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No. 8 Diamond Heels Fall to No. 2 NC State 8-3 at DBAP

No. 8 North Carolina dropped their midweek game to No. 2 N.C. State on Tuesday, 8-3, at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Tar Heel starter Rodney Hutchison picked up his first loss since February 25th as the Wolfpack out-hit UNC, 12-6. Of note for Carolina, Kyle Datres' single in the eighth advanced his hitting streak to 17 games and his on-base streak to 20. (GoHeels.com)

Brittany Pickett Reinventing Her Way To Success

After tossing a complete-game shutout against N.C. State in Friday's series opener, Brittany Pickett registered another Monday. By doing so, she became the first Tar Heel to throw two complete-game shutouts in the same ACC series since Lori Spingola against Florida State in 2011. Perhaps the most impressive aspect of Pickett's outings were how they differed. (GoHeels.com)

Kenny Selmon Named ACC Men's Track Co-Performer Of The Week

UNC's Kenny Selmon was announced as the ACC Men's Track Co-Performer of the week Tuesday. Selmon made his season debut in the 400-meter hurdles Saturday at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational, running 49.00 to finish with the fastest time in the nation this season. The time is almost a second faster than the next-closest college competitor. (GoHeels.com)

Carl Kasell, NPR broadcaster and co-founder of WUNC, dies at 84

Every weekday for more than three decades, his baritone steadied our mornings. Even in moments of chaos and crisis, Carl Kasell brought unflappable authority to the news. Kasell died Tuesday from complications from Alzheimer's disease in Potomac, Md. He was 84. At UNC, Kasell was, unsurprisingly, one of the first students to work at its brand-new station, WUNC. (NPR.org)

Ex-Panthers safety Tre Boston looking for work - and the reason he's still unemployed

Tre Boston, who lives in Charlotte during the offseason, isn’t sure his social activism is the reason he’s unemployed. But he’s had a hard time coming up with any other reasons. “I have no idea. But if I told you there’s a 25-year-old out there, no nagging injuries, no off-field issues, 10 career picks, 180 tackles-plus, three sacks, what would you tell me?” Boston said Monday. (Charlotte Observer)

UNC Baseball Faces NC State Tonight on National TV

No. 15 North Carolina will take on No. 2 N.C. State on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Durham Baseball Athletic Park. It is a unique weeknight contest between two ACC rivals at a neutral site, and a large crowd is expected. The game will be nationally televised on ESPNU with Dari Nowkah handling play-by-play and Javier Lopez serving as the analyst. (Inside Carolina)

How Roy Williams' Scheduling Philosophy Differs From Dean Smith's

Normally, a team at the level of Elon will never get a home game against a P5 opponent, let alone one that is in their back yard. It also never would have happened under Roy Williams’ mentor Dean Smith. Famously, one of the biggest pieces of advice that Frank McGuire gave Smith was to never schedule in-state opponents. Smith strictly held to that philosophy. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC Football Spring Scrimmage Notes

The North Carolina football team closed out spring practice on Monday with a scrimmage at Kenan Stadium. Here are a few notes from the scrimmage: Michael Carter appeared to find an extra gear on a 31-yard touchdown run. Javonte Williams, an early enrollee tailback, scored two touchdowns. DT Aaron Crawford was a disruptive force in the middle of the defense. (GoHeels.com)

Audio: Mike Fox Radio Show, April 16

The Mike Fox Radio Show is the best source for North Carolina Baseball fans to hear another exciting season of Diamond Heels baseball news, guests and coverage. The April 16 show is now available online. Taped each week on Mondays, Fox joins host Dave Nathan of the Tar Heel Sports Network for the latest Carolina Baseball updates. (GoHeels.com)

Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower's master bell ringers

People on campus hear the Morehead-Patterson Bell Tower’s chimes each day, but two UNC students listen with particular interest.Chris Pirrung and Katie Rose Hand are the tower’s master bell ringers, a position that dates back to the bell tower’s construction in 1931. Their responsibilities include ringing the bells on football game days and other special occasions. (UNC.edu)

Video: Official Carolina Basketball 2017-18 Season Highlights

Relive the year's best highlights and great behind-the-scenes moments in the 2017-2018 North Carolina basketball season highlight video. Read More...

Chansky’s Notebook: Good Scheduling For All

North Carolina has perhaps its best-ever basketball schedule. UNC released its non-conference games for 2018-19, a week after the ACC announced the home-and-away matchups for the coming season. In both cases, Roy Williams’ Tar Heel team looks to have hit the jackpot. Let’s start with the non-conference lineup. The headliner has to be the CBS Sports Classic. (Chapelboro.com)

Podcast: Early look at UNC's 2018-19 basketball schedule

Greg Barnes and Ross Martin of Inside Carolina join host Tommy Ashley to discuss North Carolina's 2018-2019 out-of-conference basketball schedule which was officially announced on Monday by the University. (Audioboom)

A Case For The Naismith Hall Of Fame: Vince Carter

Vince Carter’s work in the NBA has been outstanding and is what should get him into Springfield. Overshadowed by not winning a championship, Carter is about to reach the 25,000-point mark, he has more than 6,300 rebounds and 4,600 assists. He averaged 20-plus points in 10 consecutive seasons in one stretch, six times averaging 24 or more per season. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

UNC, ECU, NC State, and Duke can make college baseball history

UNC, ECU, N.C. State and Duke have never played in the NCAA baseball tournament the same year. That will almost certainly change next month with all four teams ranked in the the top 15 in one national poll. The four teams will get together Tuesday in what could wind up being a preview of the Super Regional round, or heck, a College World Series preview. (Charlotte Observer)

UNC Softball Blanks Wolfpack 8-0 for Series Win

The Tar Heels set the tone early, scoring six runs in the first two innings en route to a 8-0 shutout victory over NC State for the series win on Monday evening. Brittany Pickett not only pitched her second complete-game shutout of the series, but also went 2-for-3 with a three-run home run and the game-winning RBI-single in the sixth to tie a single-game career high. (GoHeels.com)

Kenny Selmon Doesn't Disappoint, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

Kenny Selmon waited for the right opportunity to compete in the 400-meter hurdles for the first time this spring. Finally, on Saturday at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational, that time arrived. And in his season debut in the event, Selmon didn't disappoint. Competing in the 400-meter hurdles, Selmon ran a 49.00, the fastest time in the nation so far this outdoor season. (GoHeels.com)

For Shalane Flanagan, this wasn’t the finish she wanted

Shalane Flanagan said during the prologue to the 122nd Boston Marathon that she expected this to be her final shot at winning her home-state race, the one she cherishes most. Flanagan finished sixth among American women and seventh overall, an honorable showing but not her desired one. It was hardly a poor performance for Flanagan. Just an anticlimactic one. (Boston.com)

UNC Coaching Staff Challenges 2018-19 Squad at Awards Ceremony

North Carolina's basketball team held its postseason awards ceremony on Wednesday night at the Carolina Inn. The annual event put a bow on the 2017-18 season, but as Adam Lucas wrote for the school's web site, this year's version was less about celebration and more about looking ahead. The UNC coaches specifically challenged the members of the 2018-19 team. (Inside Carolina)

Local Lore: The Bunker Beneath UNC

Oddly enough, one particularly large and significant shelter could be found at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Relatively far away from Washington DC, the shelter on the UNC campus was meant for one purpose: to protect a computer. The UNIVAC 1105 in the basement of Phillips Hall, one of the three ever manufactured, was installed in 1959. (Chapelboro.com)


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Saturday, April 21
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at ACC Championship Day 2
 
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at Virginia Challenge Day 2
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at Carolina Spring Tournament
10:00 AM
 
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3:00 PM, Streaming
 
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3:30 PM, Streaming
 
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vs Georgia Tech
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