Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball.
Jackie Manuel on Being Back at UNC, Connections, & Relationships
"This is home, a place where I grew up and became a man," Jackie Manuel
said after his hiring to coach Hubert Davis
' staff was announced. "It's an opportunity for things to come full circle for me. I always dreamt about working at UNC when I got into coaching. I love Hubert. There's always been something about his spirit from the first time I met him." (Inside Carolina
Lucas: Born To Coach
Maybe Sean May
was always a coach. After all, it was May who gathered his freshman teammates around him in the waning moments of his first game at Carolina. The Tar Heels were walloping Penn State, the Smith Center crowd was roaring, and May wanted his classmates to enjoy it. "Look around," May told them. "This is what we came here for." (GoHeels.com
Tar Heels in NBA: Text from brother helps ignite Coby White in win at BostonCoby White
has a lot to do with the Bulls winning back-to-back games without their leading scorer, Zach LaVine, who has missed three games due to NBA COVID-19 protocols. Give some credit to White’s brother Will, who pointed out that White wasn’t taking advantage of teammate Daniel Theis slipping screens. "My brother texts me every halftime." (Tar Heel Tribune
How Hubert Davis' contract stacks up against other coaches at UNC and beyond
On April 5, the UNC Board of Trustees approved the contract of new men’s basketball coach Hubert Davis
. Davis is set to make $9.75 million over five years. But how does that stack up against his predecessor, Roy Williams
? How about other men's basketball coaches that just signed new deals? Here’s everything you need to know about Davis’ contract. (Daily Tar Heel
Video: Coast to Coast UNC Basketball Podcast - An offer, a commitment, and the waiting
On this week's Coast to Coast Podcast, the guys from Inside Carolina dive deeply into a myriad of recruiting and North Carolina basketball-related topics, as the Tar Heel basketball world continues to turn with a high velocity.
Tar Heels in NBA: Reggie Bullock's clutch 3-pointer, Harrison Barnes scores 24Reggie Bullock
sent the game into overtime on a 3-pointer from the left corner with 2.3 seconds left in regulation, then made a 26-foot 3-pointer midway through overtime as New York earned 122–112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans. Cole Anthony
tied his season high with nine assists and scored 16 points in Orlando’s 114–110 home loss Houston. (Tar Heel Tribune
Video: Interview With Justin Pierce
Former North Carolina wing Justin Pierce
speaks with George from CeilingIsTheRoof.com to talk about his first season overseas as a professional basketball player in Finland, his time at the University of North Carolina, Justin's Tar Heel teammates, and much more.
Roy Williams on Cincinnati coach Wes Miller: 'Consider this the highest recommendation you can get'
On Tuesday, Cincinnati athletic director John Cunningham called newly retired North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams
to discuss the Bearcats coaching search. Cincinnati was showing interest in UNC Greensboro coach Wes Miller
, who the Bearcats hired on Wednesday. Miller played at UNC for Williams, and Miller has called Williams his mentor. (Cincinnati Enquirer
Roy Williams, The Pain Of Losing, And The Pain Of Letting Go
The one time I interviewed Roy Williams
, his office was as dark as an undertaker’s basement. This was in 2013. The night before, UNC played little Belmont University. It was supposed to be an early-season tune-up for the Tar Heels. Instead, Belmont had beaten UNC — in Chapel Hill. I was there to talk to Williams about his mentor, Dean Smith
Vince Carter’s “Dunk of Death” Over a 7-Footer Became Olympic GloryVince Carter
’s prime was a special sight to behold. The former Toronto Raptors‘ star was one of the most exciting players in the NBA. He threw down some monstrous dunks and was never afraid to take some contact at the rim. The legend of Vinsanity grew throughout his career, but the peak of his hype certainly came at the 2000 Olympics in Australia. (FanBuzz