Roy Williams picked up his first commitment in the class of 2016 with the Florida native. It's a big grab. For those who have followed every twist of and turn of North Carolina's academic fraud scandal over the last four years, there's long been a sense that whatever punishment the NCAA levied against the program would ultimately be fairly mild. Show More Summary
North Carolina will enter the 2015-16 season with one of the top starting lineups in the nation, but none of the players are perfect. The Tar Heels will return four of their five starters from last season's Sweet 16 team, with all of them being among the best in the ACC at their positions. Show More Summary
Few better ways to help kick off the 2015 college football season exist than to rekindle a rivalry with roots dating back to 1903. The Battle of the Carolinas takes center stage Thursday when the North Carolina Tar Heels encounter the South Carolina Gamecocks. Show More Summary
Roy Williams and his North Carolina Tar heels are expected to be one of the better teams come this season. With a highly talented roster and some of the younger players now a year older, UNC is ready to get back to the top of the ACC...Show More Summary
Even though the focus at this point might be on the start of football season, college basketball is right around the corner. This means the nation's top programs have to get their affairs in order before things get started. North Carolina...Show More Summary
Smith was the longtime head coach of the Tar Heels.
The Orlando Sentinel's college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1 team.
The start of college basketball season is still three months away, but North Carolina fans can't wait for the year to begin. After an encouraging finish to the 2014-15 season, which featured a narrow loss to Wisconsin in the Sweet 16, the Tar Heels have a lot of confidence going into 2015-16. Show More Summary
Most people are taught as children not to hate others, but there are some players who just make it so easy. College basketball fanbases are filled with so much passion that it is only natural to harness negative feelings toward opposing players. Show More Summary
They say that honey bees are in decline to colony collapse syndrome, but that is certainly not the case in Charlotte! I can report that the Honey Bees are alive and doing well in the Tar Heel state…at least the two legged kind. Our next honoree is a second year veteran and another one of [...]
College basketball season is still more than three months away, but this has already been quite an eventful offseason for North Carolina. Since losing to Wisconsin in the Sweet 16, Tar Heels fans have only been focused on the future....Show More Summary
North Carolina head coach Roy Williams sent a letter to a lifelong Tar Heel fan suffering from illness.
According to Rick Bonnell of the Charlotte Observer, Tyler Hansbrough is making his way back to North Carolina: A star for the University of North Carolina from 2005-09, where he helped the Tar Heels win an NCAA championship in 2009,...Show More Summary
North Carolina basketball has its sights on signing some of the best recruits in the 2016 class. The problem is each top prospect has plenty of other suitors around the nation. While the Tar Heels have a lot of different pitches available...Show More Summary
North Carolina senior big man Joel James is strong. He’s 6-foot-10, 280 pounds, after all. How strong, exactly? Strong enough to hold a young Tar Heels’ fan by his ankle and swing him around with ease. The UNC forward did this while working his program’s basketball camp. Show More Summary
Jayson Tatum, a top recruit for the class of 2016, was expected to commit to the Duke Blue Devils sometime on Monday morning. That news got out and one North Carolina Tar Heel was not very happy about it. College Spun shared the tweet...Show More Summary
Twitter/@The_SKJ North Carolina will enter the 2015-16 with one of the top teams in college basketball, but on the heels of the school’s recent academic scandal, NCAA penalties loom large for the Tar Heels. However, head coach Roy Williams doesn’t seem too concerned, at least not when he’s out recruiting blue chip players to come to Chapel Hill. Show More Summary
For a college basketball team to win a championship, it will take a lot more than just the five starters. Fortunately for North Carolina, the squad is deep enough to handle any situation. Not only do the Tar Heels return at least four...Show More Summary
Flor de Liz Perez is lightning bottled, a pint-sized streak on the esplanade in front of London’s National Theater. She has light green eyes and a laugh that seems to chase away gray English skies. Perez just opened a new play, “(Expletive) with a Hat,” by a Pulitzer-prize winning playwright. “The Good Wife” fans will […]
North Carolina is projected to have an elite team next season, but a few key players will try to stand out from the pack. A year after the media named zero Tar Heels as first- or second-team All-ACC, the squad now has a number of players who can accomplish this feat during the 2015-16 season. Show More Summary