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UNC vs. Notre Dame

Sophomore guard Kenny Williams (right) has been in the Tar Heel starting lineup for all but five games in 2016-17. A knee injury will now keep him out the rest of the season. (Todd Melet) Joel Berry (right) and the rest of the Tar Heels will be looking to come out strong against NC State on Wednesday, after defeating the Wolfpack by 51 points earlier this season. (Todd Melet) Tony Bradley (right) stepped up admirably with Kennedy Meeks battling foul trouble all game long. (Todd Melet) Prior to UNC’s game against Virginia on Saturday, Feb. 18, the Dean Dome...

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UNC vs. Pitt

Pitt ended the game shooting 55.7 percent from the field, the best of any opponent UNC has faced this season. (Todd Melet) Justin Jackson (44) led the Tar Heels against Pitt, with his fourth straight 20-point performance. (Todd Melet) Kennedy Meeks and the Tar Heels just barely escaped a huge upset at home at the hands of Pitt–the ACC’s last place team. (Todd Melet) (Photo via Todd Melet) Justin Jackson’s emergence as the ACC Player of the Year was one of the key factors for UNC as it tried to replace Brice Johnson and Marcus Paige this season. (Todd...

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UNC vs. Virginia Tech

Justin Jackson was included on a list of the nation’s top 10 players Wednesday, each battling for the Naismith National Player of the Year Award. (Todd Melet) Head coach Roy Williams was not satisfied with UNC’s defense against Virginia Tech. The Hokies became one of just three teams to shoot over 50 percent against the Tar Heels this season. (Todd Melet) Kennedy Meeks posted yet another double-double for the Tar Heels, adding some inside punch to an offense that primarily made its living from the perimeter on Thursday. (Todd Melet) Joel Berry (right) scored all 15 of his points...

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UNC vs. Syracuse Win #800 for Roy!

The UNC men’s basketball team held its spot at No. 9 in the AP Top 25 this week. (Todd Melet) Kennedy Meeks posted a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds as UNC continually pounded the ball inside against Syracuse’s zone. (Todd Melet) Isaiah Hicks led the Tar Heels with 20 points against Syracuse–his third straight outing with at least 16. (Todd Melet) After finishing off Syracuse on Monday, the Tar Heels joined head coach Roy Williams at midcourt for a celebration of his 800th career victory. (Todd Melet) Williams spoke to the crowd after the game. (Todd Melet)...

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UNC vs Florida State

Joel Berry has turned the ACC Player of the Week Award into a no contest–winning it for the second straight week and fourth time in 2016-17. (Todd Melet) Theo Pinson will return to action for the Tar Heels on Thursday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium against Duke. He has missed the team’s last three games with a sprained ankle. (Todd Melet) Head coach Roy Williams was forced into making decisions that stray away from the type of playing style he typically prefers–a tough task against a Florida State team that’s one of the tallest in the ACC. (Todd Melet)...

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UNC vs. NC State – January 7, 2017

Roy Williams and the Tar Heels have had nothing but smiles over the last two days. The latest AP Poll had UNC rising three spots to No. 11. (Todd Melet) Justin Jackson’s much-improved three-point shot is one of the main reasons he earned a spot on the Midseason Wooden Award Top 25 along with teammate Joel Berry. (Todd Melet) UNC junior point guard Joel Berry was named ACC Player of the Week for the third time in 2016-17. (Todd...

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UNC vs. Monmouth

It was all smiles for Jackson against Monmouth, as he took advantage of almost every opportunity he had during the game. (Todd Melet) Justin Jackson’s silky-smooth touch from beyond the three-point line helped him score 28 points in UNC’s victory over Monmouth on Wednesday. (Todd Melet) UNC head coach Roy Williams suffered perhaps the most shocking upset of his 14-year tenure at the hands of Georgia Tech on Saturday. As a result, the Tar Heels slipped to No. 14 in this week’s AP Top 25. (Todd Melet) UNC dominated Monmouth in the post, as three of its big men...

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UNC vs. Northern Iowa

Meeks made life difficult inside for Northern Iowa’s big men all night long on Wednesday. (Todd Melet) Point guard Joel Berry led a perimeter defensive effort that held Northern Iowa to just 25 percent shooting from beyond the arc–a favorite offensive weapon for the Panthers. (Todd Melet) UNC junior wing Justin Jackson was named one of the top 15 finalists for the Wooden Award–given annually to the nation’s top player. (Todd Melet) Kennedy Meeks led UNC’s blowout of Northern Iowa with great defense in the post, as well as leading the team with 18 points and eight rebounds. (Todd...

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UNC vs. Tennessee

Roy Williams and the Tar Heels have signed on to play in the annual CBS Sports Classic for the next three years. (Todd Melet) Head coach Roy Williams and the Tar Heels fell one spot to No. 8 in the latest AP Poll after a heartbreaking loss to No. 6 Kentucky on Saturday. (Todd Melet) The Tar Heels have struggled in two games without Joel Berry, but held steady at No. 7 in the AP Top 25 by virtue of going 2-0 in those games. (Todd Melet) UNC head coach Roy Williams was not a happy camper throughout most...

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UNC vs. Davidson

Luke Maye gave UNC a huge energy boost with 10 points in the first half. He and Justin Jackson combined for 37 of UNC’s 74 points on the night. (Todd Melet) Justin Jackson nailed a career-high seven three-pointers on his way to 27 points against Davidson. (Todd Melet) Head coach Roy Williams received 15 solid minutes from walk-on guard Stilman White, much to the surprise of the UNC faithful. (Todd...

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