No. 2 North Carolina travels to South Bend to take on Notre Dame in ACC action on Saturday. The 19-3 Tar Heels are coming off their first loss in nearly two months after falling 71-65 to Louisville last Monday. The host Fighting Irish...Show More Summary
Rasheed Wallace, the retired power forward who helped bring an NBA Championship to the Detroit Pistons in 2004, is giving back to the state of Michigan yet again. The Twitter account for the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball team, Wallace’s alma mater, tweeted Thursday night that the 41-year-old was driving roughly 700 miles from North Carolina to deliver […]
Notre Dame coach Mike Brey says Irish aren't intimidated by No. 2 North Carolina after pair of wins over the Tar Heels last year
The North Carolina Tar Heels have had an excellent season to this point, but we were once again reminded nothing comes easy in college basketball. The Tar Heels saw their 12-game winning streak come to an end Monday night with a 71-65 loss at the hands of the Louisville Cardinals. Show More Summary
Top 25 (and one): Tar Heels down to No. 5
Damion Lee scored 24 points, making two free throws with 8.3 seconds remaining, to help the No. 19 Cardinals, playing at home, upset the No. 2 Tar Heels.
Another Top Five men's college basketball team went down Monday night as the No. 19 Louisville Cardinals defeated the No. 2 North Carolina Tar Heels, 71-65, at the KFC Yum! Center. ESPN College Basketball shared a graphic that summed...Show More Summary
No. 2 Tar Heels fall on road to No. 19 Louisville
The No. 2 North Carolina Tar Heels (19-2, 8-0 ACC ) face their first ranked foe in ACC play on Monday at 7 p.m. ET as they travel to the KFC Yum! Center to play the No. 19 Louisville Cardinals (17-4, 6-2). North Carolina comes into the contest with three road wins in conference action. Show More Summary
The Tar Heels lose ground to No. 2 Oklahoma, however.
North Carolina has mostly lived up to expectations through the first three months of the season, although in that time we have also learned quite a bit at the team and individual level. The Tar Heels had a few disappointing performances...Show More Summary
Jake Lawler didn't wait until national signing day to make his decision. He's headed to North Carolina. The 4-star defensive end made his announcement Sunday in a Twitter post: Lawler, who starred at South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the No. 185 player in the Class of 2017, per 247Sports. Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
The Tar Heels are off to their best league start in 15 years, hardly a surprise for a team that was ranked No. 1 nationally in the preseason and picked to win the league title.
North Carolina keeps on winning even though its shots aren't falling. That might again not be an issue when the No. 2 Tar Heels host last-place Boston College on Saturday, thought it could loom large in the very near future. North Carolina...Show More Summary
North Carolina's players know things are about to get tougher in Atlantic Coast conference play
The North Carolina Tar Heels have lived up to expectations so far with a big jump from last season thanks to the individual improvement of the players. The Tar Heels reached the Sweet 16 a year ago, but the return of most of the rotation led many to expect this squad to contend for a national title. Show More Summary
North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige tweeted a meme that seems to be expressing confusion over the Tar Heels’ being placed at No. 2 behind Oklahoma in the latest AP Poll despite UNC getting the top spot in the Coaches’ Poll. pic.twitter.com/VawqaHgX1u — Marcus Paige (@marcuspaige5) January 25, 2016 It’s easy to see why Paige would be confused. Show More Summary
Oklahoma remained No. 1 in the newly-released AP Poll on Monday morning, with the North Carolina Tar Heels slotting in at No. 2 behind them. I wrote about why there’s a choice to be made as the lead to the NBC Sports Top 25 earlier this morning, and we also discussed it on today’s podcast. […]
The Tar Heels have won 12 games in a row.
The North Carolina Tar Heels pulled out a close 75-70 win over Virginia Tech (12-8, 4-3) on the road Sunday afternoon to improve to a perfect 7-0 in ACC play. With an 18-2 overall record and riding an 11 game winning streak after having...Show More Summary