7/25/2017 10:12pm

Seniors Isaiah Hicks (left) and Kennedy Meeks (right) celebrate during the senior night ceremonies before the game.

Seniors leave gap on North Carolina basketball team

Less than 24 hours after the 2017 Tar Heels tied the nylon that once hung from the rims at University of Phoenix Stadium to the plastic snap closures on their national championship hats, Justin Jackson stepped up to the microphone.

5/27/2017 7:01pm

West Charlotte High School honored alumnus Kennedy Meeks with a ceremony on May 25.

West Charlotte honors alumnus and NCAA champion Kennedy Meeks

CHARLOTTE — Nowadays, he’s an urban legend. Kids in the neighborhood ask for his autograph. They wear his jerseys. They want to be like him. But in 2010, Kennedy Meeks was just a West Charlotte High School first-year trying to get through try-outs like the rest of the team.

5/24/2017 11:38am

North Carolina forward Tony Bradley greets fans after the men's basketball team's victory in the national championship.

Tony Bradley forgoes sophomore season, declares for 2017 NBA Draft

In just over 14 minutes per game, he made over half his shot attempts, rebounded like a madman and ran the floor like few 6-foot-11, 240-pound bench players should be allowed to do. And now, Tony Bradley is officially forgoing his sophomore season at North Carolina and entering the 2017 NBA Draft.