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UNC NOTEBOOK After shooting a program-record low 24.6 percent from the field in a 63–45 loss to now No. 3 Michigan State on Nov. 26, North Carolina bounced back offensively with dominant wins … more
UNC NOTEBOOK When the season began, North Carolina had many question marks after replacing so many key pieces from last year’s national championship team, and after a 12-2 start, there was hope … more
UNC Notebook Going into North Carolina’s football game Saturday at No. 14 Virginia Tech, a Tom Sheldon punt had never been returned more than 17 yards (last year’s opponents managed all of two … more
After bringing a six-game winning streak into the final week of regular-season play in the Atlantic Coast Conference, North Carolina was unable to keep that momentum, dropping the final two games of … more
UNC Notebook Roy Williams continued his preseason mad scientist routine, experimenting with numerous lineup combinations throughout each of North Carolina’s three periods in Sunday’s Tar Heel … more
UNC Notebook Going into Saturday’s game against Western Carolina, Larry Fedora-coached North Carolina teams had previously dominated FCS competition to a 6–0 record by an average of 53.4 to … more
Given the choice at the start of the year, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams probably would have gladly accepted a guaranteed 12–2 start (though he might have wavered if told Wofford was one … more
UNC Notebook After two consecutive road losses, North Carolina regained its footing with two ACC wins last week, but the concerns that have surfaced in the Tar Heels’ four losses have not yet … more
UNC Notebook After appearing worn down in the middle of the Atlantic Coast Conference slate — with Roy Williams expressing frustration at having to coach energy level — North Carolina has … more
For better or worse (mostly the latter), the quarterback position continues to define this season of UNC football. The Tar Heels’ last two games particularly underscore this … more
This time, the gigantic shoe was on the other foot. Roy Williams’ North Carolina basketball teams have traditionally been characterized by big, physical, athletic forwards capable of dominating the … more
After going 4-5 in January, North Carolina has found its form in February, winning its fifth straight on Saturday with a 93-76 win at Louisville — the first time UNC has ever beaten the Cardinals … more
After a dominant 104–61 win over Western Carolina, the North Carolina basketball team now has a break for final exams before traveling to Knoxville to face No. 20 Tennessee on Sunday. At 9–1 … more
As eastern North Carolina continues to recover in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, UNC football fans can be thankful for at least one result of the storm: the cancellation of Saturday’s … more
It’s safe to say that ACC play has represented a sharp uptick in the level of competition for a North Carolina basketball team that had started a surprising 12–2, as the last week saw the Tar … more
UNC Notebook Kenny Williams’ breakout season hit another height on Sunday as the junior wing silenced the hostile Tennessee crowd by drilling a 3-point shot to give No. 5 North Carolina a … more
North Carolina had No. 8-ranked Miami on the ropes on Saturday, but never managed to land enough of a punch to knock the Hurricanes down. The Tar Heels had every opportunity at a first-half knockout, … more
Just a week ago, UNC basketball stood a surprising 10–1, having just managed a road comeback win against a quality Tennessee squad and poised to attack the beginning of ACC play, bolstered by the … more
At least two future Tar Heels will participate in Wednesday evening’s McDonald’s All-American Game, which features 24 of the nation’s top senior high school basketball … more
UNC 1, NCAA 0.  Regardless of what happened on the court or field of play, the last week has provided a monumental win for UNC, as the NCAA announced that the Tar Heel athletic department … more
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