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ACC Basketball: Preaseason power rankings

North Carolina The North Carolina Tar Heels will lose only one starter from last year’s Sweet 16 team in forward JP Tokoto and will return a wealth of talent.  They will return their four top scorers as big men Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks both passed up the NBA draft to come back for another season and Marcus Paige and Justin Jackson will be back as well.  Other significant...
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

UNC Big Man Kennedy Meeks Will Play Tonight vs. Wisconsin

North Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks, who sprained his left knee late in the Tar Heels’ contest against Arkansas this past Saturday, will be available to play tonight against Wisconsin, the school has announced. Meeks, who was seen dunking at practice yesterday, averages 11.6 points per game and 7.4 rebounds per contest. Kennedy Meeks is available and will play tonight. #UNCBBall...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: UNC’s Kennedy Meeks Was Dunking At Practice Today

North Carolina still isn’t sure whether it’ll have the services of sophomore big man Kennedy Meeks when it takes on Wisconsin Thursday, but if the below videos are any indication, it’s certainly more of a possibility than fans originally thought last Saturday night. Meeks, who sprained his knee against Arkansas late in the second half, was seen partaking in practice Wednesday...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina's Meeks sprains knee; Sweet 16 status unclear

North Carolina starting forward Kennedy Meeks sprained his left knee in the second half of the Tar Heels' round of 32 victory Saturday vs. Arkansas, and he will be re-evaluated when the team returns to Chapel Hill. Meeks injured the knee when a Razorbacks player fell backward and straight into Meeks' left leg. Meeks is an important part of the Tar Heels' rotation, averaging 11.6...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: Clemson is in Chapel Hill

Can North Carolina keep Clemson winless in Chapel Hill? The graphic is done by … Samuel Wilking … more of his work can be seen at …  Tar Heel Nation If you follow UNC basketball you know that tonight’s game at the Dean Dome between North Carolina (11-7 & 1-4 in ACC) and Clemson (13-5 & 4-2 in ACC) carries a pretty big streak by the Tar Heels, who have never lost...
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UNC basketball: The good, the bad, and the ugly

We have seen it all from the Tar Heels this season. After Sunday’s disappointing loss to the Demon Deacons of Wake Forest, the Heels continue to confuse fans everywhere with their unpredictable play. The Tar Heels suffered a 73-67 loss at the hands of Wake Forest in the ACC road opener in Winston-Salem. We have seen ‘the good’ from the Heels this season, as they have defeated...
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 18 UNC gets bench boost from Johnson, Meeks

North Carolina coach Roy Williams is finding reliable production when he goes to his bench even though his team is shorthanded on the perimeter. Heading into Saturday's game against No. 11 Kentucky, the No. 18 Tar Heels are getting steady scoring and rebounding from reserves Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks. It's been a big reason why the Tar Heels have beaten a pair of top-five...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina Basketball: The end of the trend?

North Carolina takes care of UNC-Greensboro and now awaits Kentucky The graphic is done by … Samuel Wilking … more of his work can be seen at …  Tar Heel Nation If the game between North Carolina (6-2) and UNC-Greensboro (4-5) could have a title it might just be “the end of the trend”, as UNC took care of business by the score of 81 to 50 in a game where for the most...
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

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