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Veterans Classic Field is set: UNC, Florida, Temple, Navy

The beginning of the College Hoops season always begins on the Friday of Veterans Day weekend and for the second straight season the Veterans Classic will be the home for basketball junkies. Last season Michigan State, VCU, Tennessee and the host, Navy, were featured but this year it will be even better as potential preseason top-5 North Carolina, Florida and Temple will compete...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s J.P. Tokoto Declares For The NBA Draft

North Carolina junior guard J.P. Tokoto has hired an agent and will enter the 2015 NBA draft, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reports. Tokoto, one of the most athletic players in the country, averaged 8.3 ppg last season for the Tar Heels. He’s projected as a 2nd rounder. Justin Jackson and Brice Johnson have already announced their […] The post UNC’s J.P. Tokoto Declares For...
Via Diehardsport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Brice Johnson Will Return To UNC For Senior Season

Brice Johnson announced his intentions to return for his senior season at North Carolina, according to Inside Carolina.  Mock NBA drafts had Johnson going early 2nd round. Brice Johnson will return to North Carolina for his senior season | Story: http://t.co/Kx88HhcZk0 pic.twitter.com/lZhukGpx9H — Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) April 6, 2015 Johnson averaged nearly 13 ppg and 8...
Via Diehardsport
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Williams Says He Expects All Of His Underclassmen To Return To UNC Next Season

North Carolina’s men’s basketball program has a couple of players – junior forward Brice Johnson, junior forward J.P. Tokoto and junior guard Marcus Paige – who could, potentially, leave school early for the NBA.  Roy Williams doesn’t expect that to happen, though.  On his radio show Monday night, the Tar Heels’ coach says he expects all of his underclassmen to be in...
Via College Spun
March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers Basketball Preview: Sweet 16 vs. North Carolina edition

The Matchup: #1 Wisconsin (33-3) vs. #5 North Carolina (26-9)When: Thursday, March 26; 6:45pm CTWhere: Staples Center (19,079) – Los Angeles, Calif.TV: TBSRadio: Badgers Sports NetworkLast Meeting: UNC won, 60-57 (11/30/11) in Chapel Hill, N.C.All-Time Series: UNC leads, 2-0 North Carolina G Marcus Paige – Jr. (14.1 ppg, 4.5 apg) G/F J.P. Tokoto – Jr. (8.4 ppg, 4.3 apg...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: Scott King and Joseph Nardone Break Down the Sweet 16

Hello, friends. We have a little bonus for you this week. I, Scott King, have a weekly podcast that I’m a part of called the Bearcats BlogCast. On this edition, I talked with fellow Student Section contributor Joseph Nardone. The topic of conversation was the Sweet 16. Joseph and I run down the entire Sweet 16 slate, offering our insight and predictions for each of the games,...
Via The Student Section
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: Scott King and Joseph Nardone Break Down the Sweet 16

Hello, friends. We have a little bonus for you this week. I, Scott King, have a weekly podcast that I’m a part of called the Bearcats BlogCast. On this edition, I talked with fellow Student Section contributor Joseph Nardone. The topic of conversation was the Sweet 16. Joseph and I run down the entire Sweet 16 slate, offering our insight and predictions for each of the games,...
Via Bloguin Best
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bearcats BlogCast: Sweet 16 Preview with Joseph Nardone

On this bonus edition of the Bearcats BlogCast, I’m joined by Joseph Nardone to talk Sweet 16 action. Joseph is one of the contributors, along with myself, at the Student Section. Joseph also writes for Rush the Court. I thank him for taking time out to talk to me. This edition was pretty straight forward. Joseph and I run down and predict the Sweet 16. We spend a bit more time...
Via Bearcats Blog
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Bracket - West Region

Wisconsin is sitting pretty with the #1 seed in the West region, largely thanks to Frank "the tank" Kaminsky. You have to imagine the rest of the West will do their best to take Kaminsky out of Wisconsin's game plan, meaning guys like Sam Dekker and Nigel Hayes will really have to step up for the Badgers. To reach the Final 4, Wisconsin will likely have to beat North Carolina and...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brice Johnson Tackles Duke’s Athletic Director During UVA Game

During North Carolina’s semi-final win over Virginia in the ACC Tournament on Friday, Brice Johnson, who finished with 13 points, took out Kevin White, Duke’s AD going for a loose ball. Brice Johnson's getting ready for football season https://t.co/XePszRnuvR — Diehard Sport (@Diehardsport) March 14, 2015 UNC will head to the ACC Championship game to face […] The post Brice...
Via Diehardsport
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina's Brice Johnson Throws Down Two-Handed Power Dunk Against Louisville

Brice Johnson and the rest of the North Carolina Tar Heels knew they were going to have a heck of a game on their hands against the Louisville Cardinals. They also knew that it would feel absolutely phenomenal to knock them out of the tournament--which they did with a 70-60 win.Brice Johnson did his best to give the fans in attendance something to cheer about before the game ended...
Via FatManWriting
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Collapse leads to early departure for Louisville

Post from: Such an impressive first half, the University of Louisville racing out to a 10-point lead at one point, hitting 52 percent of its shots, clinging to a five-point lead at the half, a great first impression in the heralded Atlantic Coast Conference basketball tournament. The Cardinals leading by 10 points at one point, North Carolina just trying to keep it close.  Turnovers...
Via Louisville Card Game
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson helps No. 19 UNC top No. 14 Louisville 70-60 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson scored 18 of his 22 points after halftime to help No. 19 North Carolina outlast No. 14 Louisville 70-60 in Thursday's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson helps No. 19 UNC top No. 14 Louisville 70-60 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson scored 18 of his 22 points after halftime to help No. 19 North Carolina outlast No. 14 Louisville 70-60 in Thursday's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals. Marcus Paige added 13 points for the fifth-seeded Tar Heels (23-10), who regrouped from an ugly first half and took control in the final 7 minutes to take the third tough matchup...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 19 North Carolina upsets No. 14 Louisville in ACC tournament

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Brice Johnson scored 18 of his 22 points after halftime to help No. 19 North Carolina outlast No. 14 Louisville 70-60 in Thursday's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals. Marcus Paige added 13 points for the fifth-seeded Tar Heels (23-10), who regrouped from an ugly first half and took control in the final 7 minutes to take the third tough matchup...
Via AP on Fox
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Brice Johnson Threw Down A Rather Forceful 2-Handed Dunk vs. Louisville

North Carolina has perhaps the most athletic team in the ACC, and this week, it’s been on full display. Wednesday, Tar Heels forward J.P Tokoto skied halfway up the backboard to block a Boston College shot by Dimitri Batten. Thursday, it was fellow forward Brice Johnson’s turn. With Louisville leading 37-35 early in the second half, Johnson took the ball coast to coast and finished...
Via College Spun
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 19 North Carolina beats Boston College 81-63 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson scored 17 points to help No. 19 North Carolina beat Boston College 81-63 on Wednesday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 19 North Carolina makes easy work of BC in Round 2 of ACC tourney

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Brice Johnson scored 17 points to help No. 19 North Carolina beat Boston College 81-63 on Wednesday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Marcus Paige also scored 17 for the fifth-seeded Tar Heels (22-10). North Carolina played without starting forward Kennedy Meeks and had trouble putting away the 12th-seeded Eagles (13-19) for...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 19 North Carolina beats Boston College 81-63 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Brice Johnson scored 17 points to help No. 19 North Carolina beat Boston College 81-63 on Wednesday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Marcus Paige also scored 17 for the fifth-seeded Tar Heels (22-10). North Carolina played without starting forward Kennedy Meeks and had trouble putting away the 12th-seeded Eagles (13-19) for much...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston College-North Carolina Preview

When North Carolina took on Boston College last month, the Tar Heels executed their game plan after coach Roy Williams noticed his squad had a distinct size advantage. Nineteenth-ranked North Carolina may try to replicate that approach in Greensboro on Wednesday when it looks to begin a run toward its first ACC tournament title in seven years with another win over the Eagles. Isaiah...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Brice Johnson Pins Marshall Plumlee’s Shot To The Backboard

Duke and North Carolina are doing battle on ESPN Saturday night, and per usual, the players are leaving it all out on the court. Tar Heels forward Brice Johnson provided us with the first real highlight of the night, pinning Marshall Plumlee’s layup attempt to the backboard midway through the first half. Check it out: Not in that house, Lil' Plumlee. https://t.co/LbSsCjSN0L ...
Via College Spun
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Brice Johnson leads No. 15 North Carolina past Miami 73-64

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday. The 6-foot-9 Johnson repeatedly outmaneuvered the Hurricanes inside and shot 11 for 15. He also had 11 rebounds. North Carolina (20-9, 10-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) reached 20 victories for the 11th...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami falters in second half, falls at home to No. 15 North Carolina

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday. Miami Hurricanes The 6-foot-9 Johnson repeatedly outmaneuvered the Hurricanes inside and shot 11 for 15. He also had 11 rebounds. North Carolina (20-9, 10-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) reached 20 victories...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami falters in second half, falls at home to No. 15 North Carolina

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday. Miami Hurricanes The 6-foot-9 Johnson repeatedly outmaneuvered the Hurricanes inside and shot 11 for 15. He also had 11 rebounds. North Carolina (20-9, 10-6 Atlantic Coast Conference) reached 20 victories...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 15 UNC runs 'Four Corners' on play as tribute to Smith

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina honored late Tar Heels coach Dean Smith by running his Four Corners offense to open Saturday's game against Georgia Tech. On his team's first possession, coach Roy Williams held up four fingers and his team spread the court before Marcus Paige found a cutting Brice Johnson for the basket. Smith died two weeks ago, but this was UNC's first home...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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