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North Carolina redshirt freshman tailback Giovani Bernard was recognized as a freshman All-America performer by a pair of news outlets recently. The Davie, Fla., standout was named to both the Yahoo! Sports Freshman All-America Team and the CBSSports.com Freshman All-America Team.
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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 CBSSports.com Freshman All-America Team. All well deserved for the first running back to break 1,000 yards...
Chay Shegog tied a career-high with 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help No. 18 North Carolina beat winless East Tennessee State 93-77 on Sunday.
Freshman Danielle Butts had a season-high 17 points for the Tar Heels (7-1), who improved to 4-0 against teams from the Atlantic Sun Conference.
Krista Gross and Brittany Rountree added 14 points each and She'la White had 12...
Ben Speas lofted a 25-yard shot over goalkeeper Klay Davis midway through the second half to give North Carolina a 1-0 victory over Charlotte in the NCAA championship.
The Tar Heels (22-2-2) earned their first men's soccer title in 10 years. They lost in the semifinals each of the previous two seasons and fell in final in 2008.
Speas, who had an assist in North Carolina'...
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...
Kendall Marshall's ball distribution has been a strong point for the Tar Heels.
The University of North Carolina men's soccer team, coaches and staff have collectively been named the Tar Heel Performers of the Week for the period December 5-11, 2011. It was an easy choice after head coach Carlos Somoano led the Tar Heels to the NCAA title in his first season at the helm. Carolina capped off its championship run with a 1-0 win over Charlotte Sunday in the title game.
Chay Shegog tied a career-high with 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to help No. 18 North Carolina beat winless East Tennessee State 93-77 on Sunday. Freshman Danielle Butts had a season-high 17 points for the Tar Heels (7-1), who improved to 4-0 against teams from the Atlantic Sun Conference. Krista Gross and Brittany Rountree added 14 points each and She'la White had 12 points for North...
Junior Ben Speas turned in the goal of the tournament Sunday to provide Carolina with a 1-0 edge in the 65th minute and the Tar Heel defense stepped up in the final minutes to give UNC its second national title in school history with a 1-0 win over Charlotte at Regions Parks in Hoover, Ala. The title comes 10 years after UNC won the championship in 2001.
The UNC men's soccer team got a beautiful goal from Ben Speas from 25 yards out in the 64th minute and held on to defeat Charlotte, 1-0, to win the NCAA championship on Sunday afternoon. The title is Carolina's second in men's soccer, joining the 2001 squad.
Tar Heels finally capture NCAA crown after three previous trips to College Cup without any hardware.
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 IntermatWrestle.com, 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.
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.
North Carolina had gotten close in recent years but hadn't broken through. With one moment of brilliance from Ben Speas, the Tar Heels saw it through and claimed its first national championship in 10 years.
Bubba Cunningham capped his second month as North Carolina's athletic director by announcing the hiring of head football coach Larry Fedora, 49. As one might expect, he called Fedora a good fit for the Tar Heels. Brimming with enthusiasm, Fedora racked up points with fans by vowing to compete for championships and by saying he expected the UNC coaching job to crown his career.
Kirk Urso played in four College Cup games for the Tar Heels, and ended his career by winning a title.