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The stories of Tar Heel coaches who led multiple different teams, Part 1

was UNC’s first ever men’s basketball coach. The former Olympic medal-winning sprinter had origially come to Chapel Hill to coach track when he was asked to help the newly formed basketball team. 's record as the coach of the women’s soccer team is unparalleled, but he actually started as coach of the men’s team. (Tar Heel Blog)

Brownlow's Mailbag: Davis or Scheyer, UNC football's great expectations

What are the odds that North Carolina football can make the ACC title game, and any chance they can beat Clemson? Definitely. And while QB plays a big role in that thought process, so does having a defense that is young and talented and got a lot better towards the very end of of last season. It wore down at the end of the Texas A&M game. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Video: Life Off the Court With Coby White

Former UNC guard isn’t the type of player to just shut up and dribble. He looks to facilitate game-changing moves in real life the same way he does on the hardwood. White discusses why making an impact on his community is so important, the significance of family, the meaning behind White’s FMF tattoo, and his ultimate goal as a player. (Complex)

Top 25 Players In UNC Basketball History: No. 8 - James Worthy

Former UNC forward was National Player of the Year in 1982, Final Four MOP, two-time All-American, named to the ACC 50th Anniversary team, Naismith Hall of Fame inductee, and his UNC jersey No. 52 is retired. Worthy helped lead the Tar Heels to consecutive appearances in the national championship game, defeating Georgetown in 1982. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Cole Anthony not happy with rookie team snub

Orlando Magic point guard was not one of the 10 players selected to the first or second teams for his rookie NBA season. Despite missing time during the year with an injury, Anthony was impressive in his first season in the league. Anthony finished his first NBA campaign averaging 12.9 points, 4.7 rebounds and 4.1 assists for the Magic. (Keeping It Heel)

Top 25 Players In UNC Basketball History: No. 9 - Billy Cunningham

Former UNC forward was a two-time All-American in 1964 & 1965, ACC player of the Year, named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary team, member of the Naismith Hall of Fame, and his jersey is honored in the Smith Center. He holds the second highest career scoring average (24.8) and highest rebounding average (15.4) at UNC. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Former UNC forward Walker Miller to play for King Rice at Monmouth

Former North Carolina forward and Seton Hall guard Shavar Reynolds are joining Monmouth University as graduate transfers, coach announced Thursday. The 6-foot-11 Miller played in 65 games in four seasons for the Tar Heels, scoring 32 points and grabbing 28 rebounds. Monmouth won the MAAC regular-season in 2020-21. (Associated Press)

Video: Kerwin Walton Offseason Workout Montage

One of the major bright spots for UNC basketball last season was freshman wing . Entering his sophomore season, the 6-foot-5, 205-pound sharpshooter is expected to take another step forward as he becomes a key offensive threat and a full-time starter for the Tar Heels. Walton is putting in the work to continue to improve his game. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Blue Background Gave Hubert Davis His Chance (from Summer, 1991)

At ages 3 and 4, tagged along with his dad to youth league centers, where Hubert Sr. coached. At 7, there were a few trips to see in UNC’s Carmichael Auditorium, where he got to hang around in the locker room with the Tar Heel players after the game. "It was around then that he started saying, ‘Dad, that’s where I wanna go.’” (Chapelboro.com)

Top 25 Players In UNC Basketball History: No. 10 - Sam Perkins

Former UNC center was a three-time first-team All-American from 1982-1984, a NABC Hall of Fame inductee, named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary team, and his jersey is honored in the Smith Center. Perkins is UNC’s third all-time leading scorer with 2,145 points, second leading rebounder with 1,167, and third in blocked shots with 245. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 62
Wisconsin: 85
Fri, Mar 19 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC at College of Charleston
Tue, Nov 16 TBD
UNC vs. Purdue
Sat, Nov 20 TBD
UNC vs. Villanova or Tennessee
Sun, Nov 21 TBD
ACC Basketball Standings
(24) Virginia13-418-7
(10) Florida State11-418-7
Virginia Tech9-415-7
Georgia Tech11-617-9
North Carolina10-618-11
(25) Syracuse9-718-10
NC State9-814-11
Notre Dame7-1111-15
Wake Forest3-156-16
Boston College2-114-16

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