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Pat Sullivan Hired as New York Knicks Assistant Coach

David Fizdale has named his coaching staff, and it includes a Tar Heel. The Knicks announced Tuesday that Keith Smart, Royal Ivey, Jud Buechler and , who played for on UNC's 1993 national championship team, will be assistant coaches. Sullivan was an assistant coach on Doc Rivers' staff with the Los Angeles Clippers the last two seasons. (

Re-live classic Tar Heel moments with this internet playlist

What on earth are you supposed to do this summer as you wait for the fall to arrive? Binge on classic UNC basketball games. Duh. We are not the first to comment on the treasure trove that has been humorously named “’s Mind Control Device” by “Walter Stevenson”. Want to watch the classic triple-overtime 1957 NCAA Championship game? It’s available. (Tar Heel Blog)

Post NBA Decisions — ACC Basketball Rankings, Part 2: A Cut Above

No. 1 North Carolina: This looks like a classic team: Loaded with a mix of veteran stars and gifted incoming rookies. Expectations are high in Chapel Hill — as they should be; this is a title-contending team. With , and back — plus and — UNC has an embarrassment of riches. (ACC Sports Journal)

Video: Theo Pinson Relives Monster Dunk vs. Duke

Former UNC forward had some memorable moments during his four years in Chapel Hill, but none were perhaps as iconic has his massive two-hand slam against Duke in the Tar Heels' win at home this season. Hear Pinson describe what he saw during the play and why he says it was likely the best dunk of his career. Read More...

UNC’s Luke Maye named a Way-Too-Early All-American

College basketball season might have just reached the offseason, but it isn’t too early for UNC junior forward to start racking up preseason nominations. 247Sports named Maye to its Way-Too-Early college basketball All-American team, with the junior earning first team honors. With and moving on, Maye will be a focal point. (

Four Corners: Summer Heating Up In The Smith Center

The Carolina Basketball Camp begins its first session on Sunday, and with camp comes the annual pickup games between current and former Tar Heel players. Whether it's June or January, North Carolina's basketball team makes news year-round. Here are some of the latest news & notes about Carolina Basketball some may have missed in the last week. (

Sterling Manley Embracing Opportunity

's task at hand is building upon a productive freshman season in which he averaged 5.4 points on 56.6 percent shooting to go along with 3.6 rebounds in 10 minutes per game. His summer workload includes getting in better shape, utilizing his length more effectively to control the glass and becoming a defensive stopper, as well as being more assertive. (Inside Carolina)

J.B. Tanner promoted to Elon assistant men's basketball coach

, who has spent four years as Elon’s director of basketball operations, has been elevated to assistant coaching duties alongside and Chris Long. Tanner, a former walk-on player at UNC, is becoming a full-fledged assistant coach for the first time. He was UNC Greensboro’s director of basketball operations for three seasons until 2014. (Burlington Times News)

Doug Moe gets his due

was a victim of a 1961 basketball betting scandal. During his senior year at North Carolina and after completing his four seasons of eligibility for the Tar Heels, the scandal broke and Chancellor suspended him from school. , later an NBA executive with several teams, was Moe’s teammate at UNC. “We knew it was all totally B.S.” (Mile High Sports)

Video: Flashback - Marcus Paige's Signature Performance at NC State

North Carolina's put together a signature performance at NC State in 2014, scoring a career-high 35 points including the game-winning layup in the closing seconds of overtime. recalls the career night for Paige as one of the greatest performances he's ever seen. Read More...

Doug Moe receives 2018 Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award

It's tricky giving the credit he’s due as one of the godfathers of today’s fast-paced, big-scoring, offensive-minded style of pro basketball. There’s no book to prove it. The man who turned nothing into a real cool hand and usually had the last laugh on Sunday was named the 2018 recipient of the Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award. (

College basketball's winners and losers after players' final NBA Draft decisions

6. North Carolina - This was the expected endgame for this offseason, but UNC deserves a mention. Cam Johnson and could combine to average more than 35 points if all clicks. is back, too. UNC is shaping up as a top-10 team. Can't ding the Heels for losing and . They were seniors, so their exits were accounted for. (CBS Sports)

2018-19 college basketball rankings: Changes in Top 25 (and 1) after NCAA draft withdrawal deadline

8. North Carolina - With the NCAA cloud no longer hovering, UNC is back to recruiting like UNC — evidence being that the Tar Heels secured commitments from five-star recruits and . Those two will pair with veterans like , and to put in a position to perhaps win a fourth national title. (CBS Sports)

Video: Julius Peppers UNC Football & Basketball Highlights

is perhaps the greatest defensive player to ever don Tar Heel blue. The two-time first-team All-American had a stellar career in Chapel Hill that saw him win the Lombardi and Bednarik awards in 2001 and finish with 30.5 sacks and 53.0 tackles-for-loss. "J-Pep" would also lend his services to the UNC basketball team. Read More...

Video: Isaiah Hicks NBA & G-League Rookie Season Highlights

Former North Carolina forward and 2017 National Champion just completed his rookie season as a professional basketball player. Here are his highlights with the NBA's New York Knicks and their G-League affiliate Westchester Knicks. Read More...
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 130
StarSports Basketball: 45
Sat, Aug 18 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Wofford
Tue, Nov 6 TBD
UNC @ Elon
Fri, Nov 9 TBD
UNC vs. Stanford
Mon, Nov 12 TBD

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