Walton in transfer portal, creating UNC opening for transfer

Kerwin Walton always seemed to be a logical transfer candidate and it appears that his Carolina basketball career may be over. The 6–5 sophomore, who last weekend entered his name into the NBA draft process, has additionally entered the transfer portal. It also gives the Tar Heels an available scholarship and the chance to bring in a transfer who they hope can have the sort of impact Brady Manek had. The stretch-four transferred from Oklahoma for his fifth college season and became a key reason why UNC made the Final Four.More

Ryan McAdoo reportedly enters transfer portal

A Carolina men’s basketball player has reportedly entered the transfer portal but his likely departure won’t open up a scholarship for the program that’s at the 13-scholarship limit. Ryan McAdoo, who turned 23 Saturday, has entered the transfer portal, according to verbalcommits.com, as a graduate transfer. McAdoo was on scholarship for his last two seasons at UNC but, given the program’s scholarship numbers, would likely only be able to return for a fifth college season as a walk-on with 13 other players already on scholarship.More

Tar Heels in NBA: Green, Johnson, Bullock advance to next round; Johnson’s Suns to meet Bullock’s Mavs

Danny Green, Cameron Johnson and Reggie Bullock all helped their teams win road games Thursday night to win their first-round NBA playoff series in six games, with the latter two now facing off in the next round. Green’s Philadelphia 76ers, the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference, advanced to a conference semifinal series against the No. 1-seed Miami Heat, with Game 1 Monday in Miami at 7:30 p.m. (TNT). Johnson’s Phoenix Suns, the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference, will meet Bullock’s No. 4-seed Dallas Mavericks in a conference semifinals series. Game 1 is at 10 p.m. Monday in Phoenix (TNT).More

Four to represent UNC in U.S. women’s three-on-three nationals

Thanks to its Sweet 16 run, Carolina’s women’s basketball team will send a team to the USA Basketball 3X Nationals three-on-three competition next month. Rising juniors Deja Kelly, Kennedy Todd-Williams, Alyssa Ustby and Alexandra Zelaya will make up the UNC team that will complete at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Mass., May 13–15.More