Sports: UNC

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 09:43 PM

Johnson alters ego, impacts UNC win over ECU

UNC forward Brice Johnson was a tougher version of himself against ECU.

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 08:02 PM

UNC will face Rutgers in Detroit

Tar Heels, Scarlet Knights take part in inagural Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field

Dec. 07, 2014 @ 05:56 PM

UNC going to Detroit for bowl

Tar Heels to face Rutgers

Dec. 06, 2014 @ 09:32 PM

UNC tops Southern Cal, reaches NCAA volleyball quarterfinals

North Carolina took advantage of its home court and beat Southern California 3-1 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Carmichael Arena on Saturday. The victory propelled UNC into the regional semifinals for only the second time in school history, the last being in 2002. It also extended UNC’s school-record winning streak to 18 matches.

Dec. 06, 2014 @ 03:09 PM

Going bowling? Question is where, against whom

Duke, North Carolina and N.C. State among bowl-bound football programs that will learn their ultimate destination beginning at 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Eleven ACC teams are bowl-eligible and that doesn't include national wild-card Notre Dame.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 10:39 PM

UNC sweeps Hampton in NCAA volleyball opener

North Carolina reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the fourth time in five years with a convincing three-set sweep of Hampton on Friday at Carmichael Arena. The Tar Heels will host Southern Cal in a second-round game at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6 in Chapel Hill.

Dec. 05, 2014 @ 09:28 PM

UNC needs big man Brice Johnson to play, not sit

When Iowa and UNC met in Wednesday's ACC-Big Ten Challenge, Brice Johnson spent a lot of time on the bench. That was all he could do, because he didn’t play much, just 12 minutes. Foul trouble kept him off the court during an eventual 60-55 loss to the Hawkeyes.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 10:10 PM

No. 6 UNC women battle back to top No. 18 Rutgers 96-93 in 2OT

Tar Heels trailed by double digits in final minutes of regulation, then blew a late lead in overtime before finally beating the Scarlet Knights on the road in ACC-Big Ten Challenge women's basketball game Thursday night 96-96.

Dec. 04, 2014 @ 12:50 AM

Iowa stops UNC in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Unranked Iowa downed No. 12 North Carolina 60-55 in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

Dec. 03, 2014 @ 08:47 PM

UNC whistle-blowers discuss academic scandal

Officials at UNC Chapel Hill have not embraced the so-called Wainstein Report insofar as transparently walking their talk about bringing real change to fix an educational system that shortchanged students, particularly athletes, for years, according to a couple of whistle-blowers who figure prominently in the academics scandal at the state’s flagship university.

Dec. 03, 2014 @ 08:21 AM

Iowa's team approach could challenge UNC's capable defense

No. 12 UNC hosts Iowa in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

Dec. 02, 2014 @ 10:46 PM

Paige’s Iowa friends to challenge UNC

UNC point guard Marcus Paige is friends with some of the Iowa Hawkeyes the Tar Heels will battle during the ACC-Big Ten Challenge.

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 09:33 PM

Duke scores big on all-ACC team

North Carolina has a solid all-conference showing, too.

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 07:40 PM

ACC announces proposals aimed at benefiting student-athletes

The league is addressing educational costs, loss-of-value insurance and scholarship renewals for its student athletes.

Dec. 01, 2014 @ 06:44 AM

No. 11 North Carolina tops Hawaii 74-65

UNC women stay unbeaten