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  • UNC's Theo Pinson Out Indefinitely With A Fractured Right Foot "University of North Carolina junior swingman Theo Pinson will be out indefinitely after fracturing the fifth metatarsal in his right foot. Pinson suffered the injury in practice earlier this week. A treatment plan for the injury is currently being reviewed and there is no schedule for his..." October 21

  • UNC coach Roy Williams on Colin Kaepernick's protest: 'I think he's correct'

    CBS Sports "Colin Kaepernick's form of protest during the national anthem has created one of the most interesting and polarizing national debates -- inside and outside of sports commentary -- in America in 2016. The effects of Kaepernick's actions have spread throughout the sports world, recently..." October 13

  • UNC lands four-star center Brandon Huffman

    Today's U "The University of North Carolina men’s basketball team received a verbal commitment from center Brandon Huffman on Monday afternoon. His AAU program announced the prospect’s intentions to become a Tar Heel. Huffman is a 6-9, 230-pound center out of Raleigh Word of God in North Carolina and is..." September 27

  • North Carolina shouldn't give up on series vs. Kentucky due to ACC adding games

    CBS Sports "Kentucky and North Carolina represent the pinnacle of college basketball and the rivalry between the Wildcats and the Tar Heels is so well-worn, there is an extensive Wikipedia page dedicated to its history. It is undeniably beneficial to college basketball to have these two juggernauts clash..." August 26

  • Coby White Jumps on Offer, Commits to UNC Basketball

    Scout "Coby White didn’t waste any time. Just three days after Roy Williams offered the 2018 prospect a scholarship, White accepted and verbally committed to UNC. He chose the Tar Heels over early offers from Virginia, Iowa State, Tennessee, Clemson and Wake Forest. White, a 6-4 guard from Wilson..." July 29

  • Mike Krzyzewski, North Carolina coaches condemn 'embarrassing' HB2 bill

    USA Today "As Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski prepares to take the U.S. men's national basketball team to the Rio Olympics, his thoughts turned this week to his home of North Carolina and the controversial anti-LGBT law that was passed in March. “It’s an embarrassing bill,” Krzyzewski told USA TODAY Sports...." July 21

  • 3-star SG Andrew Platek commits to North Carolina

    Today's U "After North Carolina coach Roy Williams showed class of 2017 shooting guard Andrew Platek plenty of love this spring and summer, the 3-star recruit finally decided to become a Tar Heel on Monday. Platek took to Twitter to announce that he was verbally committing to North..." July 19

  • Roy Williams on knee pain: ‘It’s going to be better’

    College Basketball Talk "Heading into this offseason, one of the major talking points regarding some of the biggest programs in the country was that North Carolina head coach Roy Williams may have coached his last college basketball game. Between the NCAA investigation looming over the head of his program and the knee..." July 05

  • Another key North Carolina player pulls out of the NBA Draft

    CBS Sports "North Carolina is going to be pretty formidable again next season. Sure, it lost Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson and Joel James to graduation. But it's bringing back everyone else. Big man Kennedy Meeks, who declared for the draft but did not sign an agent, announced his return to Chapel Hill on May..." May 17

  • Kennedy Meeks withdraws from draft, returns to UNC for senior season

    ESPN "North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return for his senior season, the school announced Wednesday. The 6-foot-9 forward has essentially been a three-year starter for the Tar Heels. He slimmed down from being close to 300 pounds when he arrived on..." May 04

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