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'So much joy': UNC men's basketball climbs the ladder, advances to Final Four

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — After four years, Leaky Black stepped on the ladder. He approached it slowly — the whole team took its time. After the handshake line, head coach Hubert Davis cried. Players donned Carolina blue t-shirts that read “Cut the Nets.” They threw on gray hats with “Final Four” written across them. They danced and laughed and raised their arms to a crowd of North Carolina fans migrating to the Wells Fargo Center's lower bowl.
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UNC Basketball: Tar Heels reach out to standout transfer

The UNC basketball program has shown interest in one of the top offensive players currently in the transfer portal. Let the recruiting of players in the transfer portal begin. Although information about the transfer portal has been swirling since teams have recently ended their seasons, there hasn’t been much transfer portal talk regarding the UNC basketball program.
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UNC Basketball: Roy Williams’ touching sentiments about Hubert Davis

Roy Williams spoke highly of Hubert Davis after the UNC basketball program punched its ticket to the 2022 Final Four. It’s been less than a year since Roy Williams retired and walked away from the game of basketball, leaving behind a team that went 18-11 and lost in the NCAA Tournament’s Round of 64. Now, with virtually the same team that lost by 23 points to a middling Wisconsin Badgers squad to end the season, first-year head coach Hubert Davis has the Tar Heels in their first Final Four since 2017.

UNC Basketball: Manek goes from classic rock to 90s TV

Brady Manek and the UNC basketball walk-ons continue to have fun on social media, as they switched from classic rock to 90s television in their latest TikTok post. It’s simple: when the UNC basketball program wins a game in the NCAA Tournament, we get a new post on TikTok from graduate transfer Brady Manek.

UNC Basketball: Former Tar Heel’s father hates UNC

Why is a former Tar Heel’s father showing hatred towards the UNC basketball program on social media?. The UNC basketball program’s NCAA Tournament run has been an exciting one. In Hubert Davis’ first year at the helm, the Tar Heels have well-exceeded the expectations, as they are just one win away from making their first Final Four appearance since 2017.

Thad: Excellence Sustained

With 16 seconds left in Carolina’s final home game on Feb. 28, Syracuse had the ball and a one-point lead. A loss to the Orange, followed by a then-presumed loss at Duke, would have left the Tar Heels at 21-10, a 13-7 ACC record, and quite likely on the wrong side of the NCAA bubble headed into the ACC Tournament.

UNC Basketball: Armando Bacot named Most Outstanding Player

Armando Bacot of the UNC basketball program has been named the East Region’s Most Outstanding Player. The UNC basketball program is heading back to the Final Four, and junior big Armando Bacot played a major role in making it happen. Over the last two games, Bacot has been dominant,...

UNC Basketball: It was a Caleb LOVE-FEST in the second half!

Behind a stellar performance in the second half from Caleb Love, the UNC basketball program defeated UCLA to advance to the Elite 8!. That’s what Caleb Love was heard saying as he completely dominated the second half of play for the UNC basketball program. The sophomore’s offensive showcase helped the Tar Heels prevail to another NCAA Tournament, this one against No. 4 seed UCLA.

UNC Basketball: Good To Be Here

Earlier this year, legendary blues artist Keb’ Mo’ released an album. It’s called Good to Be, and it’s a worthwhile listen and comes highly recommended from this sports blogger. The title track of the album was written while Keb’ was spending time back in his neighborhood in Compton, and the chorus starts with a recognition that “it’s good to be here... it’s good to be anywhere.”

March Madness: KenPom thinks the UNC Basketball program sucks

With the 16 teams remaining in this year’s March Madness tournament, the KenPom algorithm believes that the UNC basketball has no chance to win this year’s big dance. The Sweet 16 is officially set for this year’s March Madness tournament, and the UNC basketball program is one of the teams that are fortunately still alive.