Many reasons intense McKoy, aka ‘The sparkplug,’ left UVa for UNC

By R.L. Bynum Of Carolina’s three transfers, Justin McKoy’s decision to leave Virginia after two seasons was the most surprising until you look closer at his situation. Coaching changes came ahead of Brady Manek’s decision to leave Oklahoma and Dawson Garcia opting to leave Marquette. There was no coaching change for the Cavaliers and McKoy…More

Bacot at the center of a new Carolina approach offensively

By R.L. Bynum Being a big man in the Carolina basketball program is going to be different starting this season, and junior Armando Bacot is the man in the middle of that transformation. From Dean Smith to Roy Williams, those legendary Hall of Fame coaches wanted two low-post players. Apart from players such as Sam…More

Tar Heels in Summer League: Anthony, Sharpe play well in victories

By R.L. Bynum Cole Anthony wasn’t sharing the Orlando Magic’s backcourt with rookie Jalen Suggs for the first time during the NBA Summer League on Sunday and came through with his best game in Las Vegas. In 22 minutes, Anthony collected 15 points, seven rebounds, three assists (against five turnovers) and two blocks in Orlando’s…More