For the first time in over 10 years, an unranked, non-conference opponent marched into East Lansing and defeated Tom Izzo and mighty Michigan State, as the North Carolina Tar Heels knocked off the top-ranked Spartans 79-65 in the second and final night of the ACC-Big Ten Challenge. Led by 15 points and seven rebounds from freshman Kennedy Meeks, and a career-high 10 rebounds and...
J.P. Tokoto had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help
North Carolina beat No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Wednesday night,
giving the Tar Heels another impressive victory in their
EAST LANSING, Mich. - J.P. Tokoto had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Wednesday night, giving the Tar Heels another impressive victory in their inconsistent season.
In my last article I joked that this year’s UNC basketball team needs a nickname and I think this one fits pretty well. Three consecutive Sundays of basketball have resulted in a home loss to Belmont, a defeat of third ranked Louisville, and a road loss to UAB.
Did you watch the Tar Heels against UAB? I did. I wish I hadn’t.
I think I uttered the phrase ‘what are you doing...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – No. 16 North Carolina has recently relied on role players to elevate their play in the absence of P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald. J. P. Tokoto became the third Tar Heel in as many games to answer that charge in UNC’s 63-59 loss at UAB on Sunday.
With one down the Heels will double down tomorrow when they face either Louisville or Fairfield
It was once again a slow start for #24 North Carolina (3-1) against Richmond (3-2), but in the end height and career highs by a pair of sophomore, got the Heels their third win of the season… as well as a likely showdown with a Top 5 program tomorrow. In some ways the game began in the...
The season opener for #11/#12 North Carolina was a tale of two halves, where in the first one the Tar Heels dominated in every way imaginable, going to the locker with a 58 to 21 lead versus Oakland, and coasted, while not looking as focused/sharp in the second half, to a 84 to 61 final. So, in some ways the season opener for head coach Roy Williams’ team was like their exhibition...
J.P. Tokoto made it look simple to jump over a 6’10” teammate. Tokoto glided over Joel James for the slam during UNC’s team practice on Thursday. Roy Williams’ reaction was pretty phenomenal as well.
North Carolina is getting ready to play Villanova in the second-round of the tournament in Kansas City. Earlier in the year, Tokoto drilled a backwards half-court shot.
North Carolina’s basketball freshman basketball player J.P. Tokoto is one of the best high risers and best dunkers in all of college basketball, but before the Tar Heels game versus UAB he made a crazy trick shot.
Tokoto made a half court backwards shot, and it didn’t even hit the rim; it was all net. On the broadcast on ESPN U they said it was his first attempt at the shot....
In pregame of the UAB-North Carolina game on Saturday, North Carolina’s J.P. Tokoto pulled out his ultimate H-O-R-S-E shot. To increase the difficulty Tokoto called ‘swoosh.’HT: TumbleRTC