North Carolina Rumors & News

  • Referee Ted Valentine feels he is being unfairly punished for Joel Berry incident

    Larry Brown Sports "Veteran referee Ted Valentine will not be working any games in this year’s NCAA Tournament, and he feels that it is an injustice. In an interview with ESPN’s Jeff Goodman that was published on Monday, Valentine declared that he was being unfairly punished for an incident in January when he..." March 13

  • Grayson Allen gets flagrant foul 1 for hip checking Tar Heels' Garrison Brooks

    ESPN "Duke senior Grayson Allen received a flagrant foul 1 in the first half on Friday night after hip checking North Carolina's Garrison Brooks on a fast-break attempt. With less than one minute remaining in the first half of the ACC men's basketball semifinal, Allen missed a jumper and then..." March 10

  • Jalek Felton Withdraws From UNC

    Scout "Freshman point guard Jalek Felton has withdrawn from the University of North Carolina, his lawyer Kerry Sutton tweeted on Thursday afternoon. Felton played in 22 games during the 2017-18 season, averaging 2.9 points and 1.6 assists. Felton, a 6-2 Columbia, S.C. native, was the No. 30-ranked..." March 02

  • 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, 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