5 biggest takeaways from Sunday’s Elite Eight games

After two weekends of chaos, the dust has settled and only four teams remain in the NCAA Tournament. South Carolina, Gonzaga, Oregon, and North Carolina will meet in the desert of Arizona to determine a champion.Sunday provided college basketball fans with two chances to see familiar foes tango with a chance to cut down the nets as champions of their respective regions. With those...
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Photos: UNC’s Brice Johnson Got Destroyed For Getting His NBA Draft Haircut At Supercuts

Like many other soon-to-be NBA Draftees, North Carolina’s Brice Johnson got a pre-draft haircut today.  The haircut, though, wasn’t done at Johnson’s neighborhood spot, or by one of his friends. It was done at Supercuts.  This is a bad look for the former Tar Heel star, says the Twitterverse.  Shoutout to Alyssa and @Supercuts for getting me ready to go on draft day! #Supercuts...
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June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

UNC’s Brice Johnson Posts Message About His Teammates Ahead Of Final Four

North Carolina is set to tip off the Final Four against Syracuse Saturday night in Houston, hoping to add to an already rich UNC basketball legacy.  Thursday night, as the Tar Heels were making their way to Houston, senior leader Brice Johnson posted a message about his teammates and their journey on Instagram. It was pretty cool. Never a dull moment with my brothers #FinalFour...
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March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: UNC’s Brice Johnson Finds Out About All-American Selection, Jersey Honor

North Carolina senior forward Brice Johnson was named a First Team All-American today by the United States Basketball Writers Association. As a result, he will have his jersey put up in the rafters at the Dean Dome as part of the program’s tradition of honoring All-Americans. The Tar Heels put out a very cool feature showing Johnson finding out about his All-American status from...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Roy Williams benched Brice Johnson for using bad language

Standards are high when you’re a North Carolina basketball player, as Brice Johnson was reminded on Saturday. Johnson, one of the team’s key players, found himself on the bench for 8:37 of the first half against UCLA. Why? Because he used some foul language and Williams was none too happy about it. “Coach got mad at him and took him out. Period. The end,” Williams said...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNC's Brice Johnson bangout with authority

North Carolina’s Brice Johnson just finished another spectacular game and continues to prove why he’s one of the best players in college basketball this season. The 6-foot-9 senior forward helped the Tar Heels get another notch in the win column over No. 22 UCLA. Johnson led the team with 27 points in their 89-76 victory over the Bruins. One of his scores was this magnificent...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Future Heels in McD’s All-American Game

The McDonald’s All-American Game, which was played on April 2, featured three players that are signed to play for the UNC basketball team next season. Joel Berry II, Justin Jackson, and Theo Pinson were all selected to play in the revered game two weeks ago. Berry was on the West team while Jackson and Pinson […] The post UNC Basketball: Future Heels in McD’s All-American Game...
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Trap no, biscuits yes!

North Carolina Basketball: Trap no, biscuits yes!UNC did all they had to do against Wake The graphic is done by … Samuel Wilking … more of his work can be seen at …  Tar Heel Nation If you were thinking that there could be a let down for UNC after their come from behind win against arch-rival Duke a few days before, head coach Roy Williams‘ squad had one thing to say to...
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC basketball: Significance of postponement

Last Wednesday, February 12 marked the date that should be considered a national holiday: the night of the Duke vs. North Carolina basketball game. It would have been the first time in history that a national holiday was postponed to a later date. Unfortunately, the game was not played as the Duke men’s basketball team was unable to make it to Chapel Hill due to inclement weather...
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC basketball woes continue

The woes continue for the North Carolina Tar Heels men’s basketball team as they suffered their fourth defeat in the last five games, losing to Virginia 76-61 in Charlottesville on Monday night. The Tar Heels are now 1-4 in ACC play, the first time they have been 1-4 in conference play in twelve years. The Tar Heels are tied for last place in the ACC, and any positive expectations...
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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