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Louie Horvath


Kentucky leads UNC 38-30 at halftime in Elite Eight

NEWARK, N.J. – North Carolina trails 38-30 at halftime of its Elite Eight matchup against Kentucky in the Prudential Center. The Tar Heels struggled both with fouls and ineffective offense in the first half. John Henson picked up his third personal foul with 6:39 left in the half, and UNC coach Roy Williams was forced to sit him for the remainder of the half.

Jarrard Cole, Jonathan Jones, Louie Horvath

Eagle hunting: Heels dismantle Marquette in Sweet 16

Just before North Carolina’s 81-63 Sweet 16 win against Marquette, the Tar Heel players had heard enough. Many of the pundits had been saying all week that the Tar Heels (29-7) had little chance of advancing very far if they continued to play the defense they played in Charlotte in the first two games.


Tar Heels lead Marquette 40-15 at half

NEWARK, N.J. – North Carolina is running away from Marquette in its Sweet 16 matchup, 40-15 after the first half of play. After taking a 10-8 lead, the Golden Eagles struggled to create anything, allowing the Tar Heels to make a 22-2 run to take a stranglehold on the game. For the half, Marquette shot 6-for-30 from the field, good for 20 percent.


Late-game offense pushes UNC men’s lacrosse past Dartmouth 12-7

For the first 57 minutes of their 12-7 win against Dartmouth, it looked like a game the North Carolina men’s lacrosse attackers would soon forget. The Tar Heels had to fight tooth-and-nail to scratch out a two-goal advantage with 13:12 left. With less than three minutes left, the Tar Heel offense underwent nothing short of an offensive explosion, giving UNC four goals in the game’s dying minutes. “We started listening to our coaching,” junior Jimmy Dunster said.


Tar Heels make late stops

CHARLOTTE — John Henson does not always use his length for the benefit of his teammates, but he did in the last 7.4 seconds of North Carolina’s 86-83 third-round win against the Washington Huskies.


Washington leads UNC 45-44 at halftime

CHARLOTTE — The North Carolina men’s basketball team is trailing 45-44 at halftime of their third round matchup against the Washington Huskies at Time Warner Cable Arena. The Tar Heels struggled out of the gate, falling behind by as many as 11 to the Huskies before storming back. UNC has been paced by Harrison Barnes, who has scored 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting.

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Jonathan Jones, Louie Horvath, Rachel Scall, Zach Evans

Back at the desk: North Carolina headed to Sweet 16

Daily Tar Heel Sports Editor Jonathan Jones and senior writer Louie Horvath take a look back at North Carolina men’s basketball’s road to the Sweet 16 and preview the team’s upcoming Sweet 16 game against 11th-seeded Marquette.

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