Kelly Parsons


Benton Moss pitches idea, catches attention

Benton Moss’ fastball is dangerous. So much so that the North Carolina right-hander, who’s in his second season as a weekend starter, already has 61 strikeouts on the season — an average of more than one per inning he’s pitched.

UNC rallies to earn Williams' 700th win

An easel in the middle of North Carolina’s locker room at the Sprint Center on Friday propped up a poster-sized whiteboard, the number 700 scrawled across it in large, blue handwriting. Made possible by No. 8-seeded UNC’s 78-71 second-round victory against No. 9-seeded Villanova in the NCAA Tournament, the sign commemorated coach Roy Williams’ 700th career win, a benchmark only three other active coaches have reached.

ACC Tournament Title Game: UNC vs. MIami

UNC men's basketball shifts focus to next win

The North Carolina men’s basketball team might have let its third straight ACC Tournament championship game slip through its fingers Sunday, but the Tar Heels didn’t have time to sulk at the Greensboro Coliseum. They had the next step in mind.

ACC Tournament Title Game: UNC vs. MIami

UNC falls to Miami for the third time this season

All season long, North Carolina coach Roy Williams insisted that his Tar Heels were a good shooting team. That statement was met with various amounts of skepticism throughout UNC’s up-and-down campaign, but game after game, Williams didn’t give in.

	Reggie Bullock goes for an open layup while Maryland’s Pe’Shon Howard watches.

UNC makes it way to the ACC Final

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Following P.J. Hairston’s hand injury in North Carolina’s ACC tournament quarterfinal victory against Florida State on Friday, a solemn Roy Williams didn’t appear to be in the mood to celebrate.

	Freshman Skye Bolt is off to a great start at the plate and went two-for-four Monday.

Tar Heels win with busy bats

With all three of his weekend starters returning for North Carolina’s 2013 season, coach Mike Fox hasn’t been shy about revealing where his confidence lies.


UNC leads Wake Forest by 20 at halftime

With a 3-pointer at the buzzer, Reggie Bullock gave North Carolina a 47-27 lead against Wake Forest to take into the Smith Center locker room Tuesday night. Bullock, shooting 4-for-6 and 2-for-3 from long range, leads the Tar Heels with 12 points in the opening half.

Noted & Quoted: UNC beats N.C. State 43-35

With a 43-35 win against North Carolina State on Saturday at Kenan Stadium, North Carolina snapped the Wolfpack’s five-year winning streak in the rivalry matchup. After they lost to Duke last Saturday, the UNC players came home to a locker room covered in red and white décor.

Colin Moran lifts UNC to 14-0 win against Wright State

With five hits and a career-high tying six RBI, North Carolina third baseman Colin Moran led the Tar Heels to a 14-0 win against Wright State at Boshamer Stadium on Saturday. Hitting a single in the first inning, a double in the third, a triple in the sixth and a two-run homer in the seventh, Moran also became the first Tar Heel since 2008 to hit for the cycle. “I just tried to have a relaxed approach at the plate and it paid off a little bit,” Moran said.

Tar Heels down 35-30 at halftime in Miami

Miami — At halftime at BankUnited Center, Miami leads No. 8 UNC 35-30. The Tar Heels took an early 6-2 lead, but after the first media timeout, the Hurricanes went on a 12-4 run to take a lead it would hold on to for the remainder of the first half. Miami center Reggie Johnson missed much of the first half after picking up his second personal foul less than four minutes into the game. The Tar Heels, who shot 30 percent from the field In the first half, were led by forward John Henson, who led all all scorers before intermission with 12 points. Durand Scott and Kenny Kadji, both of whom finished with nine first-half points, led Miami before break.

P.J. Hairston questionable for Kentucky game

To beat No. 1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena Saturday in Lexington, the No. 5 Tar Heels are going to need all the help they can get. But after sustaining a wrist injury in North Carolina’s 60-57 win against Wisconsin on Wednesday night, freshman guard P.J. Hairston might have to sit out of arguably the biggest game of the regular season.