When tasked with replacing Caylee Waters, twice the National Goalie of the Year, Jenny Levy didn’t limit herself to just one option.
Gianluca Dalatri knew his next start would be the biggest of his career, but he didn’t dwell on that thought.
Going up against another ACC rival, the Tar Heels were hoping to end their four-game losing streak. Instead, the Tar Heels lost 73-54 to a more experienced Wolfpack team, with rebounding and a lopsided second quarter proving to be the difference.
Throughout his career, good games by Theo Pinson have usually led to good results for the North Carolina men's basketball team. But against the odds, a career day for Pinson against N.C. State ended in a 95-91 overtime loss for No. 10 UNC, the second loss in a row. The Tar Heels were 16-1 in Pinson’s career when the senior scored in double figures prior to Saturday. But against the Wolfpack, 22 points (a personal best) on 10-16 shooting from the field and 15 rebounds (another career high) from Pinson weren’t enough.
Paris Kea couldn’t miss, and the North Carolina women’s basketball team wouldn’t be denied a season-defining win that seemed as improbable as it is now significant.
NEW ORLEANS – Talent and raw ability has never been the question with Jalek Felton, the first-year backup point guard on the No. 5 North Carolina men’s basketball team.
NEW ORLEANS — This was much more like how Cameron Johnson thought playing in a Tar Heel uniform would be like.
NEW ORLEANS – There were no wind sprints or physically-trying punishments to remind the North Carolina men’s basketball players that their performance in Wednesday’s home loss to Wofford was unacceptable.
NEW ORLEANS – Following his team’s surprise home loss to Wofford on Wednesday, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams said his players needed to “by God be ready to play and not act like we’re prima donnas.” It appears that message was received.
After suffering an unexpected 79-75 loss at home on Wednesday to Wofford, the No. 5 North Carolina men’s basketball team is in need for some good news. At least the Tar Heels (10-2) can take solace in the fact that they’re now headed to New Orleans, a place they’ve enjoyed playing in throughout the years.