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Your Opinion on McAdoo's Draft Decision Doesn't Really Matter

The NBA Draft came and went on Thursday night with teams taking sixty players over the course of several hours. Former Tar Heel forward James Michael McAdoo was not one of them. Three years ago when the departing junior arrived at UNC, there were incredibly high expectations for him. In 2009, McAdoo became the youngest player in thirty years to receive USA Basketball's Male Athlete...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lesson Learned for James Michael McAdoo

The NBA is more fickle than the Roman mob in the days of Julius Ceasar.  One moment you are the next star and in a whisper your NBA dreams vanish before your eyes.  James Michael McAdoo is all you need to look at when deciding whether or not to stay in college.  As a freshman McAdoo struggled early on adjusting to college basketball and life in the ACC yet because of injury his...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

McAdoo leads UNC to 73-62 victory over Irish

James Michael McAdoo scored 18 points, Marcus Paige added 16 and North Carolina dominated inside after a slow start to defeat Notre Dame 73-62 Saturday for the fifth straight victory for the Tar Heels. The Tar Heels trailed by nine points twice in the first half, but their speed and athleticism wore the Fighting Irish down. North Carolina had a 44-24 advantage in the paint and a...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

(VIDEO) Exclusive interview with James Michael McAdoo post Clemson win

Send to Kindle The North Carolina Tar Heels played with a sense of urgency and were able to keep the Clemson Tigers winless in Chapel Hill, looking like the team  many thought they could be at the beginning of the season. The Heels are now 12-7 overall and 2-4 in ACC. James Michael McAdoo was the difference-maker as he was playing with a different level of aggression and set the...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: James Michael McAdoo’s Massive Block Sums Up What UNC Did To No. 1 Michigan State Tonight

Every March, there are a handful of NCAA tournament resumes that make you scratch your head. North Carolina has only played seven games so far this year, but it’s already clear that the Tar Heels have one of the most confusing sets of results in the country. They’ve lost to Belmont and UAB, yet they’ve beaten then-No. 3 Louisville and now, No. 1 Michigan State. The Spartans...
Via College Spun
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC junior McAdoo primed to step into leadership role

James Michael McAdoo wants to get a fresh start to his junior season at North Carolina. And so the Tar Heels second-leading scorer from a year ago decided to start with a fresh haircut, much closer to his head than his previous somewhat puffy-haired look. It was just getting out of control, McAdoo said with a grin. Considering the up-and-down journey McAdoo has been on since...
Via Fox Sports South
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC's Bullock bolts for NBA, McAdoo staying

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina got a boost inside with the return of James Michael McAdoo while taking a hit on the perimeter with Reggie Bullock's decision to enter the NBA draft.The two players announced their plans Tuesday, with McAdoo announcing plans to return for his junior season hours after Bullock announced he would skip his senior season.In a statement from the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Changed Heels have huge task ahead

GREENSBORO, NC -- James Michael McAdoo didn't take too kindly to the description of Sunday's task for North Carolina as "monumental." The third-seeded Tar Heels will battle top-seed Miami in the championship game of the 60th ACC Tournament, and the challenge facing UNC is at least significant, if not enormous. After all, Miami won the teams' meeting in Chapel...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

McAdoo extends his game in Tar Heels' victory

CHAPEL HILL, NC --- James Michael McAdoo made an early blunder in North Carolina's 72-60 overtime victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday that infuriated coach Roy Williams so much that he yanked the sophomore forward the next time the clock stopped. McAdoo got the ball near the right elbow and dribbled diagonally across the lane into triple coverage. Hokies' guard Marquis...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 9 North Carolina routs Chaminade 112-70

LAHAINA, Hawaii-- James Michael McAdoo scored 18 points to lead five North Carolina players in double figures and the ninth-ranked Tar Heels routed Division II Chaminade 112-70 on Wednesday night in the Maui Invitational. It was the first time this season that the Tar Heels (5-1) have topped the century mark. They put up 62 points in the first half after being held to 18 points...
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November 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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