Benton Moss’ fastball is dangerous. So much so that the North Carolina right-hander, who’s in his second season as a weekend starter, already has 61 strikeouts on the season — an average of more than one per inning he’s pitched.
With just more than a minute left on the game clock, North Carolina’s fate against Kansas all but determined, coach Roy Williams pulled his five starters off the court.
North Carolina to face Kansas in rematch of last year’s Elite Eight matchup KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s a different place and another year.
An easel in the middle of North Carolina’s locker room at the Sprint Center on Friday propped up a poster-sized whiteboard, the number 700 scrawled across it in large, blue handwriting. Made possible by No. 8-seeded UNC’s 78-71 second-round victory against No. 9-seeded Villanova in the NCAA Tournament, the sign commemorated coach Roy Williams’ 700th career win, a benchmark only three other active coaches have reached.
The North Carolina men’s basketball team might have let its third straight ACC Tournament championship game slip through its fingers Sunday, but the Tar Heels didn’t have time to sulk at the Greensboro Coliseum. They had the next step in mind.
All season long, North Carolina coach Roy Williams insisted that his Tar Heels were a good shooting team. That statement was met with various amounts of skepticism throughout UNC’s up-and-down campaign, but game after game, Williams didn’t give in.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Following P.J. Hairston’s hand injury in North Carolina’s ACC tournament quarterfinal victory against Florida State on Friday, a solemn Roy Williams didn’t appear to be in the mood to celebrate.
In UNC’s postseason premiere against the Seminoles, P.J. Hairston finished 5-for-6 from behind the arc, helping the Tar Heels cruise to their ACC tournament quarterfinal victory.
With all three of his weekend starters returning for North Carolina’s 2013 season, coach Mike Fox hasn’t been shy about revealing where his confidence lies.
Daily Tar Heel Sports Editor Kelly Parsons sat down with new football head coach Larry Fedora.
In the fourth and final video of a series reflecting on Dick Baddour’s tenure at the University of North Carolina, Baddour, along with UNC coaches and faculty, discusses the legacy he leaves behind after 45 years.
In the third video of a series reflecting on Dick Baddour’s tenure at the University of North Carolina, Baddour, along with UNC coaches and faculty, discusses his emphasis on building and maintaining strong relationships.
In the second video of a series reflecting on Dick Baddour’s tenure at the University of North Carolina, Baddour, along with UNC coaches and faculty, look back on the challenges Baddour has faced as athletic director.
In the first video of a series reflecting on Dick Baddour’s tenure at the University of North Carolina, Baddour and Tar Heel coaches discuss his passion for the university.
Interim head football coach Everett Withers gave a press conference on Monday to discuss UNC’s season opener against JMU.
Mike Fox shakes the hand of Vanderbilt’s head coach Tim Corbin. Vanderbilt would go on to knock UNC out of the College World Series.
George W. Bush threw the opening pitch during the Tar Heels’ first game against Vanderbilt.
Junior catcher Jacob Stallings talks to the umpire before warming up for Carolina’s College World Series opener against Vanderbilt.
With a 3-pointer at the buzzer, Reggie Bullock gave North Carolina a 47-27 lead against Wake Forest to take into the Smith Center locker room Tuesday night. Bullock, shooting 4-for-6 and 2-for-3 from long range, leads the Tar Heels with 12 points in the opening half.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — At halftime of North Carolina’s matchup with Florida State at the Donald Tucker Center, the Tar Heels lead 33-31.
After dominating East Tennessee State in the first half at the Smith Center, North Carolina, fueled by a 34-2 run, went into halftime with a 42-12 lead against the Pirates.
With a 43-35 win against North Carolina State on Saturday at Kenan Stadium, North Carolina snapped the Wolfpack’s five-year winning streak in the rivalry matchup. After they lost to Duke last Saturday, the UNC players came home to a locker room covered in red and white décor.
With five hits and a career-high tying six RBI, North Carolina third baseman Colin Moran led the Tar Heels to a 14-0 win against Wright State at Boshamer Stadium on Saturday. Hitting a single in the first inning, a double in the third, a triple in the sixth and a two-run homer in the seventh, Moran also became the first Tar Heel since 2008 to hit for the cycle. “I just tried to have a relaxed approach at the plate and it paid off a little bit,” Moran said.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Fueled by sophomore point guard Kendall Marshall’s career-high 22 points and 13 assists, No.
RALEIGH — At halftime of the matchup between No. 8 North Carolina and N.C. State, the Tar Heels lead the Wolfpack 46-41.
Miami — At halftime at BankUnited Center, Miami leads No. 8 UNC 35-30. The Tar Heels took an early 6-2 lead, but after the first media timeout, the Hurricanes went on a 12-4 run to take a lead it would hold on to for the remainder of the first half. Miami center Reggie Johnson missed much of the first half after picking up his second personal foul less than four minutes into the game. The Tar Heels, who shot 30 percent from the field In the first half, were led by forward John Henson, who led all all scorers before intermission with 12 points. Durand Scott and Kenny Kadji, both of whom finished with nine first-half points, led Miami before break.
At halftime of the Advocare 100 Independence Bowl, North Carolina trails Missouri 31-10.
To beat No. 1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena Saturday in Lexington, the No. 5 Tar Heels are going to need all the help they can get. But after sustaining a wrist injury in North Carolina’s 60-57 win against Wisconsin on Wednesday night, freshman guard P.J. Hairston might have to sit out of arguably the biggest game of the regular season.