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Despite result, Rice revels in Tar Heel family reunion
It was more like a Tar Heel family reunion than a basketball game Sunday when North Carolina played Monmouth at the Smith Center. That became...

Rice, Phelps, Reese return in UNC win
When Monmouth coach King Rice was introduced Sunday afternoon at the Smith Center, the standing ovation went on for so long that tears started to...

Always a Tar Heel, Rice has happy homecoming
The mind of University of North Carolina head coach Roy Williams is a little foggy after so many years and so many players. He’s pretty...

Beyond the blowout: Interesting scene unfolds in Rice's return to UNC
The idea had been shot down in the locker room minutes before, but when King Rice returned to the Smith Center floor and noticed Lennie...

History sticks with Monmouth's former Tar Heels
King Rice was making his way down a hotel hallway the other day when a woman stopped him. Staring at him, she said he looked...

Monmouth's visit to UNC recalls memories
A coach or player from each of UNC's five NCAA Tournament championship teams was in attendance for the Tar Heels' 102-65 demolition of Monmouth. But...

Thad: King's Homecoming
For most Carolina fans, the tilt with Monmouth on Sunday was an opportunity to see the Tar Heels in a low-stress, feel-good environment. For three...

UNC-Monmouth: Postgame Quotes & Audio
On the UNC coaching tree: "It was started by Coach [Frank] McGuire and Coach [Dean] Smith enhanced it in every area. I feel very fortunate...

Three things to know: Monmouth at No. 5 North Carolina
Biscuit watch: In what has become a long-standing arrangement, a fast-food joint (Bojangles) has agreed to offer discounted sausage biscuits the day after the Tar...

UNC hopes to burn Rice in coaching return
Monmouth is coached by former North Carolina point guard King Rice, who’s in his first year at the West Long Branch, NJ, school. Two of...

King Rice takes Hawks to Chapel Hill
When Monmouth University steps inside the building for a 3 pm contest against the Tar Heels, the Hawks will of course get booed. However, when...

Video: Marvin Williams Sinks Amazing Buzzer-Beater
Atlanta Hawks forward Marvin Williams nailed an incredible buzzer-beater from half court on Friday night to help his team take a 43-37 lead over the...

George Karl says Raymond Felton was 'first class' in awkward situation
The Trail Blazers improved to 3-0 Thursday with a solid 111-102 win over Denver on Thursday. The most important battle of friends was at point...

Michael Jordan engaged to Yvette Prieto
Charlotte Bobcats majority owner and NBA legend Michael Jordan got engaged over the Christmas holiday, a Jordan spokeswoman confirmed Thursday afternoon. Several celebrity gossip websites...

Rejuvenated Marvin Williams leading way for Hawks
At the break, he led all Hawks scorers with 12 points on 3-of-6 shooting and also had six rebounds. He finished 4-of-8 and 2-for-3 on...

Road test against North Carolina packs extra emotion for Elon assistant
While Jack Wooten has been on the staff of Elon coach Matt Matheny for three seasons, his connections to North Carolina still seem fresh. He...

Catching Up With: Jack Wooten
It wasn’t too long ago that North Carolina walk-on Jack Wooten got caught up in a switch during practice and found himself trying to guard...

Brendan Haywood better come up big for Mavs
That means Brendan Haywood better step up, which is sort of a sensitive subject for Carlisle, who was publicly protective of the big man when...

Tyler Hansbrough: A Candidate For Sixth Man of the Year?
Tyler Hansbrough's likely relegation to the bench in favor of David West has myself and others thinking: might he have a chance to win Sixth...

Historian takes readers back to ACC basketball's past
Return with us now to those thrilling days of yesteryear, when giants walked the earth: Everett Case of N.C. State, who brought the fast break,...

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