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...
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...
The North Carolina Tar Heels have All American’s everywhere, so the loss of one shouldn’t hurt.
James Michael McAdoo will take his talents to the NBA.
#UNC announces junior forward James Michael McAdoo will enter the NBA Draft.
— Brian Hamilton (@BrianHamiltonSI) April 3, 2014
McAdoo scored 1,232 points and pulled down 640 rebounds in 108 games as a Tar Heel. He averaged 11...
James Michael McAdoo/goheels.comThe North Carolina Tar Heels (17-7, 6-4 ACC) hosted the #25 Pittsburgh Panthers at home the day after Valentine’s Day. Wintry weather has plagued North Carolina the past few days, leading to the game against their greatest rival, the Duke Blue Devils, having to be postponed and rescheduled to the 20th. The Tar Heels had two great practices the day...
James Michael McAdoo had 24 points and 12 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 25 Pittsburgh 75-71 on Saturday for its sixth straight victory.
Marcus Paige added 18 points for the Tar Heels (17-7, 7-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who extended the season's longest winning streak three days after their rivalry game against Duke was postponed due to a winter storm. They shot 48...
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February 15, 2014
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
James Michael McAdoo had 16 points and 13 rebounds to help North Carolina beat rival North Carolina State 84-70 on Saturday.
Leslie McDonald scored a season-high 20 points for the Tar Heels (14-7, 4-4 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their third straight game. North Carolina scored the game's first six points, led by double figures 7 minutes in and by 17 at halftime to continue...
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February 01, 2014
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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...
James Michael McAdoo scored 22 points to help North Carolina beat Clemson 80-61 on Sunday, keeping the Tigers winless all-time in Chapel Hill.
Marcus Paige added 15 points for the Tar Heels (12-7, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) in a dominating performance. North Carolina played with more energy and aggressiveness than during its recent struggles, shooting 55 percent for the game...
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January 26, 2014
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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.