Kentucky and North Carolina could make NBA draft history Thursday night

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Kentucky and North Carolina are poised to make history at Thursday night’s NBA draft. Both teams will likely see four players selected in the first round, marking the first time since the NBA debuted its two-round format in 1989 that two teams have accounted for eight of the total picks in the first round. The [more]

Football-centric UNC academic scandal deepens, but Tar Heel hoops mentioned again


The majority of the recent academic scandal at North Carolina has centered around the possible misdeeds of the football program, but a new report, released Saturday, keeps UNC basketball from completely disassociating itself from the situation, at least for now. According to the Raleigh News & Observer, the scandal centers around the legitimacy of a [more]

Former UNC star Pete Brennan dies at 75

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Former UNC forward Pete Brennan, famous for his last-second shot in the 1957 NCAA tournament semifinal that would later help the Tar Heels to a national championship, died Friday after a battle with prostate cancer, the Associated Press is reporting. He had been diagnosed with cancer in April and was recently released from a North [more]