A return to the Sweet 16 and a spot in the ACC title game highlighted what was a rather up-and-down season for North Carolina in 2014-15. A wealth of talent, a deeper lineup than the year before and an abundance of size inside made it...Show More Summary
After NCAA exit, Tar Heels aim to build on up-and-down season with return of veteran team
The North Carolina Tar Heels may have been eliminated from the 2015 NCAA Tournament on Thursday, but Tar Heels fans still have reason to smile today thanks to Dean Smith. The legendary men’s basketball coach passed away on February 7 at the age of 83. But on Thursday it was revealed that the Dean Smith […]
LOS ANGELES—Thirty minutes after Thursday’s 79-72 loss to Wisconsin in the Sweet 16, the North Carolina Tar Heels weren’t sure how to act. While some players bemoaned the second-half mistakes that led to their demise against the Badgers...Show More Summary
Dean Smith, North Carolina Tar Heels’ iconic basketball coach, surprised all of his former players with $200 to go have dinner on him, according to NBC Sports. During the execution of his will, Smith, who died on February 7, had a letter and a check sent to all of the former Tar Heel players. Show More Summary
The Tar Heels seemed poised for an upset against the top-seeded Badgers, but a fight for a rebound awakened Frank Kaminsky, who led Wisconsin to victory.
Things are starting to heat up as the Wisconsin Badgers take on the North Carolina Tar Heels. Nigel Hayes is getting right into the action as he connects with this dunk. Check out the video above to see the big dunk. Read more College Basketball news on BleacherReport.com
North Carolina has likely never been so thankful for NCAA eligibility rules because the sight of J.J. Watt, a Wisconsin alum, in a basketball uniform is terrifying. The Tar Heels play the Badgers in the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 tonight and the Texans star got suited up for the occasion. pic.twitter.com/EOOsEBjmVN — JJ Watt (@JJWatt) […]
This February, the sports world lost a true legend when iconic North Carolina Tar Heels basketball coach Dean Smith passed away at 83 years old. However, his former players are learning today that the bond they shared with their coach is still alive and well. [ Related: Middle School Basketball Players Defend A Bullied Cheerleader During A [...]
Welcome back to March Madness. The Sweet 16 kicks off Thursday night, and we'll bring you live coverage of a marquee matchup in the West Region between No. 1 seed Wisconsin and the fourth-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels. The BadgersShow More Summary
In life, Dean Smith gave North Carolina 36 seasons, 897 wins and two national championships. In death, he left another $200 to each player who lettered while he was coaching the Tar Heels.
It turns out that Dean Smith, the late, legendary head coach for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team, had one last play drawn out for his former players. Continue reading ? The post Late UNC coach Dean Smith left $200 each to former players for ‘dinner’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
Dean Smith is still giving to his North Carolina players—even after his death. The late Tar Heels coach directed that a $200 check be sent to each of his former lettermen following his death, with the message "enjoy a dinner out compliments of Coach Dean Smith."
In the West Region of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, the North Carolina Tar Heels face top-seeded Wisconsin Badgers on March 26, 2015 at 7:47 PM ET.
ACC vs. B1G. The winner dances into the Elite Eight for a potential matchup with Arizona. The North Carolina Tar Heels and Wisconsin Badgers will square off against each other in the Sweet 16 with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line. Each team has seen differences during their seasons. Show More Summary
The North Carolina Tar Heels and Wisconsin Badgers both have question marks because of injuries heading into Thursday's Sweet 16 matchup in the NCAA West Regional.
Though they have only played two tournament games thus far, the North Carolina Tar Heels have gotten some interesting and perhaps even unexpected performances heading through to the Sweet 16. Against Harvard, seemingly the entire roster played very well and overly sloppy at the same time. Show More Summary
When North Carolina takes the court against Wisconsin in the Sweet 16 on Thursday night, the Tar Heels are going to be debuting some fresh kicks. Not only will the custom sneakers be Carolina blue, but they will also feature a large logo of their mascot, Rameses. Show More Summary
Frank Kaminsky has a pretty nice little week set up. He and the Wisconsin Badgers are going to visit Los Angeles' Staples Center, shoot some hoops against the North Carolina Tar Heels in the Sweet 16, maybe stop by Sur La Table and pick up a kale shredder. Show More Summary
No. 1 Wisconsin faces its toughest test of March Madness yet against No. 4 North Carolina. The No. 4 North Carolina Tar Heels are 9-0 SU and 6-3 ATS in nine trips to the Sweet 16 since 1996. UNC will be in the underdog role this Thursday going up against the No. Show More Summary