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UNC Recruiting: Zion Williamson scores 51 en route to state championship

Zion Williamson scores 51 points on his way to state championship Zion Williamson, the North Carolina Tar Heels’ top prospect in the class of 2018, put together another sensational performance on Saturday night when he scored 51 points and led Spartanburg Day to the SCISA 2A State Championship title. He and his teammates cruised to victory over […] UNC Recruiting: Zion Williamson...
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49 minutes ago

UNC vs Pitt - Player of the Game: Kennedy Meeks

Despite playing co-star to Justin Jackson, Meeks was able to shine on Saturday. I am 1000% committed to the Justin Jackson for ACC Player of the Year movement. Every game lately has become an ode to the progress Jackson has made in his time at Carolina, and he will undoubtedly be the man to carry the team on his back throughout March and hopefully April. It’s hard for any of Jackson’s...
Via Tar Heel Blog
2 hours ago

WATCH: UNC Softball: Tar Heels Rally to Top Redhawks, 8-7

Carolina rallied with a six-run bottom of the seventh to defeat the Miami (OH) Redhawks, 8-7, on February 25, 2017.

UNC Mens’ Lacrosse: Johns Hopkins 13, Tar Heels 5

The Blue Jays outclass the Tar Heels in a clash of lacrosse elites. If you’re ever looking to find a good example of how numbers can lie, you could do worse than a lacrosse box score. On paper, the #3 Tar Heels (3-1) played a very close game against #4 Johns Hopkins (4-0): On Fetzer Field, the game was not nearly so close. The reason for the discrepancy is something...
Via Tar Heel Blog
22 hours ago

WATCH: North Carolina vs. Johns Hopkins Men's Lacrosse Highlights (2016-17)

North Carolina vs Johns Hopkins: The defending national champion Tar Heels fell to the No. 4 Blue Jays at home, 13-5. Chris Cloutier scored twice for No. 3 UNC, but 5 straight goals by Hopkins in the 2nd half were too much for the Heels to recover from.
Via ACC Digital Network
23 hours ago

WATCH: Justin Jackson Leads UNC Over Pitt, Tar Heels Control ACC With 2 To Play

Justin Jackson scored 23 points on 9-20 shooting from the field, including five 3-pointers in UNC's 85-67 win over Pitt. Jackson talks about how the Tar Heels found success against the Panthers as the team is focused on closing out the ACC regular season strong with games remaining at Virginia and home against Duke.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels pound Panthers on the road

UNC beat Pittsburgh on the road this afternoon. What did the Tar Heels do to walk out as winners against the hometown Panthers? It’s amazing the difference a venue makes After barely winning in Chapel Hill, North Carolina beats Pittsburgh at the Zoo, 85-67 on Pitt’s senior day. The win was the Tar Heels’ 25th […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels pound Panthers on the road - Keeping...
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1 day ago

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

North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh: Justin Jackson scored 23 points, Joel Berry added 19, and Kennedy Meeks chipped in 18 points and 10 rebounds as the No. 8 Tar Heels took care of Pittsburgh, 85-67. Jamel Artis and Michael Young combined for 24 points on the Panthers' senior day. North Carolina is now 13-3 and sits atop the ACC.
Via ACC Digital Network
1 day ago

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Tar Heels Take Down Pitt, 85-67

Justin Jackson, Joel Berry and Kennedy Meeks combined for 60 points in a solid road win over Pitt on February 25, 2017.

No. 8 North Carolina keeps rolling, tops Pitt 85-67

PITTSBURGH (AP) Justin Jackson scored 23 points, Joel Berry added 19 and No. 8 North Carolina continued its march to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season title with an 85-67 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday. The Tar Heels (25-5, 13-3) have won four straight following a loss to arch rival Duke two weeks ago. North Carolina can clinch its second straight ACC regular season...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNC Softball: Carolina Tops Towson in Extras, 6-5

Senior Kendra Lynch tossed 7.2 innings of shutout ball, while reaching base all five times and scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth to help the Tar Heels defeat Towson 6-5 on February 24, 2017

UNC vs. Pitt: Game Preview

The Heels travel to Pitt for their senior day The #8 North Carolina Tar Heels will take on Pitt today at noon. The Panthers will be celebrating senior day and the Heels are on the front end of two road games in three days. Tipoff is scheduled for 12:00 PM and can be seen on the ACC Network and heard on your local Tar Heel Sports Network affiliate. North Carolina On Wednesday...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

UNC Baseball Recaps - Week 1

A look back at the action from the Diamond Heels The #9 North Carolina Tar Heels are in the midst of a weekend series with Radford, starting the season 5-0. Here is a quick recap of this past week with the Diamond Heels. Here is a quick summary of results as of today: Date Opponent Result Record 2-17-17 vs. Kentucky W 3-1 1-0 2-18-17...
Via Tar Heel Blog
1 day ago

No. 8 North Carolina wary of Pittsburgh

North Carolina is making a run at a No. 1 seed in next month's NCAA Tournament. But the first matter of business is winning the ACC regular-season crown. The No. 8 Tar Heels are in superb position to win the tough 15-team conference and look to move closer to claiming the title when they visit Pittsburgh on Saturday. North Carolina (24-5, 12-3 ACC) holds a two-game lead over...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

UNC Basketball: ACC clinching scenarios for Tar Heels

There are some clinching scenarios for the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, as they can win the ACC with some help The North Carolina Tar Heels put themselves in a great position with their big win over Louisville on Wednesday night. UNC’s win and Duke’s loss to Syracuse gave the Tar Heels a two-game […] UNC Basketball: ACC clinching scenarios for Tar Heels - Keeping It...
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1 day ago

UNC Basketball: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Tar Heel’s ACC season V

With another three conference games in the books, what can we take away from the Tar Heels play during that time? Louisville realized playing at the Hill isn’t like playing at home. The shots don’t fall. The crowd isn’t on your side. It’s just not an easy environment. The Tar Heels win over Louisville not […] UNC Basketball: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Tar Heel’s...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels vs Pittsburgh preview

The Tar Heels visit Pittsburgh on Saturday, after holding on to beat them in January, 80-78. The Heels recorded what could be their biggest win of the season on Wednesday night. In a night where the Heels rival, the Duke Blue Devils, went down, UNC knocked off Louisville, gaining a two game lead over the […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels vs Pittsburgh preview - Keeping It Heel - Keeping...
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2 days ago

WATCH: North Carolina vs. NC State Women's Basketball Highlights (2016-17)

North Carolina vs. NC State: The No. 18 Wolfpack had little trouble getting past the rival Tar Heels, 80-60.  It was Senior Day for the Pack and the seniors led the way.  Dominique Wilson led the team in scoring with 19 points while Ashley Williams added 18 and Jennifer Mathurin contributed 13 in the win.  Jamie Cherry scored 25 points for the Tar Heels in the loss.
Via ACC Digital Network
2 days ago

No. 18 NC State women roll past rival Tar Heels 80-60

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Dominique Wilson scored 19 points, Ashley Williams added 18 on six 3-pointers and No. 18 North Carolina State started fast and cruised to an 80-60 win over North Carolina on Thursday night. Senior Miah Spencer scored five seconds into the game, Jennifer Mathurin and Williams nailed 3-pointers and the Wolfpack (21-7, 11-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) turned the...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 8 Tar Heels top No. 7 Cardinals 74-63, stretch ACC lead

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Justin Jackson scored 21 points and No. 8 North Carolina pulled away after halftime to beat No. 7 Louisville 74-63 on Wednesday night in a matchup of Atlantic Coast Conference leaders. Kennedy Meeks added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tar Heels (24-5, 12-3), who strengthened their hold on first place in the league. UNC entered the night leading both...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Durr, No. 14 Louisville women beat North Carolina 87-57

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Asia Durr scored 28 points, Myisha Hines-Allen had her 12th double-double of the season and No. 14 Louisville cruised to an 87-57 win over North Carolina on Sunday. Durr was 10-for-16 shooting, including 4 of 8 from 3-point range, and hit all four of her free throws. Hines-Allen finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds and Mariya Moore scored 13 with six rebounds...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson, No. 10 Tar Heels roll past No. 14 Cavaliers 65-41

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Justin Jackson scored 20 points to help No. 10 North Carolina beat No. 14 Virginia 65-41 on Saturday night, keeping the Tar Heels alone in first in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Kennedy Meeks had all of his 13 points and seven rebounds after halftime for the Tar Heels (23-5, 11-3 Atlantic Coast Conference). They shot 47 percent and led by double figures...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Justin Jackson pre-Virginia PC

Justin Jackson speaks to the media before the Tar Heels host Virginia in the Smith Center.

UNC fan dresses up as Duke’s Grayson Allen, trips people around campus

Thursday night will feature one of college basketball’s greatest rivalries: North Carolina vs. Duke.The No. 8 Tar Heels will travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the No. 18 Blue Devils.In preparation for the highly anticipated matchup, one UNC fan decided to troll Duke’s most polarizing player, Grayson Allen.Allen has built a reputation as being one of the dirtiest players...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: UNC basketball reveals new ‘Tar Heel’ Jordan sneakers

Sneaker fans are gonna love the new Tar Heel-themed Jordans that players will soon be wearing, as they are super-fresh looking.Given that the Jordan Brand now has a partnership with North Carolina’s basketball program, we get to see awesome creations such as these two new pairs of sneakers that have just been shown off on the team’s Instagram page.Check out this pair of Carolina...
Via The Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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