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UNC to host King Rice's Monmouth team in 2016

Under sixth-year head coach King Rice, Monmouth has played 20 high-major programs. That number will grow by four next winter when the Hawks play at South Carolina, at Syracuse, at Memphis and at UNC (Dec. 28). The trip to Chapel Hill will be a homecoming for Rice, who played point guard for the Tar Heels under legendary coach Dean Smith from 1987-91. (Asbury Park Press)

UNC, Indiana to Meet in 2016 ACC-Big Ten Challenge

Seven months after North Carolina's Sweet 16 win over Indiana, the Hoosiers will get a rematch. UNC will play at Indiana for the 2016 ACC-Big Ten Challenge, according to CBS Sports. The Tar Heels are 6-8 all time against the Hoosiers, including a 1-2 record in ACC-Big Ten Challenge matchups between the two teams. (Inside Carolina)

UNC, Loyola Found Themselves, Find Each Other in Men's Lacrosse Final Four

There are understandable emotions every time Joe Breschi returns to Ohio State. It was where he received his first head coaching job. Where he began to raise a family. And, as anyone who knows the North Carolina coach's background, where his 3-year-old son Michael died in an auto accident in 2004. (Lacrosse Magazine)

Astros' Colin Moran to face childhood favorite Orioles

Growing up in Westchester County, N.Y., Colin Moran said he rooted for the Yankees and the Orioles because of UNC alum B.J. Surhoff, the longtime major leaguer and brother of his mom, Diane. When the American League East foes played, Surhoff and the Orioles took precedent. This week, Moran will get the chance to play against his childhood favorite team. (Houston Chronicle)

Shakeel Rashad: Expectations for the 2016 UNC defense

Shakeel Rashad, Jeff Schoettmer, Sam Smiley, and Justin Thomason were all big parts of North Carolina's 2015 defense which helped the Heels to a 11-3 record and the ACC Coastal Division Championship. But Rashad, who spoke recently with CarolinaBlue, thinks that UNC will be even better this season despite the losses in the middle. (Carolina Blue)

Photo: Anti-War Rally at UNC, 1936

Memories of World War I were still fresh in the minds of many Americans when tensions were beginning to escalate in Europe in the 1930s, building toward the conflicts that would lead to World War II. The photo here is probably from a rally held at UNC on April 22, 1936. It was described as a “strike,” with classes cancelled for about an hour. (UNC.edu)

Three Tar Heels Earn All-ACC Baseball Honors

Junior center fielder Tyler Ramirez and sophomore pitcher J.B. Bukauskas were named to the All-ACC second team, announced Monday. Junior pitcher Zac Gallen was a third-team selection for UNC. Ramirez had his finest season as a Tar Heel in 2016, leading the team in home runs, walks, slugging percentage and on-base percentage. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Alum and World War II Museum director, Nick Mueller, to receive France's highest honor

Gordon "Nick" Mueller, the National World War II Museum's director, and two of its best-known supporters, Tom Brokaw and Tom Hanks, will receive France's highest honor on May 20 in Paris in recognition of the museum-related work they have done to keep alive interest in that conflict and the importance of France's role in it. (New Orleans Times-Picayune)

Logan Warmoth Named ACC Baseball Player Of The Week

North Carolina sophomore shortstop Logan Warmoth is the final ACC Baseball Player of the Week for the 2016 season, while Boston College junior Justin Dunn earned Pitcher of the Week accolades. Warmoth posted a .563/.650/.813 slash line last week as UNC posted a 2-2 record versus ACC opponents Notre Dame and No. 13 NC State. (GoHeels.com)

Top Five UNC Basketball Plays 2015-2016 Season

UNC's 2015-16 basketball season was filled with a number of pivotal plays, many of which helped elevate the Tar Heels to the confidence that was needed to make a Final Four run, ACC Championship win and overall great final season for seniors Paige, Johnson and James. Here are the top five plays from the season: (Carolina Blue)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox

Inside Carolina talks with head coach Mike Fox after the UNC baseball team lost its series to NC State and did not qualify for the ACC Tournament. The Diamond Heels are practicing and scrimmaging before hearing their NCAA Tournament fate next Monday. (Inside Carolina)

Men's Lacrosse: Breaking down UNC's win over Notre Dame in NCAA Tournament

UNC was dominant in all phases of the game outside of riding and clearing, winning 17 of 25 face-offs and outplaying the Irish at both ends of the field in its 13-9 victory. Notre Dame’s offense appeared to be building some momentum since a 17-goal outburst against Syracuse, but it has struggled at times this season and was kept under wraps by the Tar Heels’ defense for the first three quarters. (Inside Lacrosse)

Chansky’s Notebook: The Final Four — At Last!

The UNC men’s lacrosse team, which 25 years ago was a regular in the Final Four and won four national championships, broke a frustrating drought by upsetting Notre Dame for the second time this season and made it back to the Final Four for the first time in 23 years. And it was a most improbable return. (Chapelboro.com)

Q&A With UNC Women's Lacrosse Standout Marie McCool

The Tar Heel women's lacrosse team had a great win over Notre Dame on Saturday, winning 10-6. Carolina scored six goals in the first half, by six different UNC attackers, and four in the second half. Marie McCool, the leading goal scorer in Saturday’s game with three goals, answered some questions about the upcoming weekend for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Golf Advances To Fourth Round of NCAA Championships

The UNC women’s golf team continued its inspiring season by advancing to the fourth round of stroke play at the NCAA Women’s Golf Championships. The Tar Heels shot 3-over par 291 on Sunday to move into the top 15 teams. Lexi Harkins had a collegiate best round to lead the Tar Heels on Sunday. Harkins went 4-under par 68 with five birdies to just one bogey. (GoHeels.com)

Power Ranking Every ACC College Basketball Head Coach in 2016-17

2. Roy Williams, North Carolina In literally any other conference, Roy Williams would be No. 1. Among active coaches, only Gonzaga's Mark Few has a higher winning percentage (80.8), and Few hasn't faced anything close to the level of competition Williams has had to deal with in his 28 years at Kansas and North Carolina. (Bleacher Report)

Previewing UNC Basketball's High-Impact Underclassmen

Last season, no freshman played more than 15 minutes in any game. Now sophomores, these underclassmen, in addition to UNC's top-ten-ranked recruiting class, will play pivotal roles for North Carolina. Let's take a look at the underclassmen who will make the biggest impact for the Tar Heels: Tony Bradley, Kenny Williams, and Seventh Woods. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Men's, Women's Lacrosse Return to the Final Four

One of the most inexplicable droughts in men's lacrosse ended Sunday when UNC advanced to the Final Four for the first time since 1993. UNC grabbed a 13-9 win over #3 Notre Dame in a game that wasn't actually that close. It was the second win this season over the Irish. On the women's side, Jenny Levy's program continues to roll with a sixth trip to the Final Four in eight seasons. (Tar Heel Blog)

Defense will determine the ceiling for UNC football in 2016

Coming off its most successful season since 1997, North Carolina is looking to build off its accomplishments from 2015 and take another step forward this fall. The Tar Heels worked their way onto the national radar last year, posting 11 wins, claiming the ACC’s Coastal Division crown and finishing No. 15 in the AP poll. Going into their 2016 campaign, they won’t be catching anyone off guard. (Today's U)

Final Four Drought Over for UNC Men’s Lacrosse: Tar Heels Crush Notre Dame

Eight times since 1993 the UNC men’s lacrosse team reached the NCAA Quarterfinals, only to come up short on each occasion. After starting 2016 with a 3-3 record–and minus some of its most talented players from last season–few would have expected this group to do any different. Two months later, here we are. The ninth time was the charm. (Chapelboro.com)

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