The Kenan Stadium debut of top recruit Elijah Hood will be one of the top storylines as North Carolina conducts its spring game Saturday, March 12 (3 p.m., ESPN3.com).
Coastal Carolina scored three times on a sacrifice fly and two safety squeeze plays and No. 29 North Carolina fell to the Chanticleers 3-2 Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium. Korey Dunbar hit his third home run of the year in the first but the Tar Heels did not score again after taking a 2-0 lead to fall to 19-14 on the year.
A.J. Bogucki carried a no-hitter into the seventh in his first career start and North Carolina topped North Carolina A&T 10-0 Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium.
Blake Butera singled home Nick Colucci in the bottom of the ninth and Boston College rallied for a stunning 10-9 win over No. 30 North Carolina Saturday afternoon at Commander Shea Field. Carolina led 8-3 after six but BC scored seven times in the final three innings to even the three-game series.
North Carolina senior midfielder R.G. Keenan has a habit of scoring late-game, momentum-shifting goals in his career for the Tar Heels. He did it again on Saturday on Senior Day at Fetzer Field as the No. 5 Tar Heels defeated the No. 9 Virginia Cavaliers 11-10 at sun-drenched Fetzer Field in men’s lacrosse action.
No. 6 North Carolina extended its winning streak to nine matches with a 5-2 victory over No. 14 Miami on Saturday afternoon from Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.
Top-ranked North Carolina (11-1, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) got four goals apiece from Abbey Friend and Maggie Bill and defeated second-ranked Maryland (13-1, 4-1), 17-15, on Saturday afternoon at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels went on a 5-0 run to start the second half and take control of the game after trailing 10-9 at halftime.
Trent Thornton tossed a three-hit shutout and No. 30 North Carolina topped Boston College 7-0 in the series opener Friday afternoon at Commander Shea Field.
North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo felt he had put off going to the NBA long enough. The 6-foot-9 forward had flirted with entering the draft after each of his first two seasons before announcing Thursday that he would make the jump this time around.
Duke signeeJahlil Okafor scored 17 points and added seven rebounds as the West defeated the East 105-102 in the boys' McDonald's All-American basketball game Wednesday night
Brianna Turner came up with the big shot and a big stop when her team needed it. The Notre Dame-bound star hit a jumper with 53 seconds left to lift the West to a 80-78 victory over the East on Wednesday night in the 13th annual McDonald’s All-America girls basketball game.
Yet there were no tears from the players after North Carolina lost to Stanford 74-65 on Tuesday night, no deep silences, no emotional hugs. The Tar Heels were mostly upbeat in the locker room about 20 minutes after their season ended one game short of the Final Four.
The Tar Heels were looking forward to having UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell join them on the bench in the Final Four in Nashville, Tenn., but their run ended in the Elite Eight in Stanford, Calif.
Road games heighten Tar Heels' focus, UNC freshman Diamond DeShields said.
Talented Tar Heels freshman Diamond DeShields sprained both her right ankle and left knee in the Sweet 16 against South Carolina on Sunday.