N.C. State baseball coach Elliott Avent gave the impression that beating rival North Carolina might be higher on his list of priorities than winning the ACC tournament when he decided to hold his ace Carlos Rodon back for Saturday’s matchup with the Tar Heels.
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It’s never too early. That’s the motto of the top college recruiters. Losing out on the top High School Recruit, North Carolina wastes no time moping and gets ready to build a class for next season. Theo Pinson, a highly ranked recruit, is set to don Carolina blue.
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When we spoke with Theo Pinson in late April, he said he wanted to trim...
Scouting expert Rob Harrington has authored a comprehensive breakdown of new Tar Heel commitment Theo Pinson's game and what his commitment means for the Tar Heels.
Wesleyan Christian (NC) wing Theo Pinson, who is among the most athletic wing players nationally in the 2014 class, has decided on a college. Pinson committed on Wednesday at his school to the North Carolina Tar Heels over the Indiana Hoosiers, Duke Blue Devils, Georgetown Hoyas and Louisville Cardinals. Pinson is perhaps the most deadly [...]
D’Ernest Johnson committed to North Carolina on Wednesday, his coach confirmed to InsideCarolina.com. The 5-foot-9, 160-pound running back from Immokalee (Fla.) chose the Tar Heels over a host of SEC and (formally) Big East programs. Stay tuned for more on this breaking story ...
North Carolina fans are hoping the disappointment from losing Andrew Wiggins last week can be washing away by Theo Pinson.
The 6th rated small forward in the 2014 class is expected to make his decision this Wednesday.
One of the better athletes coming out, Pinson is a slasher, who loves to run in transition. He’s an excellent rebounder and defender thanks to a 6-10 wingspan on...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Baseball can cruel sometimes.
And when two teams are as evenly matched as No. 7 Virginia (45-8, 22-8 ACC) and No. 2 North Carolina (47-8, 21-7 ACC), games can sometimes come down to just one bad hop.
One ball that doesnt fly quite as far as it seems like it should.
One small fielding mistake.
One base-running mistake.
And thats how it ended on Saturday...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. No. 2 North Carolina needed just one win over No. 7 Virginia out of a three-game series to clinch the ACC regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the ACC Tournament. Virginia took Game 1, but UNC came back from a 5-2 deficit to win 8-5 on Friday night in Game 2 of the series.
It is UNCs first ACC baseball title since 1990.
But Virginias stellar play made...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – No. 7 Virginia led No. 2 North Carolina, 5-2, in the penultimate frame on Friday, marking just the fourth time in 54 games that UNC had trailed after seven innings. The Tar Heels, however, rallied with six runs in the eighth to win 8-5 and clinch the ACC regular season title.
DALLAS --- North Carolina has begun to target Dallas (Texas) Prime Prep's Elijah Thomas, one of the top post scorers in the 2015 class.
Fresh off celebrating the school's first ever Big Ten tournament title the Badgers found out the who, when, and where of their NCAA Tournament journey. Wisconsin was placed in the Eugene regional with host and number three seed Oregon, BYU, and North Carolina.
In that regional UW will take on the North Carolina Tar Heels (39-19) on Thursday to open up regional play. UNC...
Colin Moran has grown from the top freshman in the country to one of the nation's most dangerous hitters and a top draft prospect for No. 1 North Carolina.
The junior has the chance to become the fourth player in NCAA history to lead the nation in runs scored and RBIs. He entered the week first in RBIs and tied for the lead in runs scored, while ranking among the leaders in...
North Carolina finished tied for first in the Coastal Division and would have won the tiebreakers to earn the right to play in the ACC Championship game.
Unfortunately for the Tar Heels, they were not allowed to do that because of NCAA sanctions. The ACC announced last fall that it would not recognize a Coastal Division title, should UNC win it. And yet, North Carolina made rings...
North Carolina head coach Larry Fedora has shown he's willing to inject a bit of youth and enthusiasm into the program under his tenure. He came in last year as a bit of a Red Bull-fueled energetic character. But can be down with the youth movement, as well.
Last year, UNC wore chrome helmets and this coming year, the Tar Heels will don alternate uniforms. And the team has plenty...
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Not to take anything away from North Carolina, but the Tar Heels finished 8-4 (5-3 ACC) in one of the worst power conference divisions in the country.
If it weren’t for ineligibility, UNC would have beat out a six-win Georgia Tech team to play Florida State in the ACC Championship Game.
So in honor of the Heels’ above-average year, coach Larry Fedora has handed out co-champion...