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UNC coach Roy Williams weathered the storm
Before January, the last time UNC started 0-3 in the ACC was 1997. Dean Smith led the Tar Heels to the Final Four that season...

UNC reflects, looks to build on late 12-of-13 winning streak
Despite winning 12 of their last 13 games, UNC coach Roy Williams said his players shouldn’t be satisfied yet. No. 4 UNC will start its...

Audio: Roy Williams on ESPN's Mike & Mike
North Carolina coach Roy Williams comments on his coaching this season, his respect for Dean Smith, the rivalry with Duke, the confrontation between a fan...

Hot Carolina Squad Hopes To Send Seniors Out On Top Against Notre Dame
The No. 19 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 22-7 overall and 12-4 in the ACC, will be aiming to make it twelve straight victories Monday...

UNC-Duke Post-Game Notes
The Tar Heels are now 133-104 against Duke, including 61-34 in Chapel Hill, 16-13 in the Smith Center and 10-12 under head coach Roy Williams...

Tobacco Road rivalry reignites Thursday in Chapel Hill
The Tar Heels are playing their best basketball of the season. North Carolina is sporting a seven-game win streak, including an 81-75 road win at...

Duke, UNC set to play tonight after last week's postponement
Roy Williams went into last week's pregame meal thinking a winter storm wouldn't prevent Duke from getting to the Smith Center for the latest installment...

Tar Heels revved up to resume 15-501 rivalry after snowout
North Carolina coach Roy Williams said he was “very disappointed” that UNC’s game against Duke last Wednesday was postponed. But after the Tar Heels picked...

Art’s Angle: Unfathomable Journey
When you think about the millions of rags-to-riches stories in American history, there may not be a journey quite like that of Mike Krzyzewski. Yes,...

Carolina Appreciating Value of Every Game as Duke Game Looms Large
The surging North Carolina men’s basketball team, winners of seven straight, will take center stage Thursday in prime time for a 9 p.m. tipoff in...

Tar Heels win despite lapses
Roy Williams wasn’t happy with the last few minutes — nay, the entire second half — Marcus Paige was exhausted and James Michael McAdoo fouled...

Lucas: Calling Time
This is a column about Roy Williams and timeouts, which is not a particularly unique topic. There have been plenty of stories about Carolina's head...

Five questions to ponder before tipoff
How will UNC bounce back from the disappointment of not getting to play Duke on Wednesday? The Tar Heels were stoked to play their hated...

Lucas: The New Schedule
With the snow still falling in Chapel Hill last night, most of the attention was on a Carolina-Duke game that wasn't played. But today, focus...

UNC's Confidence Heading Into Duke Game Grounded in Defensive Effort
The North Carolina men’s basketball team takes center stage Wednesday in prime time for a 9 p.m. tipoff in the Smith Center against arch rival...

Roy Williams Radio Show Quotes
Do you have a set rotation with your big men or do you just go with the flow of the game? Roy Williams: "Mostly you...

UNC-Maryland Postgame Notes
Carolina leads the series with Maryland, 122-57, including wins in 14 of the last 18 matchups. The Tar Heels are 58-17 against Maryland in Chapel...

Roy Williams says he'll still think of Maryland as an ACC school after Terps leave
North Carolina coach Roy Williams says he "hates to see" Maryland departing the Atlantic Coast Conference. The teams have played 178 times since 1924, but...

Monday Roy Williams Quotes
Roy Williams: "I still think of Maryland as an ACC school and I’ll always think that way. I’m old fashioned, old schooled. We’ve had some...

Tar Heels win but there is work left to do
It's no secret that North Carolina coach Roy Williams enjoys beating N.C. State, one of the Tar Heels chief rivals. But after his team rolled...

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