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  1. No. 6 North Carolina holds off North Carolina Central

    Nov 14, 2014, 10:32 PM EST

    North Carolina Central v North Carolina

    North Carolina had difficulty pulling away from defending MEAC champion North Carolina Central, but finished strong for an opening-night win.

  2. 2014-15 Season Preview: Can the ACC produce four Final Four teams?

    Nov 13, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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    What’s more likely: That the ACC gets four top three seeds, or that a team outside the top four wins a game in the NCAA tournament?

  3. 2014-15 Season Preview: Ten of college basketball’s most important players

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Arizona's Gabe York and T.J. McConnell (AP Photo)

    The most important player to a team isn’t always the most talented. Here are ten players who will be critical to their team’s national title hopes.

  4. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Caris LeVert

    Is this team better than Philly?

  5. ACC releases its preseason media poll, all-conference team

    Oct 29, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

    AP

    North Carolina’s Marcus Paige was the media pick to win ACC Player of the Year.

  6. 2014-15 Season Preview: Marcus Paige, Fred Van Vleet among the best lead guards

    Oct 27, 2014, 3:10 PM EST

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    There are plenty of intriguing lead guards in college hoops this season.

  7. North Carolina accepts their head coach’s challenge (VIDEO)

    Aug 31, 2014, 5:23 PM EST

    North Carolina's Marcus Paige (AP Photo)

    Roy Williams challenged his players in the Bahamas, and the accepted it on Saturday afternoon.

  8. Blue Ribbon releases their Preseason First Team All-Americans

    Aug 25, 2014, 2:22 PM EST

    Blue Ribbon

    This group will be anything but a consensus.

  9. North Carolina bounces back from disappointing Bahamas opener

    Aug 16, 2014, 8:46 PM EST

    Nate Britt, Roy Williams

    After losing Friday night, the Tar Heels won their Bahamas finale by 57 points.

  10. North Carolina loses its first game in the Bahamas

    Aug 15, 2014, 8:50 PM EST

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    Poor shooting allowed for a late comeback in the Tar Heels’ first game in the Bahamas.

  11. What would Team USA look like if it only used college players?

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:14 AM EST

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    There has been a lot of talk about the future of Team USA after Paul George’s injury. What would it look like with just college guys?

  12. North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige to return next season

    Mar 24, 2014, 10:18 PM EST

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    North Carolina sophomore point guard Marcus Paige took to Twitter on Monday night to announce he was returning for his junior season in Chapel Hill.

  13. No. 6 UNC’s work on the glass overcomes Bryce Cotton’s incredible night

    Mar 21, 2014, 9:59 PM EST

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    21 offensive rebounds and 26 second chance points were just too much for Providence.

  14. ACC Tournament: Pitt locks up tourney bid by beating struggling No. 16 North Carolina

    Mar 14, 2014, 5:41 PM EST

    Nate Britt, Cameron Wright, Talib Zanna

    Pitt’s in the dance, but was today a sign that North Carolina won’t be for long?

  15. College Hoops Week in Review: Marcus Smart, Arizona back to being awesome

    Mar 3, 2014, 10:31 AM EST

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    PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Marcus Smart, Oklahoma State Marcus Smart is back. After playing about as poorly as he possibly could for 30 minutes on Saturday night, Marcus Smart turned in as dominating of a performance as you will see to close out Oklahoma State’s season-changing win over No. 5 Kansas. Smart scored 12 of…

  16. Marcus Paige outduels T.J. Warren, hits game-winner (VIDEO)

    Feb 26, 2014, 10:36 PM EST

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    A relatively boring first half of basketball turned into the Marcus Paige and T.J. Warren show down the stretch. Warren scored 26 of his 36 points after halftime, but he was bested by Paige, who netted 29 of his 33 points after the break, including a layup with 0.9 seconds left in overtime as the…

  17. Second-half defensive adjustments, Marcus Paige lead North Carolina past No. 5 Duke

    Feb 20, 2014, 11:45 PM EST

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    Through one half of basketball North Carolina trailed No. 5 Duke 37-30, with the Blue Devils shooting 50% from the field and scoring 26 points in the paint. Between those defensive issues and the fact that leading scorer Marcus Paige failed to score a single point, it was clear what needed to occur in order…

  18. North Carolina wins on the road at Florida State despite scoreless effort from James Michael McAdoo

    Feb 17, 2014, 9:22 PM EST

    North Carolina's Marcus Paige (AP Photo)

    North Carolina continues to compile wins in the ACC as the Tar Heels won 81-75 on Monday in a road win at Florida State. Despite zero points in about 13 minutes from junior James Michael McAdoo, the Tar Heels (18-7, 8-4) still took their first lead with ten minutes left in the game and held…

  19. North Carolina team treats disabled fan to a memorable day (VIDEO)

    Feb 12, 2014, 10:28 AM EST

    North Carolina's Marcus Paige (AP Photo)

    I love stories like this. Marcus Paige, Leslie McDonald and the North Carolina basketball team treated a 12-year old fan named Anthony Hernandez who suffers from Emery Dreifuss Muscular Dystrophy to a day he’ll probably never forget. Here’s the background, via One Carolina: Earlier this school year, Anthony drew a picture for his teacher —…

  20. North Carolina surging before a tough week ahead

    Feb 8, 2014, 2:12 PM EST

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    North Carolina is quietly surging and playing very good basketball as they’re now 16-7 and 6-4 in the ACC after its 73-62 win at Notre Dame on Saturday. The Tar Heels started out slowly in the ACC at 0-3 but have now won six of seven  games entering a week at home against Duke and…

  21. Has North Carolina finally figured out their issues?

    Feb 5, 2014, 12:55 PM EST

    North Carolina's Marcus Paige (AP Photo)

    North Carolina had a brutal start to ACC play. They lost four of their first five games, and they weren’t good losses, either. At Wake Forest. At home to Miami. Beatdowns at the hands Syracuse and Virginia. This was a team that beat all three of the nation’s preseason top three teams? Well, the Tar…

  22. No. 19 North Carolina adds another head-scratching loss to its resume

    Jan 5, 2014, 10:48 PM EST

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    The 2013-14 season seems to have taken on a consistent pattern for No. 19 North Carolina: get up for, and beat, some of the nation’s best teams while suffering losses that make us wonder who they are and what they’re capable of. The latest piece of evidence to support this was their 73-67 loss at…

  23. Conference Catchups: The ACC’s power lies in … Upstate New York?

    Dec 27, 2013, 9:00 AM EST

    Syracuse Tyler Ennis

    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Jabari Parker, Duke At…

  24. J.P. Tokoto bounces back in No. 14 North Carolina’s overtime victory

    Dec 21, 2013, 7:52 PM EST

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    North Carolina sophomore wing J.P. Tokoto has shown signs of improvement this season, raising both his scoring (9.6 ppg entering Saturday) and rebounding (4.8 rpg) averages from a season ago. Part of that has come with an increased number of opportunities, as Reggie Bullock’s now a Los Angeles Clipper and P.J. Hairston’s no longer a…

  25. College Basketball Talk’s Top 20 Most Improved Players

    Dec 9, 2013, 4:23 PM EST

    Ron Baker

    Prior to the season, every pundit for every outlet across the country will put together his or her list of players with the potential to have a breakout season. Which freshmen will have big sophomore seasons? Which seniors will finally get the chance to step into a starring role? What transfers spent their redshirt year…