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How UNC’s run to national championship game helped give Brady Manek a shot at the NBA

’s senior season at UNC, where he averaged 15.1 points per game, earned him an invitation to the G League Elite Camp where he went through agility and conditioning testing before playing in front of NBA scouts. "My teammates. We blended together really well at the end of the season. And that’s why I’m here today is because of them." (MSN.com)

Video: Brady Manek Highlights & Interview from NBA G League Elite Camp, Day 1

Former UNC forward is in Chicago this week participating in the G-League Elite Camp. During Monday's scrimmage, Manek recorded 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting, added seven rebounds, and one assist. Check out Manek's highlights and interview as he attempts to impress NBA scouts and executives. (View Video)

Top 40 UNC football and basketball players of all time: No. 27 - Greg Ellis

is North Carolina's all-time career leader in sacks with 32.5 and was a three-time All-American. He was also a three-time first-team All-ACC selection. He racked up 50 career tackles for loss and 83 career QB hurries on UNC teams that went 36-12, including 3-1 in bowl games, and finished nationally ranked three times, including twice in the top 10. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Scott Forbes: Stretch Run

Friday will be a special opportunity for UNC Baseball fans to honor former coach . What is your perspective on this honor? Coach : "It’s going to be special because of our relationship. He gave me an opportunity to play way back at North Carolina Wesleyan. It’s something he deserves and Carolina Baseball is excited about doing it." (Inside Carolina)

Travis Shaw Stays Humble Amid All The Hype

At 6-foot-5, 360 pounds, freshman is one of the biggest players on the UNC football roster. He was the No. 20-ranked player in the nation in the class of 2022 and the No. 1 player in North Carolina. High school scouting reports projected him to be a first round draft pick. Shaw has carried his combined confidence and humble nature to Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

Ryan Gerard's 65 Leads UNC Men's Golf In Yale Regional

Ryan Gerard tied his season-low round with a 65 and UNC is tied for fifth after Monday's opening 18 holes in the 2022 NCAA Yale Men's Golf Regional in New Haven, Conn. The top-seeded Tar Heels shot 7-under 273 and are tied with Illinois for the fifth spot in the 14-team field. Gerard, a fifth-year senior from Raleigh, made six birdies and only one bogey. (GoHeels.com)

Undefeated UNC Women's Lacrosse has been here before but is in different place

UNC women’s lacrosse stars have been here before — undefeated, top-ranked, No. 1 seed and in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals. The Tar Heels are in the same situation as a year ago, facing Stony Brook at Dorrance Field with a Final Four berth on the line. But 5-time All-American says the weight of an unbeaten record isn’t as daunting. (Tar Heel Tribune)

City of Philadelphia to Name Road After Rasheed Wallace

On June 24, the Philadelphia intersection of 18th street and Hunting Park avenue will permanently bear the name of one of Pennsylvania’s favorite sons. The soon-to-be-named Road sits outside of Simon Gratz High School, where the former UNC and NBA star was a Parade All-American and USA Today High School Player of the Year. (Inside Carolina)

7 way-too-early predictions for North Carolina's offense in 2022

Here are 7 way-too-early predictions for UNC's offense in 2022. 1. will be an All-American. Downs is one of the best wide receivers in the country. The sophomore hauled in 101 passes for 1,335 yards last season and scored 8 touchdowns. Downs has terrific speed, is a strong route runner, and has the ability to make freakishly athletic catches. (Saturday Road)

UNC Assistant Coach Brad Frederick on Transfer Portal, NIL, Hubert Davis, Year One Review

UNC assistant basketball coach was on the Carolina Insider podcast with and Adam Lucas last week (Audio) to discuss the Tar Heels' staff and team in the offseason. Topics included the transfer portal, impact of NIL (name, image, and likeness), reflections on players' growth last season, and ' impact on the program. (Inside Carolina)

Vance Honeycutt Named ACC Baseball Player Of The Week

UNC freshman outfielder has been named ACC Baseball Co-Player of the Week along Wake Forest designated hitter Jake Reinisch. Honeycutt, a native of Salisbury, led UNC to a 4-1 week that included wins over Gardner-Webb and Charleston Southern and a 2-1 series win over Wake Forest to earn the first weekly accolade of his career. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky’s Notebook: Unbeatable?

Surely, there’s a team out there that will give the UNC women’s lacrosse team a game. North Carolina scored early and often in the first half against Virginia, going up 13-0 before the Cavaliers' two goals right at the end. Those must have toasted coach Jenny Levy’s ladies, who outscored Virginia 11-0 from there. Fourteen different players had goals. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - UNC vs. Duke, NBA Edition

North Carolina and Duke have shared some of the most monumental games in college basketball history as part of their storied rivalry. The rivalry doesn't end in college. It carries over to the NBA. Today, we look at how the two teams compare in the pros. Which team's players have more championships? Which team's players have more awards? (View Video)

Weekend Baseball Notebook: UNC Takes Two From Wake Forest

All three games followed a completely different script this past weekend for UNC in its second to last series of the season. The Tar Heels clinched the series win over Wake Forest after taking the first two games prior to Sunday’s matchup. UNC had won its last five games, better positioning itself for placement in both the ACC and NCAA tournaments. (Inside Carolina)

Top 40 UNC football and basketball players of all time: No. 28 - Ty Lawson

The 2009 ACC Player of the Year, UNC's was a consensus All-America who led the Tar Heels to the national championship that season. He set a national title game record with eight steals in UNC’s championship victory over Michigan State. He also won the Bob Cousy Award that season, which goes out to the top point guard in college basketball. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
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vs Florida State - Bark At The Bosh
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vs Stony Brook
7:30 PM Chapel Hill
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Friday, May 20
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vs Florida State - Colin Moran Bobblehead Giveaway
6:00 PM Chapel Hill
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UNC Women's Tennis
vs Pepperdine
4:00 PM Champaign, Ill.
TennisOne App, Streaming
 
Saturday, May 21
UNC Baseball
vs Florida State - Senior Day/Trading Card Set #4 Giveaway
2:00 PM Chapel Hill
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Tuesday, May 24
UNC Baseball
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Charlotte, NC, Truist Field
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