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“He’s the best point guard I’ve ever been around. Plain and simple. Period. The end.” UNC assistant coach and 12-year NBA veteran Hubert Davis had high praise for Cole Anthony … more
If you thought the preseason hype for freshman superstar Cole Anthony might be too much to live up to, Anthony has only worn the blue of Carolina for two games and he’s already accomplished … more
North Carolina knew coming into The South’s Oldest Rivalry on Saturday night that its success hinged on slowing down one man: Virginia quarterback Bryce Perkins, the Cavaliers’ season … more
The football gods are rarely this overtly karmic, but the ending of Saturday’s 20–17 North Carolina win against Duke represented poetic justice for the Tar Heels star who sealed the … more
Saturday’s matchup between North Carolina and Virginia Tech involved the debut of new rules in which, starting with the fifth overtime, teams alternate penalty kicks — er, two-point … more
The UNC football team begins the second half of its schedule at Virginia Tech on Saturday after this weekend’s open date, making this as good a time as any to assess the progress of Mack … more
Entering its open week halfway through the season, North Carolina is on schedule. Although the disappointment of not closing the deal for a colossal upset against Clemson on Sept. 28 still stings, a … more
North Carolina is now on a three-game losing streak, and someone just looking at wins and losses could be excused for concluding that the Tar Heel football program is continuing along the same … more
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
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