Sports: UNC

Nov. 22, 2014 @ 07:07 PM

Meeks anything but in 90-72 UNC win at Davidson

Kennedy Meeks had 19 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Jackson added 18 points and No. 6 North Carolina defeated Davidson 90-72 in Charlotte on Saturday to remain unbeaten.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 10:00 PM

Worth’s OT goal lifts UNC past Buffs 1-0 in NCAA 2nd Round

Maya Worth couldn’t have possibly picked a better time for her first career goal. The sophomore’s shot in the fourth minute of overtime lifted the North Carolina women’s soccer team to a 1-0 victory against Colorado in the second round of the NCAA tournament Friday at Fetzer Field,


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 08:32 PM

Syracuse tops UNC in NCAA semifinal sudden-victory stroke-off

No. 4 Syracuse University advanced to the NCAA Field Hockey Tournament championship game with a 3-2 stroke-off win against top-ranked North Carolina in the NCAA semifinals Friday.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:46 PM

Cutcliffe: I trust our guys to come out of this

The pressures of going from a plucky underdog to a favorite might just have been too much for Duke’s football team to handle this month.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 05:55 PM

UNC's Fedora: We were the more physical team

North Carolina beat Duke Thursday night like it was the old days, when Tailback U had grand ground games of 1,000-yard rushers, back when the Blue Devils couldn’t get out of their own way.


Nov. 20, 2014 @ 10:51 PM

Tar Heels advance to NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament 2nd round

North Carolina downed visiting James Madison 6-0 at Fetzer Field Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament.


Nov. 21, 2014 @ 10:02 AM

KICKING UP THEIR HEELS: UNC routs Duke 45-20

Marquise Williams threw touchdown passes of 1 yard to Mack Hollins and three yards to Quinshad Davis and ran for scores of 1 and 16 yards as UNC beat Duke 45-20 Thursday night in a key ACC Coastal Division showdown at Wallace Wade Stadium.

 


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:50 PM

Tar Heels used to drama, seek bowl

It’s been two years since UNC players have rung the Victory Bell signifying a win over Duke and the Tar Heels want to make that sweet sound again. UNC senior safety Tim Scott said UNC needs to get the bell back and restore it to a lighter shade of blue when the teams meet on Thursday, Nov. 20 (7:30 p.m., ESPN)


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 09:23 PM

Tar Heels survive Cowgirls on Mavunga jumper, Gray steal

Stephanie Mavunga's jumper snapped a 77-77 tie with 34 seconds to play and Allisha Gray's steal shut off Oklahoma State's final chance with one second left at Carmichael Arena Wednesday night.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:19 PM

UNC’s Williams on scandals: ‘We’ve screwed up’

Roy Williams brought his folksy sense of humor to the Raleigh Sports Club on Wednesday and took a few jabs at journalists for their coverage of him and the academic scandal at North Carolina.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 08:51 PM

Irrelevant no more, Duke plays for title

After a couple of decades of irrelevance, Duke football gets a rare night in the national spotlight. The No. 25 ranked Blue Devils will play rival North Carolina tonight (7:30 p.m., ESPN) in the first prime-time, weeknight game at Wallace Wade Stadium since 1994.


Nov. 19, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

ACC commissioner Swofford: 8 teams ‘ideal’ for playoff

Four teams may not be enough for a college football playoff, according to ACC commissioner John Swofford. Speaking at Wednesday’s weekly Durham Sports Club meeting at Croasdaile Country Club, Swofford said an eight-team playoff, “in terms of the number of teams, would probably be ideal.”


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 09:04 PM

Prospect of meeting rival Duke melts UNC’s pains away

The aches and pains will be the same on both sides so the short week of preparation isn’t bothering the players from North Carolina as they get ready to face No. 25 Duke on Thursday night.


Nov. 18, 2014 @ 01:46 PM

Tar Heels to challenge Duke defense Thursday

Duke (8-2, 4-2 in ACC) can still attain its goal of a second consecutive ACC Championship Game appearance by winning its last two regular-season games, beginning with rival North Carolina on Thursday night (7:30 p.m., ESPN).


Nov. 17, 2014 @ 09:20 PM

UNC relying on backfield depth

Injuries and off-the-field trouble have thinned a UNC backfield that was deep. UNC coach Larry Fedora heads into Thursday's game at Duke with the mindset that the Tar Heels have to figure it out with whoever is available.