Strong post play keyed Duke’s comeback during regulation against North Carolina on Sunday. The Blue Devils stayed with that in overtime, outscoring UNC 12-5 during the extended session, and slid out of Carmichael Arena with a 74-67 win.
Before No. 12 North Carolina tipped off against No. 15 Duke Sunday afternoon, UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell had a question for Duke senior Elizabeth Williams.
One thing UNC coach Roy Williams couldn’t have coached so far this season is the toughening of his North Carolina squad — not the way that armor has materialized for the Tar Heels.
Florida State kept hanging around looking to steal one in the Dean E. Smith Center, but No. 15 North Carolina got enough buckets down the stretch to hold off the Seminoles 78-74 Saturday.
It's like a MASH unit in the Dean Dome. Injuries are mounting for North Carolina coach Roy Williams.
Freshman is averaging 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds per game
Tar Heels could use better effort on the boards, Williams said
Tar Heels erase double-digit deficits in first and second halves to top rivals
Attorney Robert Orr, a former N.C. Supreme Court justice, is part of a legal team that filed a class-action lawsuit at the Durham County Courthouse Thursday on behalf of former UNC athletes Rashanda McCants and Devon Ramsay. The suit is the second of its type. This suit expands the class action to include the NCAA, the governing body for major college sports, in addition to UNC
North Carolina coach Roy Williams hasn't backed away from what he said at the beginning of the season about needing more from his big men.
The most prolific rivalry in ACC women’s basketball history will take place for the 100th time tonight when No. 12 North Carolina visits N.C. State.
For UNC wrestling coach C.D. Mock, the message of a well-known anti-domestic violence, anti-sexual assault PSA echoes a message he’s tried to convey in a website he started to tell the ongoing saga of his son’s sexual assault case at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
After an uninspiring win over Virginia Tech, Tar Heels look for a more complete performance at Wake Forest
With milestones and records in the offing, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is maintaining the attitude that made him Division I men’s college basketball’s all-time wins leader.
Duke’s 79-65 win over Pittsburgh Monday night at Cameron Indoor Stadium left Krzyzewski with 999 career wins.
“It means we’re 16-2,” said Krzyzewski, who started this season with 983 career wins. “That’s what it means. We hope to be 17-2 in the next game we play. That’s the way we approach everything and we’ll continue to approach it that way.”
He’ll take his first crack at win No. 1,000, and a 17-2 record this season, when the Blue Devils play St. John’s at Madison Square Garden in New York on Sunday (2 p.m., WRAZ).
When Duke takes the court again in ACC play at Notre Dame on Jan. 28 (7:30 p.m., ESPN2), Krzyzewski has a chance to claim another coaching record.
The win over Pittsburgh was Krzyzewski’s 421st against ACC competition, leaving him one win shy of all-time leader Dean Smith. The former UNC coach had 422 ACC wins in his career from 1961-97.
After nearly a month of rumors, UNC officially hires former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik as its defensive coordinator.