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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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UNC vs. Radford

Theo Pinson has yet to play for UNC this season after breaking his right foot, but has remained the team’s vocal leader. (Todd Melet) Kenny Williams hit four of his career-high five three-pointers during the first five minutes against Radford. (Todd Melet) UNC star point guard Joel Berry played just 13 minutes in the Tar Heels’ win over Radford on Sunday after leaving the game due to a sprained left ankle in the second half. (Todd Melet) Freshman Tony Bradley recorded a double-double (10 points, 11 rebounds) off the bench against Radford’s undersized frontcourt. (Todd Melet) Berry is among...

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UNC vs. Long Beach State

Berry’s on-ball defense has received high praise from both coaches and teammates alike early on this year. (Todd Melet) Tony Bradley officially signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on Thursday. (Todd Melet) UNC freshman guard Seventh Woods is expected to see heavy minutes in Joel Berry’s position on Wednesday after Berry went down with a sprained left ankle against Radford. (Todd Melet) Isaiah Hicks struggled mightily against Indiana on Wednesday. He’ll be looking to bounce back when UNC takes on Radford this weekend. (Todd Melet) Kennedy Meeks and the Tar Heels moved up one spot in the AP...

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UNC vs. UNC Pembroke

Luke Maye had 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists in a career-best game against UNC-Pembroke on Friday night. (Todd Melet) Joel Berry (2) was named–along with teammate Justin Jackson–to the Wooden Award’s Preseason Top 50 on Tuesday. (Todd Melet) Down low, freshman Tony Bradley showed Tar Heel fans once again that he has all the potential to be a game-changer. He had 12 points and eight rebounds in just 15 minutes against Chattanooga. (Todd Melet) Sophomore guard Kenny Williams scored all 10 of his points in the first half, but got fans on their feet with a pair...

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LATE NIGHT WITH ROY!

UNC is teaming up with UNC-Pembroke on Friday to host a food drive benefiting those in eastern North Carolina affected by Hurricane Matthew. (Todd Melet) UNC junior forward/guard Theo Pinson (far right) is out indefinitely with a broken right foot. (Todd Melet) UNC will begin its quest for redemption ranked No. 6 in the first AP Men’s Basketball Top 25 of 2016-17. (Smith Cameron...

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UNC vs. Villanova

Paige’s draft position may not be where he wants it to be, but he will have ample opportunity this summer to prove his worth. (Todd Melet) Kennedy Meeks and the Tar Heels now have a much clearer idea about what challenges they’ll face during the first half of next season’s schedule. (Todd Melet) Johnson’s best asset in the NBA will still be his explosiveness around the rim. (Todd Melet) Michael Jordan. (Photo by Todd Melet) Marcus Paige became one of the most beloved players to ever come through Chapel Hill–even before his incredible heroics in April’s National Championship Game...

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UNC vs. Syracuse

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim (Photo by Todd Melet) Kennedy Meeks had 15 points to go along with Brice Johnson’s 16–as UNC’s front-line had its way with Syracuse’s zone. (Todd Melet) UNC head coach Roy Williams with senior guard Marcus Paige. (Todd Melet) Theo Pinson (2) and the rest of the Tar Heels have shown they’re willing to do whatever it takes to win a national title. (Todd Melet) Roy Williams (Photo by Todd Melet) Brice Johnson was able to get some easy points inside against Syracuse as UNC rolled into the National Title game with a dominating victory on...

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