1. UNC Basketball: Teams That Tar Heels Want to Avoid in the NCAA Tournament

    As a team struggling for consistency and balance as the regular season lurches to a close, the North Carolina Tar Heels are in no position to be choosy when it comes to pending NCAA tournament opponents...

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  2. UNC Basketball: Biggest Takeaway from Tar Heels' Season So Far

    Whether this sounds beyond obvious or not, the biggest takeaway from the North Carolina Tar Heels' season has been the fact that it is quite hard to win games without good shooting...

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  3. UNC Basketball: Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Rest of Tar Heels' Season

    Things have been choppy recently for the North Carolina Tar Heels. Prior to cruising to a win at home over Georgia Tech, the Heels had lost four of their past five ballgames. The final stretch isn't impossible but doesn't do UNC any favors either...

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  4. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Players Who Should Be on Tar Heels' Wish List

    Class of 2015 Right now, North Carolina's 2015 recruiting class is one man deep, per ESPN.com . That man is smooth-shooting power forward Luke Maye. He brings an element to UNC's frontcourt that it hasn't had in a long while...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 14 days ago 11,266 reads 40 comments

  5. UNC Basketball: Top Storylines to Follow in Final Weeks of Regular Season

    March is just around the corner. With a smattering of games remaining on North Carolina's regular-season schedule, here are the top storylines to follow in the season's final weeks...

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  6. UNC Basketball: Stock Watch for Tar Heels' Top Players

    A lot has changed for North Carolina since last season. New players have entered the fray; new contributors have emerged...

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  7. UNC Basketball: Biggest Thing We've Learned About Tar Heels in 2014-15

    At the beginning of the year, much was expected of North Carolina. The Tar Heels were ranked sixth in the preseason's AP poll . Midway through February, results have been pretty consistent as UNC currently ranks 12th in the nation...

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  8. UNC Basketball: Ranking the Biggest Games Left on Tar Heels' Schedule

    North Carolina has reached the home stretch of the 2014-15 season. Eight games remain, and just two are against an opponent currently ranked in the Top 25 (Duke and Duke!)...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 28 days ago 3,622 reads 0 comments

  9. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' Keys to a Strong Regular-Season Finish

    With just two months remaining in the regular season , North Carolina still has a lot of work to do. Things have tailed off here recently as the competition has picked up...

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  10. UNC Basketball: Each Tar Heels Starter's Biggest Area of Improvement in 2014-15

    It can often be tricky to lump together an entire unit of a team into categories. At any one time, players are at different points in their careers or having different levels of success in a given season...

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  11. UNC Basketball: 5 Burning Questions for Remainder of Tar Heels' Season

    With North Carolina's win Monday night over Syracuse , the Tar Heels are 17-4 overall and 7-1 in the ACC . Carolina has won six straight games and 11 of the last 12 . Things are looking up, but now is not the time to grow stagnant...

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  12. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Latest Updates on Tar Heels' Top 2015 Targets

    As the current season builds up to its nexus point, it's never too early to glance ahead at the next crop of stars entering collegiate hoops. Thus far for 2015, just one player has committed to North Carolina...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 1 month ago 13,377 reads 10 comments

  13. UNC Basketball: Biggest Lessons Learned in ACC Play so Far

    With a 4-1 conference record, the North Carolina Tar Heels are in the mix near the top of the ACC. The team's lone conference loss came in a nail-biter versus Notre Dame...

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  14. UNC Basketball: Each Tar Heels Starter's Most Impressive Stat

    The numbers for North Carolina this season have been pretty extraordinary on both ends of the spectrum. Being elite in offensive rebounding is balanced out by an inability to rebound ...

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  15. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' 5 Biggest Concerns in ACC Play

    It has been a wacky and wild opening to North Carolina's ACC season . An overwhelming performance against Clemson was followed by a last-second loss to Notre Dame, which itself was followed by a last-second win over the Louisville Cardinals...

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  16. UNC Basketball: Biggest Question for Each Tar Heels Starter in 2015

    North Carolina has been one of the deeper teams in the conference this season. Coach Roy Williams has used at least 11 players in every game this season...

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  17. UNC Basketball: 5 Things Tar Heels Must Prove in Conference Play

    It has been a wild and crazy start to North Carolina's conference season. A rout over Clemson was followed by a shootout, last-second loss to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Monday night...

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  18. UNC Basketball: 5 New Year's Resolutions for Tar Heels

    New Year's resolutions are more readily broken than Elijah Price . Now is not the time for North Carolina basketball to be flippant with its plans for 2015, though. Hopes are high, as expectations become more aggressive every season at Chapel Hill...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 2 months ago 5,305 reads 7 comments

  19. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' 5 Biggest Conference Games

    A few weeks ago, Bleacher Report took a look at North Carolina's most important remaining games . It was during the sweet spot of nonconference play wrapping up, but at least one more big game remained against a non-ACC foe...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 2 months ago 1,588 reads 0 comments

  20. UNC Basketball: Biggest Lessons Learned During Nonconference Games

    Next Tuesday it is, the final nonconference game of North Carolina's season. After the new year passes, it will be strictly ACC opponents until the postseason. With an 8-3 record, the nonconference slate for Carolina was mostly successful...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 2 months ago 3,133 reads 0 comments

  21. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' Biggest Concerns Ahead of Conference Play

    North Carolina played a superb game against the 2-3 zone of the Ohio State Buckeyes in its last contest. With just two more games remaining before the new year and the start of ACC matchups, UNC is on a high note...

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  22. UNC Basketball: 5 Eye-Popping Stats from Tar Heels in 2014-15

    Through 10 games of the 2014-15 season, the numbers reveal a handful of interesting developments for the 7-3 North Carolina Tar Heels...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 3 months ago 3,409 reads 1 comments

  23. UNC Basketball: 5 Most Important Games Remaining for Tar Heels

    Through mid-December , North Carolina sits with three losses versus out-of-conference opponents. It was predicted that this team would lose as many as four games prior to ACC play...

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  24. UNC Basketball: Ways Tar Heels Must Improve Before Conference Play

    Not everything can be measured in wins and losses. Just because a team wins a ballgame doesn't mean it did everything correctly, and vice versa ...

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  25. UNC Basketball: 5 Things on Tar Heels' Holiday Wish List

    It has been an up-and-down start to the North Carolina basketball season. With solid, neutral-court wins over UCLA and Florida, UNC showed it can handle good teams...

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