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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball.

Harrison Barnes was the Mavs' best player last season. Will that happen again?

2017-18 recap: It was ' goal to up his rebounding numbers and he did that, posting a career-best 6.1 boards per game. Of course, with DeAndre Jordan coming aboard, he's going to lose some of those rebounds. But his second season with the Mavericks was solid. His scoring stayed steady and he remained the Mavericks most consistent offensive threat. (Dallas Morning News)

North Carolina basketball: Four takeaways from the Bahamas

UNC has no shortage of offensive talent, with at least five players scoring in double figures in both games. The Tar Heels shot 56 percent in the win over Bahamas All-Stars, including 40 of 63 on two-point attempts. The big men were particularly impressive, with making 14 of 16 attempts while was 8-for-12 and 12 of 18. (Greensboro News & Record)

UNC Basketball: Bahamas Fallout, Point Guard Edition

If and couldn’t start their first games in a Carolina uniform, the chances can do so are slim. We’ll have fall practices to parse whether he’s managed to surpass , but based on ’ history, you shouldn't put money on it. As for predicting Woods as the starter the whole season, though? That also may not be smart. (Tar Heel Blog)

Lucas: Bahamas Trip Report

UNC men's basketball coach addressed three specific topics with his team before they journeyed to the Bahamas for a two-game stint that ends today with the team flight home. "We talked about three things," the head coach said. "The quality of our shot against the quality of their shot, don't turn the ball over so we get shots, and win the rebounding battle." (

Chansky’s Notebook: Swimmingly

North Carolina's trip to the Bahamas was a team-building exercise more than a pair of basketball games that will tell Ol’ Roy a whole lot about his 2019 club. The freshmen — , and Leaky Black — all had their moments, and everyone got in except Cam Johnson, who’s recuperating from minor surgery. From all accounts, the Tar Heels played swimmingly. (

Milwaukee Bucks: What kind of role will John Henson have next season?

Much like the overall scope of the Milwaukee Bucks throughout his stay, has experienced his fair share of ups and downs during his NBA career, the latter reaching its highest points in both the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons. Henson’s consistency issues were remedied to some degree last season as he crafted a resurgent campaign on multiple fronts. (Behind the Buck Pass)

Tar Heels Jump-Start Team Building in Bahamas

North Carolina's , , and , are maturing into their roles as senior leaders for the Tar Heels, while freshmen Leaky Black, and have already logged eight practices and two exhibition games before the start of classes. The molding of team dynamics is a critical aspect of a tight-knit squad, especially when adversity arrives. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: Breaking Down UNC's Exhibition Games in the Bahamas

The North Carolina basketball team played two exhibition games in the Bahamas this week, winning both easily. However, there were a number of interesting storylines, including the first time standout rookies , , and Leaky Black took the court in UNC uniforms. Breaking it down for you are Inside Carolina's Greg Barnes, John Bauman, and Jon Seiglie. (Audioboom)

Harrison Barnes, former Dallas Police Chief David Brown host basketball camp, shopping spree

' imprint on the Dallas Mavericks has grown exponentially since he arrived in 2016 and so, too, has his positive impact on the Dallas community. Saturday was the latest example. For the second straight summer, Barnes teamed with retired Dallas Police Chief David Brown to host a free basketball camp, life skills discussion, and lunch in southeast Dallas. (Dallas Morning News)

Video: UNC vs. StarSports Basketball Club Highlights

The North Carolina men's basketball team ended their Summer exhibition trip to the Bahamas in overwhelming fashion, beating the StarSports Basketball club 130-45 on Saturday. Take a look at some of their impressive highlights. Read More...

Top 5 heartbreaking losses and heartwarming wins against Duke in the Roy Williams era

It is not hard to make the case that North Carolina has been better overall than Duke since arrived as head coach in 2003. During this span, UNC leads in national championships (three to two), Final Fours (six to three), ACC regular season titles (eight to three). Where Duke has held an edge, particularly between 2010 and 2015, is in head-to-head matchups. (Tar Heel Blog)

Roy Williams Wraps Up the Bahamas Trip

North Carolina head basketball coach spoke to Inside Carolina on Saturday after his Tar Heels demolished Star Sports Basketball 130-45, at the Kendal G.L. Isaacs Gymnasium in the Bahamas. Williams admitted it was hard to get a lot from the exhibition game, given the level of competition, but he did touch on a variety of topics following the game. (Inside Carolina)

Vince Carter: ‘Love of the Game’ still motivates him entering his 21st NBA season

8-time NBA All-Star joins Cris Carter, Nick Wright and Jenna Wolfe on FS1's First Things First. Hear what Carter says motivates him entering his 21st NBA season: Vince, how do you do it at this at an advanced age? Carter: I think you'll agree with me, but it's the love of the game that takes over everything. I enjoy coming to work. I enjoy the ups and downs. (FOX Sports)

UNC-Bahamas Game 2 Takeaways: Point Guards, Size and Assists

North Carolina made quick work of the Star Sports Basketball squad on Saturday, toppling its overmatched opponent in a 130-45 exhibition victory in the Bahamas. The Tar Heels utilized their size and depth, as well as their veteran experience and freshman talent, in completing their preseason participation in the Bahamas Basketball Federation’s "Summer of Thunder" event. (Inside Carolina)

Lucas: Cajun Spiced Conch

There's a reason emphasizes team bonding, chemistry and off-court experiences on August international trips like these. It's because you know what you'll get when you come to the Bahamas for a preseason exhibition jaunt: warm weather, friendly people, lots of waterslides. What you don't know, however, is what kind of competition might show up on the other bench. (
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 130
StarSports Basketball: 45
Sat, Aug 18 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Wofford
Tue, Nov 6 TBD
UNC @ Elon
Fri, Nov 9 TBD
UNC vs. Stanford
Mon, Nov 12 TBD

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