1. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Carolina's Chances at Landing Its Top 6 Prospects

    With the addition of center Kennedy Meeks a week and a half ago, North Carolina's 2013 class is all but finished, and the focus is quickly shifting to its 2014 prospects...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 2 years ago 9,877 reads 7 comments

  2. UNC Basketball: Why Kennedy Meeks Needs Carolina Just as Much as It Needs Him

    A week and a half ago, Scout.com's second-ranked center in the 2013 class, Kennedy Meeks , trimmed his destination list to Georgetown and North Carolina. According to northcarolina...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 2 years ago 5,501 reads 18 comments

  3. UNC Basketball: 3 Positives and Negatives from Tar Heels' Season Opener

    The 13th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels defeated the Gardner-Webb Runnin ' Bulldogs 76-59 Friday night in their season opener at the Dean E. Smith Center...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 2 years ago 1,692 reads 1 comments

  4. North Carolina Basketball: Why Roy Williams Is Far from Overrated

    On Wednesday, CBS Sports writer Gary Parish released an article showing that a general consensus of 100 college basketball coaches dubbed North Carolina head coach Roy Williams as "the most overrated coach in men's college basketball...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 2 years ago 2,075 reads 19 comments

  5. The Implications Behind Henson's, Barnes' and Marshall's Departure

    Earlier Thursday afternoon, junior forward John Henson, sophomore forward Harrison Barnes and sophomore guard Kendall Marshall declared for the NBA Draft...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 2 years ago 1,263 reads 8 comments

  6. North Carolina Basketball: The Season That Never Was

    As the clock trickled down to zero on Sunday evening, 13 points was the difference between Kansas making its 14th Final Four appearance and North Carolina heading back to Chapel Hill for the second straight season amid an Elite Eight loss...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 2 years ago 1,393 reads 6 comments

  7. North Carolina Basketball: Tar Heels Post Eye-Popping Numbers in Blowout

    If you were to take a glance at the UNC box score from Monday night's 99-49 route against Nicholls State University, a certain set of numbers would jump off the page at you (not including the final score)...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 135 reads 1 comments

  8. Harrison Barnes: 5 Reasons UNC Small Forward's Draft Status Isn't Slipping

    In this week's issue of the Bleacher Report newsletter that covers UNC basketball, there was an article in there from ESPN that read: "Barnes' Draft Stock Slipping?" If you're like me, you laughed at the notion, but read the article anyway...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 3,130 reads 33 comments

  9. North Carolina Basketball: Playing the Opponent, Not the Score

    It may not have been against a ranked opponent, or on the road in a hostile environment, but North Carolina's dominating performance Tuesday night gives UNC fans—and the team alike—a number of reasons to smile again...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 746 reads 8 comments

  10. North Carolina Basketball: P.J. Hairston to Miss Saturday's Game with Injury

    According to sportingnews.com , sharpshooter P.J. Hairston will miss Saturday's highly-anticipated matchup against No. 1 Kentucky with a wrist injury. Hairston suffered the injury after taking a fall during the Wisconsin game on Wednesday night...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 831 reads 10 comments

  11. North Carolina Basketball: What We Learned from No. 1 Tar Heels' Early Loss

    It only took six games for No. 1-ranked North Carolina to drop their first game of the 2011-12 season, coming at the hands of UNLV 90-80 Saturday night...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 1,560 reads 7 comments

  12. College Basketball Recruiting: Kaleb Tarczewski Heading to Arizona Wildcats

    After months and months of being recruited by some of the country's top schools, taking official visits and slowly narrowing down his prospects to determine which school would best serve him, Kaleb Tarczewski has finally made his decision...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 613 reads 4 comments

  13. North Carolina Basketball: UNC Starts Sloppy, Finishes Strong in Exhibition Game

    On Friday, Oct. 28, North Carolina opened its doors to the Dean Dome for their home-opener exhibition game against Division II UNC Pembroke...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 1,686 reads 11 comments

  14. North Carolina Basketball: Why Tar Heels Will Manage Without Mitch McGary

    Earlier this week, No. 1-ranked center in the 2012 class (now that Andre Drummond already entered college) Mitch McGary again updated his list of finalist schools. This time, however, North Carolina wasn't among them...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 4,351 reads 3 comments

  15. North Carolina Basketball Recruiting: 2 Tar Heels Prospects Moving on

    Two former UNC targets in the 2012 class have dropped the Tar Heels from their prospective schools of interest. The first of whom is No. 5-ranked small forward T.J. Warren , who is set to decide next week on where he'll be committing...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 3,969 reads 15 comments

  16. North Carolina Basketball: Brice Johnson Commits to Tar Heels

    After narrowing his list down to four schools earlier this week, No. 9-ranked PF in the 2012 class Brice Johnson is headed to North Carolina...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 770 reads 4 comments

  17. North Carolina Basketball: Why Harrison Barnes's Best Is Yet to Come

    We all know about Harrison Barnes's high school ranking, about his early-season struggles last year that were scrutinized to almost annoying proportions, and the way he took it all ...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 1,921 reads 41 comments

  18. College Basketball Recruiting: Why a Kaleb Tarczewski Decision Won't Come Easily

    Kaleb Tarczewski is one of the most coveted recruits left in the country. However, as the month of September draws to a close, only two schools remain in the running for the No...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 1,757 reads 9 comments

  19. College Basketball: 5 Things That Could Prevent a Carolina Title Run in 2012

    Ever since Harrison Barnes and company declared their intentions to return to Chapel Hill this season, I've read copious amounts of articles that have raved about just how good UNC ...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about 3 years ago 6,286 reads 22 comments

  20. College Basketball Recruiting: Archie Goodwin Picks Kentucky

    Archie Goodwin made it known earlier this week that he wouldn't be taking his official visits to Kansas or UConn. And just a few hours ago, Goodwin announced he intends to play collegiate basketball at the University of Kentucky...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 3 years ago 1,208 reads 1 comments

  21. College Basketball Recruiting: Perry Ellis Picks Kansas

    Perry Ellis , who Scout.com ranks as the seventh-best PF in the 2012 class, announced Wednesday his intentions to play at Kansas University next season. Ellis, 6'8" and 221 pounds, chose Kansas over Kansas State, Kentucky and Wichita State...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 3 years ago 1,388 reads 6 comments

  22. College Basketball: 3 St. John's Freshman Ruled Ineligible

    According to cbssports.com , three incoming St. John's freshmen are ineligible for the fall semester. The school announced Thursday that 6'6" Amir Garrett, the No. 21-ranked SF overall, 6'10" Norvel Pelle, the No...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 3 years ago 386 reads 0 comments

  23. Update: Kaleb Tarczewski: 2 Official School Visits Set; Decision to Follow

    According to Scout.com , five-star center Kaleb Tarczewski will take two official school visits before making his decision. Tarczewski will visit Kansas for its school's midnight madness on October 15 and then head to Arizona the following weekend...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 3 years ago 1,240 reads 5 comments

  24. College Basketball Recruiting: Where's Shabazz Muhammad Most Likely to End Up?

    Scout.com ranks 6'5", 207-pound Shabazz Muhammad as the top prospect in the 2012 class. And for good reason. Muhammad is an elite scorer and is a game-changer on both ends of the floor...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 3 years ago 2,342 reads 16 comments

  25. North Carolina's Harrison Barnes Lends Helping Hand to Hometown Basketball Camp

    On the Saturday of July 30, UNC sophomore forward Harrison Barnes returned to his hometown to assist his former Ames High School coach Vance Downs with the Ames Parks and Recreation’s youth basketball camp at the City Hall gymnasium...

    Drew Laskey Written by Drew Laskey about over 3 years ago 98 reads 1 comments