CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams wanted to send a message to Kennedy Meeks after two early mistakes, so he sat his star power forward less than three minutes into Saturday’s game against Davidson.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — The Big South Conference got its second victory over a power-conference opponent in four days Monday night a Winthrop held on for a 77-74 win over Clemson at Littlejohn Coliseum.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim once hired Louisville’s Rick Pitino as an assistant, coached against North Carolina’s Roy Williams in a national championship game and served as an assistant to Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski for two gold medal-winning Olympic teams.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — If North Carolina State is going to make it back to the NCAA tournament once again, Mark Gottfried’s club will have to do it in very different fashion than a year ago.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has spent the past two seasons trying to overcome personnel losses that forced coach Roy Williams to keep reshaping the way his team played. The Tar Heels shouldn’t have that problem this year, not with replenished perimeter depth that has them equipped for a run at the Atlantic Coast Conference title.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A year after a freshman carried Duke, the Blue Devils are doubling down — and then some — on first-year players. It’s goodbye, Jabari Parker, and hello, Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow and Grayson Allen.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is looking for a little stability. After a year marked by extreme swings on the court — and by outside-the-lines issues involving past players — the Tar Heels want to get back to being their customarily consistent selves.
You’ve seen the sardonic messages splashed all over social media. Everyone is calling LeBron James the best GM in the NBA, based largely on his ability to wrench Kevin Love from Minnesota, which instantly imbues the Cavaliers with three All-Stars.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Mitchell Wilbekin always has been Danny Manning’s kind of point guard.
The head basketball coach at Converse has been arrested and accused of shoplifting.