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Roy Williams On NCAA Tournament Bid

Roy Williams: “Well, I was certainly thankful that they told us where we were (seeded) early in a two-hour show. It was exciting. Our guys responded with some very positive feelings and applause and some statements that we really like (being a number one seed). It was a relief to know it that early. We feel like we accomplished some great things this season." (GoHeels.com)

UNC No. 1 Seed in East, will face Florida Gulf Coast/Farleigh Dickinson winner

North Carolina is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament East Regional, earning a top seed for an NCAA-record 15th time and the sixth time under head coach Roy Williams. The Tar Heels will play on Thursday in Raleigh against the winner of the play-in game between Florida Gulf Coast and Fairleigh Dickinson. Time and television information will be announced soon. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina uses Ali-Frazier as inspiration in hard-fought ACC championship game

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had electrifying, gritty, fights of the century more than four decades ago. Roy Williams remembers those days. But his North Carolina players who were all born in the 90s? Not so much. But these players — the group that claimed the Tar Heels’ first ACC tournament championship since 2008 on Saturday — can relate to those boxing matches. (USA Today)

NCAA Selection Sunday: Last Look at the Projections

The NCAA Tournament field will be announced at some point during the ridiculously long two hour selection show starting at 5:30 PM on CBS. The first order of business is whether the Tar Heels will be in the Raleigh pod for the First and Second Rounds. That is 99.9% certain at this point. The other question is whether UNC will be a #1 seed or not. (Tar Heel Blog)

North Carolina tough? Tar Heels have the nets to prove it

Minutes after UNC won the ACC tournament on Saturday, Roy Williams huddled his Tar Heels together for one final piece of instruction. Screaming above the din of celebratory UNC fans filling the Verizon Center and the pep band still making joyful noise, Williams leaned in and pointed to the ladder, scissors and net awaiting the Heels’ attention. (ESPN.com)

Video: ACC Tournament Championship All-Access vs. Virginia

The only thing better than All-Access is CHAMPIONSHIP All-Access! Go inside the Tar Heels ACC Tournament Championship game win against Virginia. View Video...

Staunton Military Academy had part in UNC's perfect team

In the almost 63-year history of the ACC, there has only been one team that went undefeated — the 1957 Tar Heels. Staunton Military Academy had a part in making it happen. Lennie Rosenbluth, the leader of the undefeated 1957 National Championship team, went to Staunton Military Academy for the 1952-53 school year. (Staunton News Leader)

Meet Alexander Julian, Designer of UNC’s Basketball Uniforms

Dipsea, his Yorkshire terrier, nestles into a cashmere sweater. A regular customer walks into Julian’s, and the owner, Alexander Julian, slips away to greet her. Julian begins promoting some of his current sales on sport coats, then points an accusing finger at Dipsea and wraps up his pitch by saying, “With every three jackets, you get one dog!” (Our State Magazine)

Roy Williams dons sideways hat, dances after UNC's win

Roy Williams is in a pretty good mood right now. The Tar Heels have run off wins against Duke, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame and Virginia in their four March contests, entering the NCAA Tournament as ACC Tournament champions. North Carolina has played some of its most complete games at the right time, culminating with a locked-in defensive effort against the Wahoos and 61-57 win. (CBS Sports)

Video: UNC Locker Room Celebration - ACC Champs!

Go in the North Carolina locker room following the Tar Heels' 61-57 win over Virginia and celebrate with the ACC Tournament Champions! View Video...

UNC 61, Virginia 57: Three Observations

Joel Berry: Winner. When Joel Berry was in high school his teams won three straight state titles in Florida. His performance in three ACC Tournament games is a reminder that Berry was a big reason for those titles. Berry came out of high school as a player who put up big performances with championships on the line and that mentality has carried over as UNC's point guard. (Tar Heel Blog)

An emotional Roy Williams can take a breath with two titles to UNC's credit

Roy Williams recalled being emotional as he talked about his deceased mother, sister and father during his 2007 Hall of Fame induction. He was also emotional about his 1997 Kansas team that took a 34-1 record into a Sweet 16 loss to Arizona. Just as Williams was upset that the seniors from the 1997 team didn't make a Final Four, he didn't want his current seniors to leave UNC without any titles. (Fayetteville Observer)

Lucas: Time To Celebrate

It’s the kind of scene you watch and then you realize your face is hurting because you’ve been smiling without even realizing it. “In that moment, there is so much going on,” said Nate Britt. “First, we’re all jumping around and celebrating. Then they pass out hats and we’re like, ‘Ohhhh, we get hats!’ Then they pass out shirts and we’re like ‘Ohhhhh, we get shirts!’ " (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels make post-title detour to see family

The family members of the ACC Champion Tar Heels had to wait on the concourse, where the 18,000-plus fans were still making their way out of the arena. When Coach Williams heard about the development, he told his team, “Go see your families, guys.” That was all they needed to hear. Off went the players. (Carolina Blue)

Paige, Berry play smart in ACC Tournament championship victory

This time, Marcus Paige made the right decision in a tight game with North Carolina needing a bucket. After getting burned earlier in the year with the same tactic, UNC put the ACC tournament title game in the hands of its two best guards, Paige and Joel Berry. The pair delivered in a 61-57 win against Virginia. (Winston-Salem Journal)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 71
Gonzaga: 65
Mon, Apr 3 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Northern Iowa
Fri, Nov 10, TBD

UNC @ Stanford
Mon, Nov 20, TBD

Thu, Nov 23, TBD ESPN

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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