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North Carolina transfer Jalek Felton sets decision timeline

Jalek Felton is getting close to making a college decision. The former North Carolina guard posted on his Twitter page that he will be announcing his college choice next month. “Stay tuned decision day next month,” Felton wrote. South Carolina is one of the schools interested in Felton, who announced on March 1 he was withdrawing from North Carolina. (The State)

UNC to Face UCLA in 2019 CBS Sports Classic

The UCLA men's basketball team will play against North Carolina in the CBS Sports Classic at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 21, 2019. The 2019 edition will mark the sixth annual CBS Sports Classic and feature the first meeting between UCLA and UNC since the two programs faced each other in Dec. 2015 at the CBS Sports Classic in Brooklyn, N.Y. (UCLA Sports)

How sports gambling left a taint on NC State, UNC basketball programs

While many years have passed, it’s hard to overlook what occurred after the 1960-61 season, when a point-shaving scandal was uncovered that involved players at N.C. State and UNC.. The games, fixed by out-of-state gamblers, would bring an end to the Dixie Classic, a popular Christmas-time tournament hosted by N.C. State., and change the course of the two programs. (Raleigh News & Observer)

Video: UNC's Joel Berry Prepares for NBA Draft

Keep doubting Joel Berry. That has essentially been the former North Carolina point guard's mantra his whole life. Even after he led the Tar Heels to the 2017 National Championship and won the Final Four's Most Outstanding Player, the 6-foot Berry entered his final season at Carolina with a giant chip on his shoulder. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina Tops ACC Public Schools In APR Recognitions

The NCAA has honored 10 UNC athletic programs for ranking among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates. The teams being honored include men's basketball, men's cross country, women's fencing, men's golf, gymnastics, women's lacrosse, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and volleyball. All 10 teams scored a perfect 1000 in the APR from 2013-14 to 2016-17. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky’s Notebook: Good For The Good Guys

Good news for Theo, and it’s the best news for Luke Maye. Theo Pinson’s hard work developing from an elite athlete into a great college basketball player will have its just rewards. Pinson was a late invitee to the NBA Combine in Chicago, where he can show off his high-caliber defense and hope some team recognizes how far he has come as a scorer and facilitator. (Chapelboro.com)

Podcast: Answering Reader Questions on UNC Basketball & Football

Inside Carolina's Greg Barnes and Ross Martin join host Tommy Ashley to answer a variety of reader questions from football and basketball related topics and beyond. (Audioboom)

UNC Champion Theo Pinson Graduates with Style

Theo Pinson’s career in Chapel Hill was highlighted by back-to-back national title appearances as a sophomore and junior, with a championship coming in 2017. He earned All-ACC honorable mention and was a driving force behind the 118 wins that the Tar Heels earned during his college career. But now, Pinson can add one more thing to his resume: college graduate. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC's Williams, Duke's Krzyzewski react to Commission on College Basketball's ideas

In late April, the Rice Commission released a list of recommendations designed to make basketball better -- the Hall of Fame coaches want to see that continue. "The recommendations that they came forth with I think they are all great, great ideas. (As for) how workable some of them are...you have to get other people to cooperate," Roy Williams said. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: Catching up with Roy Williams at the ACC Meetings

There's never mistaking Roy Williams for someone else; the amble, his backpack slung over both shoulders and the omnipresent golf shirt. Today's look is from the "Teeth of the Dog" course at Casa De Campo, Dominican Republic. Williams was also asked about Luke Maye's NBA draft exploration. He anticipates a formal decision (presumably to return) quite soon. (ABC 11)

ESPN, Netflix announce 10-part Michael Jordan documentary series that will debut next year

Michael Jordan will be the focus of a 10-part documentary announced by ESPN Films and Netflix on Tuesday. The Last Dance will will have "the full participation of Jordan." The specifics on when the series will air in 2019 have not been determined. The series will delve into Jordan's transformative rise that coincided – some would say led to – increased popularity of the NBA. (USA Today)

Theo Pinson Receives Late Invitation to 2018 NBA Draft Combine

Despite being left off the initial list of players invited to the 2018 NBA Draft Combine, UNC graduate Theo Pinson found out Monday that it’s better late than never. Shams Charania of Yahoo! Sports reported Monday that Pinson has received an invitation, as one of the players originally on the short list of alternates. The Combine will be held in Chicago from May 16-20. (Chapelboro.com)

Reggie Bullock Raising Transgender Awareness

Former UNC wing and current Detroit Pistons shooting guard Reggie Bullock's sister was murdered in Baltimore in 2014. The killing was deemed a hate crime as Mia Henderson, Bullock's sister, was a transgender woman. She was born Kevin Long. Since the murder, Bullock has become an outspoken voice for LBGTQ and transgender rights and awareness. (Inside Carolina)

Ex-Detroit Pistons star Jerry Stackhouse viable head coach candidate

Intensely competitive. That’s the first thing you hear when it comes to Jerry Stackhouse, the former Detroit Pistons star and current G-League coach, who is seen as one of the best young coaches on the market. “Stackhouse interviews well. He knows his Xs and Os and relates well with young players.” But his intensity was noted and he isn’t afraid to speak his mind. (Detroit Free Press)

Settling the GOAT Debate: Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James

Who is the greatest NBA player of all time? When Michael Jordan made his final shot for the Chicago Bulls 20 years ago next month, that question was easy to answer. And then came LeBron James, a challenger to the throne unlike any before him. The comparison between James and Jordan is now fair to make. The question is worth asking: Jordan or LeBron? (ESPN.com)

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

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Bahamas All Stars
Fri, Aug 17, 7:30 ET

UNC @ NPBA All Stars
Sun, Aug 19, 3:00 ET

UNC @ Wofford
Tue, Nov 6, 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

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