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WATCH: Louisville vs. North Carolina Men's Basketball Highlight's (2016-17)

Louisville vs. North Carolina: In a battle of ACC titans the No.8 Tar Heels proved superior at home cruising to a victory over the No.7 Cardinals, 74-63. Justin Jackson was dominant for Carolina with 21 points, hitting several shots from beyond the arc. Donovan Mitchell led the Cards with 21 points.
Via ACC Digital Network
6 hours ago

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
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels shut down Cardinals in Chapel Hill

UNC beat Louisville in Chapel Hill this evening. What did the Tar Heels do to walk out as winners for their third straight double digit win? Add Louisville to the list of Tar Heel casulties. North Carolina beat Louisville 74-63 for their 24th win on the season. How did the game play out? First Half […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels shut down Cardinals in Chapel Hill - Keeping It Heel...
Via Keeping It Heel
7 hours ago

UNC football recruiting: Zamir White names North Carolina in his top four

This is the real deal Recruiting season never ends, but it’s about to get exciting now that the Tar Heels are competing for a big-time prospect in five-star running back Zamir White. The Laurinburg native announced his final four last night, declaring UNC in the running alongside Alabama, Clemson, and Georgia. He had offers from Ohio State, Auburn, FSU, Michigan State, Penn State...
Via Tar Heel Blog
17 hours ago

Latest Bracketology has Tar Heels as a top seed for NCAA Tournament

A big win over Virginia was enough to put the Tar Heels back on the top line. As the conference season winds down and we march toward...March...and the NCAA Tournament, guys who are paid to project brackets for the NCAA Tournament stay busy. There is still a considerable amount of basketball to be played before Selection Sunday, but the latest Bracketology released by Joe Lunardi...
Via Tar Heel Blog
22 hours ago

No. 7 Louisville, No. 8 UNC brace for uptempo game

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- North Carolina didn't have much of a problem going at a slower pace at times in its last game. The No. 8 Tar Heels will encounter an opponent Wednesday night more willing to operate at a brisker clip when No. 7 Louisville visits the Smith Center for a game with first-place implications in the Atlantic Coast Conference. "It's always a fun team to play against...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Bracket Watch: ACC finally grabs a No. 1 seed – for now

For the first time since I started publishing these brackets in mid-January, an ACC team – North Carolina – claims the fourth No. 1 seed. The 23-5 Tar Heels displaced 22-5 Baylor, which fell off the top line for the first time all season. I’d say there’s a decent chance an ACC team remains one of the top seeds come Selection Sunday. The question is whether it will still be...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

UNC Football: Top running back lists Tar Heels among finalists

Five-star running back Zamir White lists his top 4 teams ahead of his June commitment date The 2017 recruiting cycle ended earlier in February but the 2018 cycle is already heating up. Class of 2018 running back Zamir White is the No. 1 ranked player at his position and is a top priority for teams […] UNC Football: Top running back lists Tar Heels among finalists - Keeping It Heel...
Via Keeping It Heel
1 day ago

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels vs Louisville Preview

The Tar Heels had a busy past weekend with Virginia in town. They hosted College GameDay on Saturday and honored Marcus Paige and Brice Johnson at halftime of the game, as well as had  multiple recruits in town including their top remaining target, five-star forward Kevin Knox. After all the buildup and anticipation, the Tar […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels vs Louisville Preview...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

North Carolina Basketball pounds Virginia

No. 10 North Carolina dominated No. 14 Virginia 65-41 in the Smith Center on Saturday night. The Tar Heels improved to 23-5 overall and remain atop the ACC standings at 10-3. UVA fell to 18-8 on the season and now sits sixth in the ACC standings at 8-6. Statistically, this was UNC’s best defensive game of the season. Not only did the Tar Heels hold Virginia to 41 points—they...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels move to one seed in latest Bracketology

ESPN has released its latest Bracketology and there’s good news for Tar Heels fans The North Carolina Tar Heels are in tough stretch to end their season with four of their last five games coming against ranked teams. They started that tough stretch off with a big win over the Virginia Cavaliers 65-41 on Saturday […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels move to one seed in latest Bracketology...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels make jump in latest AP Top 25

UNC jumps in latest AP Top 25 poll with win over Virginia The North Carolina Tar Heels are on the move again in the Associated Press Top 25 poll. Last week they moved down two spots to No. 10 with a loss to Duke on the road. This week they rebounded with a 2-0 week […] UNC Basketball: Tar Heels make jump in latest AP Top 25 - Keeping It Heel - Keeping It Heel - A North Carolina...
Via Keeping It Heel
2 days ago

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC win vs. Virginia: Three things we learned

The Tar Heels put up an impressive outing to beat Virginia on Saturday. In beating Virginia, North Carolina improved to 22-5 and 11-3 in the conference. What they also did was put in one of their best displays on the season, especially on the defensive end. UNC beat Virginia at their own game In other games this season, Virginia has held teams to under 50 points seven times....
Via Tar Heel Blog
3 days ago

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Carolina Routs Virginia, 65-41

Justin Jackson scored 20 points (18 in the first half) to lead the Tar Heels to a dominant 24-point win over Virginia on February 18, 2017.

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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carolina Gymnastics: Takes Down New Hampshire In Annual Pink Meet

North Carolina came out strong against New Hampshire, the second-ranked team in the East Atlantic Gymnastics League, and topped the Wildcats, 195.875-195.075. Friday night's performance was UNC's best team score of the season and the Tar Heels extended their streak of scoring 195.500 or higher to three consecutive meets.

WATCH: UNC Women's Lacrosse: Carolina Breezes Past High Point, 16-6

Seven different Tar Heels found the back of the net in Carolina's victory over High Point on February 17, 2017.

WATCH: UNC Men's Basketball: Roy Williams pre-Virginia PC

Roy Williams speaks to the media before the Tar Heels host Virginia in the Smith Center.

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.

Hicks, Williams facing injuries for No. 10 Tar Heels

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Tenth-ranked North Carolina is uncertain whether forward Isaiah Hicks or guard Kenny Williams III will be ready for Wednesday night's game at rival North Carolina State due to injuries. Hicks, a senior starter, missed last week's loss at Duke due to a hamstring injury. The school said Tuesday that Hicks went through practice in the afternoon and is a game...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina defensive coordinator Chizik steps down

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina defensive coordinator Gene Chizik is resigning after two seasons with the Tar Heels. In a letter to North Carolina fans, Chizik said he was stepping away from football to focus on his family. Chizik's wife and three children still live in Auburn, Alabama, where he was head coach of the Tigers from 2009-12. The 55-year-old has twin daughters...
Via Associated Press
13 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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Williams channeled his inner Bobby Knight and took his frustration out on a chair

The No. 9 North Carolina lost to Miami on Saturday, in a 77-62 blowout upset. It was the Tar Heels’ first loss since December and their most lopsided defeat of the season. This did not please coach Roy Williams, who picked up a chair along the sideline and threw it to the ground in an almost Bobby Knight-like act of frustration toward furniture. Though most of us can’t quite...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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