Posted March 08, 2013 on
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - P.J. Hairston didn't blow his chance to play a bigger role for a North Carolina team desperate to change its season. Now he's an every-game starter in a four-guard lineup that has the Tar Heels surging into their rivalry game with No. 3 Duke on Saturday night.

Heels Win Sixth Straight, Shut Down Terrapins

Score: North Carolina 79, Maryland 68 Stars: North Carolina: P.J. Hairston 22 Pts, 8 Reb. Maryland: Dez Wells 18 Pts, 6 Reb. Story: UNC continues its hot streak against a Maryland team that desperately needed a win to help its tournament resume. Carolina improves to 12-5 in the ACC while the Terps fall to 8-9 in conference play.  P.J. Hariston was carrying the Tar Heels offense...

No. 15 North Carolina 72, No. 10 Maryland 65

Having a short bench finally took its toll on No. 10 Maryland. The defending Atlantic Coast Conference tournament champions ran out of steam in the semifinals when No. 15 North Carolina claimed a 72-65 win Saturday. Second-seeded Maryland (24-7) took on the physical Tar Heels less than 24 hours after needing overtime - and a triple-double from Alyssa Thomas - to beat Wake Forest...

Kelly-Hairston key matchup in Duke-UNC battle

The last time North Carolina lost a basketball game was 24 days ago when the Tar Heels fell short of beating Duke in the Blue Devils rowdy home. UNCs winning streak is now six games. On Saturday, the Tar Heels will welcome the Devils to their own home, a palatial palace otherwise known as the Dean Dome to most college basketball fans. Just like at Dukes Cameron Indoor Stadium...

Strickland Stands Alone on Senior Night

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Rarely has a Tar Heel experienced as many points on the basketball spectrum as Dexter Strickland has during his career at North Carolina.

North Carolina wins at Maryland

P.J. Hairston scored 22, Reggie Bullock had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and North Carolina coasted past Maryland 79-68 Wednesday night for its season-high sixth straight victory. The Tar Heels never trailed after closing the first half with a 10-0 run that made it 34-27. North Carolina solidified its hold on third place in the Atlantic Coast Conference and can move into a tie for...

No. 15 North Carolina 62, Boston College 57

Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 19 points to help No. 15 North Carolina beat Boston College 62-57 in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday night. Waltiea Rolle added 10 for the third-seeded Tar Heels (27-5), who advanced to Saturday's semifinals to face 10th-ranked and second-seeded Maryland. Nicole Boudreau scored 15 for the Eagles (12-19), the second No...

AP: Duke v. N Carolina Preview

Previewing the Tar Heels and Blue Devils will tip off tonight in Chapel Hill. Depending on the outcome of the Miami game, a win by Duke would tie Coach K's team for 1st place in the ACC regular season race.

Spring Begins

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina opened its second spring under Larry Fedora on Wednesday with a focus on fundamentals and discovering the identity of the 2013 Tar Heels.

Heels Throttled Early

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Roy Williams’ decision to go small eight games ago had seemingly halted a glaring trend of slow starts for North Carolina. The Tar Heels relapsed at the worst possible time on Saturday, falling behind Duke by double digits less than three minutes in.
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