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As disappointing as North Carolina’s six-point loss at Wake Forest on Friday night was, the Tar Heels have definitely exceeded expectations so far in 2019. Few Tar Heel fans and (if they were … more
With North Carolina’s 24–20 win over South Carolina on Saturday, head coach Mack Brown became the first UNC head coach to win a season opener against a Power 5 opponent since, well, Mack … more
The last week for North Carolina basketball has been about as eventful as an offseason week can get.  On Tuesday, the Tar Heels signed Cole Anthony (Oak Hill … more
North Carolina freshman Nassir Little announced on Monday that he is leaving the university to enter the NBA Draft, where he is projected to be a first-round pick. That news is no surprise, as Little … more
After a regular season in which he flashed enormous potential but struggled with consistency and his fit in North Carolina’s rotation, Nassir Little exploded in the first two rounds of the NCAA … more
After winning 15 of its last 17 games — with the losses coming to fellow No. 1 seeds Duke and Virginia — North Carolina was rewarded with the top seed in the NCAA Tournament’s … more
The 2018–19 regular season for the North Carolina men’s basketball team can be summarized in one word — growth. Back in November, after an early loss to Texas and a blowout loss at … more
It’s safe to say Coby White’s mini shooting slump has ended.  White had struggled shooting the ball against the top-level defenses of Virginia, Duke, and Florida State over the … more
Early in the season, North Carolina basketball did its best Jekyll-and-Hyde impression. One could never be sure whether the Tar Heels would be the team that comfortably dominated Gonzaga or the team … more
Last week’s late-game collapse against Virginia notwithstanding, North Carolina appears to have hit its stride just in time to visit archrival and top-ranked Duke on Wednesday.  Roy … more
The North Carolina men’s basketball team took care of business on its first two games over the past week, first overwhelming NC State with 113 points before surviving a pre-Virginia trap game … more
In Roy Williams’ words, three weeks ago, Louisville “(came) in our own building, just slapped us right in the face in every phase of the game.” Carolina responded in kind on the … more
North Carolina ends an eight-day stretch between games tonight with a visit to Georgia Tech. Carolina is 5–8 in its last 13 games against the Yellow Jackets away from Chapel Hill and has lost … more
After wins over depleted conference foes Notre Dame and Miami, Monday night’s game against Virginia Tech looked like it might be a repeat of Carolina’s last conference home game coming … more
Asked whether he had a particular area of concern with his team after Saturday’s embarrassing home loss to Louisville — the worst in his tenure as the North Carolina head coach — … more
While too many turnovers continue to plague Carolina, and the Tar Heels continue to be surprisingly inconsistent shooting the ball so far this season (only 43.2 percent from the field against Pitt), … more
Roy Williams is not interested in winning November or December. His focus in early months is to prepare his North Carolina basketball team for the long slog of Atlantic Coast Conference play and to … more
So far this season, North Carolina basketball has done its best Dr. Jekyll/Mr. Hyde impression, and the Tar Heels’ last two games are perhaps the best example. Last week’s comfortable win … more
Usually, when a basketball team turns it over 23 times, that team loses. And coming off an embarrassing 84–67 loss at Michigan, it would’ve been fair to assume UNC couldn’t afford … more
Despite an initial hiccup, Mack Brown’s second term as North Carolina’s head football coach is off to an encouraging start. First, multiple outlets reported that Brown was poised to hire … more
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