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Roy Williams leads UNC group in NCAA hearing

A group of North Carolina officials spent nearly all day in a closed-door hearing to start a two-day session before an NCAA infractions committee panel in Nashville, Tennessee.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina's hearing in front of the NCAA Committee on Infractions will continue Thursday morning in Nashville, Tenn. The NCAA allotted two days for the hearing to address five major allegations, including lack of institutional control, related to paper classes in the Department of African and Afro-American Studies.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina's turn in front of the NCAA Committee on Infractions ended Wednesday evening after nearly 10 hours in the meeting room. North Carolina and NCAA officials left without comment.

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Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina athletic director Bubba Cunningham, football coach Larry Fedora and men's basketball coach Roy Williams are part of the school contingent walking into the NCAA Committee on Infractions hearing.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Deborah Crowder, one of the key figures in the UNC scandal in the Department of African and Afro-American Studies, arrives for the Committee on Infractions hearing with her attorney. Crowder is accused of unethical conduct for her role in setting up and grading paper classes that largely benefited student-athletes. She denies wrongdoing.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

SEC commissioner Greg Sankey, chair of the Committee on Infractions, has already arrived for the long-awaiting hearing for North Carolina. The university gets its chance to make its case against five allegations, including lack of institutional control, involving paper classes in the now disgraced Department of African and Afro-American Studies.

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2dAndrea Adelson

NCAA vs. North Carolina: How we got to this point

The NCAA wants to penalize North Carolina over academic matters. UNC says the NCAA has no jurisdiction. On Wednesday, the school will make its case as a saga that could cost national titles and mean harsh sanctions rolls forward.

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3dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

UNC among winners from a hectic transfer season

The Tar Heels beat out several other top programs for Pittsburgh grad transfer Cameron Johnson, who should be an immediate factor in Chapel Hill.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Nassir Little tells Espn his official visit schedule: Georgia Tech-August 25-27, North Carolina-Sept 8-10, Miami- 15-17, Arizona-October 26-28 . He is still in the process of setting up a visit to Duke. Little sits at no.36 in the Espn 100.

Paul Biancardi Basketball Recruiting 

Jeremiah Francis tells ESPN he is headed to North Carolina.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

2019 point guard Jeremiah Francis commits to North Carolina. Tar Heels offered last week.

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12dMyron Medcalf

Offseason A to Z: R is for Returning champ

Joel Berry II is back to lead UNC, but Tony Bradley's departure leaves a significant hole in the paint. Catch up with the rest of the college hoops offseason with our A to Z manual.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

That's three offers out tonight for North Carolina: Simi Shittu, Nassir Little and Nate Laszewski. Three of the best July performers.

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20dSeth Walder

Preseason BPI: UNC and Gonzaga fall hard

The two teams in last season's national title game find themselves both outside of the top 25 in the initial 2017-18 Basketball Power Index.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Self, Duke and North Carolina assistants among the coaches here for Matthew Hurt's matchup with Charles Bassey.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Roy Williams watching five-star Simi Shittu. Tar Heels have been showing interest, no offer yet. Sean Miller, John Beilein also watching.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

A day after offering, Sean Miller watching five-star Simi Shittu. Kevin Ollie, Dana Altman, John Beilein, Notre Dame, UNC, Vanderbilt, Ohio State also on hand.

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Swofford says he's eager to get NCAA investigations closed, but on an end point for North Carolina: "Looking at the history, I wouldn't even guess."

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UNC guard Williams undergoes knee surgery

North Carolina guard Kenny Williams has undergone surgery on his right knee but is expected to be ready for the start of preseason practice in October.

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42dJeff Borzello

2018 recruiting needs: North Carolina

Losing the veteran leadership of Joel Berry III and Theo Pinson means the Tar Heels will depend on two freshman to make an immediate impact next season.

ESPN Stats & Info

UNC places third in Capital One Cup

North Carolina's national championship on the hardwood helped the school's men's programs finish No. 3 in the nation, collectively, in the 2016-17 academic calendar.

Team Stats

Points Per Game84.412th
Rebounds Per Game43.71st
Assists Per Game18.04th
Points Allowed70.6128th

Tournament History

Final Fours19
Tournament Record117-45
Championship Seasons1957, 1982, 1993, 2005, 2009
Tournament Appearances47