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.
Carolina junior star Alyssa Ustby and the United States U23 three-on-three team split two games to advance in the FIBA 3×3 U23 Women’s Nations League Final in Constanta, Romania. The Americans moved out of the group stage and face Lithuania on Friday in the quarterfinals during the single-elimination phase of the event.
By R.L. Bynum Along with the high expectations for North Carolina’s women’s basketball team will come an upgrade in the Tar Heels’ schedule for this season. UNC, likely a top-10 pick in preseason polls, starts the season at home on Wednesday, Nov. 9 against Jackson State and opens ACC play at home on Dec. 29…
North Carolina faces a demanding ACC men’s basketball schedule as the Tar Heels try to follow up last season’s run to the NCAA tournament championship game.
The schedule, which the ACC released Tuesday, opens at the Smith Center on Monday, Nov. 7 against UNCW, with the first league game on Sunday, Dec. 4 at reigning ACC champion Virginia Tech. It will be the fourth time in the last five seasons that Carolina has opened ACC play on the road.
When Javonte Williams got the ball, he took advantage of it with 108 total yards in Denver’s 17–16 loss Monday night in Seattle. But did the Broncos’ coaching staff notice?
North Carolina’s men’s basketball team will reportedly be headed to the Maui Invitational in 2024, marking their ninth time in the event but first Hawaii visit since 2017. The Tar Heels have won the tournament four times, winning the national championship in three of those seasons.