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Where UNC ranks in Dick Vitale's early men's basketball Sweet 16 teams for 2024-25

6. North Carolina Tar Heels: With fifth-year senior and national player of the year hopeful R.J. Davis returning, likes the foundation for this Tar Heels team. And once highly touted freshmen and jell in the preseason, Carolina will be the front-runner in the ACC. The Tar Heels return five of their top 8 scorers. (

Did Michael Jordan’s foul trouble cost UNC its 1984 NCAA Tournament game vs. Indiana?

The worst loss in UNC Basketball history occurred in 1984 to Indiana in the NCAA Tournament regional semifinals. The No. 1 Tar Heels, 28-2 with two losses by a total of three points, featured with four other first-round NBA picks and had, as then-assistant coach said, "everything that you need to win the national championship." (Inside Carolina)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - UNC Basketball in Acaden Lewis' Top 8, No NCAAT expansion decision

Class of 2025 guard included UNC in his top 8 schools Wednesday along with Auburn, Duke, Kentucky, Michigan, Syracuse, Tennessee, and UConn. He has taken an unofficial to UNC but will officially visit Oct. 4. The NCAA College Basketball Committee met this week and has yet to decide on NCAA Tournament expansion. (View Video)

Lucas: Summer School

Everything about the first four practices of the summer for the 2024-25 UNC Basketball team looks like a normal practice. Occasionally, though, there are subtle differences. On Tuesday, went through a lengthy demonstration of a couple offensive tweaks for this season. "Here are two things we have to get better at this year from last year." (

Elliot Cadeau's Freshman Season Provided Fuel for His Next Step

UNC point guard had a solid freshman season. He was sensational sometimes, and struggled on occasion, too. But he progressed, and will continue to. "I’ve got to do better and I’m confident I will," he said in late March, while discussing moving forward. Yet, the positives outweighed the typical growing pains associated with Cadeau’s game. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Vince Carter to grace NBA 2K25 Hall of Fame edition video game cover

The accolades keep rolling in for . The soon-to-be Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer is one of the three NBA 2K25 cover athletes. 2K games made the announcement Wednesday that Carter will be on the Hall of Fame edition cover. For Carter, this honor isn’t a first. He previously made the covers of NBA Inside Drive 2002 and NBA Live 2004. (Daytona Beach News-Journal)

The Top 100 UNC Basketball Players: 71-80

74. : After losing , Vince Carter, and following the 1998 season, senior Okulaja stepped up in 1999 with an All-ACC campaign. He scored 16.5 pace-adjusted points per 40 minutes as a senior. As the last remaining Musketeer, Okulaja delivered one of the great step-up senior seasons in UNC history. (Inside Carolina)

Bacot, Crawley, Greaser, Honeycutt Win 2023-24 UNC Patterson Medals

Four outstanding Tar Heel student-athletes – a national champion women's tennis player, a four-time All-ACC men's golfer, a gold-glove and home-run slugging centerfielder, and the most prolific rebounder in NCAA men's basketball in the last 60 seasons – are the 2023-24 winners of the Patterson Medal, the most prestigious athletics award given at UNC. (

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - 2024-25 UNC Basketball Roster Preview: Ian Jackson

UNC freshman guard brings a level of excitement and athleticism to the Tar Heels roster which will be part of what should be a potent offensive attack. What role will "Captain Jack" play in season one? Will he be in the starting lineup? Perhaps more importantly, will he be in the closing lineup? (View Video)

Harrison Ingram shines with double-double, Armando Bacot makes Summer League debut

turned in his best NBA Summer League performance on Tuesday, collecting 16 points and 10 rebounds in San Antonio’s 89-67 victory in Sacramento over the China National Team. Also, on Tuesday, and faced off against each other as Ryan’s Oklahoma City team beat Bacot’s Utah team 98-75 in Salt Lake City. (Tar Heel Tribune)
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