Found March 06, 2013 on
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 yet again, leading the team with 22 points. Dez Wells had another strong game for the young Terrapins with 18 points, but was one of only two players in double figures.
UNC started off hot and then cooled down before countering a 13-4 Maryland run with a 10-0 run of its own to end the half with a 34-27 lead. The Heels shot 44.8% (5-12 from three) in the first half while holding the Terps to only 37.5% shooting (2-14 from three). Maryland hung around in the second half, never letting Carolina get too comfortable before coming up short in the end due to poor three point shooting (3-23 compared to 10-24 for UNC)...
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COLLEGE PARK, MD --- North Carolina's surge as a basketball team to be taken seriously is no longer a quiet one.
The Tar Heels came into frenzied Comcast Center on Wednesday night expecting a back-yard brawl with a desperate Maryland team in dire need of enhancing its NCAA Tournament resume.
Instead of getting into a muck-fest with the physical Terrapins, UNC mixed in a blend...
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.
North Carolina fans could really not be any more pleased with how Year 1 of the Larry Fedora era in Chapel Hill went in 2012, other than the fact...
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...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – P.J. Hairston makes his presence known with a lethal scoring ability and loud attitude, while Reggie Bullock works more efficiently undercover. When both are on, as Maryland learned on Wednesday, North Carolina is difficult to handle.
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...
North Carolina's final road game of the season will be at the sold-out Comcast Center on Wednesday night. Tip-off between the Tar Heels and the Terrapins is at 7 p.m. and televised by ESPN.
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.
For the Tar Heels to take a step forward from an 8-4 campaign, the defense has to improve dramatically, and the bulk of that work will have to get done in the offseason.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Action photos from the Tar Heels' win over Maryland.