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WATCH: Joel Berry & Theo Pinson Leave Lasting Legacy at UNC

This March, Joel Berry and Theo Pinson will make their final run at North Carolina. No matter if their journey ends with more rings and titles, one thing is certain: This senior duo will leave a lasting legacy at Carolina.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Kendall Marshall's Return

The former point guard is back in Chapel Hill for his degree...and a new basketball future. Kendall Marshall is the smartest North Carolina basketball player I have ever seen. (Full disclosure: I turned 26 this week, so savants like Phil Ford, Larry Brown, and George Karl were before my time). There may have been been better student-athletes (Tyler Zeller and Marcus Paige were...
Via Tar Heel Blog
5 hours ago

College Basketball Power Rankings: Old faithfuls North Carolina, Kansas picking up steam late in season

The Tar Heels and Jayhawks are looking life conference favorites again after all.
Via Sporting News
5 hours ago

UNC Basketball: Luke Maye earns big academic honors

UNC junior Luke Maye earned some big academic honors on Thursday Luke Maye’s rise in college basketball has been a fascinating story for the 2017-18 season. The junior forward went from a preferred walk-on at the University of North Carolina, to a standout on the basketball team and potentially an All-ACC player. But Maye is […] UNC Basketball: Luke Maye earns big academic honors...
Via Keeping It Heel
5 hours ago

UNC Recruiting: National Recruiting Analyst talks E.J. Montgomery

Rivals’ Eric Bossi thinks UNC target E.J. Montgomery ends up here… Class of 2018 prospect E.J. Montgomery is one of the most sought after high school basketball players in the country. Montgomery decommitted from Auburn and reopened his recruitment in September when the school was named in a FBI investigation that alleged mass corruption, bribery […] UNC Recruiting: National Recruiting...
Via Keeping It Heel
7 hours ago

Tar Heels in the NBA: Marcus Paige scores 30 points in G-League game

Marcus Paige has yet to find his footing in the NBA, but he filled it up in the G-League on Tuesday As North Carolina Tar Heel fans, our lasting memory of Marcus Paige is the deep three=pointer he made against Villanova to tie the Nationals Championship game. Despite the Tar Heels losing that game, we […] Tar Heels in the NBA: Marcus Paige scores 30 points in G-League game - Keeping...
Via Keeping It Heel
21 hours ago

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels spoil the Orange on the road

North Carolina, Syracuse draw big crowd for inter-conference matchup How does a team win six in a row? Well according to ESPN’s Dan Dakich, “big possums walk late”. In other words, the good teams find ways to win when things get tough, and that’s exactly what the Tar Heels did on the road against Syracuse. […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels spoil the Orange on the road - Keeping It Heel...
Via Keeping It Heel
22 hours ago

WATCH: North Carolina vs. Syracuse Basketball Highlights (2017-18)

North Carolina vs Syracuse: Theo Pinson scored a career-high 23 points and Joel Berry came up with a clutch steal and bucket to give the No. 10 Tar Heels the lead for good as UNC topped Syracuse, 78-74. Frank Howard scored a career-high 25 points to help the Orange comeback from a double-digit deficit. Berry scored 18 points for UNC.
Via ACC Digital Network
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Pinson Leads Heels Over Orange, 78-74

Theo Pinson (23 points, 6 rebounds, 7 assists) and Joel Berry (18 points) helped the Tar Heels edge out a close road win at Syracuse.

UNC 78, Syracuse 74: Tar Heels hang on for their sixth straight win

It wasn’t pretty, but it counts all the same. North Carolina picked up their sixth consecutive win on the road at Syracuse Wednesday night after avoiding a late-game collapse. The first half of the game went swimmingly for the Tar Heels, but they were out-scored by the Orange in the second half and had to come up with a couple of clutch possessions late to get out of town with the...
Via Tar Heel Blog
22 hours ago

Pinson scores career-high 23, UNC holds off Syracuse 78-74

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Theo Pinson scored a career-high 23 points, Joel Berry II added 18, including the tiebreaking layup with 1:36 left, and No. 10 North Carolina held off Syracuse 78-74 on Wednesday night.
Via AP on Yahoo
22 hours ago

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Theo Pinson Gets It Done at Syracuse

The senior put up a career-high 23 points and dished out 7 assists to help the Tar Heels get the win at Syracuse.

WATCH: UNC's Theo Pinson Hammers Home Dunk On Tar Heel Fast Break

UNC runs a perfect fast break against Syracuse as Theo Pinson hammers home the dunk on great passing from Joel Berry and Kenny Williams. The Tar Heels execute the fast break to perfection in this ACC Must See Moment.
Via ACC Digital Network
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Brendan Haywood tells awesome Michael Jordan story

Brendan Haywood has an awesome story about Michael Jordan It wasn’t until he reached the NBA when Brendan Haywood was able to play alongside University of North Carolina Tar Heels and Chicago Bulls legend Michael Jordan. The former UNC standout Haywood was drafted with the 21st overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft by the […] UNC Basketball: Brendan Haywood tells awesome Michael Jordan...
Via Keeping It Heel
1 day ago

Pinson scores career-high 23, UNC holds off Syracuse 78-74

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Theo Pinson scored a career-high 23 points, Joel Berry II added 18, including the tiebreaking layup with 1:36 left, and No. 10 North Carolina held off Syracuse 78-74 on Wednesday night. North Carolina (22-7, 11-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) has won six straight, but this was the most difficult against a team fighting for its postseason life. Syracuse (18-10,...
Via MyNorthwest.com
1 day ago

Tar Heels Tidbits 2/21: Diamond Heels lose, UNC on the road and more

The latest on the North Carolina Tar Heels to help you get your day started off right We are approaching the final two weeks of the regular season in the Atlantic Coast Conference, with the North Carolina Tar Heels in good position for a double-bye. The Tar Heels have three games left, including tonight’s road […] Tar Heels Tidbits 2/21: Diamond Heels lose, UNC on the road and more...
Via Keeping It Heel
1 day ago

UNC Basketball: ESPN calls Tar Heels ‘legitimate national title contender’

ESPN names North Carolina one of 12 ‘legitimate national title contenders’ The North Carolina Tar Heels are one of the hottest teams in college basketball, winning five consecutive games, including matchups with Duke, NC State and Louisville. The streaking Tar Heels have yet to lose a game in February following a three-game losing streak to […] UNC Basketball: ESPN calls Tar Heels...
Via Keeping It Heel
1 day ago

Syracuse aims for upset of No. 10 UNC

If Syracuse wants to upset No. 10 North Carolina and put itself on the "in" side of the NCAA Tournament bubble, the Orange will have to win the battle of the boards against the Tar Heels in their Atlantic Coast Conference matchup Wednesday at the Carrier Dome. Syracuse is 0-4 this season when its opponents grab more rebounds. North Carolina's 11.7 rebounding margin leads the nation.
Via AP on Yahoo
1 day ago

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Roy Williams pre-Syracuse Press Conference

Head Coach Roy Williams takes questions from the media as the Tar Heels prepare for a road contest at Syracuse.

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Cam Johnson pre-Syracuse Press Conference

Cameron Johnson takes questions from the media as the Tar Heels prepare for a road contest at Syracuse.

AP Top 25 Poll: Getting Back

After two more quality wins, the Tar Heels are once again in the top 10. Carolina had another excellent week with a pair of 17-point victories over Notre Dame and on the road against Louisville. The Tar Heels are now riding a five-game winning streak into the final stretch of the season. As has become the norm this year in college basketball, there was a lot of mayhem over the past...
Via Tar Heel Blog
2 days ago

UNC Basetball: 5 freshman that would have started for other programs

These five North Carolina freshman would have cracked the starting lineup at a number of other programs For some college basketball programs, starting lineups consisting primarily of freshman is commonplace. Fans are accustomed to seeing schools like Kentucky and Duke trot three, four or even five freshman out on the court at one time. For others, […] UNC Basetball: 5 freshman that...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

UNC Basketball: 5 freshman that would have started for other programs

These five North Carolina freshman would have cracked the starting lineup at a number of other programs For some college basketball programs, starting lineups consisting primarily of freshman is commonplace. Fans are accustomed to seeing schools like Kentucky and Duke trot three, four or even five freshman out on the court at one time. For others, […] UNC Basketball: 5 freshman that...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

UNC Basketball: Kendall Marshall back at UNC?

Former North Carolina point guard back at the Smith Center Just a couple of months since announcing his retirement from the game of basketball, Kendall Marshall is back where it all began; at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Six years since his early and unexpected departure from the school, Marshall has been […] UNC Basketball: Kendall Marshall back at UNC? - Keeping...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

NCAA Tournament: Could UNC end up playing first two rounds in Charlotte?

UNC has put themselves in position to grab a two-seed in the NCAA Tournament What a difference a few weeks makes for a college basketball team. It was just a few weeks back when the North Carolina Tar Heels suffered their third-straight loss, dropping a road game at Clemson. The Tar Heels were sitting at […] NCAA Tournament: Could UNC end up playing first two rounds in Charlotte...
Via Keeping It Heel
3 days ago
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