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After winning 15 of its last 17 games — with the losses coming to fellow No. 1 seeds Duke and Virginia — North Carolina was rewarded with the top seed in the NCAA Tournament’s … 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
With North Carolina’s 24–20 win over South Carolina on Saturday, head coach Mack Brown became the first UNC head coach to win a season opener against a Power 5 opponent since, well, Mack … more
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
The football gods are rarely this overtly karmic, but the ending of Saturday’s 20–17 North Carolina win against Duke represented poetic justice for the Tar Heels star who sealed the … more
Saturday’s matchup between North Carolina and Virginia Tech involved the debut of new rules in which, starting with the fifth overtime, teams alternate penalty kicks — er, two-point … more
As disappointing as North Carolina’s six-point loss at Wake Forest on Friday night was, the Tar Heels have definitely exceeded expectations so far in 2019. Few Tar Heel fans and (if they were … more
North Carolina is now on a three-game losing streak, and someone just looking at wins and losses could be excused for concluding that the Tar Heel football program is continuing along the same … more
North Carolina knew coming into The South’s Oldest Rivalry on Saturday night that its success hinged on slowing down one man: Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins, the Cavaliers’ season … 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
If you thought the preseason hype for freshman superstar Cole Anthony might be too much to live up to, Anthony has only worn the blue of Carolina for two games and he’s already accomplished … more
“He’s the best point guard I’ve ever been around. Plain and simple. Period. The end.” UNC assistant coach and 12-year NBA veteran Hubert Davis had high praise for Cole Anthony … more
Last week’s late-game collapse against Virginia notwithstanding, North Carolina appears to have hit its stride just in time to visit archrival and top-ranked Duke on Wednesday.  Roy … 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
The 2018–19 regular season for the North Carolina men’s basketball team can be summarized in one word — growth. Back in November, after an early loss to Texas and a blowout loss at … more
Early in the season, North Carolina basketball did its best Jekyll-and-Hyde impression. One could never be sure whether the Tar Heels would be the team that comfortably dominated Gonzaga or the team … more
The UNC football team begins the second half of its schedule at Virginia Tech on Saturday after this weekend’s open date, making this as good a time as any to assess the progress of Mack … more
Entering its open week halfway through the season, North Carolina is on schedule. Although the disappointment of not closing the deal for a colossal upset against Clemson on Sept. 28 still stings, a … more
It’s safe to say Coby White’s mini shooting slump has ended.  White had struggled shooting the ball against the top-level defenses of Virginia, Duke, and Florida State over the … 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
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