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Lucas: April 2 Flashback

When North Carolina faced Michigan State on April 2, 2005, the Tar Heel sports world was very different. had never won a national championship. Carolina was a program that had not even played in the national championship game in twelve years. Michigan State had a more recent championship (2000) and a more recent Final Four (2001). (

Justin Jackson buys 100 meals for Dallas area healthcare workers

The Dallas Mavericks are doing their part to help the community in a time of need. Mavericks forward paid for more than 100 meals as part of the team's "Feeding the Fight" initiative. Those meals were delivered to workers at Parkland Hospital on Monday. The Mavs' contribution is an effort to get first responders through this pandemic. (FOX 4 News)

Remembering the greatness of Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls dynasty

"The Last Dance," a 10-part documentary event featuring the untold story of and the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls championship season, is now coming to ESPN on April 19. Due in part to the coronavirus pandemic that has caused shelter-in-place measures across the country, the documentary has moved from the original launch date of June 2. (

Vince Carter on the upended NBA season, his (potential) final shot and his golf game

, who has been working on his golf game while social distancing, discussed the fate of this upended season for essentially the first time, although he said after that loss that he’s content with the quiet ending to his NBA-record 22nd season. "It’s something I’ll always remember. If that was the last game, I made my last shot and I’m cool with it." (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Michael Jordan Wins ESPN's College Basketball's Greatest of All Time Bracket

It came down to two of the biggest names in basketball history, but edged Larry Bird to be named college basketball's Greatest of All Time by ESPN. A Twitter poll between the two players ended even at 50-50 with 37,090 votes. Fans had the opportunity to vote on Instagram, as well, the result of which must have swung Jordan's way. (Bleacher Report)

Video: Leaky Black 2019-20 Season Highlights

was a significant part of the 2019-20 season for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Black showed growth as he upped his averages in scoring from 2.5 points to 6.5 points, his assists from 1.2 to 2.6, and his rebounding from 2.1 to 5.0 per game. Check out the best of 's sophomore season. Read More...

Triangle Timehop: Today in local college basketball history (April 1)

April 1, 2017: UNC beats Oregon 77-76 in a game carried them to a win. had a good game for North Carolina, too, finishing with 20 points on 6 of 13 shooting, but had four of North Carolina's 11 turnovers. Berry, playing on a bad ankle, would go on to win Final Four MOP in spite of finishing with 11 points on 2 of 14 shooting. (WRAL Sports Fan)

All Access With Carolina Basketball Marathon Saturday

Tar Heel fans can catch up on the full season of the ACC Network's All Access With Carolina Basketball on Saturday. The ACC Network will re-air all six episodes back-to-back starting at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. See the full schedule here: (

Film Room: Looking Ahead

The 2019-20 season is over. That’s it. That’s that. That’s all. There’s no sugarcoating what firmly was one of the lowest seasons that this program has had in its storied history. Saying that the season went awry would be quite the understatement. There were injuries. Lots and lots of injuries. partially tearing his meniscus and missing a third of the season. (Argyle Report)

Lucas: April 1 Flashback

North Carolina's win over Oregon in the 2017 Final Four is largely a footnote to that year's redemption run to the national championship. But don't forget about just how unlikely this victory was. The Tar Heels didn't make a field goal in the final 5:53 of the game. They missed four straight free throws with a one-point lead in the final minute of the game. (
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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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