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North Carolina Basketball: The rise and fall of Marshall

Let me take you back a few years to the 2010-11 season, when the North Carolina fan base was asking that head coach Roy Williams let go of his starting point guard Larry Drew II and let the McDonald’s All-American freshman get the nod. That freshman was Kendall Marshall, and that team, for the next year and a half was the high octane car he was the driver of. Game after game the...
Via isportsweb.com
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards Pre-Draft Workout: Johnson, Massey, Motum, Plumlee, Strickland and Thornton

The Washington Wizards will conduct a pre-draft workout tomorrow. The following players are currently scheduled to participate in tomorrow’s workout:   Name                                          Pos.               From                           Ht./Wt. Karron Johnson              ...
Via Hoop District
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Peyton Siva Backs Out Of The Portsmouth Invitational

Peyton Siva has decided to not play in this year’s Portsmouth Invitational. The annual P.I.T invites 64 of the best college basketball seniors from across the nation to participate in a four-day, twelve game tournament in front of NBA scouts and General Managers. Siva had initially accepted the invitation to the event, but the directors of the P.I.T. received word last night that...
Via The Cardinal Connect
April 11, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC's Williams can't get past Kansas...again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Make that 0-3 for Roy Williams against his former school, Kansas. And make that the second straight year that the Kansas Jayhawks have sent Williams North Carolina Tar Heels home from the NCAA tournament, this time 70-58 at Sprint Center on Sunday. After forcing Kansas into 12 first-half turnovers and limiting the Jayhawks to 25 percent shooting the worst shooting...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Tar Heels fend off Terps in ACC semi

Dexter Strickland and Reggie Bullock scored 15 points apiece and North Carolina held on to beat Maryland 79-76 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals. P.J. Hairston scored 13 points despite a heavily wrapped and injured left (non-shooting) hand for the third-seeded Tar Heels (24-9), but his missed free throw with 16 seconds left gave Maryland a chance...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC hangs on to beat Maryland in ACC semis

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Dexter Strickland and Reggie Bullock scored 15 points apiece and North Carolina held on to beat Maryland 79-76 on Saturday in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament semifinals. P.J. Hairston scored 13 points despite a heavily wrapped and injured left (non-shooting) hand for the third-seeded Tar Heels (24-9), but his missed free throw with 16 seconds left...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

As North Carolina falls, Duke rises

CHAPEL HILL, NC This was supposed to be North Carolina's re-emergence onto the national scene. The Tar Heels fell out of the country's consciousness two months ago after a series of ugly defeats, low-lighted by a 26-point drubbing at Miami. But, admittedly stubborn coach Roy Williams changed his stripes, switching to a smaller, more perimeter-oriented lineup ... and aside...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

As North Carolina falls, Duke rises

CHAPEL HILL, NC --- This was supposed to be North Carolina's re-emergence onto the national scene. The Tar Heels fell out of the country's consciousness two months ago after a series of ugly defeats, low-lighted by a 26-point drubbing at Miami. But, admittedly stubborn coach Roy Williams changed his stripes, switching to s smaller, more perimeter-oriented lineup, and aside...
Via Fox Sports South
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

As North Carolina falls, Duke rises

CHAPEL HILL, NC --- This was supposed to be North Carolina's re-emergence onto the national scene. The Tar Heels fell out of the country's consciousness two months ago after a series of ugly defeats, low-lighted by a 26-point drubbing at Miami. But, admittedly stubborn coach Roy Williams changed his stripes, switching to s smaller, more perimeter-oriented lineup, and aside...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

As North Carolina falls, Duke rises

CHAPEL HILL, NC --- This was supposed to be North Carolina's re-emergence onto the national scene. The Tar Heels fell out of the country's consciousness two months ago after a series of ugly defeats, low-lighted by a 26-point drubbing at Miami. But, admittedly stubborn coach Roy Williams changed his stripes, switching to s smaller, more perimeter-oriented lineup, and aside...
Via Fox Sports South
March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Strickland Stands Alone on Senior Night

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Rarely has a Tar Heel experienced as many points on the basketball spectrum as Dexter Strickland has during his career at North Carolina.
Via northcarolina.scout.com
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC Scores Needed Win Over Clemson

Score: North Carolina 68, Clemson 59 Stars: North Carolina: Dexter Strickland 16 Pts, 4 Ast. Clemson: Devin Booker 25 Pts, 11 Reb. Story: A win is a win and it doesn’t matter how you get it. The Heels went into Clemson, South Carolina and pulled off an important victory, improving to 10-5 in the ACC. Clemson continues its rough season, falling to 5-10 in conference play. Senior...
Via College Spun
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina 68, Clemson 59

Dexter Strickland tied his season high with 16 points and North Carolina reached the 20-win mark for the ninth straight season with a 68-59 victory over Clemson on Thursday night. The Tar Heels (20-8, 10-5 Atlantic Coast Conference) won a season-high fourth straight in league play and took their 15th in the past 16 games with the Tigers (13-14, 5-10). Strickland led all five North...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke 73 UNC 68

This game came down to a pair of stretches starting with just under 12 minutes to go in the second half. With UNC trailing by five, the Heels would miss five straight shots and fail to score all while Duke was equally inept at their end of the floor. During that span Paige would miss a three, Strickland a jumper, McAdoo two jumpers and a "what in the blue blazes are you doing...
Via SCACC Hoops
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina 82, Boston College 70

P.J. Hairston ignited a first-half run and scored 14 points before he was taken off the court on a stretcher after a scary fall late in the opening half of North Carolina's 82-70 win over Boston College on Tuesday night. Hairston banged the back of his head on the floor after colliding with teammate Dexter Strickland. A North Carolina spokesman said he suffered a concussion...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2013  |  Discuss

North Carolina’s P.J. Hairston dunks on 7-footer

P.J. Hairston came into North Carolina known as a shooter, but in a recent win over Georgia Tech Hairston had a monster jam. Last year Hairston also had two monster slams against Texas and Florida State. Late in the second half Dexter Strickland came up with a steal and he and Hairston were on a 2 on 1 fast break. Strickland gave the ball up to Hairston, who threw down a monster...
Via roundballchat.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Ken’s High Five: Anatomy of the Tar Heels’ shading of UNLV

Saturday afternoon, the North Carolina Tar Heels held off the Nevada-Las Vegas Runnin’ Rebels, 79-73, as they dominated the first 15 minutes of the game before surrendering the lead and then eventually pulling away late for the win.  The following are five key ways that the Heels were decisive in the win. 1.) North Carolina scored 13 points off 11 UNLV turnovers in the first half...
Via College Chalktalk
December 30, 2012  |  Discuss

North Carolina crushes Mississippi St.

North Carolina looks determined not to play the part of a beatable favorite at the Maui Invitational, a showcase built on upsets. Instead, the ninth-ranked Tar Heels used their first game in Hawaii as a tune-up for their players, easily beating Mississippi State 95-49 on Monday. North Carolina is the only ranked team in the field. ''We just had too many players for them...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 9 North Carolina 95, Mississippi St. 49

Leslie McDonald scored 21 points as one of five North Carolina players in double-figures in an easy 95-49 win over Mississippi State on Monday at the Maui Invitational. P.J. Hairston had 18 points, Reggie Bullock had 16 points, and Dexter Strickland and James McAdoo each scored 10. Roquez Johnson led the Bulldogs with 12 points. The Tar Heels scored the game's first nine points...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Previewing #11 UNC vs Gardner-Webb

North Carolina(0-0) vs Gardner Webb(0-0), 7:00 PM, Fox Sports South If it seems like basketball season managed to sneak up on you that is what an early start to the season plus a fairly entertaining game last game versus NC State will do. It is also what happens when the hype machine is left turned off for most of the summer. Needless to say there are more questions than positive...
Via SCACC Hoops
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Dexter Strickland rips on NC State

North Carolina senior guard Dexter Strickland is not the most well-liked man in Raleigh right about now. Strickland is coming off a knee injury that ended his junior season in mid-January, and he is kicking off his final season with the Tar Heels by blasting one of his team’s in-state rivals. He took aim at the Wolfpack during a recent interview with CBS Sports’ Jeff Goodman...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC Players Are Very Honey Badger About NC State

It started at ACC Media Day when Reggie Bullock and James Michael McAdoo basically brushed off all the talk of NC State being picked to win the ACC. It has continued today with a quote from Dexter Strickland that wasn't nearly as fiery and hyped as most thought it would be. First, we'll go with the bulletin-board material provided to Mark Gottfried's N.C. State squad...
Via SCACC Hoops
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC’s Dexter Strickland speaks his mind and calls out rival NC State

It’s late October, which means the World Series, Saturdays filled with day drinking and college football, and that college basketball season is just a few weeks away. As usual, there are high expectations in Chapel Hill. UNC is getting a lot of preseason love, as they probably should. Part of their depth lies in the [...]
Via The Victory Formation
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

UNC's Williams back to work after cancer scare

CHAPEL HILL, NC --- The pink tie Roy Williams wore to media day Thursday may or may not have had anything to do with a recent cancer scare the Hall of Fame basketball coach experienced. If it was for that reason, it certainly wasn't all the North Carolina coach would express about a 24-day period that caused him to reflect as well as look forward, not exactly knowing what his...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Paige Expected to Start at Point

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Roy Williams offered a surprising revelation during North Carolina’s basketball media day on Thursday. Freshman Marcus Paige, not veteran Dexter Strickland, will likely start the season at point guard for the Tar Heels.
Via northcarolina.scout.com
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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