Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

UNC Basketball

Complete coverage of North Carolina Basketball.

UNC to honor late broadcasting legend Woody Durham Sunday afternoon

The family of late UNC broadcasting legend Woody Durham will hold a celebration of life event for him Sunday in Chapel Hill. Durham, the voice of the Tar heels from 1971-2011, died last month at the age of 76, The service, which is open to the public, begins at 2 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. Seating will be first-come, first-served, and doors open at 1 p.m. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Service for Woody Durham set for Sunday in Chapel Hill

The family of former Tar Heels play-by-play announcer Woody Durham and the University of North Carolina will hold a celebration of life at 2 p.m. Sunday at Carmichael Arena on campus. Durham, the Voice of the Tar Heels for 40 years from 1971-2011, died at the age of 76 on March 7. The memorial service is open to the public and is expected to last an hour. (Burlington Times-News)

Harrison Barnes Makes U.S. National Team Roster

Harrison Barnes is among 35 players named this week to the 2018-20 USA Men's National Team roster of players who are expected to attend the July 25-27 USA Men's National Team minicamp in Las Vegas. It is expected that the 12-member 2019 USA World Cup and 2020 U.S. Olympic teams will be comprised of players from the 2018-20 USA National Team. (GoHeels.com)

Pistons shut down Reggie Bullock for season

The injury bug has bitten the Detroit Pistons again, as starting guard Reggie Bullock will be shut down for the rest of the season. “He’s been battling a knee issue for a long time,” coach Van Gundy said Friday. It’s an unfortunate end to the season for Bullock, who was having the best season of his career, averaging 11.3 points and shooting 45 percent on 3-pointers. (Detroit News)

Chansky’s Notebook: ‘Make It, Wayne’ and Reggie

Two former UNC shooting guards are making their marks. Wayne Ellington, MOP of the 2009 Final Four, got back into the news this week. The Miami Heat’s Ellington set a single-season record for 3-pointers by a player coming off the bench. An equally good story is Reggie Bullock, who was a surprise entrant in the 2013 NBA draft following his junior year at UNC. (Chapelboro.com)

Four Corners: Offseason Basketball News Continues

The 2017-18 college basketball season concluded this week in San Antonio, but the offseason news from the Smith Center continues. Here's some of the latest news on Tar Heel basketball you may have missed. A reminder that the celebration of Woody Durham's life will be held on Sunday April 8 at Carmichael Arena on the North Carolina campus. (GoHeels.com)

Celtics notebook: Cedric Maxwell happy for Charlie Scott’s Hall call

Cedric Maxwell first saw Charlie Scott at North Carolina. “He was one of the first black players to play in the ACC,” Maxwell said. “I saw him play at Chapel Hill and was in love with his game. He was radical, different, watching him from afar. Not a great shooter, but could get hot. He could carry you for stretches. When his jump shot was on, he was unreal." (Boston Herald)

A look back at 1982's JMU vs UNC basketball game

The 1982 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship is one remembered by many. Arguably the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan, hit the spotlight when he nailed the game-winning shot to win the title for UNC. This is regarded as the first time Jordan introduced himself to a national audience, but that moment almost didn’t happen. (The Breeze)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Memories Of Woody

Woody Durham, the longtime "Voice of the Tar Heels," passed away last month. With the public celebration of Durham's life slated for Sunday in Chapel Hill, hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas discuss some favorite Woody memories with his sons, Wes and Taylor, former broadcast partners Mick Mixon, Fred Kiger, Rick Steinbacher and Eric Montross, and more. (GoHeels.com)

'We saw how much fun he had:' Durham's sons remember lessons from Woody

It was a father-son tradition unlike any other. For 30 of the last 31 years, Taylor Durham made sure he was at home in Chapel Hill to watch the final round of the Masters on television with his father, Woody Durham. That won’t happen this Sunday. Taylor will be in Chapel Hill, but it will be to honor his father, who passed away on March 7 at the age of 76. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: UNC Whips Michigan State to Win NCAA Title - April 6, 2009

Final Four MVP Wayne Ellington scores 17 of his 19 points in the first half, Ty Lawson has a game-high 21 points and sets a Final Four record with eight steals, and Tyler Hansbrough scores 18 points to cap his brilliant career as the Tar Heels beat Michigan State, 89-72, in Detroit to win the national championship. Read More...

Raymond Felton a missing piece to Thunder's playoff puzzle

When the postseason kicks off next week, if the Thunder is in, Raymond Felton — not Paul George or Carmelo Anthony — will be the biggest difference from last season's ineptitude without Russell Westbrook at the point. Yes, the Thunder still has to earn its way into the playoffs, but this season has already been a marked improvement with Felton backing up Westbrook. (The Oklahoman)

Podcast: Wayne Ellington's Journey From Indistinguishable to Indispensable

How does a player suddenly become indispensable after years of bouncing around the NBA? In the latest episode of the Breakaway podcast, Miami's Wayne Ellington walks us through his well-traveled career and the break that changed everything. (Sports Illustrated)

UNC championship sign will go back up in Raleigh. NC State will help decide where.

The state Department of Transportation is consulting N.C. State as well as UNC to determine where it should place a new sign commemorating the Tar Heels' 2017 men's basketball national championship. NCDOT erected eight signs along highways across the state to celebrate UNC's win. Only two of the signs were in the Triangle, and one of them didn't last long. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Look Back: 25th Anniversary of UNC's 1993 Title

Thursday, April 5, 2018 is the 25th anniversary of North Carolina's 1993 National Championship game win over Michigan. The Tar Heels defeated the Wolverines 77-71 to clinch UNC's third NCAA National Championship and head coach Dean Smith's second title. In the game, UNC guard Donald Williams scored 25 points on 8-for-12 shooting (5-for-7 from three). (Inside Carolina)

< BackNext >
Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 65
Texas A&M: 86
Sun, Mar 18 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Wofford
Tue, Nov 6, TBD

UNC @ Elon
Fri, Nov 9, TBD

UNC vs. Stanford
Mon, Nov 12, TBD

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

ACC Basketball Standings
(1) Virginia17-131-3
(9) Duke13-529-8
(22) Miami11-722-10
(20) Clemson11-725-10
NC State11-721-12
(10) North Carolina11-726-11
Virginia Tech10-821-12
Florida State9-923-12
Notre Dame8-1021-15
Boston College7-1119-16
Georgia Tech6-1213-19
Wake Forest4-1411-20

© 2005-2018 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.