UNC wins 11-6, will face Penn State next weekend
Tar Heels head to nationals in Texas
No. 13 North Carolina defeated No. 20 Mississippi State 4-1 Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Tennis Championship at Cole-Kenfield Tennis Center.
No. 2 North Carolina thumped Quinnipiac 4-0 Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship at Cole-Kenfield Tennis Center. ... The Tar Heels (28-1) and will host Dartmouth in a second round match at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 10.
Leona Maguire and Celine Boutier finish 1-2 respectively in the 54-hole NCAA Women's Golf South Bend Regional Saturday to lead reigning national champion Duke to the team title and a berth in the 24-team NCAA Championship. North Carolina is eliminated.
A faculty group at UNC is looking at whether the university can make it easier for the school’s athletes to participate in internships, study-abroad programs and other things most other students can do to get ready for a job.
The men’s lacrosse team at North Carolina is good. Those guys can play with any squad in America.
It took much longer than anticipated for the North Carolina men’s tennis team to get started in NCAA Tournament play. Once the Tar Heels took the court, they got straight to business.
A UNC faculty committee scrutinized admission waivers eventually granted to nine recruited athletes in 2014 who otherwise wouldn’t have been able to enroll, a report to professors says. That was a drop from 14 such waivers in 2013, the first year the school’s Committee on Special Talent had to review every recruit the campus admissions office thought was likely to pull down less than a 2.3 grade-point average at UNC.
The Tar Heels had a shot at the ACC Tournament championship but lost to Syracuse in double overtime. The NCAA Tournament offers another title chase.
Men's, women's teams from Duke and UNC all earn national seeds, which means opening tournament play at home this weekend
Duke QB Anthony Boone, WR Issac Blakeney, DE Jordan DeWalt-Ondijo and OL Takoby Cofield ink NFL pacts Saturday night as undrafted free agents, as does UNC CB Tim Scott.
The North Carolina basketball program on Saturday landed four-star guard Kenny Williams, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound Chesterfield, Virginia high school standout who had originally signed with VCU, but was released from his letter of intent after the departure of head coach Shaka Smart for the University of Texas.
ACC player of the year Jamie Loeb of North Carolina received the No. 7 seed for next month’s the NCAA singles tournament at Baylor University.
UNC has begun raising money to endow a new set of scholarships that honor former men’s basketball coach Dean Smith.