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Re-ranking the 2014 basketball recruiting class

16. (11) averaged 18.3 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists as a junior for UNC’s 2017 national championship team before being drafted 15th overall last summer. He appeared in 68 games for the Kings, averaging 6.7 points and 2.8 rebounds. He struggled to find his shooting touch at times after shooting 37 percent from deep his last season as a Tar Heel. (NBC Sports)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Jean Durham, Dre Bly

Friday's episode of the Carolina Insider podcast features a visit from Jean Durham, wife of , the late "Voice of the Tar Heels" who died in March 2018. Jean joins Jones Angell and Adam Lucas to share some of Woody's favorite stories, pictures and calls. College Football Hall of Famer and former Tar Heel three-time All-America cornerback Dre Bly also joins the podcast. (GoHeels.com)

Coby White among freshmen with biggest shoes to fill

UNC freshman will have the chance to take over the point guard position left vacant by the departure of . It's probably a reach to ask White to change his game overnight and become more of a playmaker than scorer, but if he can facilitate and make the appropriate play, Berry's shoes might not be too big to fill for the McDonald's All-American. (Rivals.com)

Tar Heels In The Bahamas

The UNC men's basketball team is in Nassau, Bahamas for a quick vacation and to play a pair of exhibition games. Friday's game was originally slated to air on YouTube, but was removed. As of this writing, it doesn't seem it will be available. UNC will take on the Bahamas All-Stars on Friday at 5:30 p.m. and will face StarSports Basketball on Saturday at 3 p.m. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Carolina in the Caribbean: Tar Heels set to begin exhibition tour in Bahamas

The 2018-19 North Carolina basketball team will make its public debut this weekend when it takes the court for a two-game exhibition tour in the Bahamas. The Tar Heels will play against local professionals, starting with the Bahamas All-Star team at 5:30 p.m. Friday before closing the trip with a 3 p.m. contest against Starsports Basketball on Saturday. (Fayetteville Observer)

Reggie Bullock's improvement a bright spot for Detroit Pistons

was the Detroit Pistons' most pleasant surprise last season, experiencing a breakout season during his fifth year in the NBA. Bullock is sure to maintain his starting role under new Pistons coach Dwane Casey. Bullock provides outstanding value on a team with some high-priced contracts. He'll be in line for a big raise if he experiences a similar season. (MLive.com)

Podcast: Dante Calabria Heads Back To Italy

After a July hiatus, The SeanMoHoops podcast is back with a special guest in . The former North Carolina and EuroLeague sharp shooter is fresh off a strong season at Keiser University and now is headed over to Italy with to coach Fiat Torino. Dante dishes on why he made the move, his relationship with , and more. (SeanMoHoops)

North Carolina's Luke Maye earns preaseason All-America honor

North Carolina’s figures to get plenty of mention for preseason National Player of the Year. So it shouldn’t come as any surprise that Maye earned yet another preseason All-America honor, as tabbed by college basketball publication Blue Ribbon Yearbook. That Maye is in this spot is a terrific story. The senior out of Huntersville, NC, was a recruiting afterthought. (Inside Carolina)

Tar Heels Heading To The Bahamas

North Carolina's men's basketball team is heading to The Bahamas on Wednesday for a pair of preseason exhibition games. The Tar Heels will practice in The Bahamas on Thursday, play games Friday and Saturday and return to Chapel Hill on Monday. UNC will play the Bahamas All-Stars on Friday and the New Providence Basketball Association All-Stars on Saturday. (GoHeels.com)

3 ways the Tar Heels will replace Joel Berry II for 2018-19

The Tar Heels have lost another great player in II. Berry was a four-year player that was All-Tournament in 2015-16 and 2016-17. He was also named the tournament’s most outstanding player after the Tar Heels won the 2016-17 NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels have a plan in place to still be one of the most dominant programs in the country this year. (Busting Brackets)

UNC Basketball Releases Official 2018-19 Roster

North Carolina and coach released the 2018-19 Tar Heel men's basketball roster Wednesday. The Tar Heels return 11 letter winners from the 2017-18 squad that went 26-11 overall and 11-7 in ACC play. Three starters return, including senior All-America forward , senior guard and graduate student guard . (GoHeels.com)

Roy Williams discusses UNC court dedication, point guard position battle for upcoming season

still can’t believe the court inside the arena named for his mentor will bear his name. The ceremony will occur Aug. 24 at a reunion event after North Carolina returns from a trip this week to the Bahamas. Williams added that the point guard position, open after the departure of , could go to – although he won’t be the only one. (NCAA.com)

ACC Basketball Offseason Power Rankings and Burning Questions for 2018–19

ACC Basketball Summer Power Rankings: 3. UNC: is big time. The McDonald’s All-American Game MVP should take some pressure off . The biggest departure from last year’s Tar Heels, Berry’s exit leaves a hole at point guard and no obvious choice to replace him. does, however, have options. The battle for the starting job is one to watch. (Sports Illustrated)

Podcast: Roy Williams with Andy Katz

The court at North Carolina's Smith Center will now have ' name on it, and you'll hear how he feels about that honor. Williams also breaks down his current roster, including what he expects , , , and to contribute, along with how he plans to improve his players' ability to defend and score close to the basket. (Player.fm)

UNC, Duke are the headliners, but ACC basketball's supporting cast runs deep

Here are five questions for the upcoming ACC basketball season: 5. Can be the No. 1 pick in next year's NBA draft? The Duke newcomers will get the hype nationally, and the return of will steal most of the preseason headlines for the Tar Heels, but there's a chance the No. 1 pick in June is North Carolina's incoming freshman . (ESPN.com)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 65
Texas A&M: 86
Sun, Mar 18 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC @ Bahamas All Stars
Fri, Aug 17 5:30 ET No TV
UNC @ StarSports Basketball
Sat, Aug 18 3:00 ET No TV
UNC @ Wofford
Tue, Nov 6 TBD

ACC Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
North Carolina0-00-0
Boston College0-00-0
Clemson0-00-0
Duke0-00-0
Florida State0-00-0
Georgia Tech0-00-0
Louisville0-00-0
Miami0-00-0
NC State0-00-0
Notre Dame0-00-0
Pittsburgh0-00-0
Syracuse0-00-0
Virginia0-00-0
Virginia Tech0-00-0
Wake Forest0-00-0


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