UNC opens men’s hoops season with four November home games

Carolina’s home non-conference men’s basketball schedule will include games against UNCW, College of Charleston, Gardner-Webb, James Madison and The Citadel. The Tar Heels’ non-conference schedule was announced Friday, as well as an Oct. 28 exhibition game at the Smith Center against Johnson C. Smith.More

Tar Heels in Summer League: Jackson shows he belongs in NBA with big game; Sharpe plays well

It’s hard to understand why Justin Jackson wasn’t able to get more than a 10-day contract in the NBA contract last season. All Jackson can do to change that is to take advantage of his opportunities to show what he can do, and he did that Tuesday night. Jackson started and scored a team-high 24 points and five 3-pointers to help the Boston Celtics’ Summer League team hold off a big Golden State rally for a 103–92 victory in Las Vegas. Jackson, who pulled down three rebounds, scored 11 points in the first quarter.More