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Thursday August 11th

Mens Basketball



Hubert Davis speaks at a press conference on June 15, 2022 at the Smith Center.

Reviewing the senior seasons of UNC men's basketball’s incoming recruiting class

North Carolina head coach Hubert Davis Davis’ ability as a recruiter will be tested in the upcoming season as his first recruiting class steps foot in the Dean E. Smith Center.  According to 247 Sports, the four-man 2022 recruiting class is ranked 15th in the country and third in the conference behind Duke and Virginia.  Seth Trimble, Tyler Nickel, Jalen Washington and Will Shaver will arrive in Chapel Hill looking to provide more depth to last season’s shallow bench rotation.

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UNC graduate manager Brandon Robinson comforts sophomore guard Caleb Love (2) after a national championship loss to Kansas in New Orleans on Monday, April 4, 2022. UNC lost  72-69.

'We came this far': Togetherness and the "experience" after UNC's 72-69 title loss to Kansas

The 72-69 loss to Kansas in the national championship game hurt for the Tar Heels. But don’t think for a second that they’re disappointed. Hurting, sure — but not disappointed. The team accomplished incredible feats, all while the world said it couldn’t, over and over again. “It hurts for us to get this far and come up short like this, with everything we went through,” sophomore guard Caleb Love said. “But you know, the positive thing is, I wouldn’t want to go through this with anybody else.”

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