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UNC Basketball Recruiting: Best-Case Scenario for Tar Heels' 2014 Class

North Carolina's roster is getting a big boost of young talent for the 2014-15 season with the addition of three highly rated prospects Roy Williams and his staff were able to sign on the recruiting trail. Each player comes to Chapel...Show More Summary

ESPN hires former coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis for college football coverage

ESPN has two former college coaches joining its college football ranks this season. The network has added former Texas Longhorns coach Mack Brown and former Miami Hurricanes and North Carolina Tar Heels coach Butch Davis as studio analysts. Brown will be on ABC with John Saunders and new studio analyst Danny Kanell on College Football […]

UNC Basketball: What Kennedy Meeks Must Do to Be 2015 ACC Most Improved Player

North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks had a solid first year playing center for Roy Williams' Tar Heels. He started half of UNC's 34 games, averaging 7.6 PPG and 6.1 RPG while logging only 16.3 minutes per game. The 6'9" center was selected for the All-ACC Freshmen Team. However, Meeks ' best basketball is still ahead of him in Chapel Hill. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Breaking Down Tar Heels' 2014-15 Nonconference Schedule

It's never too early to start looking ahead to what North Carolina is set to face in terms of competition during the 2014-15 season, even if it's not set in stone yet. While we know who the Tar Heels will face during ACC play—but not...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Should Tar Heel Fans Be Ranked Higher Than No. 11 in Nation?

North Carolina's men's basketball fans were ranked No. 11 by Emory Sports Marketing Analytics in their 2014 Fan Rankings, as reported by Manish Tripathi. This somehow puts the Tar Heel fans this year as fourth among the Atlantic Coast Conference schools, behind Duke (2), Syracuse (6) and Pittsburgh (10). No. Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: When Roy Williams Leaves, Who Will Coach the Tar Heels ?

North Carolina's Roy Williams will not always be the Tar Heels' head basketball coach. With former UNC star Rashard McCants ' recent academic fraud allegations being weighed by school and NCAA officials, some might think he could be (or should be) leaving Chapel Hill sooner rather than later. Show More Summary

UNC ranked No. 50, Tar Heels could make run at ACC division championship

North Carolina ranked No. 50 in the Orlando Sentinel college football countdown. Tar Heels could make a run at ACC division championship.


Hurricane Arthur definitely is not patriotic. The first storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurrican season is expected to hit the Wilmington, North Carolina, are tonight as a category 2 storm. d After making landfall in the Tar Heel State, forecasters...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: Does James Michael McAdoo Have an NBA Future?

With 107 all-time draft picks and 46 players taken in the first round, there's no question that North Carolina is at or near the top when ranking which schools produce the most NBA players. The Tar Heels had another former player get taken in the first round in the 2014 draft, as P.J. Show More Summary

NCAA to reopen academic fraud probe at University of North Carolina

4 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

The NCAA notified North Carolina that it will reopen its 2011 investigation looking into “academic irregularities” at the school among Tar Heels athletes. The case had previously ended more than two years ago.

N.C. police discover that some crime does pay ... them!

Make no mistake about it. Law enforcement officers in North Carolina still keep an out for drug dealers and moonshiners. But the cops in the Tar Heel State also are more than happy to accept some financial help from the wrong-doers.Show More Summary

Hornets NBA Draft 2014: Grading PJ Hairston to Charlotte

PJ Hairston is a 6'6" guard who played two seasons with North Carolina. A suspension abruptly ended his career with the Tar Heels, and Hairston did not play his junior season. In his sophomore season, Hairston averaged 14.6 points and 4.3 rebounds per game. Watch B/R's NBA draft analysts as they break down what Hairston will bring to the NBA. Show More Summary

The big 2014 North Carolina football guide: Hoping for carry-over

North Carolina has been hailed as a sleeping giant for basically each of the last 50 years. Larry Fedora's Tar Heels return an extraordinary amount of exciting offensive talent, but will shaky defense and flaky quarterback play holdShow More Summary

Why Did it Take So Long for Rashad McCants to Speak Out on UNC Academic Scandal?

Rashad McCants played for North Carolina nearly a decade ago, helping the Tar Heels win the 2005 NCAA title in his final season in college. A former first-round pick of the Minnesota Timberwolves, McCants started just 39 games over four...Show More Summary

UNC Basketball: We Shouldn't Rush to Judge Roy Williams over Academic Scandal

Roy Williams has been reminded once again how susceptible to accusation a college basketball coach at North Carolina can be. Last week, former Tar Heel Rashad McCants told ESPN's "Outside the Lines:" utors wrote his term papers, he rarely...Show More Summary

Rashad McCants made North Carolina dean's list without attending class

Former North Carolina basketball star Rashad McCants went on ESPN's "Outside the Lines" on Thursday and revealed why it was easy for him to help the Tar Heels win the national championship in 2005: He never went to class. He also said he made the dean’s list in Spring 2005 despite not attending...

North Carolina Builds on Tax Reform, Repealing Burdensome Local Privilege Taxes

Last Thursday, state lawmakers in North Carolina passed legislation building upon the comprehensive tax reform passed in the Tar Heel State last year, including a new excise tax on e-cigarettes and the elimination of all municipal privilege taxes. Show More Summary

Rashad McCants says he took sham courses at UNC

The latest revelation in the UNC academic scandal sees former star hoopster Rashad McCants open up on fake classes, coach Roy Williams and more. Former North Carolina shooting guard Rashad McCants, a star on the Tar Heels' 2005 championship...Show More Summary

Rashad McCants Discusses Alleged Academic Fraud During Time at North Carolina

The University of North Carolina's men's basketball team has been a perennial championship contender under head coach Roy Williams, but former Tar Heels star and NBA player Rashad McCants claims that the program didn't play by the rules...Show More Summary

Former North Carolina basketball player Rashad McCants recounts academic fraud at the school

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

North Carolina has faced scrutiny over its academic practices for football and basketball players since 2011, when the Raleigh News & Observer first reported about academic fraud at the university. Now, former Tar Heels basketball player Rashad McCants has gone public with his experience, telling ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” that many of the things reported […]

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