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  • 5-Star Center Jalen Washington Commits to UNC over MSU, Indiana, More

    Bleacher Report "Power forward Jalen Washington committed to the University of North Carolina on Friday.  Washington told On 3 Recruits about his decision: In addition to the Tar Heels, Washington had offers from Michigan State, Indiana and Stanford, among..." July 09

  • Eleven thoughts on North Carolina’s 11 scholarship players as Hubert Davis fills out his first roster

    The Athletic "So, some things have changed. Many things, actually. But not all of them. This UNC men’s basketball offseason has already seen more upheaval than the blue-blood program is used to: Roy Williams’ sudden retirement, Hubert Davis’ promotion to head coach and the..." May 11

  • North Carolina Tar Heels add 3-point shooting big man Brady Manek from Oklahoma Sooners

    247 Sports "Former Oklahoma forward Brady Manek has signed a scholarship agreement to play for North Carolina next season, the school announced on Thursday. Manek announced his transfer to UNC last Friday. He will have one season of eligibility due to the NCAA granting every athlete an extra..." April 22

  • Oklahoma men's basketball transfer Brady Manek commits to North Carolina

    The Athletic "Former Oklahoma forward Brady Manek has committed to North Carolina, he announced on social media Friday. Manek, who ranked No. 19 on The Athletic's list of available players, averaged 10.8 points and 5.0 rebounds during his senior season with the Sooners. His numbers dipped..." April 16

  • Hubert Davis turns to former North Carolina basketball players to fill out coaching staff

    ESPN "Hubert Davis' coaching staff at North Carolina has a familiar ring to it. For the first time in UNC men's basketball history, the head coach and the three top assistants are all former players for the Tar Heels. Davis, who replaced Roy Williams after the Hall of..." April 15

  • Cincy Hiring UNCG HC Wes Miller

    CBS Sports "Less than a week removed from firing John Brannen, Cincinnati has picked its next coach: UNC Greensboro's Wes Miller. Sources told CBS Sports that Miller, regarded as one of the rising stars in the industry, has agreed in principle with Cincinnati to take over its men's..." April 14

  • Former 5-star Walker Kessler commits to Auburn

    The Auburn Plainsman "Bruce Pearl reeled in a big fish on Monday with the commitment of former 5-star forward Walker Kessler. Kessler announced the news in an Instagram post. The former North Carolina forward announced he was entering the transfer portal on March 22, after spending his freshman season with..." April 12

  • Ex-NFL RB Larry Johnson On New UNC Coach Hubert Davis Saying He’s Proud To Have White Wife

    Black Sports Online "New UNC head coach went Sage Steele by randomly telling people during his introductory press conference that he was proud to have a white wife. It was just an odd comment and one that truly didn’t need to be said since no one asked him about his spouse. It went viral..." April 12

  • North Carolina lands Virginia transfer Justin McKoy

    Sportsnaut "New North Carolina coach Hubert Davis got the first commitment of his tenure, landing transfer Justin McKoy from Atlantic Coast Conference rival Virginia. McKoy announced his transfer Saturday on social media. The commitment to the Tar Heels sends McKoy back home. He..." April 10

  • UNC's Garrison Brooks enters transfer portal

    The Athletic "North Carolina center Garrison Brooks has entered the transfer portal, The Athletic confirmed Friday evening. Brooks (6-foot-10, 240 pounds), an All-ACC selection as a junior and the preseason player of the year in the conference in 2020-21, averaged 10.2 points, 6.9 rebounds and 1.4..." April 10

  • Tar Heels pin their hopes on Hubert Davis to replicate success of his mentors

    The Athletic "It was so small — barely the size of a quarter. And subtle, too. So subtle that, were you not attuned to a certain suit’s left lapel, you easily could’ve missed it. But why, after all, would you have fixated on any suit in the first place? Dozens of former North..." April 07

  • Roy Williams sends wonderful message about Hubert Davis taking over UNC

    Yardbarker "Roy Williams shared a wonderful message on Tuesday as Hubert Davis was introduced as the new head coach at North Carolina. Davis, a former Tar Heels player, served on Williams’ staff as an assistant coach since 2012. Williams is delighted to pass the program along to..." April 06

  • North Carolina hires Hubert Davis as new basketball coach

    ESPN "North Carolina has promoted longtime assistant Hubert Davis to replace Roy Williams as the Tar Heels' new head basketball coach, the school announced Monday. Davis has been an assistant coach under Williams for the past nine seasons in Chapel Hill and was one of the favorites..." April 05

  • Six coaches who could replace Roy Williams at North Carolina

    USA Today "Roy Williams announced his retirement on Thursday ahead of the men's Final Four. The 70-year old leaves college basketball as the sport's third winningest coach of all-time from storied tenures at North Carolina and Kansas  – 33 seasons altogether that included..." April 01

  • North Carolina head coach Roy Williams to retire after 48 seasons

    247 Sports " North Carolina Hall of Fame head coach Roy Williams is retiring after 48 seasons of coaching, sources tell 247Sports. Williams spent 18 seasons in Chapel Hill racking up a record of 485-163, with a career record of 903-264 in 33 seasons at the helm. " April 01