Sports: UNC

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 08:03 PM

Graduation success rates: Duke 97%, UNC 86%, NCCU 66%

Graduation Success Rate (GSR) results released Tuesday by the NCAA indicated that 97 percent of freshmen student-athletes receiving scholarship aid or recruited individuals participating in programs that do not offer athletic aid graduated from Duke within six years. ... UNC Chapel Hill came in at 86 percent, N.C. Central 66 percent.


Oct. 27, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

UNC locks in on ACC Coastal crown

Following two straight come-from-behind wins, the Tar Heels will be Coastal champions if they win their final four games, starting Saturday at Miami.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 06:46 PM

FANFARE: Duke, UNC post soccer wins

Senior days bring wins a Duke, UNC in women's soccer and field hockey


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 06:37 PM

UNC over UVA: From walk-on to standout, Hollins excels

North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said that no one on North Carolina was going to say he played a great game in UNC’s 28-27 win over Virginia Saturday — except for sophomore Mack Hollins.


Oct. 26, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

A WILD ONE: Tar Heels upend UVA late in thriller

Freshman backup quarterback Mitch Trubisky was in for one play Saturday and he threw the game-winning touchdown pass.

It was just typical of a wild finish that ended with North Carolina beating Virginia 28-27 Saturday at Scott Stadium.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 03:02 AM

After exhibition win, UNC's Williams addresses Wainstein report

Roy Williams defended his actions during the time of rampant academic fraud at North Carolina, claiming that his program did things the right way while acknowledging that he didn’t know if the NCAA would still levy penalties.


Oct. 25, 2014 @ 02:57 AM

Making it work: Marquise Williams' star shines for Heels

When the Tar Heels (3-4, 1-2 ACC) come back to Scott Stadium today (12:30 p.m., WRAL), the junior quarterback will be in the midst of one of the most productive stretches in school history.


Oct. 23, 2014 @ 02:05 PM

Tar Heels host FSU in exhibition opener; tickets available

Three weeks after Late Night With Roy and the start of preseason practice and three weeks before its regular season opener, North Carolina will play its first men’s basketball exhibition game of 2014-15 at 7:30 Friday, Oct. 24 against Fayetteville State at the Smith Center.


Oct. 22, 2014 @ 04:40 PM

Hatchell's back and Tar Heels are smiling

Sylvia Hatchell has begun her 40th season as a college basketball head coach and, given what she’s been through the last year, it may be her most satisfying preseason camp. The Naismith Hall of Fame head coach at North Carolina, Hatchell is coaching the Tar Heels again after missing last season while receiving treatments for leukemia.


Oct. 21, 2014 @ 06:23 PM

MAGIC OF MARQUISE: UNC QB playing lights-out football

With three minutes left and North Carolina trailing by one against Georgia Tech, quarterback Marquise Williams was getting ready to lead the offense back on the field when he turned to coach Larry Fedora. “He said, ‘No big deal, we do it every week,’” Fedora said.


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 07:31 PM

FANFARE: Duke, UNC win in field hockey

Tar Heels top Duke in women's soccer; UNC, Duke find success at tennis regionals


Oct. 19, 2014 @ 07:27 PM

No. 11 UNC ends No. 21 Duke's winning streak

Tar Heels toppled reigning ACC volleyball champs at Cameron



Oct. 17, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

UNC defenders ready to tackle Tech’s triple option

To ensure that each player on the defense takes care of his assignment, North Carolina’s scout team didn’t use a football during practice this week when imitating Georgia Tech’ s triple option.


Oct. 16, 2014 @ 02:26 PM

UNC’s Williams turns to old pal for word on Jackets

North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams got some advice on how to beat Georgia Tech this week from an old friend — Duke quarterback Anthony Boone, who helped hand the Yellow Jackets their first loss last Saturday.