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Ten years ago, this game would have been considered a silver lining. Those are long gone for a program that has established a tradition of No.9 Wisconsin. Despite holding the Tar Heels' offense at bay, the Badgers could hit the vital shot or stop the key run, dropping a 60-57 decision at No.5 North Carolina.

Roy Williams Is Upset at North Carolina Fans Who Sold Their Tickets to UNLV Fans

North Carolina lost its only game of the season Saturday at UNLV. Coach Roy Williams is not only unhappy that his team lost, but he’s also upset with Tar Heels fans who sold their premium tickets to rowdy UNLV fans. Williams was particularly bothered that UNLV fans ended up behind the Heels’ bench, which is [...]

Roy Williams Angry With UNC Fans Selling Tickets to UNLV Fans

  After an 87-62 victory over South Carolina Roy Williams and his top-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels lost to UNLV 90-80 in the championship of the Las Vegas Invitational last weekend. As unhappy as Williams probably was with the loss he seemed to be also quite displeased with some UNC supporters, who he feels weren’t [...]

Bernard Receives ACC's Piccolo Award

GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina redshirt freshman tailback Giovani Bernard (Davie, Fla.), who rebounded from a severe knee injury to become the nation’s leading freshmen rusher, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Brian Piccolo Award, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford announced Friday.

Tar Heels' Hairston tweets he's out for Kentucky

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina says freshman P.J. Hairston is questionable for the fifth-ranked Tar Heels' trip to No. 1 Kentucky with a wrist injury.

Power to the people: Harrison Barnes’ minutes tonight

As mentioned in a post a couple of weeks ago, I’d like to do some crowdsourcing from the people that have been generous enough to purchase a subscription to this site. Figuring that those folks are better informed than the average college hoops fan, we should take advantage of this knowledge. This evening I’d like to do an initial test of this concept by having the audience predict...

No. 9 Badgers fall to No. 5 Tar Heels 60-57

Wisconsin had made things difficult on defenses by stretching them thin and then knocking down crushing 3-pointers. The ninth-ranked Badgers just couldn't do the same against North Carolina.

No. 15 overall recruit Britt will play for Tar Heels

The North Carolina Tar Heels are no longer in the market for a point guard in the Class of 2013. Nate Britt (Washington, D.C./Gonzaga), ESPNU's No. 15 overall player and No. 2 rated junior point guard, committed to Roy Williams on Tuesday.

UNC's Barnes is 'expected to play' vs. Wisconsin

North Carolina forward Harrison Barnes, who sprained his right ankle Saturday, practiced fully Tuesday and "barring unexpected setbacks, he is expected to play versus Wisconsin" on Wednesday, according to a team spokesman.

Competition no concern for Britt

A battle for playing time isn't something that scared off Nate Britt, and that is a very good thing for the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Ben Glicksman: Barnes provides the spark as No. 5 Tar Heels surge past No. 9 Badgers

It wasn't pretty. But when No. 5 North Carolina needed him most, Harrison Barnes provided the spark, says Ben Glicksman, leading the Tar Heels to a 60-57 win over No. 9 Wisconsin.

M. Basketball. No. 5 North Carolina Rallies Past No. 9 Wisconsin, 60-57

Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 20 points during the decisive second-half surge to help No. 5 North Carolina rally past No. 9 Wisconsin 60-57 on Wednesday night.

North Carolina 60, Wisconsin 57: North Carolina Rallies Past Wisconsin

Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 20 points during the decisive second-half surge to help No. 5 North Carolina beat No. 9 Wisconsin on Wednesday night.

UNC-UW: Photo Gallery

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Action photos of the Tar Heels' 60-57 victory over the Badgers.
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