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- In the sixth round of penalty kicks against No. 3 seed North Carolina, UCF women's soccer senior goalkeeper Aline Reis (Campinas, Brazil) denied Ranee Premji to give the Knights (13-4-6) the 5-4 edge and their first berth in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament since 1987. It was also the first time UCF has advanced past the Tar Heels in postseason play.
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North Carolina remains a runaway choice in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll.
The Tar Heels received 62 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel.
Kentucky, Ohio State, Connecticut, Syracuse and Duke stayed second through sixth. Louisville advanced one place to seventh and was followed in the top 10 by Memphis, Baylor and Florida...
Now that’s what I call a temp job. Bobby Frasor and Jackie Manuel, who each played on national championship teams at UNC for Roy Williams, have joined the Carolina basketball support staff. Frasor will be an assistant video coordinator, and Manuel will be an assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Both jobs are temporary appointments and will last through May 15th.
John Henson had 18 points and 14 rebounds to help top-ranked North Carolina beat Mississippi Valley State 101-75 on Sunday.
Harrison Barnes also had 18 points for the Tar Heels (3-0), who had little trouble winning their home opener in a ragged game. North Carolina never trailed, led by 14 at halftime then blew the game open in the final 10 minutes to lead by as many as 30.
North Carolina entered the season knowing its outside shooting would have to improve to help its veteran front line. The top-ranked Tar Heels haven't gotten the kind of start they wanted.
John Henson had 18 points and 14 rebounds to help North Carolina beat Mississippi Valley State 101-75 on Sunday, though the Tar Heels struggled to make outside shorts or consistently knock...
As dominant as its frontcourt has been through three games, North Carolina needs better production from beyond the 3-point arc and at the foul line.
If those areas are lacking again Tuesday night, Tennessee State could take advantage of another opponent's shooting woes.
Before heading west for a second time this season, the top-ranked Tar Heels go for a 49th consecutive home...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina entered
the season knowing its outside shooting would have to improve to help
its veteran front line. The top-ranked Tar Heels haven't gotten the kind
of start they wanted.
The 3-0 top-ranked Tar Heels have one more tuneup -- Tuesday against Tennessee State -- before heading out to Las Vegas. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. on ESPN3.
nday by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association. Senior Katelyn Falgowski and juniors Kelsey Kolojejchick and Caitlin Van Sickle were named to the 16-member first team, and junior Katie Ardrey was named to the third team.
Top seeded North Carolina overcame a pair of one-goal deficits Sunday evening at Fetzer Field to claim a 3-2 win over Coastal Carolina (18-4-0) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Enzo Martinez tallied the game winner with a a free kick strike in the 69th minute to propel UNC to the third round where Carolina will take on No. 16 Indiana on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 1 p.m. at Fetzer Field.
Top-ranked North Carolina will play its third game of the season and its first at home when it hosts Mississippi Valley State on Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the Smith Center.
North Carolina will take the court in search of its 400th all-time win at historic Carmichael Arena Tuesday when the Tar Heels host Presbyterian College at 4:30 p.m. UNC is 3-0 on the year following a 91-35 victory over UNC Greensboro on Nov. 16. Presbyterian College is 2-2 on the season after back-to-back wins over Allen and South Carolina State. UNC is ranked No. 16 in the AP poll...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina will honor 17 seniors before its season finale against Duke on Saturday, marking the end of the road for a group of Tar Heels that endured arguably the two most difficult seasons in UNC football history.
Final Stats | Season Statistics | Vote Gibson for Lowe's Senior CLASS AwardNorth Carolina prevailed, 3-1 (29-27, 25-23, 19-25, 25-20) over the Virginia Cavaliers from Memorial Gymnasium. Emily McGee led the Tar Heels with 17 kills and Kaylie Gibson paced the defense with 20 digs.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Action photos of the Tar Heels' 101-75 victory over the Delta Devils.