2019 SeasonAll times ET

2019 Schedule
19-5, 2nd in ACC
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Little increases work but status iffy for Tar Heels

Coach Roy Williams said Nassir Little did half-court work Thursday for about 30 minutes. Team spokesman Steve Kirschner said Little did more at Friday's practice, but the freshman's status would depend on how his ankle responds Saturday.

The maturation of Coby White (2:22)
Williams liked Tar Heels' toughness down stretch (2:04)
UNC prevails in back-and-forth OT battle with Miami (1:39)
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Williams, No. 8 Heels hold off Hurricanes in OT

Kenny Williams hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:08 left in overtime, and freshman Coby White scored 33 points to help No. 8 North Carolina hold off Miami 88-85 on Saturday.

UNC's Williams hits 3-pointer for OT lead (0:16)
Lykes gives Miami lead with big 3 (0:30)
Miami's Lykes nails step-back 3-pointer (0:16)
White powers through lane for and-1 (0:22)
Maye finishes and-1 slam in transition (0:28)
Izundu hammers home Miami's first points (0:16)
Who belongs in the NCAA tournament's top 8? (2:01)

Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

The birds are chirping at the Smith Center. Marty & McGee is here , too. The early bird gets the worm. Tip for UNC vs Miami is noon.

Malinda Adams ESPN Producer 

Marty & McGee, the Marty part, live from UNC.

Brooks throws down powerful dunk (0:21)
UNC's Little flies in for an athletic jam (0:21)
UNC's Brooks pumps, throws down big slam (0:17)
NC State's sweet pass leads to easy dunk (0:19)
Maye's one-man fast-break leads to and-1 (0:24)

Paul Sabin ESPN Analytics 

Every top 12 BPI team except Tennessee has played at least 2 other top 12 BPI teams. Of those, Auburn (0-2) is the only winless team and Tennessee is the only undefeated (1-0) team against the BPI top 12. espn.com/bpi

Team Stats

Points Per Game87.2
Rebounds Per Game42.7
Assists Per Game19.6
Points Allowed74.0244th

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Tournament History

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