At the start of No. 6 North Carolina’s doubleheader against Georgia Tech on Saturday, coach Mike Fox couldn’t quite believe what he was seeing.
North Carolina coach Mike Fox has always needed a freshman or two on the field to balance out losing the top talent that comes with being an ACC team.
North Carolina catcher Jacob Stallings has taken a beating behind the plate in the past few weeks, catching ball after ball from UNC’s loaded and ever-cycling arsenal of pitchers.
North Carolina coach Mike Fox just wanted a good start.
In the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday at Boshamer Stadium, Tommy Coyle was doing his best to avoid dropping North Carolina’s series to N.C. State for the second year straight.
ATLANTA — When Florida State downed North Carolina in January, the Seminoles’ perimeter play handed UNC its first conference loss by a stunning 33 points.
ATLANTA — As the buzzer sounded in Philips Arena on Saturday and North Carolina pulled in a 69-67 win against N.C. State, senior Justin Watts ran for the ball and gave it a quick kiss. It was Watts, after all, that made what coach Roy Williams called the biggest play of the game in the Tar Heels’ fight against the Wolfpack in the ACC tournament semifinals.
ATLANTA — Forward John Henson started Friday’s ACC tournament quarterfinal game against Maryland the same way he’s spent most of his North Carolina career — pounding the glass for defensive rebounds.
In North Carolina’s last regular-season home game Wednesday, all record-setting attention was supposed to go to point guard Kendall Marshall.
After an 88-64 victory against Maryland on Wednesday, UNC’s rematch against Duke at Cameron Indoor on Saturday will determine the ACC regular season title before the postseason picks up Thursday with the ACC tournament.
After 22 years at North Carolina, men’s soccer coach Elmar Bolowich resigned Wednesday with an announcement by UNC athletic director Dick Baddour. The 2010 ACC Coach of the Year will be assume a head coaching job at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., after leaving Chapel Hill on Feb. 28. “I’m ready for a new challenge in my life, and Creighton has committed itself to making their men’s soccer team a national powerhouse,” Bolowich said in a press release. “I’d like to help take them there as I have done at Carolina.”
The North Carolina men’s soccer team ended its season Friday night in Santa Barbara, Calif., with a 2-1 loss to Louisville in the NCAA semifinals.
Former North Carolina defensive end Robert Quinn issued his apology to his teammates, coaches and supporters Thursday through a statement released by the UNC athletic department.
Junior Kirk Urso finished what he started in the North Carolina men’s soccer team’s exhibition match against UNC-Greensboro Saturday night.