North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it's time to get tougher on his team.
The No. 24 Tar Heels (7-3) just haven't looked like one of the favorites in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship so far, leaving their Hall of Fame coach displeased with everything from turnovers to a lack of toughness.
Williams said he was harder on his team during Wednesday's practice and will...
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If you’re not old enough to have witness Michael Jordan at the University of North Carolina, then you probably had no idea that the man responsible for the Nike and Air Jordan boom, once wore Converse.
Someone bought a pair of those Jordan worn, Converse kicks at an auction for $33k. wore the white pair of the Pro Leather model during the 1982 NCAA Championship game when he hit...
QUICK LANE BOWL: NORTH CAROLINA (6-6) VS. RUTGERS (7-5)
FRIDAY, DEC. 26, 4:30 P.M., ESPN
UNC's much-maligned defense has been historically bad, and as a result, defensive coordinator Vic Koenning and the Tar Heels parted ways. But this group has a chance to redeem itself against a Rutgers offense that has been up and down in its own right, averaging anywhere from 2.48...
Next up in our series of Big Ten bowl previews is the Quick Lane Bowl. The Scarlet Knights of Rutgers will make their way to Detroit to take on the Tar Heels from the ACC. Let’s see how our writers have it shaking out.
Princess Sparkle — North Carolina was an up and down team all season. They come out and have wins against great teams like Georgia Tech and Duke and then lose...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Oregon State's trip across the country yielded its biggest regular-season win in two decades.
Ruth Hamblin had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 16 Oregon State beat No. 6 North Carolina 70-55 on Tuesday night.
Jamie Weisner added 14 points for the Beavers, who improved to 8-0 for the first time in program history.
Sydney Wiese had 13 points as the Beavers...
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UNC at UNC Greensboro 12/16/2014 7:00:00 PM | TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats
This game has been simulated 61 times.
UNC Greensboro (2015) has won 1 times (1.6% of the time), won by > 20 pts 0 times (0.0% of the time)
NC (2015) has won 60 times (98.4% of the time), won by > 20 pts 35 times (57.4% of the time)
The average score is UNC Greensboro...
Wes Miller is used to sharing courtside seats with Roy Williams, and a decade ago they did so with similar interests.
Tuesday night's meeting at UNC Greensboro will be the second time they've been separated by a scorer's table.
Williams and No. 24 North Carolina will visit Miller's Spartans 10 seasons removed from the duo's shared national title with the Tar Heels - Williams then...
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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's defense was a mess most of the season, giving up chunks of yardage and bunches of points to turn nearly every game into a shootout.
The Tar Heels get a bowl game to salvage something positive for that struggling unit, and they'll do it with a different coach leading the group.
UNC coach Larry Fedora said Monday that assistant Dan Disch will...
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When: Dec. 26; 4:30pm ET (ESPN)Where: Detroit, MI; Ford Field (65,000)TV: ESPNSpread: North Carolina -3 (via VegasInsider.com)All-Time Series: Tied 3-3Last Meeting: North Carolina Win, 24-22 (9/10/2011)
Gift Bag: 250 Best Buy gift card; Sony headphones; custom-made Fathead for each player, with his likeness; various apparel; football (courtesy sportsbusinessdaily.com)
Even Roy Williams was a spectator to an awesome game on Saturday Would you like a fan experience of the game on Saturday versus the Tar Heels of North Carolina? Well, if you like knowing what’s it like to be there for awesome games against Top 25 teams, then well I am here to shed some […]
Although they didn’t get the type of results that they would have hoped for Saturday against Kentucky, North Carolina showed that they have almost as much size/athleticism as the top team in the country. Watch as Brice Johnson throws down after catching an oop during the first-half from Marcus Paige. [Vine]
The post UNC’s Brice Johnson Throws Down Huge Dunk Off Marcus Paige Inbounds...
The Wildcats (11-0) used their superior depth, length and strong shooting to post a convincing win over the Tar Heels (6-3).
Two of the three winningest programs in college basketball history are set to square off Saturday afternoon.
Kentucky (No. 1 all-time in wins with 2,150) is set to host North Carolina (No. 3 all-time with 2,114) at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., at 12 p.m. E.T. Saturday.
The Wildcats, 10-0 and ranked No. 1 in the country, are currently dealing with the loss of junior forward Alex...
Three years ago, in December of 2011, a titanic match up of epic proportions took place in Rupp Arena, when Kentucky welcomed in the #5 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels. Kentucky was unbeaten at the time, and was the #1 team in the country, featuring a cast that would eventually go on to win the […]
In an alternate reality, North Carolina fans had to enjoy a team in pale blue making a run at Kentucky in Rupp Arena. Alas, that game was three...
Kennedy Meeks showed off the dance moves before Wednesday’s game against Iowa. Watch as Meeks tries to pump up the Tar Heels with a bit of shmoney dancing in the locker room. [Vine]
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North Carolina was able to clinch bowl eligibility last week against rival Duke, but the Tar Heels still have plenty of motivation this week to take down another in-state ACC rival – NC State. Saturday, UNC revealed that it will be wearing its famed “Carolina Chrome” helmets for the contest. The special lids have gotten a great response from the players this year.
UNC was a bit too excited after beating Duke
North Carolina football got maybe its biggest win of the season last Thursday. The Tar Heels went to Duke and upset their biggest rival, 45-20. It was UNC’s first win over the Blue Devils since 2011, and with the win, the squad became bowl eligible.
Larry Fedora’s team was understandably excited after pulling the upset, and celebrated...
The Duke-North Carolina rivalry doesn’t have as much national luster when the two programs are playing football, but it’s still a big game that awards a trophy to the victor.
The Tar Heels, somewhat surprisingly, were the ones holding and ringing the Victory Bell following Thursday night’s contest. UNC defeated Duke, 45-20, in Durham.
Today, North Carolina’s video production...
North Carolina is throwing its name in the ring for coolest alternate helmet of the season for tonight’s game at Duke. The Tar Heels are wearing chrome helmets featuring the alternate foot logo that the school occasionally uses. We’re big fans of this new lid for UNC.
UNC wearing chrome tonight vs Duke pic.twitter.com/aEmCJcHdzT
— Spencer Herlong (@TarHeelPhoto) November 21...
The debacle in North Carolina poses a real problem for the NCAA. The North Carolina basketball program is one of the premier brands in college basketball, but the NCAA makes billions with the NCAA Tournament.
The NCAA slammed Ohio State and USC over tattoos and improper benefits, but here we have a situation where football players, basketball players and other athletes were funneled...
It’s often said that football is comprised of three aspects – offense, defense and special teams – but the truly great teams know that’s not true. It’s also a game of gravity…and the North Carolina Tar Heels have absolutely mastered the art of gravity, as evidenced by this photo uploaded by UNC’s Inside Carolina:
QB/WR passing drills pic.twitter.com/IijsnWXwB7
North Carolina could be in serious trouble soon in light of recent allegations from former Tar Heels forward Rashad McCants that he took fake class to stay eligible while at UNC. In an interview with ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” with Andy Kaz, McCants reiterated his accusations of tutors writing papers and players receiving high grades in classes where they were never required...
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Former North Carolina basketball star Rashad McCants helped the Tar Heels win a national championship in 2005. Had he actually been required to go to class and not been allowed to take bogus courses, he may not have even been academically eligible that year. McCants, who has been playing in the NBA D-League since 2009, […]