HOUSTON — Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson sat inside the Smith Center with nothing.
HOUSTON — Brice Johnson is, as you know, a large reason why the North Carolina men's basketball team will be competing in the national championship game Monday night against Villanova.
HOUSTON — It's been a pretty fun ride so far. I've been in Houston for just over 36 hours now, along with the rest of the crew from The Daily Tar Heel.
HOUSTON — For about the first 10 minutes of Saturday's 83-66 win over Syracuse in the national semifinals, the North Carolina men's basketball team was in an offensive funk.
HOUSTON — Who would have thought being forced to sing at the 2015 Rammy Awards would send you to the Final Four?
HOUSTON — As I write this, we’re somewhere in the sky above Texas. At least, I think it’s Texas. Because the trip should be about over, and the clouds are much bigger outside the window now than they were when we took off in St. Louis — that’s how everything works in the Lone Star State, right?
The questions are going to keep coming this weekend.
Behind the scenes, the managers for the North Carolina men’s basketball team do much of the dirty work of running a college basketball team — from staying late with players in the gym after practice to mopping sweat off the floors.
Angry Brice was back.
This week on Press Coverage, DTH Sports' weekly podcast, Pat James, Carlos Collazo and Jeremy Vernon reflect on the North Carolina football team's loss to South Carolina and look ahead to Saturday's game against North Carolina A&T.
HOUSTON — After Villanova destroyed Oklahoma, 95-51, in the first game Saturday night, the top-seeded North Carolina men's basketball team leads 10th-seeded Syracuse 39-28 at halftime of the second semifinal game.
HOUSTON — The top-seeded North Carolina basketball team is in Houston for the Final Four, and The Daily Tar Heel sports crew caught up with the team on Friday to watch the Tar Heels in an open practice at NRG Stadium.
What is a team to do when it is missing it’s first and second string quarterbacks? If that team is Baylor, the solution is simple: put whoever you want at quarterback and let him run the ball as he pleases.