Forward Nassir Little (5) shoots the ball during the men's basketball game vs. Virginia Tech at the Smith Center on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. The Tar Heels won 103-82.

'We're finally here': First-years Coby White and Nassir Little shine in UNC's win

In a beatdown of No. 10 Virginia Tech, White had 27 and Little had 23 for the No. 11 Tar Heels.

White had a game-high 27 points in the win against Virginia Tech, along with seven rebounds and six assists. Little scored a career-high 23, shooting 7-12 and a perfect 7-7 on free throws. With 50 combined points, they accounted for just under half of North Carolina’s 103 against Virginia Tech, whose previous high for points allowed this season was 83.

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UNC guard Seventh Woods (0) dribbles the ball down the court during the home men's basketball game against Notre Dame in the Smith Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. In his 18 minutes of play, Woods scored 4 points, contributing to the final score of 75-69.

Seventh Woods wakes up Smith Center crowd in No. 13 UNC's 75-69 win over Notre Dame

The Smith Center crowd went into a delirium. Just before Nate Laszewski left the ground for a dunk, Woods came flying in. Swatting the ball from Laszewski’s hands, the junior guard turned back down the court, driving and getting fouled at the rim. All the while, No. 13 North Carolina fans let out their first deafening, un-restrainable, this-is-our-house roar of the young ACC season.

Clay Browning, a former graduate assistant coach for UNC football, crowd surfs in the bleacher level student section of the Dean Smith Center before the UNC men's basketball game vs. Duke on March 4, 2017.

This is why you never win the UNC basketball ticket lotteries

Do you ever wonder why you're so unlucky, especially when it comes to the UNC basketball lottery? Despite the "fair" lottery system in place, many students themselves without tickets time after time despite the benefits of Carolina Fever. Read more to discover the ins and outs of the lottery system and Carolina Fever.

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.”