Heels win 81-67 in Tobacco Road matchup

UNC beats rival Duke, wins ACC regular season title

The North Carolina youngsters showed they learned from the first Duke game in UNC’s 81-67 win against Duke, after all. For that lesson, the players got quite a nifty title – outright regular season ACC champions.

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The University of North Carolina Tar Heels played the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in The Dean E. Smith Center.

UNC takes win streak to FSU

Roy Williams can spout out numbers in a post-game press conference without referencing the stat sheet in front of him. He can correctly tally John Henson’s rebounds, Kendall Marshall’s steals or his team’s second-half free-throw percentage.


Tar Heels lead Maryland 43-31 at halftime

No. 19 North Carolina leads Maryland 43-31 at halftime. Forward Tyler Zeller leads all scorers in the game with 14 points. Freshman Harrison Barnes scored a quick nine points for UNC and has 11 at halftime. Forward John Henson already has 12 rebounds to go along with his 6 points and 5 blocks.


Students get fewer tickets to UNC basketball games

Citing chronically low student attendance, the athletic department has reduced the number of student tickets by 34 percent from last year. Though rate of attendance has been low for decades, athletic department officials said they decided to reduce the amount of student tickets after particularly poor attendance last year. The office distributes an average of 2,798 tickets per game this year.


Harrison Barnes dunks late in the second half of the Tar Heels' 75-63 win over the Wolfpack.

Barnes blows by other ACC rookies

RALEIGH—The three front-runners for ACC rookie of the year took the floor Wednesday at the RBC Center, sharing the court in one of their last opportunities before the votes are sent. Harrison Barnes used the final minutes of the game to state his case.


Professors Geni Eng of the Gillings School of Global Public Health, Dottie Holland of the Dept. of Anthropology, and anthropology doctoral student Gina Drew will lead a Campus Conversation on Models of Engaged Scholarship, based on their year-long interdisciplinary work to understand commonalities and differences in engagement and to foster interdisciplinary discourse on directing the work of engaged scholarship at UNC.

Offense struggles, defense rolls in UNC win

The Smith Center opened in 1986 and has hosted hundreds of games, but on Saturday North Carolina did what no UNC team had done before. Against Boston College, the Tar Heels recorded the fewest points by a UNC squad in the Smith Center — 48.


UNC played the the Boston College Eagles on Saturday, February 19 at the Smith Center

Eagles claw back, Tar Heels endure

For a few seconds Saturday afternoon at the Smith Center, it looked as if No. 19 North Carolina might finally pay for its inaccuracy against Boston College. As Reggie Jackson’s would-be game-winning 3-pointer floated over the outstretched hands of UNC’s John Henson at the top of the arc, the ball looked destined for nylon and the Tar Heels for a loss befitting their third straight sub-40 percent shooting performance.


Woeful 3-point shooting plagues UNC

North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams always says teams look a lot better when they’re making shots. But Tuesday night against Wake Forest at the Smith Center, the Tar Heels proved once and for all that looks aren’t everything. UNC shot a hideous 5-for-27 from 3-point range but coasted to a 14-point victory, anyway.


The University of North Carolina Tar Heels played the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 in The Dean E. Smith Center. The Tar Heels won 78-64.

Tar Heels top Wake Forest unconvincingly

Harrison Barnes is starting to make unsympathetic, timely dunks a habit.Similar to his late-game dunk on Clemson’s Milton Jennings, Barnes threw down a decisive slam and drew the foul with five minutes left in No. 19 North Carolina’s 78-64 win against Wake Forest.