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11/24/2017 12:20am

Five-star recruit Zion Williamson sits court side at North Carolina's exhibition game against Barton College on Oct. 19.

Recruiting trail grows cold for UNC basketball, football

While the No. 9 North Carolina men’s basketball program is celebrating its 4-0 start to the season after defeating Portland to start the PK80 tournament, head coach Roy Williams may be a little disappointed about recruiting events over the past few days. 


11/21/2017 12:25pm

Guard Kenny Williams (24) drives against Bucknell on Nov. 15 in the Smith Center.

Three takeaways from North Carolina basketball's 96-72 win over Stanford

The North Carolina basketball team kicked off its west coast trip by imposing itself on Stanford late Monday night. It was a tight game throughout much of the first half, but the Tar Heels (3-0) — propelled by impressive guard play — ran away from the Cardinal (3-2) in the second half to complete the win, 96-72.


11/20/2017 10:20pm

Forward Bridgette Andrzejewski fights for the ball against Colorado in an NCAA Tournament second round match on Friday in WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. 

Season ends in NCAA Sweet 16 for UNC women's soccer

  The crowd collectively held its breath as the ball rolled past the goalie and tumbled into the back of the net. As it inched beyond the line and into the corner of the goal, the ball and the North Carolina women’s soccer team’s season came to its final rest. It was all over. The Tar Heels had been knocked of the NCAA Tournament with a 2-1 overtime loss to Princeton on Sunday in the Sweet 16. It was just the 13th NCAA loss in program history.


11/19/2017 10:47pm

North Carolina junior Paris Kea (22) comes under heavy pressure by South Alabama's Candice Williams (0) during Sunday afternoon's game at Carmichael Arena. 

Kea shines, Cherry struggles as UNC women's basketball falls, 85-84, to South Alabama

Paris Kea could have been the name in everyone’s mouths after scoring 31 points, one short of her career high, to go along with a career-high 11 assists for an excellent performance against Southern Alabama. Perhaps it should have been Janelle Bailey, whose efficient inside scoring kept North Carolina afloat on a night when many of its normal shots weren’t falling.