NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS NEWS

How the heck did North Carolina keep this ball in bounds?

Fans who paid for Gonzaga-North Carolina tickets also got to see five seconds of the circus during the first half of Monday’s game. After Gonzaga’s Nigel Williams-Goss airmailed a jumper and UNC’s Joel Berry II appeared to tip the rebound out of bounds, Isaiah Hicks came flying across the baseline to save it.The problem was Hicks’ save attempt didn’t have enough mustard...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina’s student section is 70 percent Arizona State kids

You need all the help you can get when playing for a national title, right? That’s apparently what North Carolina thought, too.The Tar Heels did not sell out their student section for Monday’s championship game against Gonzaga in Glendale, so they got some help from volunteer Arizona State students.And they would’ve gotten away with it, too! If not for an Arizona State infomercial...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Zach Collins called for nit-picky fourth foul

One thing was made especially clear during Monday’s National Championship Game between North Carolina and Gonzaga: The referees were going to make their presence felt.The officials were calling so many fouls that both teams were in the double bonus midway through the second half. One foul in particular that got a lot of attention was the fourth called on Gonzaga’s Zach Collins...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade blast NCAA refs

Gonzaga-North Carolina had the potential to be an all-time classic with two No. 1 seeds going head-to-head for a national title. The game, which finished as a 71-65 win for North Carolina, was a bit sloppier than expected from the start, but the refs managed to kill all rhythm by calling 22 fouls in the first 12 minutes of the second half, drawing the ire of none other than LeBron...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Finds Redemption With Win Over Gonzaga In National Championship

  North Carolina was on a quest for redemption all year, and they found it Monday night in the national championship game against the Gonzaga Bulldogs. The Tar Heels lost last year’s national championship game against Villanova on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer. But, the Heels would not be denied this year, riding a veteran squad to a hard-fought 71-65 victory over Gonzaga. Junior...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Referees blow critical call on UNC's Meeks' hand out of bounds

The referees in Monday’s national championship game were absolutely crucified for their officiating in the contest, which included way too many fouls called. Not only did they get too aggressive with foul calls, but they also made a major mistake in the final minute.North Carolina’s Joel Berry missed a 3-point shot with 54 seconds left, and there was a fight under the basket...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina vs. Gonzaga, 2017 NCAA basketball championship final score: UNC prevails, 71-65

Redemption. College basketball’s season didn’t end with a classic, but one way or the other, the North Carolina Tar Heels are your national champions. With both UNC and Gonzaga shooting firmly around the low 30s percentage-wise in the second half, college hoops’ final two played a tense back-and-forth game. Despite tight officiating and even tighter players, Joel Berry II and...
Via Tar Heel Blog
19 days ago

UNC makes plays down stretch to beat Gonzaga, completes season of redemption

For most of the night Monday, the North Carolina Tar Heels – Gonzaga Bulldogs NCAA men’s basketball championship was anything but pretty. The game was a defensive affair full of fouls, and Gonzaga actually went 8:27 without making a field goal at one point in the second half, yet managed to stay close to the Tar Heels. Down the stretch, though, both teams started making more...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

5 biggest takeaways from the national championship game

North Carolina defeated Gonzaga 71-66 in a contested championship game Monday night, winning the title a year after coming up short in heartbreaking fashion. With the college basketball season now behind us, here are five things that were made evident over the season’s final 40 minutes.1) This was an ugly, ugly second halfThe 2017 championship game will not go down in history as...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Tar Heels zag past Gonzaga to win it all

The North Carolina Tar Heels have won the National Championship. What did UNC do to beat the Bulldogs of Gonzaga? Redemption is defined as the act of atoning for a fault or mistake. Last season, the Tar Heels failed to cover a trailing three-point shooter and they lost a heart-breaker. After their 71-65 win over […] NCAA Tournament: Tar Heels zag past Gonzaga to win it all - Keeping...
Via Keeping It Heel
19 days ago

North Carolina’s Joel Berry II named Most Outstanding Player of the 2017 NCAA Tournament

Well deserved. It wasn’t always pretty — okay, it was ugly for most of the game — but those wins count just as much as the pretty ones. North Carolina out-slugged Gonzaga, 71-65, to win the national championship, one year after losing in the national title game. And they couldn’t have done it without Joel Berry II, who was named Most Outstanding Player. Berry’s offense...
Via Tar Heel Blog
19 days ago

5 reasons why North Carolina won the national championship

A year can change a lot. North Carolina fans would gladly agree with that sentiment. After losing in the most difficult way in last season’s title game, the Tar Heels are leaving Phoenix as national champions.North Carolina outlasted Gonzaga in an ugly, stop-and-start game that came down to the final minute. In the end, North Carolina’s stars and deep pool of talent proved too...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

The sights and sounds of North Carolina’s National Championship celebration

Let the party begin The North Carolina Tar Heels are National Champions after a hard fought game against Gonzaga. It wasn’t always pretty, but they managed to get the job done. Considering everything the school has been through over the last year, this championship seems far more special than it otherwise would be. The last few weeks have been terrifying, frustrating, and nerve...
Via Tar Heel Blog
19 days ago

WATCH: North Carolina's Road To A National Championship

The North Carolina Tar Heels are the National Champions of the college basketball world. Look back on the road UNC traveled, that began with a heartbreaking defeat in last year's title game, and culminated with a tremendous run through the 2017 NCAA Tournament to claim the national crown.
Via ACC Digital Network
19 days ago

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels celebrate National Championship in locker room

The North Carolina Tar Heels celebrated their national championship victory with final locker room celebration of the season On Monday night, the North Carolina Tar Heels beat the Gonzaga Bulldogs 71-65 to claim their sixth NCAA Tournament championship and third in the last 13 seasons. For North Carolina head coach Roy Williams, it’s his third […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels celebrate...
Via Keeping It Heel
19 days ago

Redick praises rival UNC, calls for college athletes to be paid

J.J. Redick was a fan favorite when he was draining countless shots from long range at Duke, and hating North Carolina is supposed to be in every Blue Devil’s blood. But game recognize game, as they say.After UNC defeated Gonzaga in the national championship game Monday night, Redick took to Twitter to congratulate the team that was once considered his most fierce rival. The L...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Former Tar Heels celebrate national championship

Former UNC players celebrated the Tar Heels national championship by posting messages on Twitter Monday night saw the North Carolina Tar Heels pick up another National Championship when as they defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs in Phoenix. The game was back-and-forth with both teams taking a lead in the final minutes. But when it mattered the […] UNC Basketball: Former Tar Heels celebrate...
Via Keeping It Heel
19 days ago

Roy Williams made how much for winning 2017 NCAA Tournament?

Roy Williams made a boatload of money for coaching North Carolina to victory in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, concluding with a win over Gonzaga Monday night.How much, you might ask? Nearly a cool million, according to Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press, who rightly points out the stark contrast that bonus money is compared to the money not seen by the players who actually participated...
Via Sportsnaut
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Williams doesn't know if North Carolina will visit White House

The North Carolina Tar Heels captured their sixth national championship Monday night when they outlasted the Gonzaga Bulldogs.And normally the national champions would be planning a visit to the White House to celebrate their tremendous season, but that might not be the case for the Tar Heels.ESPN’s Myron Medcalf reported Tuesday that head coach Roy Williams was non-committal about...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Mass exodus? Several players might leave champion Tar Heels

Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels atop final USA Today Coaches Poll

Tar Heels win national title, close out season at No. 1 in USA Today Coaches Poll On Monday night, the North Carolina Tar Heels beat the Gonzaga Bulldogs in one of the uglier national championship games you’ll ever see. Despite shooting just over 35 percent for the game, including 4-of-27 from three-point range and missing […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels atop final USA Today Coaches...
Via Keeping It Heel
17 days ago

WATCH: Joel Berry II Official Highlights | North Carolina Guard

Joel Berry II is the straw that stirs the drink as the point guard for the North Carolina Tar Heels. His marksmanship from three-point land and toughness permeated throughout the Heels and helped propel them to the 2017 National Championship. Whether at the rim, or from deep, Berry is always a threat anywhere on the floor. Check out his official highlights right here!
Via ACC Digital Network
17 days ago

WATCH: North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives #PowerHouseNC Tar Heels of March

Student-athletes visited a local elementary school to give back.

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels win recreated in Lego form

A University of North Carolina fan re-created the Tar Heels national championship win over Gonzaga with Legos and it’s awesome It’s only been a few days since the North Carolina Tar Heels were crowned national champions by beating Gonzaga. Fans are still celebrating title number six, as they should, ending off a season of redemption […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels win recreated...
Via Keeping It Heel
16 days ago

Tar Heels spend spring looking for Trubisky's successor

Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss
North Carolina News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The 'It's not good to play the King' quiz

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

The 'Even the Browns can't mess this one up' quiz

In some ways, Dan Rooney was just another NFL owner

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

The '♫Happy Birthday Simpsons. Simpsons, it's your birthday♫' quiz

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: David Fizdale calls B.S.

Kris Bryant can become the next Derek Jeter — and more

The 'Baseball has been very, very good to its players' quiz

NHL youth movement: How the 2016-17 rookie class fared

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker