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Lucas: Nonconference Basketball Schedule Rapid Reactions

One thing is for certain--this is a basketball schedule unlike any in UNC history. Because the season opener is against ACC opponent Notre Dame, the format is naturally going to be different. And as you can always expect from , he doesn't make it easy for himself. As soon as the Tar Heels finish with the Irish, they hit the road to play UNCW. (

Tar Heels Release 2019-20 Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

The University of North Carolina men's basketball team will host five regular-season non-conference games, including an ACC-Big Ten Challenge game against Ohio State, a game in Las Vegas, and road games at Gonzaga and UNCW in the 2019-20 basketball season. The ACC will release the complete 20-game conference schedule later this summer. (

Coby White is the NBA draft speedster built for buckets

After a breakout season where he broke ’s freshman scoring record and powered UNC to a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, ’s college career ended sooner than anticipated. White enters the NBA draft projected as a top-10 pick. “It still hasn’t hit me yet," White said. "You dream it before you realize you’re capable of it.” (SB Nation)

Former UNC and NBA player Jeff McInnis named coach at Charlotte-area boarding school

At UNC, became good friends with and . All three had long NBA careers, and now all three are coaching high school or college basketball. In March, Wallace was named head coach at Durham Jordan High. In April, Stackhouse was named head coach at Vanderbilt. On Wednesday, it was McInnis’ turn. (Charlotte Observer)

The 25 Greatest Games in UNC Basketball History: No. 17 - The 1975 ACC Tournament Championship

The 1975 Tournament was perhaps the greatest in ACC history. UNC was a young team led by junior , sophomores , , and , and a freshman phenom named . The Tar Heels ended their losing streak to NC State in Carmichael two weeks earlier, but had dropped the first two meetings to the Wolfpack. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: Coby White's 2019 NBA Draft Scouting Report

ESPN NBA draft analyst Mike Schmitz analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of former North Carolina point guard . Schmitz compares White's physical attributes to Kyrie Irving and J.J. Redick and says White's electric style of play makes him a probable top-10 pick in the 2019 NBA draft. Read More...

Greatest former UNC athlete by state (Texas): Justin Jackson

In addition to being named ACC Player of the Year his junior season, , the 6-foot-8 native of Tomball, TX, was also a consensus first-team All-America and All-ACC in 2017. For his career, Jackson averaged 14 points in 118 games as a Tar Heel. UNC went 7-2 in ACC Tournament play and 13-2 in NCAA Tournament play during his three seasons. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Tyler Hansbrough, Antawn Jamison Participate in Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament

Earlier this month, Carolina Kids Classic, founded by and Greensboro businessman Mike Haley, held its annual golf tournament at Finley Golf Course to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. This year’s event raised nearly $80,000 and hosted attendees including UNC basketball greats and . (

They produced in the NBA, but how good were their college teams?

The most NBA points of any college team in history belonged to the 1984 Tar Heels. , , , , and combined for 69,963 NBA points. That team lost to Indiana in the regional semifinals. But North Carolina’s 1993 national championship team included just 7,186 future NBA points. (Kansas City Star)

Marvin Williams exercises $15 million player option to remain with Charlotte Hornets next season

will exercise his $15 million player option to remain in Charlotte for the 2019-20 season. Williams is one of several Hornets players with an unsightly cap figure, and the decision to opt into the $15 million was a no-brainer for the 32-year-old. The former No. 2 overall pick appeared in 75 games last season, averaging 10.1 points and 5.4 rebounds. (CBS Sports)

Nassir Little Ready for the NBA

There were expectations. knows it. Little entered UNC his freshman season as the nation's No. 3 recruit, the MVP of the McDonald’s All-American game and the co-MVP of the Jordan Brand Classic. The 6-foot-6 forward appeared in 36 games and averaged 9.8 points and 4.6 rebounds in 18.2 minutes. He said he’s now ready to move on to the NBA. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Harrison Barnes Selected to Attend 2019 USA Men's Training Camp

Sacramento Kings forward has been invited to participate in the USA Basketball Men's National Team training camp, to be held August 5-9 in Las Vegas. A member of the U.S. Olympic Men’s National Team in 2016, Barnes earned a gold medal during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with Team USA that compiled an 8-0 record. (Sacramento Kings)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 80
Auburn: 97
Fri, Mar 29 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Notre Dame
Wed, Nov 6 TBD ACCN
UNC @ UNC-Wilmington
Fri, Nov 8 TBD
UNC vs. Gardner Webb
Fri, Nov 15 TBD
ACC Basketball Standings
(2) Virginia16-229-3
(3) North Carolina16-227-6
(1) Duke14-429-5
(10) Florida State13-527-7
(16) Virginia Tech12-624-8
NC State9-924-12
Georgia Tech6-1214-18
Boston College5-1314-17
Wake Forest4-1411-20
Notre Dame3-1514-19

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