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The best free-throw shooters in men's college basketball history

The national average for free-throw percentage was 70.8 percent during the 2019-20 men's college basketball season. The best free-throw shooters, however, take full advantage every time they're fouled. Here are the best free-throw shooters in NCAA DI men's basketball history. Most in a four-year career: 982 — , North Carolina. (

Leaky Black On Being Healthy, Stronger, Confident, Freshmen & More

North Carolina junior met with the media on Wednesday afternoon for the Tar Heels’ annual basketball media day to discuss his game, his health, UNC's freshmen, moving on from last season, ’ outside shooting, and much more. Here is video of Black’s Q&A session along with some notes and quotes from what he had to say: (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Chansky’s Notebook: Unmasking The New Tar Heels

The reason UNC will be much improved is the arrival of six new scholarship freshmen, four of them five-star recruits. On paper, the Tar Heels go from tied for last in the ACC to a conference contender. Remember the names , Walker Kessler, and R.J. Davis, joining returnees Garrison Brooks, Leaky Black, and . (

Andrew Platek On Learning From Last Season, His Game, COVID Effect & More

North Carolina senior guard met with the media Wednesday for the Tar Heels’ annual basketball media day to discuss himself, what he and the team learned from last season, the effects of college hoops in the COVID-19 era, and much more. "I think I've really developed my game over this summer especially. I'm a lot more confident." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

'Not going to happen again': UNC looks to rebound from nightmare season

"Year of 1,000 Daggers" sounds like an amazing martial arts flick. It could also be the title of 2019 UNC basketball's season in review. The daggers, unfortunately for the Tar Heels, were all pointed at them. "He's (ticked), for sure." said senior of coach , "He always mentions 14-19 and how it's not going to happen again." (WTVD)

UNC Media Day Takeaways: New Normal, Impact Rookies, Frontcourt

Nothing is quite the same in the time of COVID-19 as UNC held a makeshift media day via Zoom on Wednesday. Roy Williams was joined by , , and to discuss coronavirus challenges, expectations, newcomers and injury updates. The Tar Heels have completed six practices with No. 7 scheduled for Wednesday. (Inside Carolina)

Garrison Brooks On His Improvements, Freshmen, Leadership & More

North Carolina senior forward spent the offseason almost daily working on his perimeter shooting. With back and two big-time freshmen interior players (Walker Kessler and ) in the mix, Brooks has stepped his game away from the basket an is looking to be more of a scoring threat toward and on the perimeter. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Healthier Leaky Black has “never been this confident,” ready to be an offensive weapon

showed during his first two seasons at UNC that he has versatile skills as a lock-down defender, a terrific passer, a good rebounder and a good shooter. Because of injuries, including problems with his left ankle, Tar Heels fans really have never seen what a completely healthy Black can do. Get ready to see a different Leaky his junior season. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Video: Roy Williams Wednesday Preseason Press Conference

North Carolina basketball coach met with the media on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the beginning of UNC's preseason practices, how the players are developing and performing, his outlook on the COVID-19 pandemic, and much more. Read More...

Podcast: "Vision of a Champion" with Anson Dorrance, Episode 5 - Roy Williams

How do the great athletes become elite? What can the coaches do to drive them to their full potential? On today's episode, is joined by , head men's basketball coach at UNC and three time national champion, to dive deep into what a coach can do to motivate the great athletes to become iconic. Read More...
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 53
Syracuse: 81
Wed, Mar 11 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. College of Charleston
Wed, Nov 25 TBD
Mon, Nov 30 7:00 ET ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU
UNC at Alabama or Stanford
ACC Basketball Standings
(4) Florida State16-426-5
(11) Duke15-525-6
(14) Louisville15-524-7
(16) Virginia15-523-7
Georgia Tech11-917-14
NC State10-1020-12
Notre Dame10-1020-12
Virginia Tech7-1316-16
Boston College7-1313-19
North Carolina6-1414-19
Wake Forest6-1413-18

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