Assistant sports desk editor Ryan Wilcox opposes Jack Frederick's view that a Duke-UNC title game might actually be worth the anxiety.
In an interview, Brendan Haywood gave his thoughts on various topics ranging from UNC's current team, his job as a studio analyst for Turner Sports and keeping in touch with past UNC players.
Vince Carter, a member of the Atlanta Hawks and an NBA and Tar Heel legend, is the league’s oldest player at 42 years old in his 21st season in the association.
Back at full strength, UNC will have a dogfight with Auburn for a possible shot at Kentucky, the same team UNC played in the Elite Eight during its title run in 2017.
Carter has never won an NBA title, but the fifth pick in the 1998 NBA Draft has found a passion for mentoring younger players like Jackson.
Before you cast it to the side, consider that a Tar Heel and Blue Devil matchup on college basketball’s biggest stage might just be a good thing for both programs and maybe even the state.
“Coming into this year I had a little bit more hunger and a little bit more fight to get back.”
After North Carolina's victory over Washington, the team gets ready to play Auburn in Kansas City.
The 37 points scored by the two were the most from two UNC first-years in the NCAA Tournament since the 2005-2006 season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the second round of the NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Oh., the No. 1 seed North Carolina men’s basketball team defeated No. 9 seed Washington, 81-59, on Sunday to advance to the Sweet Sixteen for the fourth time in the last five years.
At halftime in Columbus, Oh., the No. 1 seed North Carolina men’s basketball team leads No. 9 seed Washington, 41-33, with a spot in the Sweet Sixteen on the line.
COLUMBUS, OH — Hours before the No. 1 seed North Carolina men's basketball team knocked off No. 16 seed Iona, Washington similarly put the clamps on Utah State to earn a spot in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
COLUMBUS, OH — When Cameron Johnson walked off the Nationwide Arena court in Columbus, Ohio, to the locker room at halftime, top-seeded North Carolina was losing to No. 16 seed Iona, 38-33. He had 20 minutes to extend his college career.
In what was mostly a game of two halves, first-year wing Nassir Little was the lone constant.
COLUMBUS, OH — The way Roy Williams would have you hear it, there’s nothing he hates more in life than someone trying to “be cool.”
COLUMBUS, OH — Graduate guard Cameron Johnson led the North Carolina men’s basketball team with 21 points as No. 1 seed UNC defeated No. 16 seed Iona, 88-73, on Friday night at the Nationwide Arena.