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3/4/2020 12:00am

First-year guard Cole Anthony (2) runs down the court as Wake Forest junior center Olivier Sarr (30) tries to block him during a game in the Smith Center on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. The Tar Heels won 93-83 against the Demon Deacons during senior night.

'We’re not scared of anybody': With win over Wake Forest, UNC is building momentum

“If you guys have been keeping up with us, we have been playing really well the past few games,” said first year guard Cole Anthony. “We’re getting everybody back healthy, things have been clicking, and practice is going well. We’re just really starting to play well together.”  Anthony was a dominant force in establishing North Carolina’s success on the offensive end. After finishing the Tar Heels' first matchup against Wake Forest shooting just 5-19 from the field, the point guard’s second time facing the Demon Deacons was a stark contrast. 


3/3/2020 6:53pm

UNC junior center Janelle Bailey (30) dribbles past Clemson University senior guard Chyna Cotton (32). The Tar Heels beat the Tigers 86-72 on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 in Carmichael Arena.

Preview: UNC women's basketball heads into ACC Tournament needing to win it all

The North Carolina women’s basketball team has had an up and down season and with an at-large NCAA Tournament bid looking unlikely, enters the ACC Tournament this week with everything to play for.  In head coach Courtney Banghart's first year, the Tar Heels finished 16-13 overall and 7-11 in the ACC, earning them a No. 12 seed in the ACC Tournament. That gives UNC a first-round matchup against No. 13 seed Wake Forest. 


3/2/2020 7:08pm

UNC senior Alexa Graham after returning a volley during her singles match against Old Dominion University during the ITA Championship hosted at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill, NC, on Saturday, January 25th. Following her wins over the course of the championship, Graham moves into fifth place in the programs overall wins list with 121 career wins. The Tar Heels went on to win the championship  4-1 against Old Dominion University.

UNC women's tennis completes 4-0 sweep of Virginia Tech

Despite having to readjust to the indoor game after three matches under the sun, No. 1 UNC made quick work of No. 40 Virginia Tech. The undefeated Tar Heels started hot and stayed that way, receiving strong contributions from the back end of the lineup en route to a sweep of the Hokies in Chapel Hill Sunday to push their win total to 16 on the season.


3/2/2020 5:36pm

Head Coach Mark Gangloff overlooks the swim team as they compete with Georgia on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 in Koury Natatorium. Georgia beat UNC's women 176-124 and men 163-137. 

UNC places seventh in men's swimming and diving ACC Championship

This past week, the North Carolina men’s swimming and diving team (Dual meet record: 3-4, 1-2 ACC) competed in the ACC Championship at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Strong swims throughout the tournament — coupled with a good performance from the divers the week prior — saw the Tar Heels finish in seventh place, three better than last year.