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UNC stuns Virginia 28-27 with late TD

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Mitch Trubisky threw a 16-yard touchdown pass on his only play of the game, giving North Carolina its first lead with 4:05 remaining, and the Tar Heels stunned Virginia 28-27 on Saturday. Trubisky, who had been sharing the job with Marquise Williams until the last two games, was called into action when Williams was sacked and his helmet came off, setting...
Via AP on Fox
45 minutes ago  |  Discuss

UNC beats Fayetteville State 111-58 in exhibition

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Freshman Justin Jackson scored 18 points to help North Carolina beat Fayetteville State 111-58 in its exhibition opener Friday night. Fellow rookie Theo Pinson added 15 points and eight rebounds as the Tar Heels had five players score in double figures. The Tar Heels dominated the boards by a nearly 2-to-1 margin and finished with 29 second-chance points....
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Academic fraud at North Carolina

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...
Via The Scores Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 10 Easiest Classes for North Carolina Athletes

Term Paper Writing 405 Requirements: Students must write the word “term” on a piece of paper and give it to their professor by the end of the semester. Sham Class Design 110 Requirements: Students take 10 minutes to design a sham college-level class that would allow student-athletes to receive three easy credits. Light Blue and Argyle In Society 310 Requirements: Students...
Via Sports Pickle
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Results Of Probe Into North Carolina Shows Number Of Athletes Took Controversial ‘Paper Classes’

The results of the probe into the University of North Carolina academics were announced today, and it did not do the school’s athletic department any favors. The probe revealed that 3,100 students out of a total 97,600 that were enrolled at UNC from 1993 to 2011 took the school’s controversial “paper classes,” with nearly half of those students being athletes, namely football...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: UNC’s Larry Fedora Gives Inspiring Post-Game Speech, Tar Heels Celebrate Win Over Georgia Tech

UNC, one of the preseason favorites to win the ACC Coastal Division, had another very slow start to its season, but if its upset of Georgia Tech is any indication, the Tar Heels may still have time to rebound and get into the race. UNC, which entered the game 2-4, knocked off the then 5-1 Yellow Jackets at home 48-43, the program’s first win since a September 6 game against San...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at North Carolina Tar Heels: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images On Saturday evening the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will travel to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels in a match-up of two ACC schools. Now unranked, Georgia Tech (5-1) saw their perfect record go away a week ago with a loss to Duke. North Carolina (2-4) is still seeking its first ACC win of the season. Coverage of the gme between Georgia Tech and North Carolina will...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The North Carolina Hangover

Notre Dame’s 50-43 victory over North Carolina was like nothing we have seen before from this Irish team. A fully full on shootout- and in Notre Dame Stadium no less. North Carolina is not a good football team, yet Brian Kelly had warned everyone that the Tar Heels had some athletes and this would be exciting. I’m not sure anyone really took that to heart until Saturday afternoon...
Via Subway Domer
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Marching Tar Heels Set To Perform National Anthem at Martinsville

From presidential inaugurations to Final Fours, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Marching Tar Heels have performed nearly everywhere; everywhere except Martinsville Speedway. That is, until now. Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell announced The Marching Tar Heels will perform the National Anthem as part of the prerace ceremonies for the Goody’s® Headache...

College Basketball 2014-15: North Carolina Tar Heels Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17. ...
Via Athlon Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Marcus Paige Says Final Four is Realistic

Every team around this time of year is optimistic about their chances. Media day has come and gone, practices have started. The North Carolina Tar Heels are looking to bounce back from consecutive first weekend exits in March. Star point guard Marcus Paige has lofty expectations.  “Obviously it hasn’t come from the coaches like sitting down in a meeting, like we have to go to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina’s Field Looks Awesome For Military Appreciation Day

It’s Military Appreciation Day for the North Carolina football program Saturday.  That means the Tar Heels will be wearing special camouflage helmets for their contest against Virginia Tech. It also means the field at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina has a red, white and blue theme. Check it out:  Field painted up for Military Appreciation Day in Kenan. #GoHeelsGoAmerica...
Via College Spun
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: North Carolina’s Wearing A Camouflage-Themed Helmet Against VT For Military Appreciation Day

The North Carolina football team is in need of a win, desperately. So too, though, is Virginia Tech.  The two ACC programs will meet on the field this Saturday in Chapel Hill. North Carolina, 2-2, is coming off back-to-back losses to East Carolina and Clemson. Virginia Tech, 3-2, defeated Western Michigan last Saturday following two consecutive losses to Georgia Tech and ECU. ...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: North Carolina Football’s Helmet Will Feature A 3D ACC Logo, New State Decal

The North Carolina football program begins its 2014 season this Saturday, when the Tar Heels take on Liberty at 6 p.m. E.T.  North Carolina will start its new campaign with slightly different looking helmets. The Tar Heels have made a couple minor changes to its lids, as North Carolina’s helmet will now feature a 3D ACC logo at the top of the face mask and a new North Carolina...
Via College Spun
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Academic Scandal Growing Uglier by the Day

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...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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