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Hubert Davis Expects Armando Bacot to Play for UNC at Virginia Tech

North Carolina big man is expected to play on Sunday at Virginia Tech in the ACC opener for both teams, despite a lingering ankle injury and a banged-up right shoulder suffered in UNC's loss at Indiana on Tuesday night, according to head coach . "My expectation is for everybody to be playing on Sunday," Davis said Friday. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Hubert Davis Friday Pre-Virginia Tech Press Conference

North Carolina head men's basketball coach speaks with the media on Friday afternoon ahead of the Tar Heels' ACC matchup against the Virginia Tech Hokies on Sunday afternoon in Blacksburg. (View Video)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Football & Basketball Previews, Erin Matson & Ally Sentnor Interviews

UNC lost its third straight basketball game Wednesday. Now the Tar Heels travel to Blacksburg for a critical ACC contest (13:19). and Adam Lucas preview UNC Football's ACC Championship matchup with Clemson (42:53). Plus, interviews with UNC soccer star Ally Sentnor (1:04:18) and field hockey legend (1:11:02). (Listen To Podcast)

UNC Basketball Faces Reality Check

was open about what ails the Tar Heels, his injuries, and that the team simply must fix what is wrong. He was optimistic, but he was also honest. "It’s obviously tough, and we’re all upset about it. We’re playing hard, but it’s the small details that are just not clicking for us right now. We’re not going to quit. It’s a long season, but it’s unfortunate." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Armando Bacot Adds Shoulder To Growing List Of Injuries

’s ankle is banged up again, and in Wednesday’s loss at Indiana, the forward added another ailment to the growing list: his right shoulder. Bacot blocked a shot by Indiana star and immediately started holding his shoulder. "All I could use is my lower body. I couldn’t pump, I couldn’t arm guard. It didn’t feel good." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Armando Bacot says reeling Tar Heels are ‘back to square one’

After three consecutive losses and continued struggles to find the offensive rhythm that carried UNC to the Final Four last season, center knows something has to change. "We’re back to square one now. I guess our choice now is to fight," said Bacot after battling through ankle, shoulder, collarbone and foul-trouble issues against Indiana. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Chansky’s Notebook: Time to Start Over

A month does not a season make, and that will apply to how UNC has opened unimpressively with a 5-3 record. That doesn’t mean the road-weary Tar Heels cannot get it together to have a better December, when ACC play starts, and climb back into the conversation like they did last March. At this point, they are not close to being that team. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels in pros: Anthony looks good in return; Barnes scores 22; Brooks has big G League game

In only his fifth game of the season, felt good just to be playing after missing 16 games with a right oblique tear. was back at the top of his game, and, in no coincidence, his Sacramento Kings rolled. In the G League on Tuesday night, rookie collected 14 points, 12 rebounds, a season-high seven assists. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Is It Time To Panic About UNC Basketball?

The Tar Heels are shooting 30% from 3; the magic that helped carry them in the NCAA tournament is gone; and Pete Nance aren't clicking quite as well as Bacot and did; the bench has been mostly nonexistent. The things that were so effective during the NCAA tournament run just aren't happening right now. (ESPN.com)

Video: IC Postgame Podcast - Hoosiers Smother Heels in Bloomington

Former North Carolina guard joins host Tommy Ashley of Inside Carolina to break down UNC's 77-65 loss to the Indiana Hoosiers on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. led the Tar Heels with 15 points and 12 rebounds while added 12 points and 10 rebounds. (View Video)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 65
Indiana: 77
Wed, Nov 30 Box Score
Next Game:
UNC vs. Virginia Tech
Sun, Dec 4 3:00 ET, Blacksburg, Va.
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ACC Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
Clemson1-07-2
Pittsburgh1-06-3
(3) Virginia0-06-0
Miami0-07-1
Virginia Tech0-07-1
Notre Dame0-06-1
(17) Duke0-07-2
(18) North Carolina0-05-3
Boston College0-05-3
Georgia Tech0-05-3
Syracuse0-03-4
Florida State0-01-8
Louisville0-00-7
NC State0-17-2
Wake Forest0-17-2

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