MENS-BASKETBALL


1/10/2019 10:00pm

UNC men's basketball beat Mount Olive in an Exhibition game on Friday Nov. 3 107-64.

How Nassir Little became a basketball star with the help of Darryl Hardin

You've seen him on the court, playing like a star. But you probably don't know the behind-the-scenes story of how Nassir Little became a projected NBA lottery pick with the help of Darryl Hardin, his former AAU coach and mentor.   “I want him to be the best player he can be,” Hardin said. “And so, I think it’s a mutual respect and mutual love for one another.”

1/9/2019 1:13am

NC State forward Wyatt Walker (33) guards UNC forward Luke Maye (32) in PNC Arena Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. UNC defeated NC State 90-82.

Team effort cements rivalry victory for UNC men's basketball over N.C. State, 90-82

Over the course of the North Carolina men’s basketball team’s matchup with the Wolfpack on Tuesday night, Roy Williams saw one of the most frustrating performances from his team all season.  But as much as the performance was frustrating, in certain ways, it was the best this team has played all year. The Tar Heels left with their sixth consecutive win in PNC Arena, 90-82 — a win characterized by a first half led by Maye, and a second half propelled by the entire team.