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No. 11 North Carolina rolls past Oregon 76-59

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) Stephanie Mavunga scored 23 points and career-highs of 16 rebounds and 6 blocked shots and No. 11 North Carolina overwhelmed Oregon in the second half for a 76-59 win on Sunday. The Ducks (1-1) had a nine-point lead in the first half and were up 29-28 at the break but Alisha Gray had six points as the Tar Heels (4-0) scored the first 12 points of the second half...
Via AP on Fox
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Test Your North Carolina Basketball Knowledge With Our Weekly Quiz (11/23)

How much do you think you know about North Carolina Tar Heels basketball? Let’s find out. Take our weekly 10-question quiz and see how your fandom compares to that of other UNC fans around the world.  
Via College Spun
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Court Vision: No. 6 North Carolina passes last test before Bahamas

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- No. 6 North Carolina (3-0) had one more game before their trip to the Bahamas for their Thanksgiving tournament, and it wasn't going to be easy -- against Davidson (2-1). It wasn't actually at Davidson, but it was in Charlotte and technically a Davidson home game. The crowd was into it early, and it was a fairly even split between Davidson and North Carolina supporters...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Meeks, Jackson lead No. 6 North Carolina over Davidson

  Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 on Saturday to remain unbeaten. The Tar Heels (3-0) got 13 points from Marcus Paige and 10 points and seven rebounds from J.P. Tokoto for their first road win of the season. Meeks was 9 of 13 from the field as taller and more athletic Tar Heels outshot Davidson...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vine: J.P. Tokoto Shows Off His Impressive Leaping Ability To Finish Awesome Alley-Oop

Few players in college basketball can get up like North Carolina’s J.P. Tokoto, and he really flashed that vertical jump in completing an impressive alley-oop against Davidson. Tokoto receives a nice pass from freshman Justin Jackson on a fast break, and really climbs the latter to finish with an awesome one-handed flush. Enjoy this highlight, Tar Heel fans. North Carolina knocked...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Go All-Access With UNC During Its Win vs. Duke, Watch Them Celebrate By Spray Painting The Bell

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...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: UNC Is Wearing Awesome Chrome Helmets At Duke

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 — Spencer Herlong (@TarHeelPhoto) November 21...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

ACC Coming Attractions: UNC-Duke highlights weekend of avoiding traps

Other than a Thursday night showdown because Duke and North Carolina, this week is kind of the preamble to a huge final week of ACC football. But that doesn't mean there's not something at stake in a lot of these games, as teams fight for bowl eligibility or to keep what they've already earned, in the case of a Florida State, to this point. Stay tuned! MORE THAN A VICTORY BELL AT...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
3 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels at Duke Blue Devils: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the North Carolina Tar Heels will travel to take on the Duke Blue Devils in a match-up of two ACC schools. North Carolina (5-5) and Duke (8-2) will each be looking to score the win in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham, NC. The Odds: The Duke Blue Devils are...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 13 North Carolina women top No. 23 UCLA 84-68

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Allisha Gray scored 19 points and Brittany Rountree added 17 points and six assists to help No. 13 North Carolina women roll to an 84-68 victory over No. 23 UCLA on Sunday. Leading 45-40 at the break, North Carolina (2-0) opened the second half on a 21-6 run and built its largest lead, 66-46, with 13:27 to play. Rountree hit four 3-pointers and Gray made three...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Panthers at North Carolina Tar Heels Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Full Highlights: North Carolina’s 76-60 Win Over NC Central

Eight Tar Heels scored over five points (Johnson, Meeks, Jackson, Paige, Hicks, Tokoto, James and Britt) in North Carolina’s 76-60 win over North Carolina Central. [UNCTarheelAthletics] The post Full Highlights: North Carolina’s 76-60 Win Over NC Central appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC lands first ’15 recruit, Luke Maye

After having missed out on all the elite post prospects they targeted in the 2015 class, North Carolina landed their first verbal commitment of the 2015 recruiting cycle on Monday, striking with 6′-8″ in-state power forward Luke Maye of Hough (NC). Maye announced his verbal commitment to the Tar Heels via his Twitter account. Maye ...
Via Hoopniks
12 days 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
October 24, 2014  |  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
October 22, 2014  |  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
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina DB Brian Walker Gets Scoring Started for Tar Heels With 102-Yard Interception Return

In recent years North Carolina has started to become known for something other than basketball--football. To be clear--they are not a powerhouse by any means, but more likely than not they are going to keep it interesting if not win.Plays like the one defensive back Brian Walker made in the second quarter against San Diego State--a 102-yard interception return for a touchdown--certainly...
Via FatManWriting
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels Are Now College Football Favorites Thanks To Their Ability To Practice Upside Down

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 — InsideCarolina...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Obligatory Kennedy Meeks Windmill Dunk Video

This comes via Kennedy Meeks' Instragram and delivers visual evidence of both Meeks' new-found dunking ability and his chiseled frame. I am guessing if ESPN did a top 50 list of strength and conditioning coaches in college basketball Jonas Sahratian would be at the top of the list. Joe Giglio of the News and Observer raises an interesting point on preseason ACC predictions...
Via SCACC Hoops
July 28, 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

Rashad McCants: I made Dean’s List at UNC without going to class

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, […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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