April 6: Noel's team played its first game on Friday night, a 79-74 loss to MD Designs. The Tar Heel recorded 13 points (6-12 FG, 0-3 3pt, 1-2 FT), 6 rebounds and 3 assists in a team-high 32 minutes. His team shot just 32% from the field (20% 3pt), while MD Designs was led by Valparaiso's Mohamed Kone, who had 15 points and 12 boards.
April 5: Noel is on the Sales Systems LTD. team, which includes such players as Daniel Horton (Michigan) and Jamaal Williams (Washington). There are several ACC players on other teams in Portsmouth -- Akin Akingbala (Clemson), Cam Bennerman (NCSU), Sean Dockery (Duke), Travis Garrison (Md.) and Justin Gray (WF).