Posted December 14, 2011 on
SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- North Carolina verbal commitment Damien Washington received his first chance to speak to Larry Fedora, the Tar Heels’ newly hired head coach, over the weekend.

Perimiter issues a concern for UNC

CHAPEL, HILL, N.C. -- Kendall Marshall may be the best distributor of the ball to ever wear a fabled North Carolina basketball uniform, but hes not an effective perimeter shooter. Dexter Strickland may be a terrific glue guy willing to do the dirty work that helps define a champion, but hes not even a remote threat from the perimeter. Therein is one of the issues UNC coach Roy...

North Carolina Football: Bernard receives accolades

If you have been reading around the internet you will have seen that the accolades for redshirt freshman tailback Giovani Bernard have been coming in. First he was put on the first team All-ACC, now he has been slated on the Yahoo! Sports Freshman All-America Team as well as the Freshman All-America Team. All well deserved for the first running back to break 1,000 yards...

Barnes Rates As Tar Heels' Worst Individual Defender

Harrison Barnes' stop percentage registers as the worst on the team.

Tar Heels Undefeated When Kendall Marshall Records Nine Or More Assists

Kendall Marshall's ball distribution has been a strong point for the Tar Heels.

Help The Tar Heels Fill The Bus With Toys For Tots

All Tar Heels are asked to bring new, unwrapped toys to the men's basketball game against Nicholls on Monday December 19th. The Carolina Athletic Department and Chapel Hill Transit are joining together to fill a bus at the Tar Heel Express lot at the Friday Center. If you are not using Tar Heel Express, bring your toys to the game and help to fill the bins located in front of the Smith Center.

M. Soccer. Three Tar Heels Earn CSN All-America Honors

The trio of Matt Hedges, Enzo Martinez and Billy Schuler picked up first team All-America honors once again Monday as all three were named to the College Soccer News All-America squad. Less than a week ago all three were named to the NSCAA All-America team.

Football. Tar Heels Named To Phil Steele's All-ACC Team

Ten North Carolina football players were named to Phil Steele's 2011 Atlantic Coast Conference football teams released Tuesday.

Wrestling. Four Tar Heels in National Rankings

Freshman Evan Henderson and sophomore Corey Mock, fresh off seventh place finishes at the Cliff Keen Invite, were ranked among the top 20 wrestlers in the country on Monday according to, while Jon Burns and Thomas Ferguson were also ranked in the Wrestling Report Rankings. Henderson is the top Tar Heel this week as he checks in at No. 9 at 141 pounds by WIN Magazine.

Kennedy Returns Fedora’s Call

SPARTANBURG, S.C. --- North Carolina verbal commitment Bryce Kennedy was among the first recruits Larry Fedora called as the Tar Heels head coach. Kennedy just didn’t realize it until a few days later.

Illinois defensive coordinator heading to UNC

Reports have Koenning leaving after bowl for Tar HeelsCHAMPAIGN — Illinois defensive coordinator Vic Koenning confirmed he declined an offer from new coach Tim Beckman to remain on staff and has accepted a job at another school.

The Quad: After a Long Career at U.N.C., a Championship at Last

Kirk Urso played in four College Cup games for the Tar Heels, and ended his career by winning a title.

M. Basketball. Tar Heels To Welcome Capel, Mountaineers Saturday

Fifth-ranked North Carolina will play the first of three games in five days when it hosts Appalachian State on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Smith Center. The Tar Heels also will look to win its 22nd consecutive home game and its 52nd home game in a row against non-conference opponents.
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