Stilman White

This Group of Tar Heels Carves Out Their Spot Among School’s All-Time Greats

As the clock hit triple zeroes Monday night in Phoenix—a moment that officially completed UNC’s quest for national championship redemption—this group of Tar Heels officially sealed their place in the program’s history books. Head coach Roy Williams surpassed the late, great Dean Smith with his third national championship in Chapel Hill—but he was the first to admit it’s the players who win the games, shying away from any comparisons to his mentor when interviewed afterward. “I think of Coach Smith, there’s no question,” an emotional Williams said. “I don’t think I should be mentioned in the same sentence with...

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No. 7 UNC Survives Upset Scare Against Tennessee

Following his team’s lackluster 73-71 victory in the Smith Center over the Tennessee Volunteers on Sunday, UNC head men’s basketball coach Roy Williams wasted no time expressing his continued frustrations with how the Tar Heels have played since point guard Joel Berry went down with a sprained ankle. Tennessee entered Sunday with one of the youngest teams in the nation and a roster consisting of just one player taller than 6-foot-7. This is one of the main reasons the Volunteers were picked to finish 12th in the SEC during the preseason. You wouldn’t have been able to tell any...

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No. 1 Tar Heels Roll Past Guilford In Exhibition

No Marcus Paige, no Justin Jackson, no problem for the nation’s number one men’s basketball team on Friday night. The Tar Heels handily defeated the Guilford Quakers 99-49 at the Dean Smith Center, in their only preseason exhibition game before next Friday’s regular season opener. “I feel pretty good to play, do some nice things, without Marcus, without Justin, without Brice [Johnson],” UNC head coach Roy Williams said after the game. “[Johnson] did [play well] the second half, first half I don’t know where he was. “A lot of kids got a lot of minutes, and I think it did...

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Stilman White Ready For Second Act In Chapel Hill

Most of the focus on the Carolina basketball team in the upcoming season will justifiably be centered on Marcus Paige, J.P. Tokoto and the incoming trio of highly touted freshman. But there’s a familiar name returning to the Tar Heel roster for another crack at some memorable moments. Tar Heel fans everywhere remember the moment when a skinny high school-looking kid with a mop haircut and a bounce in his step was thrust center stage into the NCAA Tournament pressure cooker when point guard Kendall Marshall went down with an injury. That’s the last time Stilman White dribbled a...

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