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Families remember Phi Gamma Delta fire 20 years later
On May 12, 1996, a day meant for celebration — graduation, Mother’s Day — the Phi Gamma Delta house caught fire after a cigarette was...

Seeing first shot fall gives UNC's Marcus Paige sweet relief
Marcus Paige had hit 250 3-pointers at North Carolina before the one that dropped at the 17:21 mark of the first half in Saturday’s 89-62...

Even without stars shining, UNC finds a way to win … the way good teams do
Mark Gottfried’s words turned out to be prophetic. Only it wasn’t his N.C. State basketball team that heeded them. “Throughout the game of basketball, things...

Previewing N.C. State
No. 5 North Carolina returns from a weeklong break looking to avenge last season’s loss to N.C. State at the Smith Center on Saturday. Tip-off...

Tim Scott Signed to Dallas Cowboys Practice Squad
The Dallas Cowboys activated LB Mark Nzeocha (Wyoming) from Reserve/NFI on Wednesday. The club also signed free agent RB Robert Turbin (Utah State) and signed...

Dean Smith's chair to be used by chemotheraphy patients
Legendary North Carolina coach Dean Smith’s old office chair is going to be repurposed in an awesome way. Dr. Mark Graham, who runs a hematology...

Dean Smith's office chair to be retooled, used by chemotherapy patients
A chair used by former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith will soon have a new purpose: It will be retooled and...

Dean Smith's chair bought at UNC benefit by Kay Yow's former doctor, to be used for chemo patients
A chair from the office of former University of North Carolina men's basketball coach Dean Smith will be remodeled and used for chemotherapy patients. The...

If only for one night: Maryland at North Carolina an old-school clash
There are still players on both rosters who remember when the teams met twice per season. The argument could be made that the Terrapins are...

Did N.C. State commit a recruiting violation?
N.C. State made a big splash in the recruiting world earlier this month by landing a commitment from five-star point guard Dennis Smith Jr. Before...

Las Vegas Recap: Dennis Smith
Dennis Smith missed just one shot in his first day match up with the Big Ballers. Smith scored 14 points on 7-for-8 shooting. The 6-foot-2...

Dennis Smith Jr. still gets excited to see the elite coaches
Dennis Smith Jr. is the No. 1 point guard and No. 4 overall prospect in the ESPN 60, which means he’s not being cliché when...

In Wake of Duke Defeat, Carolina Hosts Georgia Tech
The No. 15 Tar Heels haven’t played all that poorly the past two contests at Pittsburgh and at Duke, but they lost both. A return...

Lucas: UNC Basketball Notebook
Roy Williams said Marcus Paige continues to be bothered by plantar fasciitis. "It probably bothered him more this Sunday than the Sunday after the Boston...

Carolina Meets Louisville In Hall of Fame Coaching Matchup
The No.18 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 11-4 on the season and 1-1 in the ACC, looks to rebound from a loss to No. 13...

Holiday Return vs. UAB
North Carolina (8-3) will return from a weeklong holiday break when it hosts UAB (4-8) on Saturday afternoon in the Smith Center. Tipoff is slated...

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...

Justin Jackson Seizes Starting Role
The identity of North Carolina’s fifth starter had been a question mark heading into the preseason. Freshman Justin Jackson turned it into an exclamation point...

Roy Williams watches Dennis Smith, Jr.
A heavy contingent of head coaches and assistants watched the top point guard in 2016 Dennis Smith. Mike Krzyzewski and Roy Williams brought along two...

Tar Heels Welcome Notre Dame Tonight
North Carolina will close out its 2013-14 home schedule and try to win its 12th game in a row when it hosts Notre Dame on...

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