2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
13th in ACC
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Tar Heels coach Williams pays tribute to Budig

North Carolina coach Roy Williams on Wednesday paid tribute to Gene Budig, a day after the former American League president and head of three major universities died at 81.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Senior Writer 

Mack Brown and Roy Williams will take a 20 percent reduction in pay starting Oct. 1 to help North Carolina cover a budget shortfall that is currently projected between $30-52 million, the school announced Thursday. Any coach or staff member making $200,000 or more will take a 20 percent cut; those making between $100,000-$200,000 will take a 10 percent cut, and those making less than $100,000 will be furloughed for 15 days. North Carolina added these cuts will not cover the expected losses.

38d

What effect does postponing football to the spring have on College Basketball?

Elle Duncan and Clinton Yates reacted to Adam Silver’s comments that fans can separate the games from the social messaging by players, share their thoughts on the NBA bubble, highlighting how successful it has been and how cool it is to see how players interact in the bubble, and University of North Carolina Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham joined the show to discuss the ACC’s decision to proceed with its fall sports schedule, and steps UNC is taking to ensure the health and safety of its student-athletes, and the Athletics Departments’ ‘3 Es and 5 Vs’ program, promoting diversity, inclusion and respect.

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UNC's Williams donates $600K to spring seniors

North Carolina coach Roy Williams donated more than $600,000 to fund scholarships for all spring sports seniors whose seasons were impacted by the coronavirus pandemic and want to return for another year.

MJ, James Worthy and other UNC alumni share powerful BLM message (2:18)
76d
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76dMyron Medcalf

Jordan joins UNC greats in condemning racism

Michael Jordan joined coach Roy Williams and other North Carolina basketball luminaries in a video posted Monday condemning systemic racism and police brutality against Black people.

125d

Courtside: Roy Williams talks meeting Jordan in high school, beating him in golf

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast talking about DeAndre Williams' "handler" trashing Kentucky and their disdain for middlemen. Then North Carolina head coach Roy Williams joins the show (9:32) to discuss meeting Michael Jordan as a high school kid, UNC not having a conditioning program in the '80s, encouraging kids to enjoy college and not look ahead, Jordan constantly creating motivation for himself, his thoughts on the transfer portal, how he's handling his team during the pandemic, why coaches aren't more outspoken on societal issues and having the overall edge over Jordan playing golf head-to-head.

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College hoops coaches salute essential workers

Many of college basketball's top coaches, including Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, Michigan State's Tom Izzo and Villanova's Jay Wright, teamed up with Madison Square Garden to salute essential workers in a video posted on social media Wednesday night.

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Courtside: Dickie V talks Isiah Thomas, Michael Jordan, NIL and what he's up to while isolating

Dick Vitale joins Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich to discuss the characterization of Isiah Thomas in The Last Dance, Dickie V watching Michael Jordan as a freshman at UNC, worries about player safety whenever sports start again, the biggest compliment Dickie V has ever received, his grandsons deciding they weren't playing tennis at Notre Dame and what they think happens to the college basketball season.

Combs tells wild story about a Duke vs. UNC game (1:33)
146d
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151d

Tar Heels freshman guard Francis to transfer

North Carolina freshman point guard Jeremiah Francis, who averaged 3.3 points in just 16 games for the Tar Heels last season, plans to transfer.

How Cole Anthony is preparing for the draft in NYC (1:36)
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Cole Anthony once dunked on Shaq (0:18)
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Team Stats

Points Per Game72.2152nd
Rebounds Per Game41.910th
Assists Per Game14.3101st
Points Allowed72.8

Tournament History

Final Fours20
Tournament Record123-45
Championship Seasons1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009, 2017
Tournament Appearances48