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OSU's Shannon Scott steeped in Carolina blue growing up
The earliest memory Shannon Scott has of the history facing him today was his bedroom motif. "The walls were Carolina blue,” he said. So were...

Lucas: Gate City
Something happens when the Tar Heels play in the Gate City. The love affair between the city and the team was established sometime during the...

2,182 Students Turn Their Tassels at UNC Winter Commencement
Family, friends and alumni filled the stands at the Dean Smith Center on Sunday afternoon to see 2,182 students receive their hard-earned degrees at the...

Dean Smith, Rick Robey and the moment UNC and Kentucky became real rivals
It came in the 1977 NCAA Tournament. There were 22 seconds left in the NCAA East Regional championship game when Dean Smith charged all the...

Brice Johnson alters ego, impacts UNC win over ECU
This was big-boy basketball, and North Carolina forward Brice Johnson made a case for manhood with a double-double during a 108-64 win that East Carolina...

Hungry UNC out to end ‘soft’ talk at home against ECU
If the trend holds for North Carolina, East Carolina could be in trouble Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Dean E. Smith Center (3 p.m., ESPNU)...

Hawkeyes view Tar Heels clash as opportunity
The Iowa basketball team faces another of those yardstick games tonight. The Hawkeyes will be going against one of the nation’s most storied programs in...

UNC's Marcus Paige eager to face Iowa
Iowa doesn't create much of a rise from North Carolina fans -- not even those who remember a referee's mistake that allowed Roy Marble to...

Marcus Paige builds a legacy at North Carolina
History surrounds Marcus Paige as he sits near the court at the Dean Smith Center. National championship banners, jerseys honored and numbers retired hang from...

I'm A Tar Heel: Luke Davis
Luke Davis: "There is no way I will ever be able to fully explain what being a part of Carolina Basketball has meant to me...

UNC to Learn on the Road
No. 6 North Carolina will play its next four games away from the Dean E. Smith Center, its longest road stretch of the season. A...

UNC professor Christopher Armitage takes teaching ‘seriously, not solemnly’
The teaching awards line the corner office in Greenlaw Hall like wallpaper, but it is the unusual picture above the desk that rivets the eye...

Everything clicks as UNC routs Robert Morris
UNC coach Roy Williams got all of his guys into the game against Robert Morris on Sunday. A Joel Berry 3-pointer put the Tar Heels...

Lucas: All About Ball
For a couple of hours, everything was perfect and the Final Four seemed tangible and maybe J.P. Tokoto really has transformed into Ed Cota. It...

UNC-NC Central Postgame Notes
The Tar Heels begin the year 1-0 after a 76-60 win over NC Central. UNC returns to action on Sunday against Robert Morris. The win...

Lucas: Thursday Practice Notebook
After a long preseason, Thursday finally brought a typical day-before-a-game practice for the Tar Heels. That meant watching film clips of some of the favorite...

Monmouth's King Rice, a UNC grad, weighs in on scandal
"I had an incredible experience at the University of North Carolina and I feel like I played for the best coach in the history of...

Williams, Doherty spoke with investigators; Rashad McCants did not
UNC coach Roy Williams and former UNC coach Matt Doherty both spoke with investigators looking into academic fraud centered around AFAM paper classes. But Rashad...

UNC Basketball Listed Among Top 10 Best Court Designs
2. Dean E. Smith Center, North Carolina: Speaking of classic, right? It's not just the colors. It's the details: the atypically narrow out of bounds...

Video: Nate Britt Lip Syncs Justin Timberlake at Late Night With Roy
Nate Britt shows off a few moves while lip syncing Justin Timberlake's 'Suit & Tie' at 2014 Late Night with Roy at the Dean Smith...

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