UNC and Rutgers will meet in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26 in Detroit.
Here’s a sign North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige might have Tar Heels fans hold up to address concerns about him making only 35 percent of his shots from the field this season: Keep calm and just wait for the ACC games to start.
Kennedy Meeks led North Carolina with 18 points in a 79-56 win over UNC Greensboro in Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday.
For the No. 6 North Carolina women’s basketball team, a perfect storm of errors began brewing in Carmichael Arena shortly after tip-off Tuesday night. No. 16 Oregon State was able to expose and exacerbate every Tar Heel flaw in UNC’s 70-55 loss.
Tar Heels point guard Marcus Paige shot the ball better against Kentucky, but UNC coach Roy Williams said the preseason All-American can't score all of the team's points.
Vic Koenning officially is out as North Carolina's defensive coordinator roughly two weeks before the Tar Heels play Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit.
No. 6 UNC works out some kinks against Appalachian State.
A record-setting run, including a 20-match win streak, came to an end Saturday for the No. 7 North Carolina women’s volleyball team, as it lost to Texas in four sets. No. 2-ranked Texas (27-2) beat UNC 3-1 (25-21, 18-25, 25-20, 31-29) in the NCAA Elite Eight at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion.
Acing exams was the focus last week for the No. 6 North Carolina women’s basketball players. They’ve already been acing the season, 8-0 with wins over nationally ranked teams, including Rutgers on Dec. 4. Twenty years ago, UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell had a team similarly positioned. Charlotte Smith was among those Tar Heels who were undefeated going into the 1993 exam break at UNC. That team went on to win it all.
Devin Booker and Willie Cauley-Stein each scored 15 points and top-ranked Kentucky shook off the shock of losing junior forward Alex Poythress by rolling past No. 21 North Carolina 84-70 on Saturday. ...
The winning streak continues for the No. 7 University of North Carolina women’s volleyball team. The Tar Heels (29-2) saw their streak reach 20 matches Friday as they beat the No. 10 Oregon Ducks 3-1 (25-23, 25-22, 23-25, 25-16) in the NCAA regional semifinals at the University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion in Minneapolis.
A somber hush hovered over Kentucky basketball players Friday, replacing the jovial atmosphere that usually exudes from this group of Wildcats. They were just coming to grips with the sudden loss of one of their leaders for the rest of the season, junior forward Alex Poythress.
There are a couple of ways to look at the shooting slump of North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige. It’ll have to be a quick look. The Kentucky Wildcats are waiting on the Tar Heels. Those two meet Saturday, Dec. 13 at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky (Noon, CBS)
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora suggested that he should speak with his players and staff before publicly commenting on media reports about Tar Heel defensive coordinator and associate head coach Vic Koenning not being with the program next season.