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Marcus Paige’s growth makes North Carolina a big problem for ACC foes
With their 76-65 win Saturday afternoon against rival N.C. State, the Tar Heels are now 3-1 with wing P.J. Hairston starting instead of a more...

Tar Heels come up big with small lineup again
After the Tar Heels pushed their six-point halftime lead up to 10 points at 40-30, the Wolfpack went on a 13-2 run to take the...

Marcus Paige's improved play propels UNC
Roy Williams didn’t have to tell point guard Marcus Paige that he needed to play a whole lot better Saturday than the previous time the...

A freshman growth spurt
Coaches love to say that there are no freshman come March. It's a cute cliche, and I'm not sure it always applies, but I know...

UNC starters respond big after benching
Roy Williams, as he’s been known to do, replaced all five players on the floor when he wasn’t happy with their performance midway through the...

Marcus Paige, Tar Heels earn payback
The chant inside the Dean Smith Center on Saturday sounded familiar to N.C. State. The timing was off just a little bit. In the Wolfpack’s...

C.J. Leslie, Lorenzo Brown struggle in Wolfpack's loss to Tar Heels
N.C. State forward C.J. Leslie accepted blame at halftime, telling teammates it was his fault that North Carolina held a lead. He had less to...

For Wolfpack, Tar Heels, rivalry returns to familiar script
N.C. State spent the final few minutes of its 76-65 loss to North Carolina on Saturday chasing the mix of walk-ons and seldom-used reserves around...

Tar Heels Get Revenge
The ACC’s preseason player of the year against an out-of-position wing player. The ACC’s leading passer against a developing freshman. The ACC’s leading rebounder against...

Marcus Paige leads UNC turnaround against Wolfpack
Statistically speaking, it could be said that point guards Marcus Paige of UNC and Lorenzo Brown of N.C. State played to a stalemate Saturday. Paige...

Tar Heels Get Revenge Over Wolfpack, 76-65
Roy Williams kept his perfect home record against NC State intact as the Tar Heels avenged their January loss to the Wolfpack with a 76-65...

Marcus Paige Prevails
The prevalent thought entering Saturday’s North Carolina-N.C. State rivalry tilt was that Lorenzo Brown would once again win his matchup with Marcus Paige. The rookie...

Retaliatory response
Before Saturday’s matchup at the Smith Center, Marcus Paige confidently told P.J. Hairston that this would be a different game, that UNC would answer each...

Statement Substitution
There were audible groans throughout the Smith Center as Roy Williams sent five fresh players to the scorer’s table with 13:25 to play and N.C...

UNC-NC State Postgame Notes
The Tar Heels are now 19-8 overall, 9-5 in the ACC and 13-1 at the Smith Center. Carolina leads the series against NC State, 148-76,...

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 109
Bahamas All-Stars: 52
Sat, Aug 16

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Fayetteville State
Fri, Oct 24 7:30 PM

UNC vs. Belmont
Fri, Nov 7 7:30 PM

UNC vs. NC Central
Fri, Nov 14 8:00 PM ESPNU

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio/TV Affiliates (pdf file)

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