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Wayne Ellington red-hot again with 25 points and eight 3-pointers

For about a month after ’s incredible 3-point shooting streak in January, he struggled to find the range again. The red-hot Ellington is back. He scored 25 points and tied his career-high with eight 3-pointers in the Detroit Pistons’ 129-105 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. It was Ellington's third NBA game with eight 3-pointers. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Marcus Paige vs. Luke Maye in the EuroCup

On Wednesday, and faced off in the EuroCup in Trento, Italy. Paige’s Partizan squad travelled to play Maye’s Dolomiti Energia Trento team. Paige is in his third season in Belgrade, Serbia. Maye is in his first season overseas. Maye ended the game with 9 points and 6 boards for his winning side. Paige recorded 5 points and 3 assists. (Ceiling Is The Roof)

Vince Carter To Co-Host UNC vs. Duke Watch Party Saturday

ACC Network will offer an alternate viewing option for Saturday night's Duke at North Carolina matchup with All ACC Watch Party: Duke vs North Carolina beginning at 6 p.m. ET. The show will feature host Jordan Cornette along with former Duke forward Carlos Boozer and former UNC guard sharing stories and reacting to live game action. (ESPN.com)

Roy Williams Live: Uneven Schedules

Do you have a feel for how the NCAA selection committee may handle all the uneven schedules? : "It's going to be interesting. The bottom three or four teams in our league, we didn't get to play nearly as much as the other teams in our league and that's not picking on anybody. There's always going to be inequality with the unbalanced schedule." (Inside Carolina)

Video: Roy Williams Show - 900 Wins, UNC vs. Duke Preview, Week In Review

North Carolina basketball coach joins host Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network to look back at the past week on the basketball court, talk about Williams' 900th career victory, look ahead to the regular-season finale against Duke on Saturday, and more. (View Video)

Three of the most important of Roy Williams' 900 Division I head coaching victories

No. 463: March 6, 2005 — No. 2 North Carolina 75, No. 6 Duke 73: Based purely on fan pressure and cultural importance, ’ first win at UNC over Duke might as well have been the most important game of his career. He lost his first three attempts against Mike Krzyzewski’s team, and looked like he might lose another, with UNC down nine. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: THI Podcast - Discussing UNC's Inconsistent Play

Andrew Jones of Tar Heel Illustrated and director of basketball recruiting/analyst David Sisk sit down for one of their popular discussions about North Carolina’s basketball team. In this edition, they talk about UNC's inconsistent play this season, especially over the last eight games. (View Video)

Tar Heels in G-League: Kenny Williams Stars For Austin Spurs

is in his second season for the Austin Spurs of the NBA G-League and he was on fire Tuesday. The Spurs faced off against the Long Island Nets and Williams led the team in scoring, dropping 20 points while shooting 6 from 10 from behind the arc. Williams' performance helped with the Spurs 102-88 win, watch his highlights from the game. (Ceiling Is The Roof)

Analyzing UNC's Turnover Issues

North Carolina has played 24 games, yet nine times the Tar Heels have turned over the basketball at least 18 times. In 11 games, UNC's miscues have led to 18 or more points for their opponents. That’s nearly half the time. "Coach Smith used to say, 'Every turnover’s carelessness or selfishness,' and ours is split about 50/50," coach said. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

After Syracuse Loss, UNC Clings To Right Side Of NCAA Tournament Bubble

The margin may be thin, but following Monday’s disappointing road loss at Syracuse, North Carolina basketball is still in the projected 2021 NCAA Tournament field. What’s become abundantly clear: Saturday’s comeback win in Chapel Hill over Florida State was pivotal for UNC’s postseason hopes. Here’s a snapshot of where things stand with the Tar Heels. (ACC Sports Journal)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 70
Syracuse: 72
Mon, Mar 1 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Duke
Sat, Mar 6 6:00 ET ESPN
UNC at ACC Tournament First Round
Tue, Mar 9 TBD
ACC Basketball Standings
(11) Florida State11-315-4
(21) Virginia12-416-6
(22) Virginia Tech9-415-5
Georgia Tech10-614-8
North Carolina9-615-9
NC State9-813-9
Notre Dame6-119-14
Wake Forest3-146-14
Boston College2-104-14

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