When Theo Pinson descended back to the Smith Center hardwood — a halfsecond away from punctuating the No. 21 North Carolina men’s basketball team’s 82-78 win over its archrival — his mind was flying.
Perhaps it’s easiest to package and deliver his story to the dumbfounded majority of college basketball fans in the phrase he wore verbatim on a black, Powerade-sponsored shirt after a career night against Boston College: "Just a Kid From Huntersville." To many, he's seen as someone who is making the most of the fortunate circumstances he was handed. But the reality is, he’s never really questioned his worth — even when it seems like the rest of the world has.
As a coach who has built a reputation on staying the course — even when it means valuing a lesson during a regular season game that could pay off come March over a tally in the win column — head coach Roy Williams isn’t normally one for overcorrecting.
A streak that began when Calvin Coolidge was president and has survived four different home court locations continued Tuesday night, as the No. 15 North Carolina men’s basketball team won its 59th straight home game over No. 20 Clemson.
For three years, the North Carolina women’s basketball team had been defined by who wasn’t on its roster.
When North Carolina head coach Roy Williams met Wake Forest head coach Danny Manning in front of the scorer’s table after the final buzzer sounded on Saturday, Williams spoke the first words that came to his mind.
Ten years after an iconic moment of the UNC-Duke rivalry, Tyler Hansbrough and Gerald Henderson start a podcast
There are three images, give or take, that encapsulate Tyler Hansbrough’s career as a North Carolina men’s basketball player.
CHARLOTTE — With nine and a half minutes remaining in the Tar Heels’ fifth road test in 12 days, Theo Pinson collected a weak side rebound and diverted his attention to the open court in front of him.
CHARLOTTE — The North Carolina men’s basketball team escaped the Spectrum Center with an 85-75 win over Davidson behind sophomore Brandon Robinson's career high and junior Luke Maye’s fourth double-double of the season.
Sports desk staff writer Chris Hilburn-Trenkle
Construction continues on Fetzer Field. The renovations are expected to be finished by August 2018.
My mans won the damn Natty!
Quarterback Brandon Harris (6) drops back during the North Carolina football team's first practice in Kenan Stadium on Wednesday.
Lauren Moyer, senior forward on the North Carolina Field Hockey team, ventured out of her comfort zone this past summer and participated in the UNC Summer Jazz Workshop. Moyer studied and immersed herself in the genre of Jazz on her way to fulfilling a general education requirement.