Six UNC men’s games start at 9 or later; there is a morning start

There was a lot of bad news for Tar Heels fans who hate late games with the announcement Wednesday of all Carolina men’s basketball starting times. But there also is a game that starts late on a Saturday morning. Six games will start at 9 p.m. or later, starting with the 9 p.m. Nov. 7 opener against UNC Wilmington.
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Live Action details and how to watch if you can’t attend

You’ll get your first look at UNC men’s and women’s basketball teams that both have high expectations at Live Action with Carolina Basketball at 7:30 Friday night. The name comes from one of Coach Hubert Davis’ frequently used phrases, “live action,” which fans first learned about during a halftime television interview during the Final Four. While “Late Night” was the traditional name of the event, it never really happened late in the evening.More

One-and-done era reportedly could end as soon as 2024

Could the one-and-done era be about to end, with players such as Coby White, Cole Anthony, Day’Ron Sharpe and Nassir Little never playing for Carolina? It could happen. According to The Athletic’s sources, eligibility for the NBA draft could be lowered from 19 years old to 18 as early as the 2024 draft.More

Manek finds perimeter range, nearly puts up double-double

The Perth Wildcats are undefeated through four exhibition games, and Brady Manek started to find the perimeter range down under on a Manek Monday. The “Bang Bang” yells we heard so many times last season in Carolina games may not have happened, but the silky-smooth jumpers slithered through the nets.More

Manek settling in Down Under, scores 15 in his first game

Brady Manek has been in Australia for a few weeks and made his National Basketball League debut Sunday in a preseason game. Manek scored 15 points and pulled down five rebounds in 21 minutes of his Perth Wildcats’ 97–91 victory over the Adelaide 36ers. He was 6 of 15 from the floor but couldn’t find the range from the perimeter, missing all seven 3-point field-goal attempts.More