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Quick Lane Bowl breakdown: North Carolina vs. Rutgers

QUICK LANE BOWL: NORTH CAROLINA (6-6) VS. RUTGERS (7-5) FRIDAY, DEC. 26, 4:30 P.M., ESPN KEY MATCHUP UNC's much-maligned defense has been historically bad, and as a result, defensive coordinator Vic Koenning and the Tar Heels parted ways. But this group has a chance to redeem itself against a Rutgers offense that has been up and down in its own right, averaging anywhere from 2.48...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Quick Lane Bowl Preview: Rutgers Vs. North Carolina

Next up in our series of Big Ten bowl previews is the Quick Lane Bowl. The Scarlet Knights of Rutgers will make their way to Detroit to take on the Tar Heels from the ACC. Let’s see how our writers have it shaking out. Princess Sparkle — North Carolina was an up and down team all season.  They come out and have wins against great teams like Georgia Tech and Duke and then lose...
Via Know It All Football
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 16 Oregon St. beats No. 6 North Carolina 70-55

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Oregon State's trip across the country yielded its biggest regular-season win in two decades. Ruth Hamblin had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 16 Oregon State beat No. 6 North Carolina 70-55 on Tuesday night. Jamie Weisner added 14 points for the Beavers, who improved to 8-0 for the first time in program history. Sydney Wiese had 13 points as the Beavers...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Notes: UNC @ UNC Greensboro

UNC at UNC Greensboro  12/16/2014 7:00:00 PM |  TV:ESPN2 | LIVE STATSNCAAGameSim.com Simulation Stats This game has been simulated 61 times. UNC Greensboro (2015) has won 1 times (1.6% of the time), won by > 20 pts 0 times (0.0% of the time) NC (2015) has won 60 times (98.4% of the time), won by > 20 pts 35 times (57.4% of the time) The average score is UNC Greensboro...
Via SCACC Hoops
2 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina-UNC-Greensboro Preview

Wes Miller is used to sharing courtside seats with Roy Williams, and a decade ago they did so with similar interests. Tuesday night's meeting at UNC Greensboro will be the second time they've been separated by a scorer's table. Williams and No. 24 North Carolina will visit Miller's Spartans 10 seasons removed from the duo's shared national title with the Tar Heels - Williams then...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tar Heels' struggling defense gets 1 more shot

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) North Carolina's defense was a mess most of the season, giving up chunks of yardage and bunches of points to turn nearly every game into a shootout. The Tar Heels get a bowl game to salvage something positive for that struggling unit, and they'll do it with a different coach leading the group. UNC coach Larry Fedora said Monday that assistant Dan Disch will...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Quick Lane Bowl 2014: Rutgers vs. North Carolina Preview

When: Dec. 26; 4:30pm ET (ESPN)Where: Detroit, MI; Ford Field (65,000)TV: ESPNSpread: North Carolina -3 (via VegasInsider.com)All-Time Series: Tied 3-3Last Meeting: North Carolina Win, 24-22 (9/10/2011) Gift Bag: 250 Best Buy gift card; Sony headphones; custom-made Fathead for each player, with his likeness; various apparel; football (courtesy sportsbusinessdaily.com) Statistical...
Via Talking 10
2 days ago  |  Discuss

First-Hand Fan Experience of UNC vs UK Game

Even Roy Williams was a spectator to an awesome game on Saturday Would you like a fan experience of the game on Saturday versus the Tar Heels of North Carolina?  Well, if you like knowing what’s it like to be there for awesome games against Top 25 teams, then well I am here to shed some […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC’s Brice Johnson Throws Down Huge Dunk Off Marcus Paige Inbounds Pass

Although they didn’t get the type of results that they would have hoped for Saturday against Kentucky, North Carolina showed that they have almost as much size/athleticism as the top team in the country. Watch as Brice Johnson throws down after catching an oop during the first-half from Marcus Paige. [Vine] The post UNC’s Brice Johnson Throws Down Huge Dunk Off Marcus Paige Inbounds...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky rolls past North Carolina

The Wildcats (11-0) used their superior depth, length and strong shooting to post a convincing win over the Tar Heels (6-3).
Via WholeHogSports
4 days ago

Video: Devin Booker on his 15-point game

Kentucky freshman Devin Booker talks about his 15 points in the win over North Carolina. Booker had missed the last game because of a bruised knee, then knocked down all of his three-point shots against the Tar Heels.
Via John Clay's Sidelines
4 days ago

Video: Kentucky Released An Epic “Battle Of The Blue Bloods” Hype Video For Its Game vs. UNC

Two of the three winningest programs in college basketball history are set to square off Saturday afternoon.  Kentucky (No. 1 all-time in wins with 2,150) is set to host North Carolina (No. 3 all-time with 2,114) at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky., at 12 p.m. E.T. Saturday. The Wildcats, 10-0 and ranked No. 1 in the country, are currently dealing with the loss of junior forward Alex...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Cats and the Tar Heels

Three years ago, in December of 2011, a titanic match up of epic proportions took place in Rupp Arena, when Kentucky welcomed in the #5 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels.  Kentucky was unbeaten at the time, and was the #1 team in the country, featuring a cast that would eventually go on to win the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
5 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Tar Heels at Kentucky Wildcats: Preview and Predictions

In an alternate reality, North Carolina fans had to enjoy a team in pale blue making a run at Kentucky in Rupp Arena. Alas, that game was three...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy Meeks Dancing Is A Sight To Behold

Kennedy Meeks showed off the dance moves before Wednesday’s game against Iowa. Watch as Meeks tries to pump up the Tar Heels with a bit of shmoney dancing in the locker room. [Vine] The post Kennedy Meeks Dancing Is A Sight To Behold appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
14 days ago  |  Discuss

UNC Wearing Its “Carolina Chrome” Helmets For NC State Game

North Carolina was able to clinch bowl eligibility last week against rival Duke, but the Tar Heels still have plenty of motivation this week to take down another in-state ACC rival – NC State. Saturday, UNC revealed that it will be wearing its famed “Carolina Chrome” helmets for the contest. The special lids have gotten a great response from the players this year. Time to...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina Football Reportedly Trashed Duke’s Locker Room After Beating The Blue Devils

UNC was a bit too excited after beating Duke North Carolina football got maybe its biggest win of the season last Thursday. The Tar Heels went to Duke and upset their biggest rival, 45-20. It was UNC’s first win over the Blue Devils since 2011, and with the win, the squad became bowl eligible. Larry Fedora’s team was understandably excited after pulling the upset, and celebrated...
Via College Spun
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: North Carolina players cause thousands in damage to Duke locker room

Duke not only got upset on the field by North Carolina this season, but apparently administrators were upset with the Tar Heels actions after the game as well. According to ESPN, the North Carolina players caused extensive damage to the visiting team locker room at Wallace Wade Stadium following their 45-20 win over the Blue Devils. According to the report, the Tar Heels spray painted...
Via Fox Sports
23 days 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
26 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 pic.twitter.com/aEmCJcHdzT — Spencer Herlong (@TarHeelPhoto) November 21...
Via College Spun
27 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

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 pic.twitter.com/IijsnWXwB7 — InsideCarolina...
Via Next Impulse Sports
August 05, 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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