North Carolina Rumors & News

  • Roy Williams on FBI Investigation: 'I Feel Very Comfortable'

    Scout "There are six active Hall of Fame coaches in college basketball: Jim Boeheim, John Calipari, Tom Izzo, Mike Krzyzewski, Bill Self, and Roy Williams. In a story published on Thursday by Pete Thamel of YahooSports.com, Thamel cited sources who believe the federal investigation into college..." February 17

  • North Carolina PG Joel Berry on NC State: 'I don't consider that as being a rivalry'

    Sporting News - NCAAB "North Carolina has lost three of its last four, heading into the first of two semi-annual rubber matches with Duke, dropping games at Virginia Tech, against North Carolina State and Clemson before dusting off ACC dweller Pitt this past Saturday. And while they're certainly lamenting the losses..." February 06

  • Theo Pinson leaves UNC-Clemson game after falling on shoulder, hip

    ESPN "Theo Pinson will not return in the second half of North Carolina's matchup at Clemson after falling hard on his shoulder and hip early in the first half of the game. "Theo will not come back and play in this game," Roy Williams told ESPN's Gene Wojciechowski at halftime. North Carolina..." January 30

  • UNC basketball player Jalek Felton suspended

    Raleigh News & Observer "North Carolina freshman Jalek Felton has been suspended from the university, according to a UNC release, and is currently ineligible to participate in any university activities. Citing federal privacy laws, the university declined to provide details for the cause for Felton’s suspension. The..." January 30

  • Referee Ted Valentine buries the hatchet with UNC's Joel Berry after ugly incident

    CBS Sports "Referee Ted Valentine made national headlines earlier this month when, during North Carolina's game against Florida State, TV Teddy turned his back on Tar Heels guard Joel Berry instead of listening to him about a no-call he wanted to discuss. The fallout from the incident led to him being..." January 20

  • Roy Williams Says Cam Johnson Is Getting “Closer”

    The Spun "The Tar Heels are close to getting a boost. North Carolina is getting close to have stud transfer Cam Johnson on the floor. The former Pitt standout, who’s been out with a knee injury, is inching toward making his return. Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams told Jon Rothstein that Johnson..." December 19

  • Now Kobe Bryant says he'd have picked Duke, not UNC, if he went to college

    CBS Sports "One of the most fun hypothetical games you can play as a fan of your favorite team is the "what if?" game. For example, what if Kevin Durant had stayed local and played for Maryland instead of opting to go cross country to play for Rick Barnes at Texas? What if Lonzo Ball picked Southern..." November 20

  • North Carolina AD Bubba Cunningham inks 6-year extension

    Scout "North Carolina Director of Athletics Lawrence R. (Bubba) Cunningham has signed a new six-year contract, Chancellor Carol L. Folt announced on Friday. “I deeply appreciate Bubba’s commitment, day-in and day-out, to our student-athletes, coaches and university,” Folt said of Cunningham, who has..." November 17

  • UNC's Cameron Johnson having surgery for torn meniscus

    Greensboro "North Carolina basketball guard Cameron Johnson is undergoing surgery today for a torn meniscus in his left knee, an injury he suffered in practice Monday. UNC expects to release more information after the surgery at UNC Hospitals is complete. Johnson joined the UNC program before this..." November 15

  • UNC's Roy Williams: Fans would still watch if players' insurance greatly expanded

    USA Today "North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams’ name appeared in a legal filing Tuesday night, and it referenced nothing about the academic scandal that had been a backdrop to Tar Heels athletics for several years. It had to do with Williams’ comments regarding the prospect of athletes..." November 08

  • Tar Heels guard Joel Berry breaks hand after punching door

    ESPN "North Carolina Tar Heels senior point guard Joel Berry II broke his right hand last week by punching a door after losing a video game to teammate Theo Pinson and a manager. "He did a silly thing," North Carolina coach Roy Williams told ESPN at ACC media day Wednesday. "That's what it was. One..." October 25

  • UNC’s Joel Berry suffers a broken hand. What that means for the Tar Heels.

    Raleigh News & Observer "For the second time in three seasons North Carolina will begin the season while its senior point guard, and unquestioned on-court leader, recovers from a broken bone in his hand. The school announced on Monday that Joel Berry, who earned Final Four Most Outstanding Player honors while he helped..." October 23

  • After years-long investigation, NCAA finds no academic violations at UNC

    Washington Post "The NCAA on Friday said it “could not conclude” whether the University of North Carolina violated NCAA rules over a series of academically deficient “paper courses” taken by a sizable number of student athletes over the course of nearly two decades. The school’s athletic programs will not face..." October 13

  • Five-star prospect Nassir Little, No. 14 in ESPN 100, picks UNC

    ESPN "Five-star prospect Nassir Little committed to North Carolina on Wednesday. Little, a 6-foot-6 small forward, chose the Tar Heels over a final five that also included Georgia Tech, Duke, Arizona and Miami. "I just love coach [Roy] Williams," Little told ESPN. "He really cares about the..." October 05

  • North Carolina coach Roy Williams on FBI case: Nike 'never helped me get any player'

    USA Today "In the wake of the ongoing federal investigation that rocked the college basketball world last week and implicated shoe companies — namely Adidas — in bribery to high school recruits, North Carolina coach Roy Williams is coming to Nike's defense. "They've never helped me get any player, never..." October 03

  • UNC national championship team not visiting White House

    Charlotte Observer "North Carolina's 2017 national championship men's basketball team will not visit the White House, a team spokesman said on Saturday, though the Tar Heels were invited to visit, as is the custom for teams that win college men's basketball and football national championships. Whether UNC would..." September 23

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