UNC Basketball News and Notes - SCACCHoops.com

UNC Basketball News and Notes

   Posted by Tar Heel Fan at  3/14/2012 7:02:43 AM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
Discuss     Bookmark and Share

Three days.

  • CBSSports.com announced its end of season awards which included three Tar Heels. Kendall Marshall was named first team All-America with Tyler Zeller and John Henson receiving third team honors. This All-American team is not one used by UNC in the criteria for honoring jerseys however it is nice to see someone recognizing Marshall’s game.
  • UNC players and coaches met with the media today. The only noteworthy item from the press conference being John Henson’s status which is day-to-day with an injured wrist. Roy indicated he would know on Thursday what Henson’s status will be for the first game against the Lamar/Vermont winner.
  • In other NCAA Tournament news, Syracuse’s title hopes were dealt a serious blow with starting center Fab Melo being declared ineligible for the duration of the tournament over academic issues. Melo missed three games earlier in the season due to an investigation into his academics and now will likely enter the NBA Draft. For anyone who watched UNC deal with players being held out and declare ineligible all through the 2010 football season can only be slightly amused at Melo being declared ineligible for academics twice in the same season.
  • The coaching carousel is beginning to move with multiple coaches being terminated this week including former Tar Heel player and head coach Matt Doherty at SMU. Doherty was in Dallas for six seasons but never got any traction posting only one winning season. In all likelihood Doherty could be done coaching, as least as the head of a program. It is possible he could catch on as an assistant somewhere. Also getting the axe were South Carolina’s Darrin Horn and Tulsa’s Doug Wojick. The coaching changes merit watching since UNC assistant coaches C.B. McGrath and Jerrod Haase could receive consideration for vacant slots.
This article was originally published at http://tarheelblog.com. If you are interested in sharing your website's content with SCACCHoops.com, Contact Us.

 

Post a Comment About this Article
Entry Link     0 Comment(s)
Subscribe  

There are currently no posts for this NewsBreaker


Post a Comment

Posting As:   Remember Me?
Subject:
Message:

Before submitting this form, please type the color of the second character:


Search
Search
Advertisement
 
Poll
How many bowl games will the ACC win?
3 or fewer
4
5
6
7
8 or more


Newsbreakers
Irish Beat Purdue 94-63 in Crossroads Classic
12/20/2014 9:12:07 PM
Pitt defeats Oakland 81-77 in Overtime
12/20/2014 9:11:03 PM
UNC 82 Ohio State 74
12/20/2014 9:09:43 PM
Villanova tops Syracuse 82-77 in Overtime
12/20/2014 9:08:40 PM
Montrezl Harrell Ejected, But Louisville Still Takes Care Of Western Kentucky
12/20/2014 9:07:24 PM
ACC Morning Linkfest 12/20/2014 with Game Sim Predictions
12/20/2014 7:01:31 AM
Virginia takes down Cleveland State
12/19/2014 9:45:30 PM
Takeaways from Duke's win over UConn
12/19/2014 10:05:34 AM
Game Sim's college football Bowl Week 1 predictions
12/19/2014 9:56:29 AM
2014 Bowl Season Primer, Part 1
12/19/2014 9:46:43 AM
Duke Slugs it Out With UConn, wins 66-56
12/18/2014 10:06:36 PM
Akoy Agau to transfer from Louisville
12/18/2014 4:36:40 PM
Roy Williams Press Conference: Fear Edition
12/18/2014 4:36:10 PM
UNC 2014-15 vs 2013-14 Through Ten Games
12/18/2014 12:19:22 PM
ACC Morning Linkfest 12/18/2014 with Game Sim Predictions
12/18/2014 7:53:21 AM
Message Board
 
YBN Widget
RSS Feed  
SCACC Hoops has no affiliation to the NCAA or the ACC
Team logos are trademarks of their respective organizations (more/credits)