2012–13 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team

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2012–13 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
North Carolina Tar Heels logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Round of 32
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
2012–13 record25–11 (12–6 ACC)
Head coachRoy Williams (10th season)
Assistant coachSteve Robinson (10th season)
Assistant coachC. B. McGrath (10th season)
Assistant coachHubert Davis (1st season)
Home arenaDean E. Smith Center
Seasons
2012–13 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#5 Miami (FL) 15 3   .833     29 7   .806
#6 Duke 14 4   .778     30 6   .833
North Carolina 12 6   .667     25 11   .694
Virginia 11 7   .611     23 12   .657
NC State 11 7   .611     24 11   .686
Florida State 9 9   .500     18 16   .529
Maryland 8 10   .444     25 13   .658
Boston College 7 11   .389     16 17   .485
Georgia Tech 6 12   .333     16 15   .516
Wake Forest 6 12   .333     13 18   .419
Clemson 5 13   .278     13 18   .419
Virginia Tech 4 14   .222     13 19   .406
2013 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012–13 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The team's head coach was Roy Williams, who is in his 10th season as UNC's head men's basketball coach. They played their home games at the Dean E. Smith Center and were members of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished the season 25–11, 12–6 in ACC play to finish in third place. They advanced to the championship game of the ACC Tournament where they lost to Miami (FL). They received an at-large bid to the 2013 NCAA Tournament where they defeated Villanova in the second round before, in the third round, having their season ended for the second consecutive year by Kansas.

Pre-season[edit]

Departures[edit]

Name Number Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown Notes
Harrison Barnes 40 F 6'8 210 Sophomore Ames, Iowa NBA Draft
Kendall Marshall 5 G 6'3 186 Sophomore Dumfries, Virginia NBA Draft
John Henson 31 F 6'10 210 Junior Tampa, Florida NBA Draft
Tyler Zeller 44 F 7'0 250 Senior Washington, Indiana Graduated
Justin Watts 24 G 6'4 210 Senior Durham, North Carolina Graduated
David Dupont 22 F 6'5 195 Senior Greensboro, North Carolina Graduated
Patrick Crouch 30 G 5'11 175 Senior Asheville, North Carolina Graduated
Stewart Cooper 34 F 6'5 205 Senior Winston-Salem, North Carolina Graduated
Stilman White 11 G 6'0 170 Freshman Wilmington, North Carolina LDS mission

Recruits[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Marcus Paige
PG
Marion, Iowa Linn-Mar High School 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 155 lb (70 kg) Jan 8, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: 96
Brice Johnson
PF
Cordova, South Carolina Edisto High School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Oct 26, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: 96
Joel James
C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Dwyer High School 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 270 lb (120 kg) Oct 2, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: 94
J. P. Tokoto
SF
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin Menomonee Falls High School 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Mar 3, 2011 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: 93
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 8   Rivals: 9  ESPN: 8
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

  • "North Carolina 2012 Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  • "2012 North Carolina Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  • "ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2012-04-12.
  • "2012 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2012-04-12.

Coach Williams adjusted his line-up starting with the game against Duke on 13 February 2013. He went with a smaller line-up with four guards and moved P.J. Hairston into the starting five.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
F 0 Joel James 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Fr Dwyer H.S. West Palm Beach, FL
G 1 Dexter Strickland (C) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr St. Patrick H.S. Rahway, NJ
G 2 Leslie McDonald 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) RS Jr Briarcrest Christian School Memphis, TN
G 3 Wade Moody (W) 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Mount Airy H.S. Mount Airy, NC
G 4 Luke Davis 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 172 lb (78 kg) RS So Ravenscroft School Raleigh, NC
G 5 Marcus Paige 6 ft 0.5 in (1.84 m) 157 lb (71 kg) Fr Linn-Mar H.S. Marion, IA
F 11 Brice Johnson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Fr Edisto H.S. Orangeburg, SC
F 14 Desmond Hubert 6 ft 9.5 in (2.07 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So New Egypt H.S. Cream Ridge, NJ
G 15 P. J. Hairston 6 ft 5.5 in (1.97 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Hargrave Military Academy Greensboro, NC
F 21 Jackson Simmons 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So Smoky Mountain H.S. Webster, NC
F 22 Frank Tanner (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Hickory Ridge H.S. Charlotte, NC
F 25 J. P. Tokoto 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Menomonee Falls H.S. Menomonee Falls, WI
F 30 James Manor (W) 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Chapel Hill H.S. Carrboro, NC
F 34 Denzel Robinson (W) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Chapel Hill H.S. Chapel Hill, NC
G 35 Reggie Bullock 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Kinston H.S. Kinston, NC
F 43 James Michael McAdoo 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) So Norfolk Christian H.S. Norfolk, VA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2012-11-09

  • Note that the roster is subject to change.

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
October 26, 2012*
6:30 pm
No. 11 Shaw W 81–54 
 16  McAdoo   8  McAdoo   5  Bullock  Dean E. Smith Center (–)
Chapel Hill, NC
Non-Conference Regular Season
November 9, 2012*
7:00 pm, RSN
No. 11 Gardner–Webb W 76–59  1–0
 26  McAdoo   14  McAdoo   3  Bullock, Hairston  Dean E. Smith Center (16,430)
Chapel Hill, NC
November 11, 2012*
2:30 pm, ESPNU
No. 11 Florida Atlantic
2012 Maui Invitational Tournament
W 80–56  2–0
 19  McAdoo   11  McAdoo   6  Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (15,403)
Chapel Hill, NC
November 16, 2012*
11:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 11 at Long Beach State W 78–63  3–0
 18  McAdoo   9  McAdoo, James   6  Strickland  Walter Pyramid (6,912)
Long Beach, CA
November 19, 2012*
6:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 9 vs. Mississippi State
2012 Maui Invitational Tournament
W 95–49  4–0
 21  McDonald   8  Johnson   5  Strickland  Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
November 20, 2012*
8 p.m., ESPN
No. 9 vs. Butler
2012 Maui Invitational Tournament
L 71–82  4–1
 15  Hairston   7  Hairston   5  Paige  Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
November 21, 2012*
7:30 p.m., ESPN2
No. 9 vs. Chaminade
2012 Maui Invitational Tournament
W 112–70  5–1
 18  McAdoo   10  McAdoo   7  Davis  Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
November 27, 2012*
9:30 pm, ESPN
No. 14 at No. 1 Indiana
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
L 59–83  5–2
 14  Strickland   9  McAdoo, Bullock   3  Strickland, Paige  Assembly Hall (17,472)
Bloomington, IN
December 1, 2012*
6:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 14 UAB W 102–84  6–2
 24  McDonald   12  McAdoo   9  Strickland  Dean E. Smith Center (15,906)
Chapel Hill, NC
December 8, 2012*
7:30 pm, ESPN3
No. 20 East Tennessee State W 78–55  7–2
 14  McDonald   8  Johnson   7  Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (17,307)
Chapel Hill, NC
December 15, 2012*
12:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 21 East Carolina W 93–87  8–2
 19  McAdoo   7  Bullock, McAdoo   10  Strickland  Dean E. Smith Center (19,147)
Chapel Hill, NC
December 19, 2012*
9:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 23 at Texas L 67–85  8–3
 18  Bullock   13  Bullock   5  Paige  Frank Erwin Center (13,134)
Austin, TX
December 22, 2012*
12:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 23 McNeese State W 97–63  9–3
 20  Hairston   8  Hairston   9  Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (18,258)
Chapel Hill, NC
December 29, 2012*
2:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 20 UNLV W 79–73  10–3
 16  Strickland   9  McAdoo   4  Hairston  Dean E. Smith Center (20,888)
Chapel Hill, NC
ACC Regular Season
January 6, 2013
8:00 pm, ESPNU
at Virginia L 52–61  10–4 (0–1)
 22  Bullock   7  McAdoo   3  Strickland  John Paul Jones Arena (12,117)
Charlottesville, VA
January 10, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPN
Miami (FL) L 59–68  10–5 (0–2)
 14  McAdoo   6  Bullock, McAdoo   5  Bullock, Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (20,516)
Chapel Hill, NC
January 12, 2013
2:00 pm, ESPN
at Florida State W 77–72  11–5 (1–2)
 23  Hairston   8  McAdoo, Bullock   4  Bullock, Paige  Donald L. Tucker Center (12,060)
Tallahassee, FL
January 19, 2013
12:00 pm, ESPN
Maryland W 62–52  12–5 (2–2)
 24  Bullock   11  McAdoo   6  Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (20,865)
Chapel Hill, NC
January 23, 2013
9:00 pm, ESPN
Georgia Tech W 79–63  13–5 (3–2)
 17  Bullock   9  McAdoo   6  Strickland, Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (19,124)
Chapel Hill, NC
January 26, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPN
at No. 18 NC State L 83–91  13–6 (3–3)
 19  Hairston   11  McAdoo   6  Strickland  PNC Arena (19,577)
Raleigh, NC
January 29, 2013
9:00 pm, ESPNU
at Boston College W 82–70  14–6 (4–3)
 17  McAdoo   10  McAdoo   6  Paige  Conte Forum (7,062)
Chestnut Hill, MA
February 2, 2013
12:00 pm, ACCN/ESPN3
Virginia Tech W 72–60 OT 15–6 (5–3)
 22  McAdoo   10  McAdoo   5  Bullock, Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (20,762)
Chapel Hill, NC
February 5, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPNU
Wake Forest W 87–62  16–6 (6–3)
 23  Bullock   6  Paige   5  Strickland  Dean E. Smith Center (19,653)
Chapel Hill, NC
February 9, 2013
2:00 pm, ESPN
at No. 8 Miami (FL) L 61–87  16–7 (6–4)
 14  Bullock   7  Bullock   4  Paige  BankUnited Center (7,972)
Coral Gables, FL
February 13, 2013
9:00 pm, ESPN/ACCN
at No. 2 Duke
Rivalry
L 68–73  16–8 (6–5)
 23  Hairston   8  McAdoo, Bullock, Hairston   3  Hairston  Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
February 16, 2013
12:00 pm, ACCN/ESPN3
Virginia W 93–81  17–8 (7–5)
 29  Hairston   10  McAdoo   6  Strickland  Dean E. Smith Center (20,616)
Chapel Hill, NC
February 19, 2013
9:00 pm, ACCN/ESPN3
at Georgia Tech W 70–58  18–8 (8–5)
 22  McAdoo   11  McAdoo   7  Strickland  McCamish Pavilion (8,600)
Atlanta, GA
February 23, 2013
4:00 pm, ESPN
NC State W 76–65  19–8 (9–5)
 22  Bullock   13  Bullock   8  Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, NC
February 28, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPN
at Clemson W 68–59  20–8 (10–5)
 16  Strickland   9  Bullock   6  Bullock  Littlejohn Coliseum (9,778)
Clemson, SC
March 3, 2013
2:00 pm, CBS
Florida State W 79–58  21–8 (11–5)
 21  McAdoo   10  Bullock   9  Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (21,228)
Chapel Hill, NC
March 6, 2013
7:00 pm, ESPN
at Maryland W 79–68  22–8 (12–5)
 22  Hairston   12  Bullock   6  Strickland  Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, MD
March 9, 2013
9:00 pm, ESPN
No. 3 Duke
College GameDay/Rivalry
L 53–69  22–9 (12–6)
 15  McAdoo   6  Bullock, Hairston   6  Paige  Dean E. Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, NC
2013 ACC Tournament
March 15, 2013
9:42 pm, ACCN/ESPN2
vs. Florida State
Quarterfinals
W 83–62  23–9
 21  Hairston   9  Bullock   10  Paige  Greensboro Coliseum (N/A)
Greensboro, NC
March 16, 2013
3:45 pm, ACCN/ESPN
vs. Maryland
Semifinals
W 79–76  24–9
 15  Bullock, Strickland   9  Bullock   4  Bullock, Strickland  Greensboro Coliseum (22,169)
Greensboro, NC
March 17, 2013
1:00 pm, ACCN/ESPN
vs. No. 9 Miami (FL)
Championship Game
L 77–87  24–10
 28  Hairston   7  Bullock   8  Strickland  Greensboro Coliseum (22,169)
Greensboro, NC
2013 NCAA Tournament
March 22, 2013*
7:20 pm, TNT
No. (8 S) vs. (9 S) Villanova
Second Round
W 78–71  25–10
 23  Hairston   5  Hairston   4  Bullock, Paige  Sprint Center (18,488)
Kansas City, MO
March 24, 2013*
5:25 pm, CBS
No. (8 S) vs. No. 3 (1 S) Kansas
Third Round
L 58–70  25–11
 15  Hairston   9  Hairston   4  Strickland  Sprint Center (18,498)
Kansas City, MO
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region S=South.

Rankings[edit]

Poll[1] 11/30/12 12/31/12 1/31/13 2/25/13 3/1/13 3/10/13 3/17/13
RPI 51 23 34 21 18 18 18
Basketball Power Index (BPI) 32
NCAA seed list[2] 29

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Year Round Pick Player NBA Club
2013 1 25 Reggie Bullock Los Angeles Clippers
2014 1 26 P. J. Hairston Miami Heat
2015 2 58 J. P. Tokoto Philadelphia 76ers
2016 1 25 Brice Johnson Los Angeles Clippers
2016 2 55 Marcus Paige Brooklyn Nets

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References[edit]