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UNC-Fairfield Postgame Notes

Nate Britt tied his career high with 17 points and four three-point field goals (both vs. Syracuse last year). Theo Pinson established career highs in points (11) and assists (8) vs. Fairfield. Roy Williams is now 752-202 in 28 seasons as a head coach and 334-101 in 13 seasons at Carolina. North Carolina is now 99-7 in home openers. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Roy Williams Post-Fairfield Press Conference

North Carolina coach Roy Williams discusses the Tar Heels' 92-65 win over Fairfield on November 15, 2015. View Video...

Video: Highlights - UNC Tops Fairfield 92-65

Five Tar Heels score in double figures in the Tar Heels' 92-65 win over Fairfield in Chapel Hill on November 15, 2015. View Video...

Recap and Analysis: #1 UNC 92 Fairfield 65

Theo Pinson was the Tar Heels' second best player on the court, notching 11 points on 5 shots. He made 6-8 FTs and was 1-3 from three. Pinson was UNC's best distributor on the day with 8 assists and no turnovers. He has looked much better early this season compared to last year and has been markedly better than Justin Jackson, confirming Roy Williams' choice to play him as a starter. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: Nate Britt Ties Career-High 17 vs. Fairfield

Nate Britt came off the bench to tie his career-high with 17 points - including 4 of 6 from distance - in UNC's win over Fairfield on November 15, 2015. View Video...

Nate Britt helps No. 1 UNC beat Fairfield 92-65 in home opener

Nate Britt matched his career high with 17 points and No. 1 North Carolina gradually pulled away in the second half to beat Fairfield 92-65 on Sunday. Joel Berry II added 15 points for the Tar Heels (2-0), who led all the way to win their 14th consecutive home opener. But UNC followed its 24-point win over Temple in Friday's opener with an unimpressive showing full of missed free throws and leaky defense. (Associated Press)

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Fairfield

Carolina focused just long enough in the second half to make the final score--a 92-65 win over Fairfield--look like the blowout everyone probably thought it was going to be. But Roy Williams will get plenty of teaching points from that game, including the Stags' 15 offensive rebounds and Carolina's occasionally overeager three-point shooting. (GoHeels.com)

Box Score: North Carolina 92, Fairfield 65

View the complete box score from North Carolina's 92-65 win over Fairfield in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic in Chapel Hill on Sunday. (View Box Score)

UNC Basketball Hosts Fairfield Sunday

North Carolina will play its second game of the weekend and open action in the 2015 CBE Hall of Fame Classic on Sunday afternoon when it hosts Fairfield. Tipoff is scheduled for 4:05 p.m. in the Smith Center as top-ranked UNC makes its home debut for 2015-16. The game is part of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic, to conclude next Monday and Tuesday (Nov. 23-24) in Kansas City, Mo. (GoHeels.com)

Game Preview: #1 UNC vs Fairfield

After an impressive dismantling of Temple in the season opener to take a 91-57 win, the Tar Heels open the home schedule against Fairfield Needless to say the Stags will be vastly overmatched facing a UNC team that even without Marcus Paige showed there was no shortage of weapons. On of those weapons, junior big man Kennedy Meeks, completely dominated the paint in the season opener. (Tar Heel Blog)

Meeks and the Tar Heels Feeling Good So Far Without Paige

Kennedy Meeks’ effort was part of a collaborative team goal to have everyone step up their level of play while senior point guard Marcus Paige remains on the sidelines with a broken hand. “That’s our main focus right now while he’s gone,” Meeks said. “He’s a great player, great leader—we miss him—but as of right now we have to focus on Fairfield next.” (Chapelboro.com)

Previewing Fairfield

No. 1 North Carolina tips off its home slate against Fairfield on Sunday. Tip-off at the Smith Center is at 4 p.m. and will be televised by ESPNU. Fairfield dropped its season opener to Yale, 70-57, in the Connecticut 6 Classic on Friday. Fairfield lost despite holding Yale to 37.9 percent shooting, due in part a 47-24 rebounding discrepancy. (Inside Carolina)

Know Your Opponent: Fairfield

Year five of the Sydney Johnson era at Fairfield began much in the same way that year four ended. After the second of two straight 7-win campaigns last season, the Stags were soundly beaten by Yale Friday night to kick off 2015-16. Forward Marcus Gilbert anchors a veteran front court, as the 6-6 senior is back after a third-team All-MAAC junior season. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Roy Williams, Players Post-Temple Press Conference

Roy Williams along with Kennedy Meeks and Joel Berry discuss the Tar Heels' season-opening 91-67 win against Temple in Annapolis at the Veterans Classic. View Video...

No. 1 North Carolina downs Temple, still has to dress up to fly home

Twenty minutes after the final buzzer, inside the winning locker room of the nation's top-ranked team, and every North Carolina player has showered and is now changing into suits. And not sweatsuits. I'm talking suit-suits. They look sharp. But the plan was not to look sharp. "It's your fault we're wearing suits home," Kennedy Meeks playfully said in the general direction of teammate Nate Britt. (CBS Sports)

Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 80
Kansas State: 70
Tue, Nov 24 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Maryland
Tue, Dec 1, 9:30 ET ESPN Tickets

UNC vs. Davidson
Sun, Dec 6, 6:00 ET ESPNU Tickets

UNC @ Texas
Sat, Dec 12, 5:15 ET ESPN Tickets

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

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ACC Basketball Scoreboard
at Duke80
at UVA80
at Charlotte70
at Pitt93
Wake Forest80
at UCLA77
at Rutgers58
Live scores provided via data feed and may be delayed by a couple of minutes

ACC Basketball Standings
(15) Miami0-05-0
(5) Duke0-05-1
(9) North Carolina0-05-1
(12) Virginia0-05-1
Florida State0-04-1
Wake Forest0-04-2
(17) Notre Dame0-03-0
Boston College0-03-0
Georgia Tech0-03-1
Virginia Tech0-03-1
NC State0-03-2

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