MENS-BASKETBALL


9/20/2020 8:20pm

UNC play-by-play announcer Jones Angell and men's basketball head coach Roy Williams address the crowd at Williams' Fast Break Against Cancer event in the Smith Center on Monday, Oct. 2, 2017.

UNC play-by-play broadcaster Jones Angell talks calling games during COVID-19

"For the most part, we tried to do a large majority of our interviews in person and that, for the moment, has slowed way down," Jones Angell said. "We went almost exclusively either on the phone, Skype interviews or Zoom interviews as well. We have tried to do a lot of different stuff, maybe in a different way than we've done in the past."

9/3/2020 2:18am

Larry Miller and Stephen Demorest. Photo courtesy of Katharine Walton.

New book focuses on Larry Miller, 'lost legend' of UNC basketball

Stephen Demorest said his book details how Larry Miller’s career follows the arc of sports development in culture, where basketball went from a local enthusiasm to a national mania. Responsibility for that change lies in part with charismatic players like Miller and the role they play in creating fan loyalty, he said.


9/2/2020 2:06am

Photo courtesy of Isaiah Lucas.

Column: American sports need to be put on pause

"There are simply too many people that have no problem cheering for the athlete that wears the number 7 on their back when they compete but have difficulty with speaking up about how wrong it was for Jacob Blake to get shot by police 7 times in the back." 


6/29/2020 8:19pm

UNC's student section cheers on their team. UNC and No.1 Clemson faced off on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 in Kenan Memorial Stadium. UNC fell short of ending Clemson's 19 game winning streak, 21-20.

Explaining UNC's student athletic ticket system

North Carolina features some of the most prominent college sports programs in the country. If students want to attend men’s basketball games, football games and other athletic events, here is a guide on the student ticket policies and how to secure a spot.