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Anthony Harris Close to Return for UNC, Won't Play Point Guard

For the first time since Dec. 30, 2019, dressed out for a North Carolina game. The sophomore guard’s return from knee surgery is imminent. Harris went through pregame warmups prior to the Syracuse game and was in uniform at tipoff, although he didn’t play. When he does return, however, he will be playing a different position. (All Tar Heels)

'There's another level': Beating Syracuse, UNC basketball shows flashes of potential

In a game that showed encouraging signs for players and fans of a team that's progressing, there is still a consensus among the team that they have yet to play anywhere near their best game. Despite Tuesday's win, UNC wants more. “I’m not really excited about the win today,” said. “It’s a win, but I know there’s another level.” (Daily Tar Heel)

Billboard Proclaiming UNC Men’s Basketball Fans as Best in U.S. Put Up in Durham

After winning the Fox Sports Ultimate Fan Bracket contest last spring, a billboard proclaiming UNC men’s basketball fans the best in America was recently put up in Durham. Sitting in the heart of Duke territory, the billboard is located on Interstate 85 just outside downtown Durham. The fan bracket was conducted entirely on Twitter by Fox Sports. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels Showing They Have The Mettle To Pull Out Games

Not that UNC wants to make a habit of playing games that go down to the final minute or in which the Tar Heels must come from behind late in the contests to notch victories. They will take the wins however they come, but there is something to say about a team that routinely makes plays down to stretch to pull out wins. It can build a club’s confidence. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC, Florida State to Meet in ACC Men's Basketball Saturday

ACC foes meet as North Carolina matches up against Florida State on Saturday in Tallahassee. Each squad is coming off of a home victory in their last game. The Seminoles have scored 82 points per game against conference opponents thus far. UNC is ranked first among Division I teams with an offensive rebound percentage of 42 percent. (Associated Press)

Video: Justin Jackson, Taylor Vippolis Discuss UNC Basketball

North Carolina basketball legend joins of Inside Carolina to discuss 's struggles so far this season, the Tar Heels' strong frontcourt play, freshmen finding their roles, and much more. Read More...

Sixers' Danny Green hilariously responds to heckler after awful game

Philadelphia 76ers guard had a rough night on Monday in Atlanta. The veteran sharpshooter attempted nine shots from the field in the Sixers' third straight loss, seven of which came from behind the arc, and he...failed to make a single shot. Not ideal. Look, it happens. But none of that means basketball fans are going to ease up on Green. (NBC Sports)

Garrison Brooks Returns to Form

"has the greatest attitude you can possibly have," said after UNC's victory over Syracuse. "And it's hard for those guys doing TV stuff in their homes 500 miles away watching it on TV and trying to make comments. Garrison does not have bad body language. Garrison does not have a bad attitude. He's (dang) near perfect." (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels in NBA: Danny Green scores 29 with a career-high nine 3-pointers

It hasn’t been a smooth start with the Philadelphia 76ers for . All that frustration was behind him against the Miami Heat on Tuesday as he scored a season-high 29 points in a 137-134 overtime victory, playing a season-high 50 minutes. Green’s career-high nine 3-pointers tied the franchise record. Sixers teammate didn’t play. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Tar Heels' reason for optimism beyond just Brooks' big day

broke out of a shooting slump and played his best game of the season in North Carolina's 81-75 win over Syracuse on Tuesday. That in itself was encouraging for the Tar Heels. It wasn't just Brooks' performance that was worthy of celebrating. It was the many contributions that made their win arguably UNC's most complete game this season. (MSN.com)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 81
Syracuse: 75
Tue, Jan 12 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC at Florida State
Sat, Jan 16 12:00 ET ESPN Tickets
UNC vs. Wake Forest
Wed, Jan 20 9:00 ET ACC Network
UNC vs. North Carolina State
Sat, Jan 23 2:00 ET ESPN or ESPN2
ACC Basketball Standings
(16) Louisville4-09-1
(18) Virginia4-08-2
(20) Virginia Tech4-110-2
(12) Clemson3-19-1
(19) Duke3-15-3
North Carolina3-28-4
Florida State2-16-2
Georgia Tech2-16-3
NC State2-36-4
Boston College1-53-9
Wake Forest0-43-4
Notre Dame0-53-8

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