Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Pressure always on UNC's opponent


Every Carolina opponent has heard about the 1-3-1 half-court press, which the Tar Heels (33-1) began running last season. At 7 tonight, Maryland (32-4) will get its third look of the season in the NCAA semifinal game. The Heels' success in this system, which they only run after a made UNC basket, is helped by their athleticism, speed and constant pressure on the ball. When it works, opponents get flustered, which leads to more turnovers. (Raleigh News & Observer)


Share: Facebook | Twitter | Email

Related:

Recent Women's Basketball News:

UNC Rewards Seven Championship Coaches With New Contracts

Carolina Releases 2016-17 Women's Basketball Schedule

ACC pulls football title game, other championships from North Carolina due to HB2

Video: UNC Women's Basketball 2016-17 Season Promo

How former UNC athletes fared in the 2016 Rio Olympics


© 2005-2016 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.