Sports: UNC

Dec. 23, 2014 @ 09:23 AM

Going bowling takes some doing

UNC's Landon Turner says there's a balance to strike with bowl games.

Dec. 22, 2014 @ 07:50 PM

UNC defense eager for "new beginning" against Rutgers

Changes aimed at improving defense will be on display at Quick Lane Bowl

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 10:14 PM

Tar Heels hope to hang with buddy Ebron in Detroit

The Tar Heels are headed to Detroit for the Quick Lane Bowl. Former UNC tight end Eric Ebron plays for the Detroit Lions.

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 10:40 PM


UNC's Williams, Paige always up for a game of follow the leader.

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 10:35 PM

Throwback Tar Heels turned down Buckeyes

This edition of the Tar Heels looked like a 1980s version on Saturday.

Dec. 21, 2014 @ 10:38 PM


NBA’s Marvin Williams was one-and-undone.


Dec. 21, 2014 @ 09:18 PM

This is it for UNC’s Scott, seniors

The Quick Lane Bowl on Friday will bring to an end the college careers of UNC seniors like Tim Scott.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 04:05 PM

UNC to face Elon, Tar Heel legend Smith

Elon coach Charlotte Smith will face her alma mater when the Phoenix (5-3) take on No. 6 North Carolina (10-1) at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center.

Dec. 20, 2014 @ 08:30 PM

WORK TO DO: Williams ‘relieved’ as Heels top Buckeyes

Even after a 82-74 win against No. 12 Ohio State, North Carolina coach Roy Williams wasn’t pleased. And why should he have been? Minutes before halftime in the opening game of the CBS Sports Classic, the No. 24 Tar Heels (8-3) looked the best they had all season. By game’s end, they were limping to the finish line, barely hanging on for the 12-point win.


Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:32 PM

No. 6 UNC awakens, rolls Black Bears

Allisha Gray scored 17 points and No. 6 North Carolina bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 65-36 victory over Maine at the Carolinas Challenge on Friday night.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:33 PM

No. 13 Duke women drown River Hawks

Sierra Calhoun scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures and No. 13 Duke coasted to a 95-48 win over Massachusetts-Lowell on Friday....

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

No. 12 Buckeyes offer key test for No. 24 UNC

North Carolina’s semester final exams wrapped up about a week ago, but for the No. 24 men’s basketball team, a major non-conference test against No. 12 Ohio State in the inaugural CBS Sports Classic today (1 p.m., CBS) looms large.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 08:52 PM

UNC staying the course on defense

Look for North Carolina to go after Rutgers with the same 4-2-5 defensive scheme that has yielded unreliable results.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 08:44 PM

Williams wants tougher Tar Heels

Following an unsatisfying blowout win of UNC-Greensboro on Tuesday, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said his team was in store for some very long practices before taking on No. 12 Ohio State (9-1) in Chicago on Saturday.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

UNC locked in on Rutgers

UNC and Rutgers will meet in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26 in Detroit.