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The North Carolina men’s basketball team took care of business on its first two games over the past week, first overwhelming NC State with 113 points before surviving a pre-Virginia trap game … more
In Roy Williams’ words, three weeks ago, Louisville “(came) in our own building, just slapped us right in the face in every phase of the game.” Carolina responded in kind on the … more
North Carolina ends an eight-day stretch between games tonight with a visit to Georgia Tech. Carolina is 5–8 in its last 13 games against the Yellow Jackets away from Chapel Hill and has lost … more
After wins over depleted conference foes Notre Dame and Miami, Monday night’s game against Virginia Tech looked like it might be a repeat of Carolina’s last conference home game coming … more
Asked whether he had a particular area of concern with his team after Saturday’s embarrassing home loss to Louisville — the worst in his tenure as the North Carolina head coach — … more
While too many turnovers continue to plague Carolina, and the Tar Heels continue to be surprisingly inconsistent shooting the ball so far this season (only 43.2 percent from the field against Pitt), … more
Roy Williams is not interested in winning November or December. His focus in early months is to prepare his North Carolina basketball team for the long slog of Atlantic Coast Conference play and to … more
So far this season, North Carolina basketball has done its best Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde impression, and the Tar Heels’ last two games are perhaps the best example. Last week’s comfortable win … more
Usually, when a basketball team turns it over 23 times, that team loses. And coming off an embarrassing 84–67 loss at Michigan, it would’ve been fair to assume UNC couldn’t afford … more
Despite an initial hiccup, Mack Brown’s second term as North Carolina’s head football coach is off to an encouraging start. First, multiple outlets reported that Brown was poised to hire … more
This space was initially going to be about how North Carolina freshman guard Coby White has found his footing over the past week, averaging 22.7 points per game while shooting a blistering 56 percent … more
Through three games, this year’s iteration of North Carolina basketball appears to be significantly more balanced than last season’s squad, with the 11 returnees bolstered by three … more
North Carolina basketball used the school’s fall break to travel to Pittsburgh for a controlled scrimmage with reigning national champion Villanova on Saturday, Oct. 20. Afterwards, Steve … more
Some losses definitely hurt more than others, and Saturday’s last-second loss to Virginia Tech … more
For better or worse (mostly the latter), the quarterback position continues to define this season of UNC football. The Tar Heels’ last two games particularly underscore this … more
As eastern North Carolina continues to recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, UNC football fans can be thankful for at least one result of the storm: the cancellation of Saturday’s … more
One seeming certainty coming into the 2018 North Carolina football season was that the Tar Heel offense would show significant improvement after an injury-ravaged 2017 campaign. Program insiders were … more
At least two future Tar Heels will participate in Wednesday evening’s McDonald’s All-American Game, which features 24 of the nation’s top senior high school basketball … more
This time, the gigantic shoe was on the other foot. Roy Williams’ North Carolina basketball teams have traditionally been characterized by big, physical, athletic forwards capable of dominating the … more
After winning three straight games before falling to No. 1 Virginia in the ACC Tournament championship game, North Carolina was rewarded with a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament’s West Regional and … more
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