After an eventful week, the 23rd-ranked Tar Heels hope to continue that trend in their season opener against Liberty today at Kenan Stadium (6 p.m., ESPN3.com).
The brother of a North Carolina player who was reportedly the victim of a training-camp altercation has accused the program of downplaying the incident.
Hours after he suspended four players for Saturday’s season opener against Liberty, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora learned that one important piece will return in time to face the Flames.
Rivals don't play until Feb. 18 this season
A spokesman for the football team said that the school is investigating what Yahoo Sports called a “training camp hazing incident” that escalated into a “group assault” on walk-on wide receiver Jackson Boyer, a redshirt freshman from Chapel Hill.
While starting QB not yet announced, other position battles have been decided
North Carolina linebacker Jeff Schoettmer said the Tar Heels would be in good hands with either Marquise Williams or Mitch Trubisky at quarterback.
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Sophomore safety Dom Green was easy to spot at North Carolina practices this summer. He was the one dancing on the sidelines between drills, joking with teammates, and otherwise doing what he can to keep spirits up during the grind of training camp.
The Atlantic Coast Conference leads all leagues with eight women’s soccer teams among the Soccer America Preseason Top 25 — including four teams ranked among the top five and all eight among the Top 15.
The role North Carolina wide receiver Quinshad Davis is growing into fits him just fine and he likes it, too.
The junior from Gaffney, South Carolina, has emerged as the Tar Heels’ top receiver and his ready to lead the receiving corps no matter who is throwing the ball in their direction. He said is ready to catch passes thrown by either Marquise Williams or Mitch Trubisky.
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Sophomore forward Isaiah Hicks led three Tar Heels in double figures with 19 points and the University of North Carolina shot 61 percent from the floor in a 109-52 win over the Bahamas All-Stars in a men's basketball exhibition game on Saturday.
Ernest Saunders dropped in a three-pointer from the right wing with 18.1 seconds to play to cap a 14-5 run and give the Providence (Bahamas) Storm an 84-83 men's basketball exhibition game victory over the University of North Carolina Friday in Nassau. The Tar Heels play a second exhibition today at 5 p.m.
Brian Walker is talkative on the field, while Des Lawrence stays quiet. When it comes to tackling a big running back, Walker prefers to go for a knockout blow while Lawrence tries to take him down by the legs.