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Johnson leads No. 2 UNC to 12th straight win, 89-62 over BC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson had 17 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 North Carolina beat Boston College 89-62 on Saturday for its 12th straight win. Marcus Paige had 12 points in his highest-scoring game in three weeks while Joel Berry II added 13 points for the Tar Heels (19-2, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference). After shaking off a slow start, the ACC leaders routed its...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson scores 19, UNC beats Va Tech for 12th straight win

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) Brice Johnson scored 19 points and grabbed 17 rebounds Sunday, leading No. 2 North Carolina over Virginia Tech 75-70 for its 12th straight victory. Roy Williams earned his 350th victory with the Tar Heels and a unique place in basketball history, becoming the first NCAA coach to win at least 350 games at two Division I schools. He won 418 games at Kansas before...
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Johnson scores 27, No. 2 UNC beats Wake Forest 83-68

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 North Carolina beat Wake Forest 83-68 on Wednesday night for its 10th straight win. The Tar Heels (17-2, 6-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) had little trouble extending their best start to conference play since 2000-01. They never trailed and overcame one of their worst shooting performances of the season...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: UNC’s Brice Johnson Ties Up Game With Strong Dunk

The North Carolina Tar Heels are seeking some redemption following last season’s loss to North Carolina State. It seems like the in-state rivals are still going toe-to-toe despite UNC’s No. 5 ranking. The game is all tied up at 29 after the first half, but this one play cannot be overlooked. Tar Heels star forward Brice Johnson put in some work, running past N.C. State defenders...
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27 days ago  |  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

North Carolina’s Brice Johnson Was Benched For 8 Minutes Against UCLA Because Of “Bad Language”

Brice Johnson was the best player on the floor this afternoon during North Carolina’s game against UCLA. For about eight minutes in the first half, though, the Tar Heels’ forward was on the bench.  Why?  Bad language.  Brice Johnson said he used profanity early in the game and that resulted in him sitting for an extended period of time in the first half. — InsideCarolina...
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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

WATCH: Temple player throws Brice Johnson to ground

After a competitive first half, North Carolina pulled away from Temple in the second session of Friday night’s contest, leading to a great deal of frustration for the Owls. Temple guard Shawn Alston might have gone a bit overboard in showing it. With less than a minute to play, UNC’s Brice Johnson threw down a put-back slam off of a Joel Berry missed jumper. Alston took offense...
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November 14, 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

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