Blog: UNC Sports

Apr. 24, 2014 @ 09:45 PM

DeShields's mom talks for first time about why Diamond is leaving UNC

Tisha DeShields said there wasn’t "some huge, dramatic” reason or “one identifying factor” why her daughter, Diamond DeShields, is transferring from North Carolina after scoring an ACC freshman record 648 points.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 01:23 PM

BREAKING: Diamond DeShields to transfer from UNC

DeShields scored 648 points this past season, more than any freshman in ACC history

Mar. 28, 2014 @ 04:13 PM

Young Tar Heels grow into NCAA Sweet 16 threat

This richly layered squad of Tar Heel standouts — all undergraduates — is a collection of quick learners coming of age as they head to the Sweet 16 at Stanford University’s Maples Pavilion. Sunday’s (March 30) clash against No. 1 seed South Carolina (ESPN2, 7 p.m. EDT) will be a rematch of a game the Tar Heels won 74-66 earlier this season.

Mar. 27, 2014 @ 01:25 PM

UNC's Switzer doesn't look back

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 09:08 PM

UNC's keys vs. Providence: Running and rebounding

Junior point guard Luke Davis said that North Carolina has been focused on two things heading into Friday’s NCAA Tournament game against Providence – running and rebounding.

Feb. 13, 2014 @ 02:18 PM

Roy Williams on the UNC-Duke postponement

Some quick thoughts from Roy Williams on the day after UNC-Duke was postponed for the first time

Jan. 07, 2014 @ 12:32 AM

My final AP Top 25 ballot: From FSU to Duke

Here's the AP ballot I sent after the final whistle on the BCS title game

Dec. 01, 2013 @ 02:17 PM

My AP Top 25 ballot: Florida St. and Ohio St. over Auburn, for now

Florida State and Ohio State are undefeated but have played inferior competition. Auburn has three wins against current top 25 teams but lost at No. 12 LSU.

Nov. 24, 2013 @ 04:25 PM

More on UNC's 10-minute fourth quarter

Here’s ODU coach Bobby Wilder and UNC coach Larry Fedora with their thoughts, and then a few of mine.

Nov. 17, 2013 @ 10:44 AM

My AP Top 25 ballot: Duke makes its first appearance

Duke ran for 358 yards against Miami, finished the game on a 41-13 run and is undefeated (8-0) with QB Anthony Boone.

Nov. 10, 2013 @ 12:26 PM

My AP top 25 ballot: Alabama reclaims top spot

Alabama reclaims the top spot on my poll after a dominant win over LSU, while FSU drops to 2 and Stanford climbs to No. 3.

Nov. 07, 2013 @ 03:24 PM

Roy Williams's thoughts on P.J. Hairston and Leslie McDonald

After UNC announced that leading scorer P.J. Hairston and senior Leslie McDonald will sit out the season opener against Oakland because of “an ongoing compliance issue,” coach Roy Williams spoke with the media.

Nov. 03, 2013 @ 09:09 PM

Positives and negatives from UNC's 27-19 win over N.C. State

Here are some positives and negatives, mostly positives, from UNC’s 27-19 win over N.C. State: