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Replacing a Legend: Who might UNC turn to after Roy Williams era?

What if today's top college basketball programs had to replace a legendary coach? Where would they turn? Over the next few weeks, analyst Dan McDonald will take a look at who could be next in line for the nation's top programs when they look to replace legendary coaches. This week, a look at how North Carolina could try to replace . (Rivals.com)

Mallory Wilmoth looks back on her time as a UNC basketball manager

Surry Central graduate Mallory Wilmoth is one of lucky few that had the opportunity to live out a lifelong dream dozens of times. It was an opportunity many would pay handsomely to experience. While this was just another day at the office for Wilmoth as a varsity manager for the UNC men’s basketball team, it never failed to take her breath away. (The Yadkin Ripple)

Vince Carter on healed relationship with Toronto Raptors fans: 'It's an unbelievable feeling'

's relationship with the Raptors and more importantly their fans has been a rocky one, but time heals all wounds and the man they called half man half amazing is grateful the relationship is mended. "It's an unbelievable feeling," Carter told SI's Chris Mannix, speaking of his healed relationship with Toronto. "It's really impossible to explain." (NBA.com)

UNC vs. Duke: A Breakdown by the Superlatives

On two occasions, UNC and Duke have played each other while being the two top teams in the AP Poll. Both times, Carolina went in as #2 and both times they came out with a W. The first of those came on February 3, 1994. Led by ’ 18 points, UNC came away with an 11-point win. The second of those two occasions is probably the more memorable one. (Tar Heel Blog)

Welcome to UNC, Class of 2024. You're a basketball fan now.

Whether it’s lining up at the Old Well for a sip of water on FDOC or venturing to Time-Out for a late-night chicken biscuit, the list of UNC students' favorite traditions is endless. For many students, fandom for the North Carolina men’s basketball team is at the top of the list. But how did it get here? How did the Dean Dome become a mecca? (Daily Tar Heel)

Former UNC Star James Michael McAdoo Signs With Japanese Team

Former UNC standout is moving from Europe to Japan to continue his basketball career. The 6-foot-9 forward is signing with Hitachi’s Sun Rockers Shibuya, who play in Japan’s B.League. He likely will compete for playing time against former Duke foe Ryan Kelly. "I can’t wait to get to Kashiwa and learn about the Japanese culture." (Inside Carolina)

Marvin Williams on NBA Career, 'Might be Over for Me'

As the NBA looks to return to television screens on July 30th, could this be the last season that fans see former Tar Heel forward and 2005 National Champion in an NBA uniform? According to Williams, it might be over. "Might be over for me. We'll see. I'm definitely going to sit down and talk to my family about it because it's different now." (All Tar Heels)

Tar Heel Firsts: Dean Smith’s first NCAA Tournament

's first two seasons didn’t produce immediate results. His Tar Heels finished both seasons with winning records, but they had yet to play in the postseason. They appeared going in the right direction, but there were no guarantees about Smith having long-term success in Chapel Hill. The 1966-67 season ensured that all those questions vanished. (Tar Heel Blog)

How Vince Carter connects to the first game in NBA history

finally called it a career last week as he announced his retirement following a historic NBA career that lasted a record 22 seasons. It's nearly impossible to tell the story of the NBA without mentioning Carter who in addition to playing more seasons than any player in the history of the league, also played against more players than anyone else. (NBA.com)

Podcast: Justin Jackson talks with Taylor Vippolis about racial issues, NBA restart

Former North Carolina All-American and 2017 national champion speaks with of Inside Carolina about the racial issues that have amplified over the past month nationally and about the NBA’s plan to restart in Orlando. Read More...
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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 53
Syracuse: 81
Wed, Mar 11 Box Score
Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Charleston
Fri, Nov 13 TBD
UNC at Hawaii
Fri, Nov 20 TBD
UNC vs. Maui Invitational
Mon, Nov 23 TBD Tickets
ACC Basketball Standings
TeamACCOverall
(4) Florida State16-426-5
(11) Duke15-525-6
(14) Louisville15-524-7
(16) Virginia15-523-7
Georgia Tech11-917-14
NC State10-1020-12
Notre Dame10-1020-12
Syracuse10-1018-14
Clemson9-1116-15
Virginia Tech7-1316-16
Miami7-1315-16
Boston College7-1313-19
Pittsburgh6-1416-17
North Carolina6-1414-19
Wake Forest6-1413-18

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