NBA could've been a reality for Packers linebacker Julius Peppers
It was Feb. 6, 2001, against Wake Forest when Ronald Curry, the Tar Heels quarterback/point guard, threw that lob to Julius Peppers, a forward/defensive end...Friday November 6, 2015The Aggies and the Heels: a short history
Curtis Hunter and Matt Doherty were teammates on UNC Head Basketball Coach Dean Smith’s 1982-83 and 1983-84 teams. In 2000 each took a head coaching...Sunday September 13, 2015Top 5 UNC point guards in the Roy Williams Era: No. 2
No. 2 - Raymond Felton: A National Champion and one of UNC's all-time greats, Felton, while at the helm of the Tar Heels, revitalized the...Thursday June 4, 2015Matt Doherty, Richard Vinroot: Dean Smith was a better man than coach
Shaking my head saying even after the man has passed away," said former player Matt Doherty. "He's still reaching out to his former players." Less...Saturday March 28, 2015The UNC-Duke rivalry, from the court to the bench
Duke and North Carolina renew their storied rivalry tonight in Cameron Indoor Stadium. ESPN.com spoke with several participants in each shade of blue about both...Wednesday February 18, 2015Williams, 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...Wednesday October 22, 2014Art’s Angle: What Has Changed?
Rashad McCants’ sweeping allegations are hard to believe. Tar Heels under Dean Smith and Roy Williams had their own academic advisor and tutors, from the...Tuesday June 10, 2014The Best That Never Was?
The 1983-1984 Tar Heels were arguably the best team Dean Smith put on the floor in his 36 years in Chapel Hill. That UNC team...Monday February 10, 2014Did Matt Doherty ask Chris Paul to walk on at UNC?
Chris Paul's high school coach David Laton: "He actually grew up a North Carolina fan. That was his favorite basketball team growing up, but Matt...Thursday February 6, 2014How vulnerable are major programs to a coach leaving?
Roy Williams is a bit younger than either Jim Boeheim or Mike Krzyzewski, so this transition could be a little farther off, but it doesn’t...Friday July 5, 2013North Carolina looks for revenge against Kansas
Kansas and North Carolina have faced each other twice in the last two years and three times in the last six years in the NCAA...Sunday March 24, 2013Journey to the Tourney: UNC at Duke
Although UNC has won five of the last seven rivalry games at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke has won nine of the last 10 meetings when...Wednesday February 13, 2013Matt Doherty: UNC currently on the NCAA bubble
“The way they beat a limping Virginia Tech team at home is not good” says Matt Doherty. “They are on the weak side of...Tuesday February 5, 2013Indiana Pacers hire Matt Doherty as college scout
The Indiana Pacers hired former North Carolina basketball coach Matt Doherty to be a college scout. Doherty coached Notre Dame for a season (1999-2000) before...Thursday October 4, 2012Doherty defends Peppers, tweaks State fans
It’s been almost a decade since former North Carolina forward Matt Doherty was fired as UNC’s head coach. But that didn’t keep him from taking...Tuesday August 21, 2012Matt Doherty defends Julius Peppers, slams NC State fans
Former UNC and SMU coach Matt Doherty felt a gush of inspiration to defend his alma mater, his tenure as UNC coach, his former player,...Tuesday August 21, 2012Roy Williams named most overrated basketball coach in the country
CBSSports.com's college basketball quartet spent the July recruiting period hobnobbing with nearly 100 coaches, brain-picking them on some of college basketball's current issues. The question...Wednesday August 8, 2012Video: 1983-84 UNC Basketball Highlights
Highlights from the 1983-1984 UNC basketball team featuring Michael Jordan, Kenny Smith, Matt Doherty, Brad Daugherty, and other Tar Heel greats...Monday July 30, 2012Sources: SMU fires Matt Doherty after six seasons
SMU fired men's basketball coach Matt Doherty this morning, according to sources close to the program. The news does not come as a surprise. Doherty...Tuesday March 13, 2012UNC at N.C. State: Who has the edge?
UNC coach Roy Williams has made no bones about his enjoyment in beating the Wolfpack and he's done so regularly since replacing Matt Doherty eight...Tuesday February 21, 2012