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UNC Great James Worthy Sees Similarities Between Current Tar Heel Team & 1982 National Champions

On a recent Instagram post, North Carolina and NBA legend commented that the current Tar Heel team reminds him of his 1981-82 National Championship-winning squad. "This team reminds me of the UNC 1981 team. We lost to Indiana that year & was determined to win Coach (Dean) Smith's first national championship in 1982!" (Inside Carolina)

Brady Manek in Perth Wildcats jersey

Former UNC basketball forward has officially joined his new team down under. Last month it was announced that Manek would be signing with the Perth Wildcats in Australia, one of the top professional teams outside of the United States. The Wildcats are the most successful team in the NBL — the highest professional league in Australia. (Tar Heels Wire)

Mack Brown Reasserts Bond With Hubert Davis Amid UK Coaching Feud

In the midst of a public coaching feud at the University of Kentucky, UNC head football coach used some good-natured ribbing to assure fans that he and head basketball coach are tighter than ever. "May I say our basketball coach, , and I are getting along wonderfully," Brown said on the Paul Finebaum Show. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - 2022-23 UNC Basketball Roster Preview - Armando Bacot

finished with 511 rebounds last season. That total gives him 1,001 career rebounds, just the tenth Tar Heel to do so. holds the all-time UNC career record at 1,219, a record well within Bacot’s reach. Host Isaac Schade and Coach Pac Kilby take you through Bacot’s game and expectations for this season. (View Video)

UNC Basketball's Blue-White Game Returns as NIL Event

The Blue-White game is back, as part of the Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) landscape. UNC's basketball players will participate in what is being called the Blue-White Scrimmage at the Smith Center on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 4 p.m. Tickets, which must be purchased in advance here, are general admission, cost $10, and went on sale Wednesday. (

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - UNC Basketball Summer Stats Series - Three Pointers

The Tar Heels return 59% of their three pointers from last season. There’s a glaring hole left behind by . will need to replicate his downtown effort while R.J. Davis hopefully can leap into the 90s as well. Additionally, the hope is that can grow his career-high 42 threes from last season (View Video)

Puff Johnson to hold shooting camp in Gaston County

UNC forward will be teaching young basketballers to shoot better Saturday at Gaston (NC) Christian School. Johnson will hold two shooting camps at the private school in Lowell on Saturday, August 20. Third through eighth-graders can get instruction from Johnson from 9 a.m. to noon. High schoolers can attend from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. (Gaston Gazette)

Caleb Love Named MVP of Damian Lillard's Camp

Following a breakout season at UNC, has been afforded the opportunity to travel the nation in the name of basketball. Most recently, Love was in Portland, Ore., to compete in NBA superstar Damian Lillard’s inaugural camp, Formula Zero. At the event, Love took home MVP honors over 39 of the nation’s best high school and collegiate players. (Inside Carolina)

Roy Williams, Bobby Jones To Present George Karl For Naismith Hall Of Fame

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced the list of Hall of Famers scheduled to present the Class of 2022 at the Enshrinement Ceremony on Saturday, September 10. One of the inductees will be (UNC '73). Former UNC coach will present Karl for induction along with Karl's former UNC teammate . (

UNC's R.J. Davis & Deja Kelly Train Together

The Carolina basketball family connects all associated with hoops and UNC. North Carolina's of the men's team and of the women's team, united at The Skill Factory in Atlanta, Ga. to hone their craft ahead of what should be an exciting season for each program. Davis was a key part of UNC's run to the National Championship game. (Inside Carolina)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 69
Kansas: 72
Mon, Apr 4 Box Score
Next Game:
UNC vs. Johnson C. Smith
Fri, Oct 28 TBD, Chapel Hill Tickets
ACC Basketball Standings
(3) Duke16-432-7
Notre Dame15-524-11
(2) North Carolina15-529-10
(16) Miami14-626-11
Wake Forest13-725-10
Virginia Tech11-923-13
Florida State10-1017-14
Boston College6-1413-20
Georgia Tech5-1512-20
NC State4-1611-21

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