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33-7, 1st in ACC

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 29-ranked senior Jeremiah Tilmon tells ESPN he is down to five: Illinois, Michigan State, North Carolina, Texas and Kansas.

Johnson a great pick for the Clippers (1:09)
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Will Rockets follow Pelton's advice?

Kevin Pelton thinks Cheick Diallo would be worth the risk at No. 37. Pelton also points out how good Marcus Paige was in his first three seasons at UNC. Brilliant picks (Insider)

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Best NBA draft prospect on each top-25 team

The 2016 NBA draft is just one day away, but it's not too soon to identify future prospects. The next crop of NBA All-Stars will be playing college hoops next season for the nation's top teams.

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Vote: Best college basketball teams that never were

After 10 years of one-and-done NBA draft prospects, we thought about a world where players stayed in college for three or four years. The would-be rosters are pretty daunting. You pick the best.

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Brice Johnson could be a draft steal

Dick Vitale believes Brice Johnson will be a bargain in the second round. "You cannot teach scoring or size and he has both skills," writes Vitale. Draft steals

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Would UNC have challenged UK in 2012?

What if the NBA played by the same draft rules as the NFL, and players had to stay at least three years in college? We might have seen an epic matchup between the Tar Heels and Wildcats. What if it was three-and-done?

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Future reality TV star on each top-25 team

The appetite for the next reality TV show seems to keep growing. So each top-25 college basketball team must have a candidate for that future show's star. Who's yours?

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The recruit you should know on each top-25 team

Freshmen can change the shape of nearly every top-25 college basketball roster, and next season's group is no different. Each top-25 team has a new player to get familiar with.

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Heels are a Final Four contender again

The buzzer-beating loss in the title game was painful, but it's been all good news since. Justin Jackson took his name out of the NBA draft, and the program avoided punishment from the NCAA. Way-Too-Early Top 25

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Jackson withdraws from draft, returns to UNC

Forward Justin Jackson, who averaged 12.2 points per game this past season at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Justin Jackson's decision to return means North Carolina should be right back in the top 10 next season. The knock on Jackson has been his consistency -- in perimeter shooting and aggressiveness. But with Marcus Paige & Brice Johnson gone, he could emerge as the Tar Heels' offensive centerpiece.

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Report: Still no decision from Jackson

North Carolina forward Justin Jackson is leaving the NBA combine undecided on whether he'll stay at Chapel Hill or leave for the NBA draft. Many scouts agree that he could benefit from another year of college play. 247Sports

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UNC holds 'yard sale' ... chaos ensues

What happens when an athletics department holds a yard sale? North Carolina did it, and it was a cross between a flea market and Christmas, with shoppers lining up early and buying in bulk.

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

It kind of feels like Black Friday. Seems like the perfect time for the Runningman Challenge. Where are the Ghost town DJs when you need them?

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Fans already packed in Fetzer Field, been lining up since midnight

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

North Carolina all set up for its first ever 'yard sale' of old athletic gear; will help clear out space in its equipment room

Team Stats

Points Per Game85.7
Rebounds Per Game38.5
Assists Per Game16.0
Points Allowed72.763rd

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Tournament History

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