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Execution eludes UNC against Wolfpack
The Tar Heels didn’t have their wits about them and didn’t adequately execute in the clutch, and NCSU won in the Dean Dome for the...

Wolfpack, Barber scratch Tar Heels
North Carolina coach Roy Williams got the loud crowd he ordered, and for all of the talk about there no longer being much to these...

UNC's offense has historically bad night in loss to N.C. State
Asked Monday about the notion that the UNC-N.C. State game was important to the Wolfpack, UNC coach Roy Williams said the matchup was just as...

UNC-N.C. State Postgame Notes
North Carolina is now 19-9 overall, 9-6 in the ACC and 10-4 at home this season. UNC's 46 points are the fewest ever by the...

Roy Williams defends right to assess UNC crowd energy
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams made news Saturday when he criticized the intensity of the Smith Center crowd after an 89-60 blowout of Georgia...

UNC vs NCSU, Part II
Ever since Dean Smith died, there has been a national celebration of the basketball excellence he developed in the ACC. A letdown — and that’s...

How to Fix the Dean Dome
Roy Williams’ postgame press conference tirade regarding the Dean Dome’s lackluster atmosphere this Saturday was nothing new. The "wine and cheese" debate has lingered in...

They came to remember, honor Dean Smith
Some people wore their Sunday suits, but most people dressed for a game day. It felt like a game day. The line was hundreds deep...

Tar Heel Basketball Family Finds Closure
The celebration of Dean Smith's life was a fond remembrance of the legendary Tar Heel coach and finally gave the Carolina community closure. "It's been...

Video: Roy Williams Remembers Dean Smith at Memorial Service
During the public memorial service for legendary coach Dean Smith, North Carolina head coach Roy Williams honored Smith's longtime assistant Bill Guthridge and shared a...

A chance to smile, cry and say goodbye
Saturday afternoon, North Carolina coach Roy Williams honored Dean Smith in the best way he knew how — by holding up four fingers and calling...

Remembering Dean Smith
Roy Williams has reprised the role of a history professor since Dean Smith, his mentor, died Feb. 7. Williams’ players aren’t old enough to fully...

Recruiting Roundup: Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown
Brandon Ingram visited both North Carolina and Duke on Saturday. The 6-foot-9 Ingram, ranked 12th in the country by ESPN.com, saw both teams win their...

UNC's bounce-back win a mixed bag worthy of celebration, criticism
UNC honored Dean Smith with a moment of silence on Saturday, and UNC’s 89-60 rout of Georgia Tech included another well-conceived tribute to Smith. Once...

Dean Would Be Smiling: UNC runs Four Corners, rips Tech
Roy Williams held up for fingers, just like Dean Smith, his mentor, used to do when he was coaching the Tar Heels. And then Williams’...

North Carolina honoring Dean Smith through its play
As much as North Carolina coach Roy Williams shared stories with his current players about the man and coach who was Dean Smith, he’s never...

Jim Calhoun Remembers Dean Smith: 'Father Figure'
As a a young coach at Northeastern, Jim Calhoun was always looking for the best college basketball minds. In the early 1970s, he made a...

Bouncing Back
With the season nearing an end and many of the team’s goals in serious jeopardy, North Carolina blew Georgia Tech off the Smith Center court...

Paying Tribute to Dean Smith
After a two-week emotional roller coaster, getting back on the Smith Center court gave North Carolina the lift it needed on Saturday. And with it...

Speakers For Dean Smith Celebration
UNC will celebrate the life of Dean E. Smith Sunday (Feb. 22) at 2 p.m. at the Smith Center. Speaking on behalf of the Carolina...

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