First-year guard Cole Anthony (2) attempts a free throw during the first half against UVA at John Paul Jones Arena on Dec. 8, 2019

Recap: North Carolina basketball falls on the road to Virginia, 56-47

In a second straight poor offensive outing, the No. 7 North Carolina men's basketball team (6-3, 1-1 ACC) fell to No. 5 Virginia (8-1, 2-0 ACC), 56-47, on Sunday. The Tar Heels sank just one three-pointer and shot 37.8 percent from the field in the loss.


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Former UNC basketball players Brendan Haywood (left) and Jason Capel in 1999 file photos. DTH/Sean Busher.

A look back at the only two triple doubles in North Carolina basketball history

Wednesday marks the 19-year anniversary of Brendan Haywood’s triple-double against Miami on Dec. 4, 2000: 18 points, 14 rebounds and a school-record 10 blocks. Two games later, against Buffalo, Jason Capel matched his teammate with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists on Dec. 17. In 109 seasons of North Carolina basketball, nobody’s done it before that 13-day stretch. Or since.

Protesters drape a flag that reads "Rest in Power: Heather Heyer" over the Silent Sam monument. Heyer was hit and killed by a car that drove into a crowd during the Charlottesville protests.

The 2010s: the decade that changed everything

The 2010s were, for many, the decade that changed everything for UNC. There was the NCAA scandal, Clery Act violations, massive turnover of legislators in Raleigh that affected the BOG and budget cuts that continued after the Great Recession of 2008. Two chancellors resigned amidst controversies and the UNC System president position saw a significant shakeup as well.  Here's a look at the biggest events that have changed the University over the past 10 years. Some view the decade as a "crumble," while others are optimistic entering the 2020s — whatever they may bring.