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Carolina Insider Podcast: Hubert Davis, NCAA Baseball

On the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast, hosts Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of speak to UNC men's basketball assistant coach and preview this weekend's NCAA Tournament baseball regional in Chapel Hill. Carolina Insider is a twice-weekly production hosted by Angell and Lucas. (

Class of ’57 Reunion Has That Winning Feeling

When members of the class of 1957 gathered for dinner at The Carolina Inn, it was to mark the 60th anniversary of their graduation. But there was another anniversary tied to this class that infused the festivities, the 60th anniversary of UNC’s first NCAA men’s basketball championship. And this reunion came in a year when the team brought the trophy back to Chapel Hill yet again. (UNC General Alumni Association)

Video: UNC’s Joel Berry Decorated & Coming Back For More

II is back for his senior season fresh off of leading the Tar Heels to the 2017 National Championship. Certain to be a contender for National Player of The Year honors, Berry returns as one of the most decorated players in UNC history to opt to stay for four seasons. Read More...

Video: Michael Jordan Archives - Hidden Gem Dunk at UNC

, one of the most dominant players in NBA history, and former Tar Heel, he had a flair for greatness when drove to the basket. Take a look back at one of Jordan's more spectacular dunks during UNC's 1984 basketball season as remarks at Jordan's athletic ability. Read More...

Tar Heels to Play Portland in 1st Round of PK80

UNC will play the University of Portland in the opening round of the “Victory Bracket” on Thanksgiving Day in PK80, a 16-team, three-day men's basketball tournament in Portland, Ore., that honors Nike co-founder Phil Knight's 80th birthday. The Tar Heels and Pilots will play in the afternoon session on Thanksgiving (Nov. 23) at the Moda Center, the NBA home of the Portland Trailblazers. (

North Carolina learns brackets for massive PK80 tournament

NCAA champion North Carolina plays Portland when they start play at the PK80 - Phil Knight Invitational basketball tournament in Portland, Oregon, Thanksgiving weekend. The 16-team tournament’s brackets were announced Wednesday by ESPN. The tournament, organized to celebrate Nike founder Phil Knight’s 80th birthday, features three of last season’s Final Four teams. (Charlotte Observer)

ACC Basketball Reset: All the league’s offseason wheelings and dealings

So where does end up? Johnson is a 6-foot-8 forward that averaged 12 points and shoots threes at a 42 percent clip. He’s also a grad transfer from Pitt that has two years of eligibility remaining, but is being barred by the Panthers from transferring within the ACC. Pitt coach Kevin Stallings has been crushed in the media of late for his refusal to unblock ACC schools. (NBC Sports)

Where do North Carolina, Gonzaga, Oregon and South Carolina stand now?

As the confetti fell after the national championship game in April, North Carolina celebrated its third national title of the era. Minutes after the party, however, workers at University of Phoenix Stadium swept the floor clean and picked up trash in the stands. The 2017-18 season began in that moment. Everything would change for the Final Four participants. (

Roy Williams helps celebrate new teacher housing in Asheville

UNC basketball coach helped celebrate the completion of new apartments aimed at providing a more affordable housing option for teachers in Asheville and Buncombe County schools. “Teachers don’t get paid enough period, so anything you can do to help their financial situation is going to help,” Williams said following a ribbon cutting ceremony. (Asheville Citizen-Times)

Kennedy Meeks, Nate Britt Go Through NBA Workouts

On Memorial Day, worked out for the Los Angeles Lakers and then followed it up with a workout with the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday. Some mock drafts have Meeks going late in the second round. As for , the point guard is projected to go undrafted but will likely sign on with a Summer League team. On Tuesday, Britt worked out for the Toronto Raptors. (Keeping It Heel)

Roy Williams attends ribbon-cutting for new teacher campus in Asheville

Legendary basketball coach was in Asheville Tuesday afternoon. He and his coach Buddy Baldwin attended a special ribbon-cutting at the Williams-Baldwin Teachers Campus. It was a quick visit for the coach, but he and Baldwin had time to tour one of the apartments in this complex aimed at recruiting new teachers to the area. (WLOS)

Mavericks Season Breakdown: Harrison Barnes

In an age when efficiency is king in the NBA, and when you read all about it on this very site, the more statistically savvy basketball fan might not want to give the credit he deserves for his first season in Dallas. Barnes finished tied for 81st in the NBA among qualified players in points per shot at 1.19, and 57th among them in free throw attempts per game. (Dallas Mavericks)
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