Sports: UNC

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

Meeks, UNC bracing for Wisconsin

Kennedy Meeks' sprained knee complicates the Tar Heels' plans for guarding Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky in Thursday night's West Regional semifinal. 


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

UNC's Meeks iffy for Sweet 16

Kennedy Meeks was limited in UNC's practice.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 07:54 PM

UNC’s Scott, Otis perform well for pro scouts

Every team in the National Football League had a scout on hand Tuesday morning as North Carolina hosted its annual Pro Timing Day at Navy Field.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 10:01 PM

Cherry on top

Freshman's clutch shot lifts UNC past Ohio State and back to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Big Badger Kaminsky to test mettle of UNC's Williams

North Carolina is in the Sweet 16 against Wisconsin. Badgers big man Frank Kaminsky is expected to be a load for a UNC team that may not have forward Kennedy Meeks.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Miller reaching finish line at UNC

Beth Miller, a pillar for women's athletics at North Carolina, is retiring.


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

Williams adjusts, Tar Heels advance

Tar Heels beat Razorbacks using the Carolina way to keep dancing in the NCAA Tournament.


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 02:13 PM

UNC women ready to run with Ohio State

Shot clock not likely to be a factor as Tar Heels, Buckeyes meet in NCAA Tournament


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 01:12 AM

NCAA MEN: Tar Heels top Arkansas, advance to Sweet 16

No. 4 seed North Carolina comes on strong in second half, puts away No. 5 seed Arkansas 87-78 in Jacksonville, Fla.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Disciplined Coleman makes it to the Big Dance

Walk-on Justin Coleman is among the Tar Heels trying to advance in the NCAA Tournament.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

NCAA WOMEN: Mama Bear's back and so are the Heels

For the first time in 725 days, the mama bear of the fourth-seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team was back on the sideline coaching in the NCAA Tournament. After missing last season to battle leukemia, coach Sylvia Hatchell returned to the NCAA Tournament with a 71-65 win against No. 13 seed Liberty Saturday.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 09:35 AM

Meeks can't play meekly against Arkansas

UNC coach Roy Williams needs more from Kennedy Meeks than fallaway jumpers.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 06:04 PM

UNC wary of Liberty’s height

Tall Flames frontline confronts Tar Heels in NCAA Tournament


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 12:31 AM

UNC escapes Crimson

It's hard to say the Tar Heels beat Harvard Thursday night in Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. They got past the Crimson 67-65 when Harvard guard Wesley Saunders, who'd been warm all night, missed a 3-pointer that would have given his team the lead with three ticks on the clock.

 

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 03:38 PM

Who's that in ESPN broadcast booth? Loads of ex-Blue Devils

All of a sudden this season, former players from a certain school seem to be analyzing nearly every big college basketball game. Jay Bilas ascended to the top commentating team at ESPN. Grant Hill was picked to do the Final Four. Jay Williams joined Bilas on the hoops version of "GameDay," Shane Battier was hired for the "Big Monday" ACC slot, and Jim Spanarkel was promoted to announce the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight.