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Former ESPN anchor Stuart Scott inducted into UNC Journalism Hall of Fame

Susan Scott, the older sister of former ESPN anchor Stuart Scott, said that of the many North Carolina greats her brother interviewed through the years, he never considered himself to be among them. He's officially in that category now. Scott, who died in January after a long bout with cancer, was inducted into the North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame on Friday. (ESPN.com)

UNC's Theo Pinson Moving Forward Past Injury

Theo Pinson admitted to thinking about a lot of things heading into Friday’s ‘Late Night with Roy’ event. He thought about all the hard work he and his teammates put in during the summer. He even thought about North Carolina being ranked No. 1 in preseason polls. The one thing not on his mind may have been the most important – his surgically repaired foot. (Inside Carolina)

Buzz Building for UNC's Isaiah Hicks

No UNC player received more offseason buzz than Isaiah Hicks. And he did nothing to quiet that buzz at ‘Late Night with Roy.’ Roy Williams called him a “big, strong rascal” at Media Day. Former Tar Heel Harrison Barnes said he really liked the way Hicks was playing during pickup games. Sophomore Theo Pinson offered his opinion after Friday’s Late Night scrimmage. “He’s a monster.” (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels tip off 2015-16 with Late Night With Roy

The nation’s preseason #1 team tipped off the 2015-16 season with Late Night with Roy Friday night in the Dean E. Smith Center. While the Tar Heels will get down to business at practice 11:30 tomorrow morning, Friday’s Kenny Smith-hosted program was a variety show of dancing, comedy, music and a little bit of basketball. The following are some observations: (GoHeels.com)

Video: Late Night with Roy Highlights

Tar Heel fans gathered at the Dean Smith Center on Friday night to celebrate the start of a new basketball season. View Video...

Video: Team Introductions at 2015 LNWR

Meet the 2015-16 UNC men's basketball team as they are introduced at Late Night with Roy on October 23, 2015. View Video...

Unofficial Late Night With Roy Box Score

The very, very unofficial box score for the Blue-White Scrimmage at Late Night with Roy. Note: For fouls in the act of shooting, players were awarded a point then attempted one free throw. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC honors late ESPN sportscaster, alumnus Stuart Scott

UNC spent Friday honoring late ESPN broadcaster and alumnus Stuart Scott. The school inducted Scott into the North Carolina Journalism Hall of Fame, based in the UNC School of Media and Journalism. The school later honored Scott during Friday's annual "Late Night with Roy" event, which is the ceremonial start to the basketball season. Scott first hosted the event in 2001 and did so 10 times. (Associated Press)

Tyler Zeller Makes Case to Remain Celtic's Starting Center

Tyler Zeller started 59 games at center for the Celtics last year, including Boston’s final 35 regular season and playoff contests. But the starting job was his to lose entering the 2015-16 season, considering the additions of veteran big men Amir Johnson and David Lee. The starting rotation is still not set in stone, but Zeller certainly made his case to remain the starter Thursday night. (Boston Celtics)

Fans take pictures with Roy before Late Night

Roughly two dozen UNC fans were outside the Dean E. Smith Center on Friday afternoon before 2:00 PM with hopes of securing the best seats for Late Night with Roy. As the devoted Tar Heel faithful, stood in line and sat along side the building, the UNC head coach himself surprised fans with a quick photo opportunity. (Carolina Blue)

Top moments from Triangle schools' midnight madness

Pre-season number one UNC will hold its annual 'Late Night With Roy' to tip things off on Friday. Ahead of 'Late Night,' UNC will honor former ESPN anchor and ABC11 intern Stuart Scott. A 1987 Carolina alumnus, Scott will be posthumously inducted into to the N. C. Journalism Hall of Fame, based in the UNC School of Media and Journalism. (ABC 11)

Video: Behind The Seams - North Carolina Argyle

For this week's edition of Behind The Seams we take a look at how North Carolina enhanced their football uniforms by adding the traditional argyle pattern that Dean Smith introduced to the school in 1991. (NCAA.com)

Jerry West would 'love' for the NBA logo to be Michael Jordan

Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West is doing the media rounds in support of myAFibRisk.com, in support of stroke prevention, and he's said some interesting things. Including the fact that he would support the NBA logo, which bears his likeness, changing to that of Michael Jordan's silhouette. (CBS Sports)

ICTV: Isaiah Hicks Comfortable in UNC's System

Junior Isaiah Hicks has increased confidence in his abilities going into his junior year. Following a summer developing his craft - including training with NBA veteran David West - he said he's ready for a bigger 2015-16 season. Roy Williams said players came back to him raving about Hicks's performances in summer pickup games. (Inside Carolina)

Kenny Smith Answers UNC's Call

Kenny Smith returns to his alma mater on Friday night to host 'Late Night with Roy,' honor his late friend, and celebrate Carolina Basketball. Why was it important for you to come back and host Late Night With Roy at this time? "Because Roy called. It’s that simple. They called and asked and I was like ‘no problem.’ We’re a Carolina family and we’re always accessible and available." (Inside Carolina)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 85
Syracuse: 68
Mon, Jan 16 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Boston College
Sat, Jan 21, 12:00 ET ACCN Tickets

UNC vs. Virginia Tech
Thu, Jan 26, 8:00 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC @ Miami
Sat, Jan 28, 1:00 ET CBS Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Scoreboard
Pitt74
at NC State79
FINAL
Young (Pitt) 25 pts; Henderson (NC State) 21 pts;
Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
(15) Notre Dame5-016-2
(9) North Carolina5-117-3
(10) Florida State4-116-2
(12) Louisville3-215-3
(16) Virginia3-213-3
Georgia Tech3-211-6
Syracuse3-311-8
Miami2-211-4
(18) Duke2-314-4
Virginia Tech2-313-4
Boston College2-39-9
NC State2-413-6
Clemson1-411-6
Wake Forest1-410-7
Pittsburgh1-512-7

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