NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS NEWS

Latta leaves UNC women's staff to focus on playing career

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Ivory Latta is leaving North Carolina's women's basketball staff to focus on her playing career. The school announced Latta's resignation Friday. Latta says coaching at her alma mater has been ''a dream come true'' but adds that she needs to pursue other opportunities in the sport. Latta spent two seasons as an assistant to Sylvia Hatchell and helped the Tar...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC, Northern Iowa agree to begin 3-year series

While North Carolina deals with the recent NCAA Notice of Allegations, Roy Williams continues to fill out his schedule for the upcoming season. The Tar Heels have reached an agreement with Northern Iowa to begin a 3-year series this upcoming season. UNC is returning a majority of their roster, including Marcus Paige, Brice Johnson, Kennedy Meeks, Joel Berry II, Nate Britt, Isaiah...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels 2015 Preview and Prediction

Larry Fedora enters a critical fourth season at North Carolina with lots of talent and high expectations. He's won more ACC games than he...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland wins 2nd straight NCAA women's lacrosse title

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Taylor Cummings and Megan Whittle led Maryland to its second straight NCAA women's lacrosse title and record-extending 12th overall, each scoring three goals in the Terrapins' 9-8 comeback victory over North Carolina on Sunday night. Top-ranked Maryland (21-1) overcame a three-goal halftime deficit, the largest halftime deficit ever for a winning team in the NCAA...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout: Joey Bosa, North Carolina, Illinois and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition.Blame It on the Bosa Nova. Ian Boyd profiles Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa. (SB*Nation)Under notice.North Carolina has received the NCAA notice of allegations stemming from an allegations of academic fraud involving the school's African and Afro-American Studies department. The investigation could end with both the Tar Heels football...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
9 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina beats Duke 16-7 in NCAA lacrosse semis

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Aly Messinger had three goals and two assists to help North Carolina beat Duke 16-7 on Friday in the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals at PPL Park. The Tar Heels (18-3) will vie for their second national championship in three years when they face the winner of the Maryland-Syracuse semifinal in the final Sunday. Taylor Trimble, Brigid Smith and Katie Trees led Duke...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Releases Statement Following Arrival Of NCAA’s Notice Of Allegations

Earlier today, North Carolina’s athletic department received its Notice of Allegations from the NCAA. The details of the report have yet to be made public, but they center on the 2011 investigation that was re-opened in 2014.  North Carolina’s athletic department has released a statement.  The Tar Heels say they “take these allegations very seriously” but have to wait before...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina gets dreaded Notice of Allegations from NCAA

The North Carolina Tar Heels could finally be facing judgment for their academic fraud. According to Scout.com, UNC has received the dreaded Notice of Allegations from the NCAA. The University of North Carolina has received its Notice of Allegations from the NCAA, but will not release the details of the report until a later date, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: North Carolina Has Received Its Notice Of Allegations From The NCAA

It appears we’re only a short time away from learning what kind of trouble North Carolina’s athletic department is in with the NCAA.  According to InsideCarolina.com, the Tar Heels have received their Notice of Allegations from the NCAA, but won’t be releasing the details of the report until a later date.  The NCAA re-opened its 2011 investigation into North Carolina’s...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UNC’s Players Pranked Each Other With Fake Snakes

Most people in this world – even the ones who are big and strong enough to play D-1 college athletics – are scared of snakes. We were reminded of that fact again this week. A few of North Carolina’s players decided to play a prank on their teammates by placing fake snakes throughout the locker room. Brice Johnson appears to have gotten both Marcus Paige and Joel Berry in separate...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisville baseball spots Tar Heels four runs, prevails in ACC opener

Post from: Silly question but if the University of Louisville and North Carolina meet only once this season, does that mean UofL just won another series? Of course not, but it begged to be asked. Off to a good start in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball championship. UofL with a come from behind 7-4 win over the Tar Heels, spotting UNC with a 4-0 deficit...
Via Louisville Card Game
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Brice Johnson Pranks Teammates With Fake Snake

“Snakes…why did it have to be snakes?” That line from cinematic classic Raiders of the Lost Ark rang true in Chapel Hill recently, as Tar Heels forward Brice Johnson managed to get a very real-looking rubber snake into the team’s locker room. Of course, hilarity ensued. Bleacher Report’s Kyle Newport reported the pranking, which Johnson posted both on his Instagram and...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Locker Room Isn’t the Place to Be If You Hate Snakes

If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I have a serious snake phobia. Like, I can’t even look at one on screen without freaking out and having some sort of lingering trauma throughout the day. This is why I’m so not cool with North Carolina basketball players pranking each other with snakes. Granted, they used a fake snake, but still… So to Marcus Paige...
Via Busted Coverage
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Sean May Got A Custom-Made Golf Bag Celebrating UNC’s 2005 National Title

Back in 2005, North Carolina junior Sean May led the Tar Heels to a national title, winning the Most Outstanding Player award in the process. Ten years later, it looks like he’s still celebrating the accomplishment. Wednesday, May posted photos of a custom golf bag he had made in honor of the team’s championship. The bag, made by Vessel Bags, features UNC’s Rameses logo, UNC’s...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

UofL baseball needs first win over North Carolina

Post from: Hard to imagine not playing North Carolina during an ACC baseball season. The University of Louisville and UNC will finally get together in the first round of the ACC championship event Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Durham, NC. The teams last met during the 2007 College World Series. The Tar Heels won that game 3-1 in the quarterfinals, giving UNC a 3-0 edge in the all-time...
Via Louisville Card Game
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Guthridge Wrote A Short But Beautiful Chapter In College Basketball History

In February, the college basketball community said a long and heartfelt goodbye to Dean Smith, who later surprised his players with the beautiful gesture of giving them $200 to enjoy a dinner. Smith’s imprint — on life, basketball, and the University of North Carolina — was so large that he’ll continue to be talked about for years to come. Smith deserves such recognition...
Via The Student Section
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Maryland beats North Carolina 14-7 in lacrosse quarterfinals

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) Bryan Cole matched his career high with five points and fellow midfielder Joe LoCascio had four to help Maryland beat North Carolina 14-7 on in Sunday in the NCAA Division I lacrosse quarterfinals at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Cole scored a career-high four goals and and added an assist, and LoCascio had a goal and three assists for Maryland (14-3)....
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Unveils New Argyle Stripes For Football Pants

It looks as though the North Carolina Tar Heels have made some tweaks to their uniforms and are giving fans a close up look of the pants. No word on whether or not the helmet stripe will be argyle, but I like the chances after seeing these new slick uniforms. The new @TarHeelFootball game pants have […] The post North Carolina Unveils New Argyle Stripes For Football Pants appeared...
Via Diehardsport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

J.P Tokoto Excels At NBA Combine

Junior forward J.P. Tokoto was one of the NBA Combine’s top performers this year. The 6’6 North Carolina Tar Heel displayed an improved jump shot and also exhibited better 3-point shooting. On Thursday, Tokoto went 6-6 with 5 rebounds and 2 assists. When Tokoto declared for the NBA draft, many were doubtful if Tokoto would be drafted. However, his chances are much higher now...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Future is here: AP to use computers to write game stories for college baseball; bigger sports are ‘next wave’

An excerpt from my latest column for Poynter: ******* On the surface, this lede hardly is memorable: “North Carolina grabbed the lead in the top of the 10th inning as a wild pitch by Clark Labitan allowed Colin Moran to score the go-ahead run. The Tar Heels held on to defeat Virginia Tech 9-8.” Jim Murray, it is not, but dig a bit deeper and the significance of this lede comes...
Via Sherman Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Former North Carolina coach, assistant Guthridge dies at 77

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Bill Guthridge, the longtime assistant to Dean Smith who succeeded him as North Carolina's head coach, has died. He was 77. The school announced Wednesday that Guthridge died Tuesday night. The cause of death was not immediately known. Guthridge spent three decades as an assistant to Smith, helping him bring national championships to Chapel Hill in 1982 and 1993...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UNC coach Bill Guthridge dies at 77

The North Carolina Tar Heels family has suffered a loss. On Wednesday morning, news surfaced that former head basketball coach Bill Gurhridge has passed away at the age of 77. North Carolina’s basketball account paid tribute to Guthridge on social media immediately as the news broke. Rest in peace. #TarHeelFamily pic.twitter.com/erHGicS1pL — UNC Tar Heels (@GoHeels) May 13,...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Williams Sends Letter to Bullied Fan

Some young North Carolina fan’s day was made yesterday when he received a letter and autographed team picture from Tar Heels head coach Roy Williams. What made the gift all the more meaningful was that this particular fan is a victim of bullying. Mark Armstrong of ABC11 WTVD in North Carolina shared this news. Was just made aware of this note, signed photo that Roy/UNC Basketball...
Via Campus Sports Net
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Roy Williams Sent A Letter, Autographed UNC Team Photo To A Young Fan Who Has Been Bullied

UNC basketball coach Roy Williams just made the day of a young Tar Heels fan in New York. Williams wrote a letter and sent an autographed 2014-15 team photo to Drew, a UNC fan who has been bullied at school. Was just made aware of this note, signed photo that Roy/UNC Basketball sent to a boy in NY state who’s been bullied pic.twitter.com/SkVuJrO69b — Mark Armstrong (@ArmstrongABC11...
Via College Spun
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyran Bowman decommits from UNC to focus on basketball

Three-star receiver Kyran Bowman will de-commit from North Carolina and instead focus on basketball, per a report from Ross Martin of 247Sports. Bowman had been committed to the Tar Heels for over a year and was set to graduate in a year. Jim Bob Bryant, Bryant’s football coach at Havelock High School, elaborated further on his star receiver’s choice. “Kyran Bowman is no...
Via Campus Sports Net
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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