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No. 23 Ranking In Coaches Poll Fair For UCLA Bruins?
The UCLA Bruins will enter the 2013-14 college basketball season by being ranked No. 23 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. However, is that ranking fair? Sure, why not. UCLA will be losing two very good players in Shabazz Muhammad [...]
North Carolina Tar Heels Shouldn’t Panic After Loss to Texas Longhorns
The No. 14 North Carolina Tar Heels have defeated the then No. 1 Michigan State Spartans, the then No. 3 Louisville Cardinals and the then No. 11 Kentucky Wildcats so far this season, but seem to fall short against weaker [...]
ACC Basketball: North Carolina Should Handle Texas
The North Carolina Tar Heels have built an impressive pre-ACC resume and should keep it going as they face off with the Texas Longhorns at the Dean Dome in Chapel Hill Wednesday. Coach Roy Williams has built this North Carolina team [...]
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Kentucky Not Ready To Join Ranks Of The Elite
The Kentucky Wildcats fell to the North Carolina Tar Heels in a close game in Chapel Hill. Many college basketball fans may call the victory an upset, but the Tar Heels were aided by big performances from Marcus Paige, James [...]
Randle Non-existent As Kentucky Falls To North Carolina
Julius Randle picked the wrong time to have the worst game of his young career for Kentucky in the Wildcats’ 82-77 loss to North Carolina in Chapel Hill Saturday. From the tip, Randle was out of sorts. Carolina attacked the hoop on offense and forced [...]
North Carolina Basketball: J.P. Tokoto Key to Tar Heels’ Success
North Carolina is one of the hardest teams in the country to figure out this season, but one player on the Tar Heels is starting to show he can be another go-to scorer when star point guard Marcus Paige is [...]
North Carolina Tar Heels Win Over Michigan State Not an Upset
The unranked North Carolina Tar Heels defeated the No. 1 Michigan State Spartans 79-65 in what has been heralded by some as the biggest upset of the college basketball season so far. The UNC victory over Michigan State should be [...]
UNC Basketball: Tar Heels Need To Find An Identity
North Carolina‘s loss to the University of Alabama-Birmingham on Sunday was based on one obvious strategy: if teams slow down sophomore guard Marcus Paige, the Tar Heels are lost. Paige could not get any easy looks, was forced into double- and sometimes [...]
North Carolina Tar Heels Upset by the UAB Blazers
The No. 16 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels were in high spirits after defeating the No. 3 Louisville Cardinals 93 – 84 in their biggest win of the season so far. However, that major upset is now out the window as the Tar Heels [...]
North Carolina Basketball: Marcus Paige Is An All-American
North Carolina sophomore guard Marcus Paige is already making the case that he is a first-team All-American. Paige has pulled a 180 from last season, where he tended to be more passive on offense and too complacent to be a [...]