Basketball Notes

ACC had only seven of the top 50 players in college basketball, according to si.com.

They were #44 Amir Simms, Clemson; 43 Matthew Hurt, Duke; 37 Jose Alverado, Ga, Tech; 34 Jay Huff, Va,; 33 Moses Wright, Ga, Tech; 17 Sam Hauser, Va.; 14 Justin Cham­pagnie, Pitt. They had Luke Garza, Iowa, number one.

Coach Roy Williams and wife Wanda ex­panded their contributions to UNC by donating $3M to support scholarships for athletes, scholars, science scholars. Last year they con­tributed $600,000 for scholarships for spring sports seniors whose seasons were cut short by the pandemic.

Of their $3 million gift this year, the Wil­liamses dedicated $1.5 million to the Caro­li­na Covenant, $1 million to Carolina Athletics to endow a scholarship in men’s basketball and $500,000 to the Chancellor’s Science Scholars program.