Category Archives: Roy Williams

Roy Williams – Hall of Fame basketball coach of the University of North Carolina Tar Heels

NC State: 33 Years and Counting

GO STATE?

To celebrate last night’s win which completes the sweep of NC State in men’s basketball during the regular season once again, we thought we’d update an old graphic that was created while the Wolfpack’s ill-advised “Our State” advertising campaign was ongoing.

Download NowNC State: This Is Our Stat - 33 Years and Counting

Yes, it has been 33 years since the Wolfpack has won a national championship in any sport except… wait for it… Bass Fishing.  North Carolina might be NC State’s state on a level much different from the one they attempted to promote, but that stat is definitely theirs.

        A FEW OTHER STATS OWNED BY THE WOLFPACK:
  • NC State is 3-30 against Roy Williams.
  • The last time the Wolfpack had a coach with a winning record against UNC is when they had Everett Case on the sideline from 1946 to 1965. Case was 25-19 against the Tar Heels.
  • NC State is now 77-153 against UNC in men’s basketball.

To be fair, it’s difficult to excel in anything else if you spend every waking moment focused on how to bring down UNC.   Or should we say “UNCheat”, the not-so-ingeniously creative way those adorable whimpering pups now refer to the Tar Heels?

 

 

Watch the 2012 Nike Peach Jam Online

EYBL FINALS AT THE NIKE PEACH JAM 2012

Watch the 2012 Nike Peach Jam on your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Live games are streaming just below.  Links to all archived Peach Jam games are listed at the bottom of this post.

The EYBL Nike Peach Jam is open to coaches and to the public.  Representatives of the UNC coaching staff are present.

Who will be the next young man to earn a UNC offer with an outstanding Peach Jam performance in front of Roy Williams?

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Live streaming has concluded.  Please feel free to replay any of the completed games in the ARCHIVE LIST below. 

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partial list of unc players of interest participating:

  • Theo Pinson – #1 CP3 Allstars 17U
  • Joel Berry – #11 E1T1
  • Julius Randle – #30 Texas Titans
  • Kennedy Meeks – #5 Team United
  • Troy Williams – #5 Boo Williams
  • Marcus Lee – #22 Cali Supreme
  • Nick King – #1 Bluff City Legends
  • Justin Jackson – #12 Houston Hoops
  • Jonathan Williams – #14 Bluff City Legends
  • Justise Winslow – #11 Houston Hoops
  • Reggie Cameron – #5 NJ Playaz
  • Shelton Mitchell – #1 CP3 Allstars 16U

location:

Riverview Park Activities Center
100 Riverview Park Drive
North Augusta, SC 29841

dates:

July 18-22, 2012

standings:

CLICK HERE TO VIEW TEAM STANDINGS

17U rosters:

CLICK HERE TO VIEW 17U ROSTERS

ARCHIVED 2012 PEACH JAM GAMES AT IHIGH:

 

 

North Carolina NCAA National Semifinals Game Film

Marcelo Perez - Basketball in a SpoonThis is an exciting weekend for the fans of  the Louisville Cardinals, Kentucky Wildcats, Ohio State Buckeyes, and Kansas Jayhawks.  All four teams will play in the NCAA National Semifinals this evening in New Orleans.  The North Carolina Tar Heels lost to Kansas in the Elite Eight of this year’s NCAA tournament and didn’t make the trip to New Orleans.

At least four members of the current Tar Heel squad have decided to enter the upcoming NBA draft; only one has exhausted his college eligibility.   And the exodus to the NBA may not end there.  James Michael McAdoo is still deciding whether to make the leap with his teammates — Harrison Barnes, John Henson, Kendall Marshall, and Tyler Zeller — or to return to UNC for his sophomore season.

Not only will UNC fans miss the opportunity to watch the 2011-2012 Tar Heel hard court edition reach their dream of winning a National Championship for themselves, their coaches, and all of Tar Heel Nation, but also, we have this entire weekend to ponder what might have been if this talented team could have avoided the unusually high number of serious injuries they suffered this season.  And then there’s this little issue concerning our frontcourt for the 2012-2013 season.

Instead of worrying about McAdoo’s decision and moping around while the Cardinals take on the Wildcats and the Buckeyes take on the Jayhawks, maybe you Tar Heels would enjoy watching a few of Carolina’s previous NCAA National Semifinals.

ncaa national semifinals game film:

2009 – North Carolina vs Villanova
2008 – North Carolina vs Kansas
2005 – North Carolina vs Michigan State
2000 – North Carolina vs Florida
1998 – North Carolina vs Utah
1997 – North Carolina vs Arizona
1995 – North Carolina vs Arkansas
1993 – North Carolina vs Kansas
1991 – North Carolina vs Kansas
1982 – North Carolina vs Houston

Digger, Roy Williams Knows When We’re Supposed to Go Over Screens

Excellent Dan Patrick Interview of Coach Roy Williams on 3-1-2012.  Roy Williams - The Dan Patrick Show

Listen here:

Dan Patrick Interviews Coach Williams

UNC vs Duke — I Can Finally Almost Talk About It

Okay, I confess.  Twelve days have passed since that atrocious UNC vs Duke game, and I can still hardly discuss it.  It was a nightmare — an unbelievable, unforgettable nightmare.

In all my years of watching or playing basketball, I never saw or participated in a game called so poorly by the refs.  That crew of ACC refs missed call after call that any junior high ref should have been able to make.  How is that even possible if they’re trying to do their jobs honorably?  I doubt I will ever forget or get over that.

And for all the Dukies who want to share their snide remarks about whiny Carolina fans, my response is: Look at the tape.  The tape doesn’t lie, and it doesn’t cheat.  It’s also not intimidated by Coach K’s constant stream of abuse.  Just look at the tape. The proof is there for all but a completely blind person to see.

That said, I would like to add that our guys should have still pulled out that game in spite of the despicable calls and non-calls.  They weren’t quite mentally tough enough to get it done, however.

Also, congratulations to Austin Rivers for playing a great game and for hitting a helluva shot to win the game.  He showed that he had the  courage and the skills to excel on a big stage.  I don’t appreciate the middle-finger salute he offered up to our student section once the game ended, but that wasn’t any worse than the obscenities shouted by their team trainer as he ran off the court. What great examples of class, sportsmanship, and respectability!

Anyway, as I was scanning the net tonight, I ran across this podcast on Tar Heel Bred Tar Heel Dead.  Andy and Reed do a nice job sharing their thoughts on that Duke game.

Enjoy!

Click to play: Tar Heel Bred, Tar Heel Dead – Episode 49.

 

Tar Heel Future Courtside for UNC vs Duke 2-8-2012

Tar Heel Future Courtside for UNC vs Duke 2-8-2012 — Paige, Britt, Hicks

Tar Heel Future Courtside for UNC vs Duke 2-8-2012 -- Paige, Britt, Hicks

Tar Heel commits Marcus Paige, Nate Britt, and Isaiah Hicks sit courtside for Duke game 2-8-2012.