There was singing, dancing and pizza. There were tributes and awards. There was awkward silence.
Eighteen months ago, the aesthetic revolution began, when North Carolina and Nike met to discuss changes to UNC’s athletic identity.
I’m sure we’ve all had our suspicions, but now we know for sure: Dean Smith was a terrible person.
Bess Brinkley insists she’s not interesting, that what she did is not worthy of a conversation, much less a column
Recently, UNC and Daily Tar Heel alumnus S.L. Price wrote a piece for Sports Illustrated about how The Carolina Way is dead.
Tears came easier than words to Brice Johnson, as the 6-foot-9 forward held his head in his hands.
It would be wrong to call Justin Jackson quiet. But even after a team and career-high 22 points in UNC’s 71-67 upset of top-seeded Virginia in the semifinal of the ACC Tournament, there wasn’t a trace of gloating from the freshman.
Greensboro — Barely 10 minutes had passed since his team's 70-60 win over Louisville in the quarterfinal of the ACC tournament, but Roy Williams thought the crowd in the press conference auditorium needed a reminder. "I’d like to introduce you to our two players," he started.
GREENSBORO — Old school isn't always the best thing for a freshman transitioning to the grind of postseason play in a Power Five conference, but there's no question it was exactly what Justin Jackson needed.
ATLANTA — Easy is rarely exciting. There can be flashes of pizazz, and there definitely were in North Carolina’s 81-49 win over Georgia Tech on Tuesday. There was the token J.P. Tokoto throwdown and freshman Joel Berry’s career-high 15 points.
The North Carolina women's basketball team goes through a ball-handling drill during practice Saturday afternoon.
Associate head coach Andrew Calder watches his team practice Saturday afternoon.
The No. 4-seed North Carolina Tar Heels will play the No. 13-seed University of Tennessee at Martin Skyhawks Sunday at 3:05 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. The game will also be broadcasted live on ESPN.
North Carolina leads No. 25 Pittsburgh 35-31 at halftime. Pittsburgh’s leading scorer, Lamar Patterson, got his second foul with 9:35 left in the half and didn’t check back into the game until 1:15 left.
No. 17 North Carolina took an early lead against No. 3 Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium Monday night and hasn’t let go yet.
The No. 6 North Carolina women’s basketball team trailed Miami by as much as 19 points in the first half, yet the Tar Heels closed the gap to a mere six points by the end of halftime, closing the half down 42-36.
During North Carolina’s 82-71 win against Boston College Saturday, I sat next to an NBA scout. As his job requires, he had a plethora of opinions. Here are a few of them from the second half:
After tying the game at 26 with just under five minutes left in the half, the No. 13 North Carolina women’s basketball team went on a 19-3 run to take a 45-29 lead over No.
NORFOLK – After an offensively-lacking first half, the No. 3 North Carolina field hockey team trails Connecticut 1-0 in the semifinal game of the NCAA championship. UConn took the lead early after a penalty corner fewer than five minutes into the game.
The North Carolina women’s basketball team worked hard in the last seven minutes of the first half to counteract relatively sloppy play in the first 13 minutes, and cut a deficit that grew as far as 14 down to four before suffering a Tennessee run that put the Lady Vols up 40-28 at halftime.
North Carolina football coach Larry Fedora said it was bound to happen, he just wasn’t sure when. With fewer than six minutes to play in the half, freshman Ryan Switzer was back to return yet another Virginia punt, but the ball slipped through his hands, and he scrambled to pick it back up again.
Two days after her team’s promising start in a 111-50 exhibition game win against Carson-Newman, North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell is showing promise as well. After temporarily stepping away from her coaching job last month due to a leukemia diagnosis, Hatchell is remaining strong, her doctor said. “Coach Hatchell is doing great,” said Pete Voorhees, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology with the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and the NC Cancer Hospital.