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Jonathan M. Alexander

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Raleigh, NC, United States

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Past articles by Jonathan:

Will Cam Johnson’s younger brother reclassify and play basketball at UNC next season?

Will North Carolina Tar Heels basketball recruiting target Puff Johnson, younger brother of former UNC star Cam Johnson, reclassify from the class of 2020 to 2019? He’ll decide after Peach Jam where he’ll go. → Read More

UNC’s basketball schedule will include a preseason game against this Division II team

North Carolina basketball will play the Winston-Salem State Rams in the 2019-20 preseason. UNC’s early-season schedule also includes other in-state, non ACC opponents such as UNCW, Gardner Webb and Elon. → Read More

UNC’s basketball schedule will include a preseason game against this Division II team

North Carolina basketball will play the Winston-Salem State Rams in the 2019-20 preseason. UNC’s early-season schedule also includes other in-state, non ACC opponents such as UNCW, Gardner Webb and Elon. → Read More

You asked, we answered. An update on UNC’s QBs, offensive plays, Leaky Black and more.

Here’s an update on UNC football’s offense, quarterback situation, Mack Brown’s plays and Tar Heel basketball’s Leaky Black. News & Observer reporter Jonathan M. Alexander answers readers’ questions. → Read More

Former Duke and North Carolina stars to make NBA Summer League debuts this week

A number of Duke and North Carolina basketball players will be on national television this week in the the NBA’s Summer League, among them a matchup between former teammates, Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett. → Read More

Former Duke and North Carolina stars to make NBA Summer League debuts this week

A number of Duke and North Carolina basketball players will be on national television this week in the the NBA’s Summer League, among them a matchup between former teammates, Zion Williamson and R.J. Barrett. → Read More

Here’s how to meet Roy Williams or Coach K while raising money for cancer research

As part of ESPN’s annual ESPYS auction, people can bid on either UNC or Duke experience package, with tickets to a basketball game and meeting with Roy Williams or Coach K. Proceeds go to V Foundation. → Read More

North Carolina hires a new track & field, cross country coach

UNC hires a new track & field and cross country coach. The North Carolina Tar Heels announced on June 27, 2019 that former Stanford coach Chris Miltenberg will replace Harlis Meaders in leading the program. → Read More

North Carolina hires a new track & field, cross country coach

UNC hires a new track & field and cross country coach. The North Carolina Tar Heels announced on June 27, 2019 that former Stanford coach Chris Miltenberg will replace Harlis Meaders in leading the program. → Read More

From quarterbacks to injuries: A one-on-one interview with UNC coach Mack Brown

The News & Observer had a sit-down interview with North Carolina football coach Mack Brown in June 2019. This is what the former Texas coach had to say about his roster, quarterbacks and Michael Carter. → Read More

From quarterbacks to injuries: A one-on-one interview with UNC coach Mack Brown

The News & Observer had a sit-down interview with North Carolina football coach Mack Brown in June 2019. This is what the former Texas coach had to say about his roster, quarterbacks and Michael Carter. → Read More

Luke Maye knows people think he won’t make the NBA, but plans to prove them wrong

The 2019 NBA draft is Thursday and 60 players will hear their name called. While former UNC star Luke Maye is not expected to hear his name called like three of his teammates, he plans to find a way to the NBA. → Read More

Luke Maye knows people think he won’t make the NBA, but plans to prove them wrong

The 2019 NBA draft is Thursday and 60 players will hear their name called. While former UNC star Luke Maye is not expected to hear his name called like three of his teammates, he plans to find a way to the NBA. → Read More

Why this week’s draft will be important to UNC’s future success in recruiting

North Carolina could have three players go in the first round of the 2019 NBA draft on Thursday. Two of them – Coby White and Nassir Little – are expected to be one-and-done lottery picks as freshmen. → Read More

Why this week’s draft will be important to UNC’s future success in recruiting

North Carolina could have three players go in the first round of the 2019 NBA draft on Thursday. Two of them – Coby White and Nassir Little – are expected to be one-and-done lottery picks as freshmen. → Read More

Where Duke, UNC and NC State players are expected to land in the 2019 NBA draft

The NBA draft is June 20, 2019 and a number of North Carolina, NC State and Duke players - including Zion Williamson, RJ Barrett, Cam Reddish, Cam Johnson, Coby White, Nassir Little -- should be picked. → Read More

After six years, UNC’s track and field coach Harlis Meaders will be let go

North Carolina will not renew track & field coach Harlis Meaders’ contract, the school said in a press release Tuesday. Meaders coached UNC’s men’s and women’s teams for the past six years. → Read More

After six years, UNC’s track and field coach Harlis Meaders will be let go

North Carolina will not renew track & field coach Harlis Meaders’ contract, the school said in a press release Tuesday. Meaders coached UNC’s men’s and women’s teams for the past six years. → Read More

Here’s an updated look at UNC’s 2019-20 basketball schedule

Some dates and opponents have been released for the UNC Tar Heels’ men’s basketball schedule. Among the Tar Heels’ opponents are Gonzaga and UNC-Wilmington. An updated list of dates and home and away games. → Read More

Here’s an updated look at UNC’s 2019-20 basketball schedule

Some dates and opponents have been released for the UNC Tar Heels’ men’s basketball schedule. Among the Tar Heels’ opponents are Gonzaga and UNC-Wilmington. An updated list of dates and home and away games. → Read More