NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS NEWS

North Carolina will play Stanford in the 2016 Sun Bowl

UNC heads down to Texas for one last game Following a season where the Tar Heels went 8-4 on the year with a 5-3 record in conference play, North Carolina missed their chance at back-to-back Coastal Division victories. After a promising 2015 season, it’s easy to see 2016 as a step backwards for the program, however, there were certainly enough positives to outweigh any negatives...
Via Tar Heel Blog
4 days ago

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels bounce back, rout Radford

North Carolina crushes Radford behind Kenny Williams’ hot shooting 12 Tar Heels scored and North Carolina beat Radford 95-50 on Sunday afternoon in Chapel Hill. Led by sophomore shooting guard Kenny Williams, the Tar Heels hit nine threes and shot better than 52 percent for the game. After losing a tough game to Indiana just […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels bounce back, rout Radford...
Via Keeping It Heel
4 days ago

UNC 95, Radford 50: Tar Heels bounce back with blowout win

Carolina returned home and cruised to a non-conference win. While they did get it close late against Indiana, UNC lost that game in large part due to falling behind by 17 in the first half. Against Radford, Carolina flipped the script and started the game by getting out to a big lead. The Tar Heels opened the game on a 18-4 run, with Kenny Williams scoring 14 of those 18, and never...
Via Tar Heel Blog
4 days ago

WATCH: North Carolina vs. Radford Men's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

North Carolina vs. Radford: Kenny Williams scored 19 point to lead #3 North Carolina over Radford, 95-50. The Tar Heels shot 45% from three-point range and move to 8-1 on the season.
Via ACC Digital Network
4 days ago

UNC's Pinson to get X-ray, evaluation on foot injury Monday

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina junior swingman Theo Pinson says he will get another X-ray and further evaluation Monday on the foot injury that has sidelined him through the first nine games. Pinson fractured a bone in his right foot during an October practice. He had surgery and has been on the sideline in a protective boot for much of the first month. Speaking after...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Football: Mitch Trubisky on the way out?

For the second consecutive season, the Heels could be breaking in a new QB Mitch Trubisky, Marquise Williams, Bryn Renner and TJ Yates. The Heels have been blessed with great quarterbacks in recent years, but could soon be looking for the next one in line. Mitch Trubisky is coming off one of the best statistical […] UNC Football: Mitch Trubisky on the way out? - Keeping It Heel...
Via Keeping It Heel
3 days ago

UNC Basketball Highs & Lows: Win vs. Radford

After the win against Radford, there were plenty of reasons to be happy, but a few causes for concern as well UNC got back on track in impressive fashion against Radford on Sunday. In their first action since the loss to Indiana plenty of Tar Heels got back into a groove as UNC stormed to a 45-point victory over the Highlanders. The highlights will likely keep most Heels fans happy...
Via Tar Heel Blog
3 days ago

Kenny Williams is surging as a sophomore for North Carolina Basketball

A year ago as a freshman for North Carolina Basketball, Kenny Williams scored just 23 points and didn’t make a 3-pointer until the ACC Tournament. That was the only 3-pointer Williams made last season, as he finished 1 for 13 from beyond the arc. Known as a knock down shooter in high school, Williams was frustrated in his dismal shooting numbers. Head Coach Roy Williams said that...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels fall in AP Top 25 poll

UNC drops in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll that was released on Monday For the first time all season, the North Carolina Tar Heels have fallen in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll. The Tar Heels suffered their first loss of the year when they were beat by Indiana as part of the […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels fall in AP Top 25 poll - Keeping It Heel - Keeping It Heel - A...
Via Keeping It Heel
3 days ago

UNC vs. Radford: Three things we learned

Three things we learned from Carolina’s win against Radford After the tough loss at Assembly Hall against Indiana, the North Carolina Tar Heels sought to rebound against Radford. The Heels took care of business versus the Highlanders on Sunday afternoon. Here are the three things Tar Heel fans learned in that 95-50 home win. Kenny Williams is Grown Kenny Williams was placed...
Via Tar Heel Blog
3 days ago

UNC Basketball: Kenny Williams playing well, making a name for himself

Kenny Williams making the most of his opportunities at UNC Kenny Williams’ path to the University of North Carolina was an unlikely one. First committed to play at VCU, Williams decommitted and reopened his recruitment when then head coach Shaka Smart left for the open position at Texas. The four-star shooting guard from Chesterfield, Virginia […] UNC Basketball: Kenny Williams...
Via Keeping It Heel
3 days ago

UNC: Berry to miss Davidson game with sprained left ankle

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina says point guard Joel Berry II won't play Wednesday against Davidson due to a sprained left ankle. Berry was hurt early in the second half of Sunday's win against Radford. The junior is second by averaging 14.8 points for the seventh-ranked Tar Heels, and is questionable for Sunday's home game against Tennessee. In addition, the school said...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Joel Berry to miss Davidson game

Head coach Roy Williams updates us on Joel Berry’s status Just a day after North Carolina Tar Heels point guard Joel Berry left the game against Radford, we get a full update. Head Coach Roy Williams updated the media on Berry’s status, saying the junior point guard will miss Wednesday’s game against Davidson. Williams provided […] UNC Basketball: Joel Berry to miss Davidson...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

FanSided Fandom 250: UNC fans crack the list

Find out where UNC fans make the list on FanSided’s Fandom 250 list? FanSided provides some awesome unique content meant specifically for the fans. The latest project is arguably the coolest thing the site has done thus far. FanSided decided to rank the top 250 fanbases ranging from pro sports, college sports, athlete brands, lifestyle, […] FanSided Fandom 250: UNC fans crack...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

UNC Basketball: Wildcats vs. Tar Heels game preview

After a huge win on their return home, the Tar Heels take on Davidson. What do the Wildcats bring to the table?  There’s no place like home. That has to be what the Tar Heels said on Sunday afternoon when they played their first home game in 19 days. As most would expect against a team […] UNC Basketball: Wildcats vs. Tar Heels game preview - Keeping It Heel - Keeping It Heel...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

UNC Football: Larry Fedora wanted Baylor job?

Did Larry Fedora really want the Baylor job before it was filled? The coaching carousel continues in College Football as we prepare for bowl season. There are still two big jobs open in Oregon and Houston, after both Baylor and Purdue filled their vacancies the past two days. Former Temple coach Matt Rhule was just […] UNC Football: Larry Fedora wanted Baylor job? - Keeping It...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

No. 7 UNC faces Davidson without PG Berry

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina will be without junior point guard Joel Berry for Wednesday night's game against Davidson, but the Tar Heels should have plenty of options to make it through the short term. "You don't want to see your teammate get hurt like that, especially Joel, who has been a big leader for us," forward Isaiah Hicks said. "But Coach (Roy Williams) says North...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

North Carolina vs. Stanford: 2016 Sun Bowl Preview

The Tar Heels get one more chance to redefine their season. It was announced on Sunday that the Tar Heels would accept a bid for the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. This is not ideal. El Paso is on the extreme west side of Texas, and it may well go without saying that there’s no direct flight from RDU. It’s going to take a determined fan to make the six hour-plus trip. El Paso is...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

UNC Football: Is it time to say goodbye to Larry Fedora?

With all the rumors surrounding Larry Fedora, should the Heels be worried about losing him? It’s coaching carousel season. What’s that you ask? Well, it’s that time of the year where jobs come open because coaches move to other schools. Currently, there are only three major job openings (Baylor, Oregon, and Purdue) but that can […] UNC Football: Is it time to say goodbye...
Via Keeping It Heel
1 day ago

UNC vs. Davidson: Game Preview

North Carolina will be without Joel Berry as they welcome Davidson to town In the second of three games at Chapel Hill this week, North Carolina will welcome Davidson to the Dean Dome at 9:00 PM tonight. This will be the fourth year in a row that these two teams will face off during the regular season, with UNC winning the first three contests. It’s likely that the Tar Heels have...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

WATCH: UNC Men's Soccer: Off to Houston

Wheels up, Heels up! The Carolina men's soccer team is College Cup bound! The Tar Heels and Cardinal square off Friday in Houston at 8:45 pm. EST on ESPNU.

Tar Heels Basketball: Jerry Stackhouse says “dream job” is UNC

A former UNC player tells reporters his dream job for coaching North Carolina Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams is still a few years removed from retiring as the coach. Many have speculated who will replace Williams when that time comes as UNC usually likes to keep it in the family. One former player is […] Tar Heels Basketball: Jerry Stackhouse says “dream job” is UNC - Keeping...
Via Keeping It Heel
1 day ago

AP Top 25: Football and Basketball

The men’s basketball team drops a few spots in the Week Five rankings Football On the football side of the polls, not much to report for the North Carolina Tar Heels. The College Football Playoff is set, with No. 4 Washington taking on No. 1 Alabama in the Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, and No. 3 Ohio State facing off against No. 2 Clemson in the Playoff Semifinal...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

No. 7 North Carolina holds off Davidson 83-74

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Justin Jackson matched his career high with 27 points and hit a career-best seven 3-pointers to help No. 7 North Carolina beat Davidson 83-74 on Wednesday night. Luke Maye added an early burst by scoring all of his career-high 10 points before halftime for the Tar Heels (9-1), who played without top point guard and No. 2 scorer Joel Berry II. UNC didn't get...
Via AP on Fox
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Jackson Leads Carolina Over Davidson, 83-74

Justin Jackson scored a team-high 27 points, including 7-13 from downtown, to lead the Tar Heels past Davidson 83-74 on December 7, 2016.
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