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Due to the threat of rain on Sunday the Tar Heels and Musketeers will play a doubleheader Friday.
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As I read around isportsweb today I found this very interesting article about Who are the final 68. The first thing I checked out was if North Carolina was in it, a given of course, and then how many the author put for the Atlantic Coast Conference, which is five. From there I decided to look into a bit deeper about the Tar Heels and what the bracketologists (both from main stream...
Checking in on two former Tar Heels going in opposite directions.
First up is Wes Miller, the scrappy undersized guard who was a key component in UNC’s surprise 2006 season and contributor in 2007. Miller went into coaching and became an assistant coach at my alma mater, UNC Greensboro. On December 14th, 2011 Miller was elevated to interim head coach after Mike Dement’s termination...
The streak is 55 games and counting. 55 times Clemson has went to Chapel Hill and left with a loss to North Carolina. The Tigers have been trying since 1926 to win at Chapel Hill. To that put into perspective, let’s go over a few streaks that have happened 55 times or more.
Joe DiMaggio’s Major League Record hitting streak: 56 games
Orel Hershiser Major League Record: 59 consecutive...
North Carolina picked up a crucial victory at Miami on Wednesday night and at least temporarily is atop the ACC standings.
The Tar Heels trailed at the half 35-30 and by a 44-36 score a few minutes into the second half, but closed out the game outscoring the Hurricanes 37-20 to notch the victory.
UNC improved to 22-4 overall and 9-2 in the ACC, while Miami dropped to 15-9 and...
• No. 3 North Carolina will open its 2012 season Friday when the Tar Heels welcome in Atlantic 10 foe Xavier for a three-game series.• Carolina is coming off its fifth College World Series appearance in the last six years and will look to begin the march towards another berth.• The Tar Heels return 18 letterwinners from a year ago, including five position players that started...
North Carolina student-athletes Pete Mangum and Curtis Byrd have been named to the 2011 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Football Team, announced Wednesday by Commissioner John Swofford.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina leaned on the inside-out combo of Tyler Zeller and Harrison Barnes to make its Elite 8 run last season, and while that same level of chemistry has not materialized quite yet in 2011-12, there are positive signs pointing in that desired direction.
Complete ResultsThe University of North Carolina women's swimming and diving team turned in a pair of solid relay performances on the opening day of the 2012 ACC Women's Swimming and Diving Championships at the Christiansburg Aquatics Center. UNC came within a half second of breaking the school record in the 800-yard freestyle relay and ranks second in the team standings after day one.
Harrison Barnes scored 23 points and No. 8 North Carolina rallied from an eight-point deficit in the second half to beat Miami 73-64 Wednesday night.
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With 43 points in the final 20 minutes, No. 8 North Carolina was able to erase a five-point halftime deficit to knock off Miami, 73-64.
The Hurricanes had already scored an upset over No. 5 Duke this season, and it appeared as though things were heading in a similar direction on Wednesday. This time, however, Harrison Barnes stepped up for the Tar Heels...
North Carolina enters the home stretch of the regular season Sunday when the Tar Heels host NC State at 1:30 p.m. at Carmichael Arena. Sunday's game is the annual Play 4Kay game and UNC will wear special pink uniforms to support the initiative. Carolina enters the contest 18-8 on the year and 8-5 in the Atlantic Coast Conference after a 71-66 at Florida State on Wednesday. NC...
Harrison Barnes scored 23 points and No. 8 North Carolina used smothering defense to rally from an eight-point deficit in the second half and beat Miami 73-64 Wednesday night. The Tar Heels, who came in leading the nation with 83.5 points per game, shot only 38 percent and went 5 for 18 from 3-point range.
Sophomore Kent Emanuel opened the season with a six inning two-run performance as the Tar Heels claimed the first game of a doubleheader vs. Xavier Friday afternoon by a 10-2 margin. The Musketeers answered with a 10-4 win in the nightcap to pull the series even before Saturday's finale at 1 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium.
Clemson and North Carolina meet in a 4:00 PM game on Saturday at the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, NC. The Tar Heels are 22-4 on the season, 9-2 in the ACC. Clemson enters the game with a 13-12 overall record, 5-6 in league play. The game will be televised by ESPN.