Podcast: Roy Williams - I Think Nassir Little Has The Potential To Be An NBA All-Star

North Carolina basketball coach joins the Mac Attack on WFNZ to discuss Tar Heel players , , and going into Thursday night's NBA Draft, plus much more. (WFNZ)

No layups: Coaching defense with North Carolina’s Jay Bateman

It was fitting that Jay Bateman spoke at the Angelo Football Clinic days after the NBA Finals completed. He runs his defense like every snap is the NBA playoffs: No layups. “If it’s 2nd-and-5, I’m not calling defense to get in 3rd-and-2,” he said. “I’m calling defense to get in 3rd-and-7.” Bateman loves to play cat-and-mouse games on the line of scrimmage. (Football Scoop)

'Just the Beginning': Coby White Is Ready to Prove Himself in the NBA

In a few days, will take the next step in his basketball career. The North Carolina product’s journey thus far has earned him status as a potential star in the making; the 6'5", 185-pound White represents a premier prospect who fits the rare mold of tall point guards possessing blistering speed who can score almost at will. (Sports Illustrated)

North Carolina, Duke set to dominate NBA Draft

UNC is expected to have three players taken in the first round of the NBA Draft. That would give 21 first rounders at UNC, and it would be his fourth season with three or more first-round picks. is expected to go to Chicago at No. 7. is slotted to go in the mid first round, and also has a first round chance. (North State Journal)

Former UNC QB Manny Miles joining father Les Miles’ Jayhawks as grad transfer

New Kansas head football coach Les Miles will be seeing quite a lot of his son in the coming months. Manny, the former reserve quarterback and holder at North Carolina is joining the Jayhawks as a graduate transfer. confirmed his plans to the Journal-World recently, after graduating from Chapel Hill in May. (KU Sports)

Video: Cameron Johnson - ACC Basketball's Top Performances

North Carolina's was one of the best 3-point shooters in the ACC, ending the season shooting an ACC best 47.7% on 3-pointers. In a blowout win over Wake Forest , Johnson's proficiency from behind the arc was on full display. He shot 7-10 from 3 and 10-13 overall on his way to scoring a season-high 27 points. Read More...

Miami Marlins to call up Zac Gallen

is set to make his MLB debut, and it will come against the organization that gave him his first chance in pro baseball. The Miami Marlins are expected to call up Gallen, the club’s No. 18 overall prospect according to MLBPipeline, from Triple A New Orleans to start their series finale against the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday at Busch Stadium. (Miami Herald)

UNC Basketball's Top 100 Players: 71-80

71. (2001-05, PF): As a key cog in UNC’s championship machine, Williams transformed himself from a volume scorer into an ultra-efficient secondary option. His best game as a Tar Heel was saved for the biggest stage. In the 2005 Final Four versus Michigan State, Williams scored 20 points on 9-of-13 shooting while adding 8 rebounds. (Inside Carolina)

Four Corners: NBA Draft Preview, UNC Freshmen Arrive

UNC's second session of summer school begins soon, and newcomers for the 2019-20 roster including the incoming freshmen have arrived on campus, ready to become Carolina students and begin workouts as Tar Heels. The 2019 NBA Draft is Thursday night, and UNC stars , and are possible first-round picks. (

Roy Williams Knew Coby White was Going to Be Special

It didn't take long for to realize that he might only have for one season. "We had four practices last summer and I thought he was the best player on our team in the summer," Williams said Tuesday. White was so good in practice that Williams had to adjust UNC's recruitment plan because he had a feeling White would be one-and-done. (Inside Carolina)

Bossi's Best (or worst): NBA Draft picks we missed on as recruits

What I missed with was not paying enough attention to his all-around game. I’ve never had a problem with guys who shoot a lot and because of his confidence as a scorer we made him a five-star recruit. But, because I focused so much on his scoring I missed other parts of his game. Don't be too quick to label a guy as one thing or another. (

Podcast: Anson Dorrance’s dynasties

UNC Women's Soccer coach discusses how his two dynasties come together at the World Cup — when former Carolina student-athletes represent their countries on the world’s biggest stage. He also discusses the Tar Heels' return to campus after playing home games at Finley Fields for two years while a new stadium was under construction. (

Cameron Johnson viewed as best shooter in NBA Draft

A trio of Tar Heels project as first-round picks in Thursday’s NBA Draft. Guard could find himself as a top-five pick while projects as a late-lottery selection. The biggest value pick, however, could end up being the best value addition. ESPN projected 21st overall, and hyped him as the best shooter in the Draft. (247 Sports)

Roy Williams Dispels Notion of Holding Star UNC Freshmen Back

As Thursday’s NBA Draft approaches, UNC basketball coach met with the media Tuesday to discuss the state of his program–including prospects set to begin their NBA careers and what the future holds for the Tar Heels. One note that Williams touched on was the belief among some fans that he had a penchant for holding star freshmen back. (

The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 15 - Senior Night 1984

On March 3rd, 1984, three of the following players played their last games in Carmichael Auditorium: a future UNC coach, a 1st-team All-American, and the future greatest basketball player of all time. Throw in the chance to be the first Tar Heel squad to go 14-0 in the ACC and to be facing off against Duke? That makes for one heckuva Senior Night. (Tar Heel Blog)

Which First-Year College Football Coach Is in the Best Position to Make an Impact in 2019?

If there is one thing going for after a few years away from the sidelines, it's that he knows exactly who he wants his team at UNC to emulate. In this case, it’s Oklahoma. Brown can motivate the best of them, which could translate into a few wins in Chapel Hill that aren’t expected. Going bowling would translate into a successful season. (Sports Illustrated)

UNC stars White, Little stay close through draft process

and are already family, and now they are both just 48 hours away from a big moment with the NBA Draft on Thursday. The duo appeared in Washington yesterday for a pair of individual workouts with the Wizards, who hold the No. 9 pick. They were close before Chapel Hill, and will certainly still be so as NBA players. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Coby White on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon teams up with stars of the 2019 NBA Draft and to compete against , Jaxson Hayes and De'Andre Hunter in a basketball shooting contest using random objects, including a mannequin head of a Knicks fan. Read More...

Podcast: UNC's New Defense - Jay Bateman's Turn In Chapel Hill

Jason Staples and Greg Barnes of Inside Carolina join host Tommy Ashley to break down new UNC defensive coordinator Jay Bateman’s philosophy, scheme and approach to defense. Bateman comes to UNC off a successful stint at Army and his first seven months in Chapel Hill have been quite the conversation topic around Carolina Football. (

Roy Williams keeps on recruiting

The constant recruiting cycle for college basketball coaches has struck in a strange place for UNC’s . “We’re still recruiting for this next season,” he said Tuesday. It’s the ongoing quest to keep the roster stocked amid roster upheaval that seems to be spreading across the sport. It becomes more evident for the Tar Heels with this week’s NBA Draft. (Burlington Times News)
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