Davis knew Williams would retire two days after regular season

By R.L. Bynum It’s clear that Hubert Davis is good at keeping a secret. Davis knew two days after Carolina finished the regular season March 6 with a 91–73 win over Duke that Roy Williams was going to retire. He was probably one of the few people who knew that between that time and when …

Tar Heels in NBA: Barnes hits 22, buzzer-beater to win at Phoenix; Anthony scores 24; Little starts again

By R.L. Bynum Sacramento’s Harrison Barnes continued his hot start and came through in the clutch to beat the reigning Western Conference champion Phoenix Suns on the road. Barnes took an inbounds pass from De’Aaron Fox with 1.4 seconds left, then buried a 3-pointer over Devin Booker from the left wing as time expired to …

On podcast, Roy talks Bernstein interview, cursing and why he said yes to UNC the 2nd time

By R.L. Bynum There was one big reason that Roy Williams cursed live on national TV in 2003 after his final Kansas team had lost to Syracuse in the NCAA championship game. There are several reasons he decided to leave the Jayhawks program for Carolina when given the second chance. Why does he use so …

UNC, Florida State swap spots from AP poll to coaches poll

By R.L. Bynum After being ranked No. 19 in the preseason AP Top 25 poll, Carolina came in at No. 20 in the preseason coaches poll that was released Wednesday. Duke is No. 9 in both polls and Virginia is No. 25 in both polls, but Florida State and UNC flipped spots between the two …

Tar Heels in NBA: Bullock finds groove on both ends as Mavs win home opener; Another good game for Green

By R.L. Bynum It took Reggie Bullock a couple of games to get going after signing as a free agent in the offseason with the Dallas Mavericks, but he put it all together on both ends Tuesday night. After scoring a total of four points on 1 of 7 shooting through two games, Bullock scored …