CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls were looking for an upgrade at point guard, and they are banking on North Carolina's Coby White to give them the backcourt boost they are seeking.
Ja Morant, Darius Garland and Coby White make up a clear top tier of point guards in next week's NBA draft, though one has barely played in the past year.
UNC guard Woods announces plans to transfer from program
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina point guard Seventh Woods plans to transfer.
In a post on social media Thursday, Woods says "it's time for a change" for his final season of...
UNC freshman Coby White declares for NBA draft
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina freshman Coby White is entering the NBA draft.
White announced his decision on social media Wednesday, saying "this year, this school, this experience...
Tar Heels set for different look, await NBA decisions
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina thrived with a seemingly perfect balance of veteran composure and youthful upside to earn a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Top-seeded North Carolina is trying to avoid a repeat of last year's NCAA Tournament, when the Tar Heels couldn't make it out of the opening weekend.
Johnson, White, Maye power UNC’s offense entering NCAAs
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Cameron Johnson swears there's no deals among North Carolina's top three scorers determining who gets to lead the offense in each game. It sure seems that way sometimes,...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Roy Williams continues to preach to Coby White to play aggressive while staying under control.
The freshman point guard is learning to walk that fine line for...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Third-ranked North Carolina handled every push fourth-ranked Duke could manage, both in building a big lead and then hanging onto what was left of its edge in the final...
No. 3 UNC looks to extend streak vs BC
No. 3 North Carolina (24-5, 14-2) vs. Boston College (14-14, 5-11)
Silvio O. Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 5 North Carolina survived a wild finish after coach Roy Williams fell and was helped off the court shortly before halftime, beating Clemson 81-79 on Saturday.
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — After coach Roy Williams fell in front of North Carolina's bench and had to be helped off, assistant Steve Robinson didn't have much time to be concerned. Robinson and the Tar...
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams fell near the bench during the first half of a game Saturday and was led to the locker room.
White’s 34 helps No. 5 North Carolina beat Syracuse 93-85
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The shots were falling again for North Carolina's Coby White.
The freshman point guard shook off four games of shooting struggles to score a season-high 34 points,...
Johnson, Maye lead No. 8 UNC past No. 16 FSU, 77-59
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — No. 8 North Carolina convincingly beat both of the Atlantic Coast Conference's hottest teams over a four-day span.
In the process, the Tar Heels laid claim to that...
No. 8 Tar Heels hold off Hurricanes 88-85 in overtime
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina hit every big shot it needed in an unexpectedly dire situation at home against struggling Miami. That allowed the eighth-ranked Tar Heels to hang on for their best Atlantic Coast Conference start under Roy Williams.
Johnson leads No. 9 North Carolina past Georgia Tech 77-54
ATLANTA (AP) — Cameron Johnson and Coby White showed North Carolina is tough to beat and that the Tar Heels might be able to dream big.
Johnson scored a game-high 22 points, including eight straight to open the second half, as No. 9 North Carolina defeated Georgia Tech 77-54 Tuesday night.
North Carolina went on runs of 20-5 and 34-11 in the lopsided win.
Johnson and White, who scored 19 points, combined to make nine 3-pointers and the Tar Heels (16-4, 6-1 ACC) shot 13 for 27 from beyond the arc.
No. 11 North Carolina beats No. 10 Virginia Tech 103-82
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina went from being unable to hit a 3-pointer to seemingly unable to miss. And its touted freshmen rolled to big nights against a highly ranked Atlantic Coast Conference opponent.
This is more what coach Roy Williams envisioned — or hoped for, anyway — from his 11th-ranked Tar Heels.
Little, No. 13 North Carolina hold off Notre Dame 75-69
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Once Nassir Little got rolling, No. 13 North Carolina didn't have to worry much about yet another home loss.
Little scored all 11 of his points in the final 11 minutes, and the Tar Heels beat Notre Dame 75-69 on Tuesday night.
"It was just a matter of time," Little said. "Everybody was just waiting for me to do what I do, to help the team be as good as we can be."
Tar Heels surge past Harvard in second half
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina got ready for Atlantic Coast Conference play with a lackluster performance against Harvard.
Luke Maye scored 14 points to help the 15th-ranked Tar Heels beat the Crimson 77-57 on Wednesday night.
Cameron Johnson and Coby White added 13 points apiece in North Carolina's final nonconference game of the regular season.
"This stuff is over now," coach Roy Williams said. "It's big-time basketball in front of us now. We've got to play better."
Little, Johnson lead No. 7 UNC past Saint Francis 101-76
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Once seventh-ranked North Carolina started taking care of the basketball, the Tar Heels had no trouble taking care of Saint Francis of Pennsylvania.
Cameron Johnson scored 20 points, freshman Nassir Little added 19 and North Carolina beat Saint Francis 101-76 on Monday night in the on-campus round of the Las Vegas Invitational.
No. 7 North Carolina beats Tennessee Tech 108-58
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The ball came Seventh Woods' way in transition and he didn't hesitate.
The North Carolina junior immediately flipped the ball behind his back to Cameron Johnson for a corner 3-pointer, one of several blowout-producing baskets for the seventh-ranked Tar Heels after halftime in Friday night's 108-58 win against Tennessee Tech.