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Carolina opens the 2013-14 regular season on Nov. 8 against Oakland in the Smith Center.
Carolina opens the 2013-14 regular season on Nov. 8 against Oakland in the Smith Center.
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Basketball Preseason Central
Release: 10/23/2013

This is your one-stop source for all of our preseason stories, video and analysis of the 2013-14 Carolina basketball team. Check back regularly for more updates.

2013-14 Yearbook

Feature stories

Aug. 22: Lucas: Schedule Analysis

Sept. 23: Media Day Chat With Marcus Paige Recap--The Tar Heel point guard answers questions from the fans.

Sept. 26: Lucas: Media Day Storylines--On James, Hairston and more.

Sept. 27: Heels Like Longer Preseason--How the Tar Heels plan to use the NCAA-allowed extra practices.

Oct. 2: Lucas: Green All Over--Danny Green had a whirlwind summer, including a stop in Chapel Hill, after his standout NBA Finals performance.

Oct. 3: Compilation: NBA Training Camp Storylines--Catch up with all your favorite Tar Heels in the pros.

Oct. 11: Lucas: On Guards--Exclusive quotes from Roy Williams on the reasons he might employ a two point guard attack this year.

Oct. 14: CAROLINA: Workout Wisdom--Strength coach Jonas Sahratian and the Tar Heels use the latest technology to monitor the team's workouts.

Oct. 16: Media Picks Tar Heels Third In ACC Preaseason Poll--The assembled media picked Carolina to finish third in the expanded ACC in 2013-14 at ACC Operation Basketball.

Oct. 16: Storify:  ACC Media Day Compilation--Social media highlights from ACC Operation Basketball, including time at the ESPNU studios in Charlotte.

Oct. 18: Frederick Is Back In Blue--Former Tar Heel letterman Brad Frederick has returned to Chapel Hill as Roy Williams' director of basketball operations.

Oct. 18: Late Night Stakes--Adam Lucas on a new way to raise money to fight cancer as part of Late Night With Roy.

Oct. 22: Paige On Cousy Award Watch List--Sophomore Marcus Paige is among 46 candidates to be named the top point guard in the nation.

Oct. 23: Pickeral: Year Of New Beginnings--A new NCAA rule allowed practice to start earlier than usual this fall.

Oct. 23: Lucas: Blue-White Is Back--Friday's Late Night With Roy event will feature on-court basketball action more prominently than in years past.

Oct. 23: Video Breakdown: Roy Williams On The Secondary Break--The Tar Heel head coach breaks down the Tar Heel secondary break, and GoHeels has compiled YouTube footage of examples from the past.

Oct. 24: Lucas: Big Impact For Rules Changes--New NCAA rules allowing for more freedom of movement excite the Tar Heel players.

Oct. 25: Turner's Take: Paige, Meeks Highlight Terrific Late Night--Late Night with Roy once again was a highlight of the preseason, and Turner Walston explains why.

Oct. 29: Q&A With Roy sat down for an exclusive Q&A with the 11th-year Tar Heel head coach.

Oct. 30: Pickeral: Remember the Name--James Michael McAdoo's name has deep meaning to his familiy, and the junior forward wants people to remember his name in Chapel Hill for years to come.

Oct. 30: Lucas: A Brief History of Tough Little Nuts--Adam Lucas talks to Raymond Felton and Marcus Paige about what makes a Carolina point guard.

Nov. 5:  Lucas: One Year Later--A look at how Roy Williams balances his coaching and family lives a year after promising to smell the roses more after a cancer scare.



Season Analysis Series

P.J. Hairston

Desmond Hubert

Joel James

Brice Johnson

James Michael McAdoo

Leslie McDonald

Marcus Paige

Jackson Simmons

J.P. Tokoto

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