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Status of North Carolina forward remains uncertain ahead of Thursday's game against No. 1 Wisconsin

LOS ANGELES — During No. 4 North Carolina’s Round of 32 win over No. 5 Arkansas Saturday evening, sophomore power forward Kennedy Meeks went down with what was declared a sprained left knee as a result of a player fallingĀ into the side of his leg. 335 more words

Coach Roy Williams: How will Tar Heels deal with Badgers' Frank the Tank? "Very, very seriously"

LOS ANGELES (WITI/AP) — The #1 seed Wisconsin Badgers take on the #4 seed North Carolina Tar Heels on Thursday evening, March 26th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles in the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen. 332 more words

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HOLMES: Tom Izzo Again Proves He's Best Coach In America

Tom Izzo is the best coach in college basketball. Period. End of story. End of discussion.

Izzo’s mastery of his craft was as evident as ever Sunday afternoon as his seventh-seeded Michigan State team knocked off the second seed – and Atlantic Coast Conference regular season champion – Virginia, 60-54. 596 more words

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Roy Williams Gets Down

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams shows off some of his dancing moves after UNC’s win over Arkansas to advance to the Sweet 16.

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Instant Analysis: Paige leads Tar Heels to Sweet 16

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For more than 30 minutes of Saturday’s game between No. 4 North Carolina and No. 5 Arkansas, it looked like it could come down to a buzzer beater. 521 more words

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No. 4 North Carolina beats No. 5 Arkansas but loses Kennedy Meeks to sprained knee

Mike Anderson’s Arkansas Razorbacks like to play “the fastest 40 minutes in college basketball,” a style in which they use full court pressure to turn over opponents and cash in on the resulting fast break opportunities. 460 more words

UNC knows effort and turnovers are the key to beating Arkansas

North Carolina head coach Roy Williams talked about his team’s effort level and execution down the stretch against Harvard to escape that game 67-65 on the way to a showdown with No. 62 more words

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