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  1. Film Session: What’s plaguing Marcus Paige?

    Dec 18, 2014, 2:34 PM EST

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    A deep look into the early-season struggles of Marcus Paige and whether or not they are fixable.

  2. Without Alex Poythress, No. 1 Kentucky’s offense looks comfortable in win over No. 21 North Carolina

    Dec 13, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    No. 1 Kentucky seemed fine without Alex Poythress in a blowout win over No. 21 North Carolina.

  3. No. 6 North Carolina wins as Kennedy Meeks posts another double-double

    Nov 22, 2014, 4:58 PM EST

    Kennedy Meeks, Brice Johnson

    Meeks accounted for two double-doubles all season in 2013-14. He’s now matched that total through three games.

  4. No. 6 North Carolina refuses to settle offensively in blowout win

    Nov 16, 2014, 9:28 PM EST

    Kennedy Meeks, Brice Johnson, Charles Oliver

    North Carolina scored 60 points in the paint Sunday night, with Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks being their most productive interior options.

  5. 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.

  6. 2014-15 Season Preview: Can the ACC produce four Final Four teams?

    Nov 13, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Jahlil Okafor (AP Photo)

    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?

  7. Freshman Justin Jackson impressive in North Carolina exhibition win [VIDEO]

    Nov 8, 2014, 10:20 AM EST

    Justin Jackson (left) and Jahlil Okafor (right) at the McDonald's All-American Game

    Freshman wing Justin Jackson could be a key for North Carolina this season.

  8. Roy Williams receives standing ovation during first return trip to Kansas

    Oct 27, 2014, 11:45 PM EST

    AP

    Roy Williams finally returned to Kansas and received a warm ovation on Monday night.

  9. Rashad McCants’s picture removed from North Carolina’s media room

    Oct 26, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    AP Photo

    Rashad McCants came forward in June, accusing the Roy Williams of steering him into “paper classes” in order to remain academically eligible.

  10. Roy Williams says he was ‘dumbfounded’ following Kenneth Wainstein’s report (VIDEO)

    Oct 25, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    The Hall of Fame coach makes his first comments, several days after Kenneth Wainstein released his report.

  11. North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham comments on Rashad McCants situation

    Aug 29, 2014, 8:31 PM EST

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    Rashad McCants claimed UNC steered him into phony classes.

  12. 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.

  13. Criticism of McCants ripped by UNC professor, Wayne Walden’s name mentioned again

    Jul 13, 2014, 1:27 PM EST

    AP

    Wayne Walden is a former UNC and Kansas academic advisor.

  14. Rashad McCants says there was never a relationship between him and Roy Williams (AUDIO)

    Jul 6, 2014, 2:01 PM EST

    Rashad McCants celebrates

    Rashad McCants appeared on a radio show Friday to discuss North Carolina and the academic accusations he made against the university last month.

  15. Former UNC guard Rashad McCants refuses to back down from academic fraud claims

    Jun 11, 2014, 9:22 PM EST

    Rashad McCants celebrates

    The former Tar Heel was back on television Wednesday, and he isn’t budging from the assertions made last week.

  16. North Carolina AD releases statement in support of Roy Williams

    Jun 10, 2014, 4:05 PM EST

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    UNC’s AD can be as supportive as he wants, but that doesn’t make the data any less damning.

  17. Roy Williams discusses Rashad McCants’ allegations in an interview with Jay Bilas

    Jun 8, 2014, 1:05 PM EST

    AP

    Williams spoke with Jay Bilas for 35 minutes for a piece aired on ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines’.

  18. North Carolina head coach Roy Williams responds to Rashad McCants’ allegations

    Jun 6, 2014, 12:45 PM EST

    AP Photo

    The head coach issued a firm denial of the assertions made by former player Rashad McCants.

  19. Former North Carolina guard Rashad McCants says he took phony classes to remain eligible

    Jun 6, 2014, 10:25 AM EST

    Rashad McCants celebrates

    McCants made the Dean’s List during the spring semester of his junior year thanks to courses that according to him weren’t legitimate.

  20. Roy Williams: ‘I’m a college coach and that’s where I belong’

    May 8, 2014, 11:17 AM EST

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    Hopefully that will slow down the rumors about the Lakers.

  21. Report: Los Angeles Lakers interested in North Carolina head coach Roy Williams

    May 5, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

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    The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly interested in speaking with North Carolina head coach Roy Williams.

  22. Roy Williams doesn’t blame refs for loss (VIDEO)

    Mar 24, 2014, 9:43 AM EST

    Iowa State v North Carolina

    Roy Williams handled a tough loss as well as possible.

  23. Rebounding to blame for No. 14 North Carolina’s loss at No. 4 Duke

    Mar 9, 2014, 12:09 AM EST

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    North Carolina shot nearly 60%, but getting whipped on the boards cost them dearly at Cameron.

  24. Dean Smith held back MJ? Roy Williams dispels ‘stupid myth’

    Feb 28, 2014, 2:04 PM EST

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    The question of whether or not Dean Smith held back Michael Jordan during the latter’s three seasons in Chapel Hill is one that came up on multiple occasions throughout Jordan’s career. If you read here, the question was asked way back in 1985 with Smith denying the allegation. “The NBA rules are ideal for Michael,”…

  25. 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…