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Recap & Analysis: UNC 78 Florida State 74
"It was a weird game." That has become Roy Williams' go-to phrase to describe UNC of late and it certainly fits. The Tar Heels...

Short-handed Heels look to stay hot against Seminoles
The 15th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels put a four-game win streak on the line on Saturday as they play host to the Florida State Seminoles...

Florida State facing stern road test at North Carolina
Florida State won its first-ever ACC basketball game in 1992 at North Carolina. Success at the Dean E. Smith Center has been rare ever since...

Theo Pinson latest casualty in UNC's house of pain
Nate Britt II lost his dance partner. North Carolina freshman Theo Pinson broke a bone in his foot during the first half at Wake Forest...

Montay Brandon, FSU men’s basketball team ready to face North Carolina
Florida State junior forward Montay Brandon had a steal, a block and three rebounds the first time he played against North Carolina at the Dean...

Video: UNC Legend Charlie Scott on Breaking Down Racial Barriers
On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we look back at a man who helped desegregate sports in the South, Charlie Scott. Scott became UNC's first...

Pitino: Vitale's "boo ya" tribute "classy"
Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino on Monday called Dick Vitale's tribute to former ESPN anchor Stuart Scott at the end of UNC's 72-71 win over...

UNC beats Va. Tech, earns extra practice
Virginia Tech hasn’t beaten anybody in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season. Syracuse, Florida State and Louisville have knocked off the Hokies. The Tar Heels...

Larry Brown recalls UNC head coaching situation
In the December 8th, 2014 issue of Sport Illustrated, current SMU head basketball coach and UNC alum Larry Brown recalled what transpired after Bill Guthridge...

NCAA Names North Carolina as Most Iconic College Basketball Uniform
The NCAA.com this week released its list of the most iconic uniforms in college basketball history and listed North Carolina atop its rankings. In naming...

Heels' reserve Desmond Hubert makes his minute count
The 3-pointer North Carolina freshman Joel Berry II made to cut Louisville’s lead to eight points with 7:34 left in the second half was the...

Tar Heels wary of Harrell, Louisville
Kennedy Meeks and fellow forward Brice Johnson have to deal with Montrezl Harrell today in the Dean E. Smith Center (2 p.m, ESPN). “He's an...

Lucas: Tar Heels, Cardinals Have History
Louisville has only ever beaten Carolina once away from home—a 94-79 win for the eventual national champions in Seattle in the 1986 NCAA Tournament. Denny...

David Neal named "Best High School Coach" by Cary Magazine
Clinching the top spot among local high school coaches is Apex boys’ basketball coach David Neal, who led the Cougars in last year’s successful state...

UNC hosts Notre Dame in top-20 ACC tilt
ACC powerhouses collide Monday as Notre Dame travels to face North Carolina at the Dean Smith Center. Notre Dame extended its win streak to double...

UNC faces William & Mary in ACC tuneup
‘Tis the season for ACC games — well, just about. North Carolina puts a bow on its nonconference schedule Tuesday (7 p.m., FOX Sports Carolinas)...

Tar Heels home from holiday to face UAB
North Carolina’s men’s basketball team hasn’t spent much time on campus the past week. Starting today, the Tar Heels will see plenty of the Dean...

Jacobs: Dean Smith’s lessons still reverberate at UNC
After Kentucky defeated UNC this month, a reporter asked Tar Heels coach Roy Williams how the absence of an injured Wildcats starter had affected top-ranked...

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...

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