Ready to take on college basketball, point guard Elliot Cadeau is taking his game to Chapel Hill a year earlier than expected. Cadeau announced Tuesday morning on social media that he is reclassifying: “I would like to announce that I will be joining the team this upcoming fall!”
Five-star Charlotte post player Thomas picks UNC over Duke, S.C., others
North Carolina coach Courtney Banghart continues to stack up the five-star players. She added another one on Monday when 6–5 Charlotte Catholic post player Blanca Thomas became the second Carolina commitment in the Class of 2024, picking the Tar Heels over Duke, N.C. State, South Carolina, Stanford, Notre Dame, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia Tech.
University of National Champions by the numbers after Tar Heels’ women’s tennis title
With Coach Brian Kalbas’ Carolina women’s tennis team winning the NCAA title on Saturday, here is a look at the University of National Champions by the numbers.
Love moving on from Michigan, reportedly because of issue with academic credits
There were rumors two weeks ago that Caleb Love would decommit from Michigan and the guard shot them down on Twitter. Now, multiple reports Wednesday indicate that he is indeed moving on. Love, who originally committed to Michigan on April 7, will look for another school, according to On3.com and 247 Sports, and Fox Sports is reporting that he didn’t have the needed academic credits to transfer.
Hansbrough elected to Collegiate Basketball Hall, will become 14th Tar Heel inducted
Tyler Hansbrough is the latest Carolina legend elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. Hansbrough was voted into the Class of 2023 a year after Coach Roy Williams and guard Larry Miller were part of the Class of 2022, and will become the 14th Tar Heel to enter the Hall.
D’Marco Dunn becomes the seventh UNC player to transfer, leaving four returnees
Rising junior D’Marco Dunn on Thursday became the seventh player from last season’s North Carolina team to enter the transfer portal, according to multiple reports, leaving only four returning players. One reason he may have decided to leave is the possible reclassification of Class of 2024 five-start point guard Eliot Cadeau to join the team next season. That decision would mean RJ Davis would shift to the two spot and fewer opportunities for Dunn to get playing time, with the competition already including Seth Trimble, transfer Cormac Ryan and incoming freshman Simeon Wilcher.
UNC women among portal winners, Duke, N.C. State among losers, according to The Athletic
North Carolina is one of the seven winners in the women’s basketball transfer portal this offseason, according to an analysis by The Athletic. Joining the Tar Heels on the list of winners are reigning national champion LSU, UCLA, Ohio State, South Carolina, Virginia Tech and Texas A&M.
Ole Miss touts transfers, including Todd-Williams, as ‘Damage Done’; Adams to Rutgers official
The next stops for former North Carolina women’s basketball players Kennedy Todd-Williams and Destiny Adams have been known for a few weeks, but their new schools both made their moves official Monday. Todd-Williams, a 6–0 guard from Jacksonville, N.C., who will be a senior with two years of eligibility, is one of three transfers at Ole Miss and Adams, a 6–3 junior forward, is headed to Rutgers.
Hull, a sharpshooting, versatile wing, has expanded, refined her game after talent was evident at an early age
From her days as a kindergartener, taller and better than everybody on a team of second-graders, Laila Hull has played beyond her years. She already had two scholarship offers by September of her ninth-grade year, when it was evident that coaches recognized her potential early.
Black invited to G League Elite Camp in Chicago
Leaky Black is getting multiple opportunities to show what he can do to possibly continue his basketball career in the United States.After the 6–9, 205-pound wing revealed Wednesday on Snapchat that he would participate in a pre-draft tryout with the Golden State Warriors, he was announced Friday as one of the 45 players invited to the G League Elite Camp in Chicago on May 13–14.