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tBBC Liveblog: North Carolina

The Buckeyes face their second and last true test of the non-conference slate when they take on the North Carolina Tar Heels as part of the CBS Sports Classic at the United Center in Chicago. Ohio State is looking for their first win against North Carolina since 1992 and Thad Matta is looking for his first win every against Tar Heel head coach Roy Williams. It’s a battle of top...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Rocks ’80 Jordan Retro Unis vs Ohio State (Photos)

This look is eerily familiar isn’t. North Carolina and Ohio State are matching up in the inaugural CBS Sports Classic in Chicago. The Har Heels when with a retro 1980 uniform once worn by the GOAT. The Tar Heels are wearing 1980s throwback uniforms today with retro Jordan XI’s. @jumpman23 #UNCBBall pic.twitter.com/X0JdjbSMak — Carolina Basketball (@UNC_Basketball) December...
Via Thacover2
8 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Attacks Buckeye Zone Defense in 82-74 Win

North Carolina gave Ohio State an early Christmas present during Saturday afternoon’s 82-74 loss to in the inaugural CBS Sports Classic at the United Center in Chicago. The gift of the season from OSU’s ACC foe was a simple message. Sam Thompson can perform high flying dunks. Marc Loving can shoot the lights out from downtown. The Buckeyes can do a great job of taking care of...
Via Buckeye Battle Cry
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson's 18 points help No. 24 North Carolina beat No. 12 Ohio St

  Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting and nine rebounds, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday. Marcus Paige added 16 points for the Tar Heels (8-3), and Kennedy Meeks finished with eight points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots. Meeks and Johnson led North Carolina to a 53-40 rebounding advantage...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnson's 18 points help No. 24 North Carolina beat No. 12 Ohio State

Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting and nine rebounds, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday. Marcus Paige added 16 points for the Tar Heels (8-3), and Kennedy Meeks finished with eight points, 13 rebounds and two blocked shots. Meeks and Johnson led North Carolina to a 53-40 rebounding advantage...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Tar Heels to see “Mean Roy Williams” now

As the North Carolina Tar Heels head toward ACC season, they will get to see the hard-liner Roy Williams, the tough love Roy Williams, the no-nonsense Roy Williams. A reporter asked sophomore guard Nate Britt “Do you think we’re going to see mean Roy after Christmas?” Britt responded: “most definitely” Britt was then asked as a follow up if the “Mean Roy” tactics...
Via The Sports Bank
8 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Odds: 2014-15 Season

Betting odds for the North Carolina Tar Heels' 2014-15 season.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 85-67 victory

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) Allisha Gray scored 20 points and Stephanie Mavunga added 10 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 6 North Carolina beat Elon 85-67 at the Carolinas Challenge on Sunday. The Tar Heels (11-1) led just 46-43 at halftime, but opened the final period with a 23-8 run to take control over Elon, coached by former North Carolina star and NCAA tournament star Charlotte...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina's standards still soar like Jordan but are rarely met these days

CHICAGO – The day before North Carolina beat No. 12 Ohio State 82-74 Saturday in its most impressive win of the season to date, the entire UNC team walked outside the United Center to pay homage to the Greatest of All Time. In the bone-rattling cold of Chicago in December, the Tar Heels gathered around the iconic soaring statue of Michael Jordan and took a team photo. The last...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers at North Carolina: Betting odds, point spread and tv info for Quick Lane Bowl

The day after Christmas the Rutgers Scarlet Knights will face off against the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Quick Lane Bowl. Rutgers (7-6) and North Carolina (6-6) will each be looking for the win in this one to cap of their seasons. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 4:30 pm ET from Fort Field in Detroit, MI. The Odds: North Carolina...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

UAB-North Carolina Preview

Even though its offense has disappeared at times, North Carolina has generally been able to rely on one of the country's stingiest defenses. The 20th-ranked Tar Heels appear well equipped to avoid a second upset loss to UAB in as many seasons on Saturday. North Carolina (8-3) had poor offensive performances in two of its losses, shooting a combined 32.8 percent against Butler and...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Quick Lane Bowl Preview- Rutgers vs North Carolina

The 2014 Quick Lane Bowl features two teams that were unable to post a more impressive season, as Rutgers finished 7-5 and North Carolina at 6-6. The two teams are flawed, but each have NFL-quality talent on their rosters that make this an intriguing matchup.  By: Ian Wharton Rutgers Leonte Carroo, WR, #4 (JR)Carroo is just a junior, but he’s had a great season in his first as...
Via Optimum Scouting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Downs: Rutgers dominates North Carolina in Quick Lane Bowl

In what was supposed to be a battle of powerful offenses going up against questionable defenses, instead it was Rutgers (8-5) finishing the 2014 season with a flourish in the Quick Lane Bowl with a convincing 40-21 win over North Carolina (6-7). TWO THIRD-YEAR HEAD COACHES, TWO DIFFERENT ENDINGS Rutgers has now been to a bowl game in four straight seasons, and Kyle Flood has been...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutgers beats North Carolina in inaugural, sparse Quick Lane Bowl

DETROIT -- The Lions have stressed for months that the Quick Lane Bowl doesn't share a history or anything else with the game it replaced at Ford Field. Friday showed exactly why. The inaugural game, with what was supposed to be a much more attractive matchup pitting a Big Ten team against one from the ACC, drew a paid crowd of only 23,876 -- smaller than all but one Motor City Bowl...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heel Class Of 2015

Neil Mehta Sports Journalist The North Carolina Tar Heels went 6-7 in 2014. This includes a 40-21 loss to Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl. The Tar Heels did however show glimpses of excellence in 2014. The 45-20 thrashing of Duke would be an example of this. In 2015, they will need their veterans players to elevate their game. They will also need their incoming freshman to perform...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heel Class Of 2015

Neil Mehta Sports Journalist The North Carolina Tar Heels went 6-7 in 2014. This includes a 40-21 loss to Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl. The Tar Heels did however show glimpses of excellence in 2014. The 45-20 thrashing of Duke would be an example of this. In 2015, they will need their veterans players to elevate their game. They will also need their incoming freshman to perform...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: UAB @ UNC

UAB at UNC  12/27/2014 4:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats This game has been simulated 61 times. NC (2015) has won 56 times (91.8% of the time), won by > 20 pts 38 times (62.3% of the time) UAB (2015) has won 5 times (8.2% of the time), won by > 20 pts 0 times (0.0% of the time) The average score is NC (2015): 81.5 - UAB (2015): 58.0, decided...
Via SCACC Hoops
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UNC LB Cayson Collins On Team’s 119th-Ranked Defense: “This Won’t Happen Again”

Friday, North Carolina, yet again, turned in a dismal defensive performance, giving up 524 yards and 40 points to Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl. For the Tar Heels, which gave up 39 points per game this season, it was the sixth time an opponent had crossed the 40-point plateau. It all adds up to the nation’s 119th-ranked defense. There are only 128 teams in the country. Friday...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paige leads No. 20 UNC past UAB, 89-58

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Marcus Paige scored 16 points to lead No. 20 North Carolina past UAB 89-58 on Saturday. Kennedy Meeks added 14 points and Justin Jackson had 13 for the Tar Heels (9-3), who never trailed and led by as many as 36 while shooting 50 percent. C.J. Washington had 12 points and Robert Brown added 11 for the Blazers (4-9). They were just 3 of 25 from 3-point range...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paige, Jackson help No. 20 North Carolina rout UAB, 89-58

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Coach Roy Williams gave Justin Jackson an earful about how many shots he hoisted for No. 20 North Carolina. Williams wanted more of them. Jackson scored 13 points in his best game in five weeks, the Tar Heels' 89-58 rout of UAB on Saturday. "Knowing that he has confidence in me definitely helps," Jackson said. Marcus Paige had 16 points and Kennedy Meeks...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Justin Jackson gets going for No. 20 North Carolina in rout of UAB

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- At the beginning of the season, North Carolina was projected as a top-10 team. One of the major reasons why was freshman talent augmenting the returning group, and none were more highly thought-of than 6-7 shooting guard Justin Jackson. Jackson lived up to the billing in the preseason, too, scoring 17 points in North Carolina's Late Night with Roy scrimmage game...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UNC's Davis to miss spring practice with broken leg

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina says receiver Quinshad Davis will miss spring practice after breaking his leg during the Quick Lane Bowl. School officials said Saturday night that Davis underwent surgery earlier that day at UNC Hospitals to repair his broken right tibia. They say they expect him to fully recover and be available when camp begins next summer. Davis had 41 catches...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paige, Jackson help No. 20 UNC rout UAB

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Coach Roy Williams gave Justin Jackson an earful about how many shots he hoisted for No. 20 North Carolina. Williams wanted more of them. Jackson scored 13 points in his best game in five weeks, the Tar Heels' 89-58 rout of UAB on Saturday. "Knowing that he has confidence in me definitely helps," Jackson said. Marcus Paige had 16 points and Kennedy Meeks...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

UNC G Tokoto Rises Over UAB Defender (Video)

North Carolina routed UAB 89-58 today. Tar Heels guard J.P. Tokoto only had one field goal, but it wasn’t a quiet one.
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Paige Had A Terrific Flop After Teammate Hits Him With Elbow

North Carolina took down UAB 89-58 on Saturday. Marcus Paige finished with 16 points on the night. Paige’s highlight, however, came when he ran into his teammate Joel James’ elbow and the preseason first-team All-American put on an acting show. [Turner Walston] The post Marcus Paige Had A Terrific Flop After Teammate Hits Him With Elbow appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
13 hours ago  |  Discuss
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