Seniors Kanler Coker, Isaiah Hicks, Nate Britt, Kennedy Meeks & Stilman White pose with Roy Williams and the 2017 NCAA championship trophies.
Seniors Kanler Coker, Isaiah Hicks, Nate Britt, Kennedy Meeks & Stilman White pose with Roy Williams and the 2017 NCAA...
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Four Corners: Graduation Day
Release: 05/13/2017

CHAPEL HILL—Sunday will be a big day in Chapel Hill, as the University of North Carolina holds its commencement ceremony at Kenan Stadium. Tar Heels Nate Britt, Kanler Coker, Isaiah Hicks, Kennedy Meeks and Stilman White are set to participate in the graduation festivities, culminating a senior year in which they won the NCAA championship.

 

1. NEWS & NOTES

♦ Don't miss this awesome video featuring Britt and his journey to being an NCAA champion:

 ♦ Britt seemed to like the video:

Justin Jackson is projected as an NBA Draft Lottery pick and has been at the Draft Combine this week:

♦ At a Tar Heel Tour stop in Lumberton, Roy Williams revealed he never imagined winning more NCAA titles than his mentor, Dean Smith.

 

2. LAST WEEK

♦ The basketball Tar Heels were one of 16 UNC squads to score a perfect 1000 score in the Academic Progress Report (APR) for the 2015-16 academic year. Seniors Joel James, Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige, Toby Egbuna, Justin Coleman and Spenser Dalton all graduated in 2016.

♦ Adam Lucas talked to Luke Maye during interviews for Redeemed, the official insider's chronicle of the 2017 NCAA championship season. Maye reveals what his spring has been like in the aftermath of being named MVP of the NCAA South Regional and how he's already back hard at work for next year.
♦ Lucas also spoke with Paige on how Carolina prepared him for professional basketball.

♦ In the latest Carolina Insider podcast, Jones Angell and Lucas discussed the upcoming championship book and the greatest shots in Tar Heel basketball history:

 

3. 2017-18 SEASON TIDBITS

♦ Here's a look at 2017-18 rosters for the North Carolina ACC teams from the Winston-Salem Journal.

 

4. TAR HEELS IN THE PROS

♦ Tar Heel Danny Green came up big in overtime on Tuesday night, leading the San Antonio Spurs to a 3-2 series lead against Houston (the Spurs won the series two nights later):

 


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