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11/28/2019 3:48pm

First-year guard Cole Anthony (2) dribbles past opposing players in basketball game against Elon University on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2019. UNC won 75-61.

Recap: Comeback effort falls short as UNC loses to Michigan in Battle 4 Atlantis

A furious comeback effort fell short for the No. 6 North Carolina men's basketball team (5-1), which fell to Michigan (6-0) on Thursday, 73-64, in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.  The Tar Heels trailed by as much as 24 in the second half and cut the deficit to single digits late, but it proved too little, too late to prevent the team's first loss of the 2019-20 season.


11/24/2019 11:03pm

UNC field hockey players come together in celebration after their second goal against Princeton University at the NCAA Championship Game at Kentner Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2019. UNC won 6-1, marking their 8th national championship.

'The new best day of my life': UNC field hockey completes another perfect season

When this one was over, they ran: to their coaches, to their teammates, to parents and siblings and fans alike. They ran to whoever they could find, really, to celebrate a second straight season of literal perfection — one that ended with a 6-1 win over Princeton in the NCAA championship Sunday for the dynastic program that is North Carolina field hockey. And take it from the players themselves: all this pomp and circumstance? The rushing of the field, the tears, the hugs, the pure joy of the moment? It doesn’t get old.