1. Hubert Davis: Roy Williams Reaches Outside the List for a "Home Run" Hire

    As large as the North Carolina basketball family is, and as little information as Roy Williams provided before the decision was made, it was unsurprising that Williams reached off ...

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  2. UNC Basketball: 5 Reasons Recent Tar Heels Haven't Succeeded in the NBA

    As I wrote in a previous post , the list of former Tar Heels among the NBA's best players is remarkably thin—and as a matter of fact, advanced in age—for a program that ...

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  3. Jerry Stackhouse and Other Options for North Carolina's Next Assistant Coach

    Decisions to replace a departed assistant coach are rarely the object of publicity and debate, but at North Carolina, a school with a deep and star-studded history, the job of replacing ...

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  4. College Basketball: The 25 Greatest Teams Not to Win the National Championship

    The six-round, single-elimination marathon that is the NCAA college basketball tournament offers special significance for a list of the best teams not to win the national championship...

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  5. NC State Basketball: C.J. Leslie's Return Builds High Expectations for Wolfpack

    North Carolina State announced Wednesday afternoon that star forward C.J. Leslie will return for his junior season —rather than enter the NBA draft—a decision that solidifies the Wolfpack's roster for next season...

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  6. Kentucky Basketball: 2012-13 Season Can't Compare to 2011-12, Even with Noel

    Sports fans are notoriously optimistic, and for a program like Kentucky, coming off a dominant eighth national title and the vindication of coach John Calipari 's one-and-done model for success, that optimism isn't necessarily unfounded...

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  7. UNC Misses on UConn's Alex Oriakhi, Opens Opportunity for Incoming Freshmen

    The decision by Connecticut transfer Alex Oriakhi to spurn interest from UNC and opt for Missouri surprised many Carolina fans who had already penciled in the senior big man as a starter in next year's frontcourt...

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  8. North Carolina Basketball: Bold Predictions for the Heels' 2012-2013 Season

    If we know anything about the 2012-2013 ACC basketball season, we know that it will begin with unique expectations marked by North Carolina's step back and the well-chronicled resurgence of NC State...

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  9. Ranking the NBA's Former Tar Heels, and Where the 2012 Draft Class Likely Fits

    In the fall of 2009, I had the fortune of attending UNC's basketball alumni exhibition, which featured current professional players in the NBA and abroad who played their college ball in Chapel Hill...

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  10. Kendall Marshall's Leap to the NBA Leaves a Conflicting Legacy for Carolina Fans

    When North Carolina fell to Kansas in the Midwest Regional Final, the sense of finality sprung from the realistic understanding that there was little chance all of the team's four NBA lottery-bound underclassmen returned...

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  11. Harrison Barnes Left Carolina Without a Legacy, but Not Without Accomplishments

    It would be unreasonable to offer a total defense of Harrison Barnes, who has become the target of criticism, disappointment and derision in the wake of his Carolina career's poor finish...

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  12. 5 Reasons North Carolina Won't Repeat the Struggles of 2010

    The departure of Harrison Barnes, John Henson, Tyler Zeller, and Kendall Marshall to this summer's NBA draft leaves Carolina entering its third distinct rebuilding season under Roy Williams...

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