UNC Basketball

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball.

Video: Isaiah Hicks Scores 27 for Westchester Knicks

Former North Carolina forward and 2017 National Champion scored 27 points and pulled down 9 rebounds for the Westchester Knicks in a 106-95 win over the Canton Charge in an NBA G-League game on Wednesday. Read More...

Video: Reggie Bullock's Buzzer Beater Wins It For The Pistons

Detroit Pistons shooting guard hit a fade away banker to beat the buzzer and give the Pistons a 106-104 victory over the Raptors on Wednesday night in Toronto. Read More...

Luke Maye climbs to the top of college basketball

grew up in a family of six, with three younger brothers. They're pretty quirky. They put ketchup on everything. Luke's dad and former North Carolina quarterback explained, "[We put ketchup on] eggs, you know, green beans, everything." The Mayes are always competing. Luke's brother Beau said, "One-on-one, he just kills me, which makes sense, I guess." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Thanksgiving Week Basketball Tournaments Set to Be First Test for Many Contenders

didn’t make the first week of the Tar Heels’ season easy, as he took them into two road games (at Wofford and at Elon) and hosted Stanford in Chapel Hill. But the schedule is about to ramp up, as North Carolina heads to Las Vegas to face Texas and either No. 11 Michigan State or No. 20 UCLA. After that, the Heels visit No. 18 Michigan in Ann Arbor. (Sports Illustrated)

Dick Vitale's coaching Mount Rushmore (post-1979) includes Dean Smith, Roy Williams

ESPN's Dick Vitale has called games on the network for nearly 40 years. And he came out with a book, Dick Vitale’s Mount Rushmores of College Basketball, breaking down the best and the brightest that he’s covered since 1979. He said, "Three are automatic: Mike Krzyzewski, Bob Knight, , and the fourth was between four or five guys. But we went ." (Inside Carolina)

Versatile freshman Leaky Black already making a big impression at Carolina

didn’t step onto North Carolina’s campus with the hype that surrounded fellow freshmen and . What he has lacked in hype or playing time so far, he’s more than made up with his play. He’s shown control and confidence not common in a freshman, while displaying versatility Coach never has seen from one of his players. (Triangle Sports Network)

Roy Williams Live: Grading the Tar Heels

During every play of every game, North Carolina coaches are keeping track and grading their players. They’re grading on assists, rebounding, offensive rebounding and screens, to name a few. This is part of an in-depth grading process and his staff use to reward their players, but also to have a better understanding of each individual performance. (Inside Carolina)

UNC basketball’s three wins may look good on paper, but Roy Williams is steaming

North Carolina basketball coach walked into his postgame press conference on Monday night with a disgusted look. Williams was not happy with his team’s effort in the second half of UNC’s 90-72 home win against Stanford (2-1), and he insisted — without looking at any stats — the Tar Heels are currently among the worst defensive teams in the country. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Former UNC PG Kendall Marshall to graduate in December

After a few stints in the NBA, returned to UNC during the 2017-18 season to finish his degree and work with the Tar Heel basketball program. While appearing on his weekly radio show Tuesday night, discussed Marshall’s involvement with the team and revealed some big news. Marshall is set to finish his degree and graduate in December. (Keeping It Heel)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Recapping A Busy Weekend

Recap a busy weekend of Tar Heel athletics with the latest episode of the Carolina Insider podcast. Hosts Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network and Adam Lucas of break down Friday's men's basketball win at Elon, Saturday's football game at Duke and Monday night's hoops win over Stanford. Carolina Insider is a twice-weekly production. (

Inside The Playbook: How UNC, Nassir Little opened up an alley to the hoop

With basketball season back, it’s time to go back to our Inside The Playbook series. First up: North Carolina and . UNC is off and running this season and a big part of the success is due to three outstanding freshmen. has taken over the point guard role. and helped get Carolina’s transition offense online: 1.07 points per possession. (ACC Sports Journal)

Chansky’s Notebook: If He Could See It Now (Not)

The Smith Center now sparkles like a Christmas tree. I wonder what members of ’s family think these days when they go to a basketball game in the arena that bears his name. Smith, the legendary Hall of Fame coach, never allowed one sign or a word of advertising in Carmichael Auditorium or later his building while he coached. It began slowly after he retired. (
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 90
Stanford: 72
Mon, Nov 12 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Tennessee Tech
Fri, Nov 16 7:00 ET RSN Tickets
UNC vs. Saint Francis
Mon, Nov 19 8:00 ET ACC Network Extra Tickets
UNC @ Texas
Thu, Nov 22 7:30 ET FS1 Tickets
ACC Basketball Scoreboard
#15 Syracuse0
at UConn0
Thu Nov 15, 7:00 PM
Brissett 18.5 ppg, 2.0 apg; Adams 18.0 ppg, 2.5 apg;
Ball State64
at #16 Virginia Tech73
Persons (Ball State) 21 pts; Alexander-Walker (Virginia Tech) 21 pts;
Saint Joseph's89
at Wake Forest69
Kimble (Saint Joseph's) 15 pts; Childress (Wake Forest) 13 pts;
Cent Arkansas0
at Pittsburgh0
Thu Nov 15, 7:00 PM
Kayouloud 13.0 ppg, 0.7 apg; Wilson-Frame 22.0 ppg, 2.5 apg;
Scores provided by a third-party and may be delayed by a couple of minutes
ACC Basketball Standings
(1) Duke0-03-0
(4) Virginia0-02-0
(7) North Carolina0-03-0
(14) Florida State0-02-0
(15) Syracuse0-02-0
(16) Virginia Tech0-02-0
(19) Clemson0-03-0
NC State0-03-0
Notre Dame0-02-1
Boston College0-02-1
Georgia Tech0-01-1
Wake Forest0-01-1

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