On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, Ryan Lipton and David Matlock give their takeaways from the North Carolina Tar Heels and Duke Blue Devils’ early exits from NCAA March Madness and why the exits might not have been as surprising as one might think.
Tar Takes also examines whether it is the right decision for Nassir Little to enter the NBA draft, if Coby White should follow Little’s footsteps and leave for the NBA, looks forward to possibly landing the No. 1 G in the country in Cole Anthony and Zion Williams/Ja Morant talk.
Tar Takes 4/1 Topics:
Thoughts on UNC’s loss to Auburn in the Sweet 16 and Duke’s loss to Michigan State in the Elite 8.
UNC F Nassir Little declares for NBA draft. Is that the right move for Nassir?
Should Coby White declare for the NBA draft? His decision is still unknown.
What are the prospects for next year’s Tar Heel team? Armando Barcot is committed, Cole Anthony is looking hard at UNC but some think his decision depends on Coby White.
Would a Cole Anthony and Coby White back court work together?
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, Ryan Lipton and David Matlock analyze UNC’s two wins over Iona and Washington and look forward to their matchup against the Auburn Tigers on Friday. They also look at Duke’s one-point victory over UCF and discuss the recent news involving Lonzo Ball severing ties with Big Baller Brand.
UNC struggles for a period against No. 16 Iona, beats No. 9 Washington easily. What are your thoughts on the Tar Heels after the first two games?
UNC v. Auburn: What are the keys to victory against Auburn?
Would we rather play Houston or Kentucky in the Elite 8 assuming UNC beats Auburn?
Duke v. UCF comes down to one point. Does the one-point win show a weakness in Duke or is it a catapult for Duke to make a run going forward?
Lonzo Ball breaks away from BBB brand after company founder in trouble for fraud
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes we look back at North Carolina’s 81-79 victory over Clemson, discuss if UNC deserves its No. 3 ranking, other top 5 teams, we preview the Duke-UNC game, and talk about the futures of recently-controversial LeBron James and Antonio Brown.
Tar Takes 3/4
Tar Heels defeat Clemson 81-79. Nassir only scored 5 points. Should UNC fans be worried about Little’s performance moving forward?
North Carolina rolled with 6 men for most of the game against Clemson. Is that the plan moving forward?
UNC now ranked No. 3 in the country. What would be your rankings for the top 5 in college basketball be?
Duke-UNC. Who’s going to win?
Would you trade for Antonio Brown?
Should LeBron play the remainder of the NBA season?
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes we discuss the aftermath of the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team’s amazing week which included two decisive wins over the Duke Blue Devils and Florida State Seminoles. We also break down what we saw against Duke, who will win on Tuesday in Syracuse vs. UNC, and ask the question should Zion Williamson play anymore basketball games for Duke?
We also start the show by making an apology to UNC forward Luke Maye since he balled out against Duke after Tar Takes was not optimistic in its predictions for Maye against the Blue Devils last Wednesday.
Takeaways and thoughts after UNC’s win over Duke? Florida State?
Is UNC being ranked at No. 5 too high, too low or just right?
What should we expect tomorrow night against Syracuse? Will UNC lose, win by a little or win by a lot?
Should Zion Williamson play another game for Duke?
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, we give a heavy does of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball. We discuss Monday night’s loss to the Virginia Cavaliers and look forward to next week’s UNC-Duke matchup in Cameron Indoor.
During the episode, we break down what went wrong during the UVA game, the implications of Monday night’s loss, discuss why Kenny Williams is an unsung hero, look into Luke Maye’s recent play and talk about whether or not Coby White is a special player and why he isn’t getting the talk he deserves at the next level in terms of NBA draft talk.
UNC G Kenny Williams vs. Louisville (Photo via Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports)
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes we talk about what UNC basketball’s latest win meant over Louisville, look forward to the Tar Heels’ game vs. NC State, recap the Super Bowl drama and dive into the NBA’s drama led by Anthony Davis, Kristaps Porzingis and LeBron James.
Tar Takes Topics 2/4:
What does the win over Louisville mean for Tar Heel basketball?
Is the game against NC State at home on Tuesday a game the Tar Heels should worry about?
How would you asses the Mack Brown tenure thus far?
NBA: Who won the trade Mavs or Knicks?
Should the Knicks trade a possible top 2 pick for Anthony Davis?
Super Bowl Sunday Takeways:
Dave Portnoy + Barstool Sports
The actual Super Bowl game, was it even exciting? Takeaways from the game.
UNC QB Mitch Trubisky (Photo via Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, we discuss if UNC basketball will stay in the Top 10 of the rankings after this week (@GT, @LOU), whether Mitch Trubisky making the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl proves there is something wrong with the Pro Bowl, and the latest on LeBron James, Anthony Davis (he requested a trade) and the Los Angeles Lakers.
For all our topics from this week’s episode, check down below!
Shout out to UNC women’s basketball for defeated No. 1 Notre Dame this weekend at home.
UNC Basketball reaches No. 9 in rankings. Will they be able to stay in the top 10 after this week? They play at Georgia Tech and at No. 15 Louisville
UNC alumn Mitch Trubisky makes 2019 NFL Pro Bowl. Does this prove how stupid the pro bowl is?
AD requests trade. Should NO trade Anthony Davis before the trade deadline or wait until the Celtics can bid in the summer?
If you were the Celtics, would you trade Kyrie Irving for Anthony Davis straight up?
Who is going to win the Super Bowl? Rams vs. Patriots
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, we debate whether or not RB Kareem Hunt deserves a second chance, if Markelle Fultz’s injury is legit and whether the Golden State Warriors will experience longterm success even after Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson retire.
On the Tar Heel side, we discuss UNC football losing out on QB Kelly Bryant, the struggles on the basketball court after losing to Michigan and the university’s decision to build a $5.3 million building for the Silent Sam statue.
QB Kelly Bryant signs with Missouri. How big of a hit is it for the Tar Heels to lose out on Bryant?
Tar Heels suffer brutal loss to Michigan last Wednesday. What is wrong with UNC?
Kentucky, Gonzaga still upcoming for Tar Heels. Can UNC compete with those power houses at the moment?
UNC politics: Smart or dumb move for to put Silent Sam in $5 million building?
Markelle Fultz diagnosed with neuronic thoracic outlet syndrome. Is this a legit excuse?
Kareem Hunt released by Chiefs. Does he deserve a 2nd chance? Is that interview with Lisa Salters real life?
Kobe Bryant takes shot at Golden State Warriors. Will the Warriors’ franchise be successful long term?
Kelly Bryant – Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images
Coby White – Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Silent Sam – WNCN
Markelle Fultz – Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images