McAdoo hosts youth event in OaklandGolden State Warriors forward James Michael McAdoo hosted a shoe design competition for student members of the Boys and Girls Club of Oakland on Monday afternoon. The 23-year-old gave the youth a chance to win prizes, including lower level tickets to Warriors playoff games. (KRON)
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel SuccessesFrom the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service. (GoHeels.com)
What you missed at the 2016 RammysThe fourth annual Rammy Awards featured plenty of fanfare — from rap videos and sword fights to Theo Pinson accepting awards he didn’t win. Here’s what you missed on Monday at Memorial Hall. The men’s basketball team fell short of an NCAA Championship, but the national runners-up took home plenty of hardware at the event. (Daily Tar Heel)
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