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Game Notes: UNC @ UNC Greensboro

UNC at UNC Greensboro  12/16/2014 7:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats This game has been simulated 61 times. UNC Greensboro (2015) has won 1 times (1.6% of the time), won by > 20 pts 0 times (0.0% of the time) NC (2015) has won 60 times (98.4% of the time), won by > 20 pts 35 times (57.4% of the time) The average score is UNC Greensboro...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina-UNC-Greensboro Preview

Wes Miller is used to sharing courtside seats with Roy Williams, and a decade ago they did so with similar interests. Tuesday night's meeting at UNC Greensboro will be the second time they've been separated by a scorer's table. Williams and No. 24 North Carolina will visit Miller's Spartans 10 seasons removed from the duo's shared national title with the Tar Heels - Williams then...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Brice Johnson Throws Down Huge Dunk Off Marcus Paige Inbounds Pass

Although they didn’t get the type of results that they would have hoped for Saturday against Kentucky, North Carolina showed that they have almost as much size/athleticism as the top team in the country. Watch as Brice Johnson throws down after catching an oop during the first-half from Marcus Paige. [Vine] The post UNC’s Brice Johnson Throws Down Huge Dunk Off Marcus Paige Inbounds...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: UNC @ Kentucky

UNC at Kentucky  12/13/2014 12:00:00 PM |  TV:CBS | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats This game has been simulated 63 times. Kentucky (2015) has won 47 times (74.6% of the time), won by > 20 pts 8 times (12.7% of the time) NC (2015) has won 16 times (25.4% of the time), won by > 20 pts 2 times (3.2% of the time) The average score is Kentucky (2015): 71.2 - NC...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina-Kentucky Preview

Kentucky's pursuit of perfection has taken a major hit ahead of another tough test on the top-ranked Wildcats' nonconference schedule. The Wildcats learned they will be without Alex Poythress for the rest of the season one day before facing No. 21 North Carolina on Saturday. On a team loaded with talented underclassmen, Poythress was providing veteran leadership for coach John Calipari...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Consensus NBA Mock Draft: December Update

(Mary Langenfeld-USA TODAY Sports)   We have a new man at #1! Rather than fill cyberspace up with yet another mock draft, The Hoops Manifesto has determined the consensus top 60 prospects for the 2014 NBA Draft.  We took the mock drafts from four of the web’s best: DraftExpress, NBADraft.net, NBA Draft Room, and WalterFootball.com, crunched the numbers and came up with our...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: North Carolina bounces back from Iowa loss with convincing win

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- No. 12 North Carolina (6-2) bounced back from a midweek loss to Iowa with a trouncing of East Carolina (4-5) on Saturday, by a final of 108-64. It was a pretty thorough win, and one during which the Tar Heels dominant from wire to wire. The Tar Heels have plenty more to work out, especially with a trip to No. 1 Kentucky looming, but UNC head coach Roy Williams...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brice Johnson leads No. 12 Tar Heels past East Carolina

  Brice Johnson had 19 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to help No. 12 North Carolina beat East Carolina 108-64 on Sunday. J.P. Tokoto also scored 19 points for the Tar Heels (6-2), who shot a season-best 60 percent from the floor. Kennedy Meeks added 12 points and Nate Britt finished with 10. Terry Whisnant scored 15 points for East Carolina (4-5), which shot 33 percent from...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson leads No. 12 UNC past East Carolina 108-64

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson had 19 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to help No. 12 North Carolina beat East Carolina 108-64 on Sunday. J.P. Tokoto also scored 19 points for the Tar Heels (6-2), who shot a season-best 60 percent from the floor. Kennedy Meeks added 12 points and Nate Britt finished with 10. Terry Whisnant scored 15 points for East Carolina (4-5), which...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: East Carolina @ UNC

East Carolina at UNC  12/7/2014 2:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPNU | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats This game has been simulated 71 times. NC (2015) has won 68 times (95.8% of the time), won by > 20 pts 37 times (52.1% of the time) East Carolina (2015) has won 3 times (4.2% of the time), won by > 20 pts 0 times (0.0% of the time) The average score is NC (2015): 83.6 -...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

East Carolina-North Carolina Preview

Three weeks into the season, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is questioning his team's toughness, especially on the glass. After being pushed around while losing for the second time in four games, the No. 12 Tar Heels look to toughen up Sunday when former North Carolina guard Jeff Lebo brings East Carolina to the Smith Center. North Carolina (5-2) didn't allow any Iowa player to...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: No. 12 North Carolina in search of answers after loss to Iowa

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- No. 12 North Carolina (5-2) lost what ended up being the Big Ten-ACC Challenge clincher to Iowa (6-2) at home on Wednesday night, and what many thought would be a more consistent North Carolina team this year after a few seasons is upheaval is showing not to be that so far.   Three-Point Take 1. Is this North Carolina team tough enough? It's a nebulous concept...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Fifth-ranked Tar Heels jump out to early lead, drop No. 18 Gators

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas — The score was 12-0 and North Carolina coach Roy Williams was furious, scowling from his spot on the sideline. And he didn't deny it afterward. ''I was so mad,'' Williams said. ''I was over there ready to pull my gray hair out. I didn't think we were doing a blessed thing right on the defensive end of the floor.'' The scoreboard said otherwise. Even while...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida falls to UNC, finishes 6th in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds, Marcus Paige added 16 points and No. 5 North Carolina built a big early lead and beat No. 18 Florida 75-64 in the fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. Justin Jackson had 12 points for the Tar Heels (5-1), who scored the first 12 points. J.P. Tokoto and Brice...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 5 Carolina tops No. 18 Florida, 75-64

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds, Marcus Paige added 16 points and No. 5 North Carolina built a big early lead and beat No. 18 Florida 75-64 in the fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. Justin Jackson had 12 points for the Tar Heels (5-1), who scored the first 12 points. J.P. Tokoto and Brice...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Florida falls to UNC, finishes 6th in Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Kennedy Meeks scored 18 points and tied a career high with 13 rebounds, Marcus Paige added 16 points and No. 5 North Carolina built a big early lead and beat No. 18 Florida 75-64 in the fifth-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. Justin Jackson had 12 points for the Tar Heels (5-1), who scored the first 12 points. J.P. Tokoto and Brice...
Via Fox Sports Florida
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: UNC @ Florida

UNC at Florida  11/28/2014 8:00:00 PM |  TV:AXS | LIVE STATSAs poorly as UNC played against Butler, the Tar Heels redeemed the first two days with a dominant win over UCLA. Coupled with the rest of the game so far this season, the loss to Butler may end up being an outlier born from UNC's lack of focus in that game. Florida, on the other hand, has struggled in every game...
Via SCACC Hoops
19 days ago  |  Discuss

R-E-L-A-X

Neil Mehta Sports Journalist  After Butler beat Carolina on Wednesday, many Carolina fans and college basketball fans were wondering if the Tar Heels were overrated. I quote Aaron Rodgers when I say “R-E-L-A-X .  It November. An early loss really doesn’t mean much. Butler played hard and they’re not a horrible team. Last year, Carolina lost early games to Belmont and UAB...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

First Major Upset of College Basketball Season: Butler Over UNC

Early season tournaments provide a lot of opportunity for college basketball teams. It allows teams to play multiple games in as many days, typically away from their home gym. They get a chance to develop chemistry and camaraderie, and learn what they do well and what they need to improve. They also provide the opportunity to rack up NCAA Tournament resume boosting wins. The Battle...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: Butler @ UNC

Butler at UNC  11/26/2014 12:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATSAfter two fairly easy wins at home and a slightly tougher test on the road against Davidson, the Tar Heels take a 3-0 record into a Wednesday match-up against Butler in the quarterfinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament. If this match-up between UNC and Butler in November being played at a warm location rings...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: No. 6 North Carolina passes last test before Bahamas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- No. 6 North Carolina (3-0) had one more game before their trip to the Bahamas for their Thanksgiving tournament, and it wasn't going to be easy -- against Davidson (2-1). It wasn't actually at Davidson, but it was in Charlotte and technically a Davidson home game. The crowd was into it early, and it was a fairly even split between Davidson and North Carolina supporters...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
25 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC's bigs finally get Williams' message, blow by Robert Morris

  For one night, Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks gave North Carolina the inside scoring and rebounding that coach Roy Williams wants to see. Johnson scored 23 points while Meeks had 21 to help the sixth-ranked Tar Heels beat Robert Morris 103-59 on Sunday, though the trick now is for both players to keep doing it consistently. "I've been hearing it for three years, Kennedy's been...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Court Vision: No. 6 UNC looks much sharper in Game 2 win over Robert Morris

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- No. 6 North Carolina (2-0) didn't have the easiest time with NC Central in their opening game on Friday, but they dispatched of Robert Morris (0-2) relatively easily by a final of 103-59. Tough to take away much this early in the season, but for UNC to play better was encouraging enough to the Tar Heels.   Three-Point Take 1. UNC head coach Roy Williams has...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 6 North Carolina beats Robert Morris 103-59

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson scored 23 points while Kennedy Meeks had 21 to help No. 6 North Carolina beat Robert Morris 103-59 on Sunday. Marcus Paige added 15 for the Tar Heels (2-0), who for the second straight game jumped to a quick double-digit lead and stayed in control the rest of the way. UNC scored the first 12 points, led by 18 at halftime then ran off the first...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Morris-North Carolina Preview

On a positive note, North Carolina showed some balance in its season-opening win. But with a preseason All-American on the roster, that tends to mean the star didn't have quite the game one might have expected. The sixth-ranked Tar Heels will get back at it Sunday night as Robert Morris visits Chapel Hill in opening-round play of the Battle 4 Atlantis, and they might be looking to...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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