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ACC Morning Linkfest 12/27 with Game Sim Predictions

Pitt kicked off ACC bowl game action with a 30-27 win over Bowling Green in the Little Caesar's Bowl on Thursday night.  Tyler Boyd and James Connor shined in the victory.  Syracuse takes on Minnesota in the Texas Bowl at 6 ET, while Maryland plays Marshall in the Military Bowl at 2:30 ET.  Check out the NCAA Football Scoreboard to follow those games today. UNC is back in...
Via SCACC Hoops
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC's Joel James to miss two weeks with knee injury

North Carolina starting center Joel James is expected to miss about two weeks with a right knee injury. James was hurt on the first play of Wednesday's loss to Texas. He went down in a crowd while going for a rebound and left the game. Team spokesman Steve Kirschner said the sophomore suffered a sprained medial collateral ligament in his knee. Coach Roy Williams said James...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Player Profile: Joel James

F Joel James, Sophomore, 6-10, 280 lbs. The other half of last season's low post puzzle, Joel James was not quite the yin to Desmond Hubert's yang. Hubert was a more athletic player, but the offense seemed to flow a little better with James in the game. Unfortunately neither option served the Tar Heels well, leading to Roy Williams' decision to play a smaller lineup and...
Via SCACC Hoops
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Tar Heels James, Tokoto search for greater role

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina had a lot of freshmen last year, and not all freshmen progress at the same rate. Two in particular, Joel James and J.P. Tokoto, enjoyed solid starts to their college basketball careers, only to lose confidence and then see their roles diminish as the season went along. That can be tough to handle for a young player, but both of them are resolved...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Giant Steps

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Joel James’ fourth year of playing organized basketball occurred on a national stage at North Carolina. While frustrated with his rookie season results, the affable 6-foot-10, 280-pound forward recognizes his potential and is working toward that end goal.
Via northcarolina.scout.com
June 30, 2013  |  Discuss
TAR HEEL TRICKSTER

J.P. Tokoto dunks over teammate at practice

North Carolina Tar Heels' J.P. Tokoto throws down an enormous dunk over 6'10" teammate Joel James during NCAA Tournament warmups.
Via Gamedayr
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Photos: Tokoto's Dunk Over James

KANSAS CITY, Mo. --- North Carolina freshman J.P. Tokoto put an exclamation mark on Thursday's NCAA Tournament practice by leaping over 6-10 teammate Joel James for a dunk. InsideCarolina.com photographer Jim Hawkins was there ...
Via northcarolina.scout.com
March 21, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Carolina vs Butler for a chance at the finals in Maui

Lahaina Civic Center: site of the UNC vs Butler match up There is no doubt that the second game in the Maui Invitational is going to be tougher for the UNC basketball team than the first one was, where the Heels defeated the first Bulldogs teamby 95 to 49. Tonight, with tip off being at 8:00 p.m. EST (televised on ESPN/ESPN3) the Tar Heels will meet their second Bulldogs squad, as...
Via isportsweb.com
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Joel James Q&A

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Following North Carolina's season-opening win over Gardner-Webb on Friday night, freshman Joel James conducted his first interview as a Tar Heel ...
Via northcarolina.scout.com
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina wins only exhibition game

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- James Michael McAdoo had 16 points and eight rebounds to help No. 11 North Carolina beat Shaw 81-54 on Friday night in its only preseason game. Freshman Joel James added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Tar Heels, who missed 10 of their first 11 3-point attempts and trailed early in the second half before ripping off 23 consecutive points. Karron Johnson...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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