UNC sophomore guard Leaky Black high-fives down the bench during a game against Duke in the Smith Center on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. The Tar Heels lost to the Blue Devils 98-96.

Tar Heels prepare to put last season's disappointment behind them

The North Carolina men's basketball team went out in unceremonious fashion last season, with a loss in the second round of the ACC Tournament. This year, the team is ready to move forward with improvements. 

Men's basketball

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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.

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." 

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.