Theo Pinson proving he belongs in NBA with same personality, improved 3-point stroke

Not long after seeing his first action in the NBA playoffs, got a text from a member of the North Carolina family that drove home just how the surreal his first year as a pro basketball player has been. Former Tar Heels point guard was jokingly indignant about seeing the Brooklyn Nets rookie score nine points in 10 minutes. (Greensboro News & Record)

Tim Brewster On Why He Came Back to UNC, TEs, Recruiting & More

For Tim Brewster, leaving Texas A&M and returning to North Carolina joining ’s second run as the program’s head coach was about completing unfinished business. Brewster was with Brown for nine seasons from the late 1980s into the 90s. Their final two Tar Heels’ teams went 21-3 and finished ranked in the top 10 both seasons. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: A look at the company remodeling UNC football's locker room

New North Carolina football coach not only is reinventing the Tar Heels' football program during his second stint in Chapel Hill, he's also in the process of having UNC's locker room renovated. Take a look at Longhorn Lockers, the company leading the project and some of the impressive work they've done with other teams. Read More...

ACC teams look to answer questions at quarterback

Ten ACC schools faced questions of varying degrees of urgency at quarterback this spring. Eight of those schools lost a starter from last year either due to graduation, transfer, early NFL draft declaration, or disciplinary issues. Only a handful of schools seem to have solidified their QB spots. UNC has two redshirt freshmen and a true freshman vying for the job. (Associated Press)

Jerry Stackhouse plans to hire Nicki Gross, previously only female coach in NBA G League

plans to add Nicki Gross, previously the only female assistant coach in the NBA G League, to his Vanderbilt men’s basketball staff. A source close to the situation confirmed to The Tennessean that Vanderbilt plans to hire Gross, pending routine background checks by the university and SEC office done for athletics department staff. (Nashville Tennessean)

Mack Brown, Roy Williams to Compete in 2019 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge

UNC football coach and basketball coach will represent the Tar Heels in the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. Both coaches will compete for a share of the $650,000 scholarship and charity purse. The team's winnings will be split between an endowed scholarship at UNC and Champions Off the Field. (

UNC Running Back Javonte Williams Emerges from Spring With Major Buzz

Overlooked as a high school recruit and only offered by North Carolina late in the 2018 cycle when the staff realized it would have room for his commitment, came to UNC with something to prove. Williams has parlayed late playing time in 2018 into a strong spring campaign and has now risen up UNC's running back depth chart. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Defensive Coordinator Jay Bateman Explains His Defense

North Carolina defensive coordinator Jay Bateman explained his unique defensive philosophies and approach on Wednesday at the Kenan Football Center. "The main thing I try to do is I try to find who are best eleven players are and play those guys. We’re going to solve our problems with aggression. If I’m pressuring, that limits how many plays you can run." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Chansky’s Notebook: A Favorite Memory

Earlier this week, I visited a dear friend at his apartment in New York City. Eli Evans, one of UNC’s most distinguished alumni, suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease and may not have recognized me. During the visit, I pulled one of the Carolina basketball books off his shelf and looked for a story to read Eli. It was about UNC's NCAA title in 1957, when Eli was in school. (

Lucas: The Last Dinner

It took until the final team event of his senior season, but we finally learned of doing something wrong. It came at Wednesday's UNC basketball team banquet courtesy of . The freshly voted team MVP was turning in another terrific senior speech, a worthy companion to his effort at the Smith Center on Senior Day. (

ACC Barnstorming Tour gives fans, players a night to remember

said it’s been fun traveling around North Carolina. The ACC Barnstorming Tour also gives Williams one last chance to play with . got a call from the Boston Celtics about a pre-draft workout, so instead, former UNC point guard came to sign autographs and take pictures with fans. (Wilson Times)

New football coaches at UNC, ECU use spring to examine rosters

Although said his team still has plenty of issues to iron out, especially depth on defense, holdovers such as defensive end came away encouraged by what they saw Saturday. “Coming out here for the spring game, it made us feel like everything is starting over. It’s like we won the day today and we’re starting the season 1-0.” (North State Journal)

UNC basketball alums crucial in NBA playoffs

Even excluding 's bench celebrations, there have been several noteworthy Tar Heel showings in this year's NBA playoffs. Take a look at which former North Carolina players are making themselves known in the postseason, from those on first-round upstart teams to the players helping their squad contend for the NBA title. (Daily Tar Heel)

A look back at the 1990s in Chapel Hill

The 1990s was a period of growth and change for the University of North Carolina, especially in terms of technology. In the '90s, class registration grew beyond the in-person process at Woollen Gym and expanded to telephone service. Students dialed into the service and entered codes for each class. Drop/add was still an in-person process in Woollen Gym. (Daily Tar Heel)

Cameron Johnson Named MVP at UNC Basketball Awards Ceremony

was named the winner of the Most Valuable Player Award Wednesday evening at the UNC men's basketball team's 2018-19 awards ceremony. Johnson led the team in scoring at 16.9 points per game, made 96 three-pointers – second most in UNC history – and led the ACC in three-point shooting at 45.7 percent. (

UNC Softball Downs Campbell, 7-2

Behind Hannah George's seventh complete game, North Carolina picked up a 7-2 win at Campbell Wednesday. Capitalizing on eight Camel errors, the Tar Heels scored three unearned runs throughout the game. UNC jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first before extending it to six in the fourth. Brittany Pickett's sac-fly to right concluded UNC's score at seven. (

Video: Tim Brewster on why he returned to Chapel Hill to coach with Mack Brown

North Carolina football Assistant Head Coach and Tight Ends Coach Tim Brewster discusses why he returned to coach with in Chapel Hill following a successful 9-year coaching run with Brown during his first tenure at UNC. Read More...

UNC Offensive Coordinator Phil Longo Explains His "Air Raid" Offense

UNC offensive coordinator Phil Longo runs the Air Raid offense, something he learned initially from Mike Leach and later from Kliff Kingsbury. But Longo has tweaked and changed things to his own liking over time, and the results have been prolific offenses with a healthy pass/run balance whether at the FCS level or the Power 5 level. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

How Trent Thornton's unorthodox delivery presents a coaching quandry

“My arm goes down behind my back then shoots up like a slingshot and then releases. It’s not the most attractive arm action.” That’s how describes his delivery. He’ll also happily tell you that his arm “looks like a noodle flapping around” and his limbs “flail all over the place.” When Thornton pitches, people scratch their heads. (Yahoo! Sports)
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