The North Carolina Tar Heels got a big boost to their 2015-16 roster with the reported return of star guard Marcus Paige for his senior season. Per Bret Strelow of The Fayetteville Observer, Paige's father said his son will be a TarShow More Summary
With the 2015 NCAA basketball season ending in a Duke Championship, many North Carolina basketball fans are quickly looking to 2016 for Roy William’s team to improve on their Sweet 16 run in this year’s tournament. Without a doubt, expectations...Show More Summary
It’s pretty obvious which team former North Carolina guard Bobby Frasor is rooting for in the national championship game. It’s not Duke. So, the former Tar Heel was pretty happy with the play of Blue Devils’ big man Marshall Plumlee early in the first half against Wisconsin. Show More Summary
Back on March 4, 2007, Duke and North Carolina met in Chapel Hill. The game itself wasn't that close, as the Tar Heels pulled away for an 86-72 victory, but it did feature a moment that will never be forgotten by basketball fans. North...Show More Summary
The North Carolina Tar Heels didn't win as many games during the regular season as folks would have hoped. They made up for it in the postseason, though. Their run started in the ACC tournament, where the fifth-seeded Heels made it all...Show More Summary
Good postseason showings in both the ACC and NCAA tournaments helped to cover up for the fact that the North Carolina Tar Heels were super shaky down the stretch of the season. Now heading into the offseason, a number of concerns and...Show More Summary
The Tar Heels should return every piece to its rotation next season, but what happens with the NCAA inquiry will have an impact as well.
On this date 33 years ago, a North Carolina Tar Heels freshman named Michael Jordan hit a last-minute shot to win a national championship. With North Carolina trailing Georgetown by one point with 15 seconds remaining, Jordan gave his team a 63-62 lead by draining a clutch jumper. Show More Summary
Hear about travel to North Carolina as the Amateur Traveler talks to Karen Dawkins of familytravelsonabudget.com about the Tar Heel State. We cover from Mount Mitchell in the west to the Outer […] The post Travel to North Carolina –Show More Summary
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.