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)
Closing the curtain on 2015-16 college basketball seasonBest coaching move: UNC's Roy Williams - As guard Marcus Paige struggled through a lengthy shooting slump, fans and media members alike clamored for Williams to play Paige more at his natural position of point guard and take away some ball-handling duties from Joel Berry. Williams didn't flinch. He stuck to his plan. (Fayetteville Observer)
Michael Jordan once got inside Jerry Stackhouse's head by singing Anita BakerI remember stories of Michael Jordan singing to guys when he was playing. His number one song was ‘Giving You The Best That I Got.’ I remember him singing that to Jerry Stackhouse one day and just putting on a show. He gave it to you every time. He had an answer for everything that came out of anyone’s mouth. THT Note: Stackhouse tweeted "News to me" in response to this article (FOX Sports)
Jackie Manuel named Valparaiso assistant basketball coachFormer North Carolina basketball player and 2005 National Champion Jackie Manuel has accepted an assistant coaching spot with Valparaiso. Manuel played at UNC from 2001-2005. He had been an assistant at UNCG under head coach Wes Miller since 2012. The Florida native was an assistant strength and conditioning coach at UNC from 2011-2012. (Carolina Blue)
Marcus Paige gets Iowa homecomingMarcus Paige finally got a homecoming game after all. It might be called the Carolina ACC Barnstorming Tour, but Friday, the group of ACC senior all-stars left the state for a quick trip to Marion, Iowa to play at Linn-Mar high school, Paige’s alma mater, Saturday. “I think they mentioned it to me at the beginning of the year,” Paige said. (NSJ Sports)
Video: Marcus Paige Returns Home to Linn-MarMarcus Paige returned home to Iowa and his high school alma mater, Linn-Mar, as part of the ACC Barnstorming Tour. KCRG's Scott Saville has the story.
ACC Barnstorming Tour comes to Iowa for Marcus Paige homecomingIt was a UNC home basketball game a thousand miles from Chapel Hill. Carolina blue was the dominant color in Linn-Mar High School’s gym Saturday night. Some of it was from the “Team Paige” T-shirts people bought for $15 on location. But most of it was worn to the gym by many in the gathering of 2,200 who filled the gym to see former Lion Marcus Paige. (The Gazette)
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