Coach Mike Fox has said several times this season that his team, with less run-scoring ability, has a smaller margin for error than in past years.
Coach Mike Fox doesn’t want to go berserk.
The sputtering North Carolina baseball team was in need of a bounce-back performance against UNC-Wilmington Tuesday night after losing six straight.
DURHAM — Wild pitches. Errant throws. Routine plays made to look impossible.
North Carolina clung to a slim one-point lead with seven seconds left when sophomore guard Marcus Paige uncharacteristically missed a free-throw attempt.
Korey Dunbar stepped to the plate with two outs and the bases loaded Saturday and began his batter’s box routine with North Carolina (7-3) trailing North Florida 1-0.
RALEIGH — Before North Carolina guard Marcus Paige could pull the curtain closed on T.J. Warren’s convincing audition for ACC Player of the Year, J.P. Tokoto was there to set up up the lighting just right for Paige’s spectacular finish.
North Carolina, donning white Nike retro jerseys inspired by the 1982 team’s uniforms, set season highs in 3-point shooting percentage and free-throw percentage in a dominating 105-72 win against Wake Forest.
Seth Littrell didn’t have much time to get acclimated when he was announced as North Carolina’s offensive coordinator Jan. 24. He explored Chapel Hill that weekend with his wife, and three days later he was back on the recruiting trail — this time as a Tar Heel, not an Indiana Hoosier.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., — North Carolina had 20 minutes to make up a nine-point halftime deficit, but the way Virginia ended the first half Monday encapsulated how Virginia would dismantle UNC — converting on offensive rebounds.
The No. 29 North Carolina baseball team has had its fair share of errors and botched situational plays this season, but Friday night it was Wake Forest who gave the Tar Heels some help in a 9-0 win that brought UNC (20-14, 8-8 ACC) back to .500 in ACC play. In the fourth inning, after Tom Zengel singled and Landon Lassiter walked, left fielder Parks Jordan dropped down a well-placed bunt that trickled down the third-base line.
DURHAM — Sloppy play in the field and quiet bats doomed the North Carolina baseball team in a 3-2 loss to Duke on Friday — the team’s fourth loss in a row.
The second win in No. 17 North Carolina’s weekend series against North Florida played out much like the first — pitching and a big hit from sophomore catcher Korey Dunbar led UNC to a 5-1 win. Starter Benton Moss tossed his first career complete game, pitching eight scoreless innings after allowing a run in the first frame.
North Carolina got a statement win Saturday, beating Wake Forest by 33 points after the Demon Deacons had previously beat UNC on Jan.
The North Carolina Tar Heels followed up their upset win against No. 5 Duke with an impressive first half against Wake Forest and lead 52-33 at halftime Freshman Kennedy Meeks leads UNC with 12 points and four rebounds.
The North Carolina men’s soccer team was held With less than two minutes in the half, the Wolfpack tested goalkeeper Brendan Moore with a shot from inside the box that required Moore to punch it away. N.C.
U.S. men’s national team striker Jozy Altidore honored former North Carolina men’s soccer captain Kirk Urso last Friday night in a World Cup qualifier against Jamaica. Altidore wore a pair of cleats that featured an Urso quote, “I am strong.
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Home is apparently where the heart is for highly-touted high school running back Elijah Hood, who announced his commitment to North Carolina Tuesday night on Twitter.
The No. 2 seed North Carolina men’s lacrosse team wasted no time jumping all over No. 3 seed Duke in the ACC semifinals at Kenan Stadium, leading the Blue Devils 13-6 by halftime. Two Tar Heels — Marcus Holman and Chad Tutton — recorded hat tricks in the first half and six other Tar Heels joined in on the scoring frenzy.