Audio: Roy Williams Calls Out Doug GottliebRoy Williams responds to CBS Sports Doug Gottlieb saying he would retire after the season during the pregame show. Here is video of the Doug Gottlieb shorts incident Williams referenced. (Tar Heel Blog)
Video: Roy Williams Post-Miami Press ConferenceNorth Carolina coach Roy Williams was in a pretty good mood in his postgame press conference following the Tar Heels' 25-point win over Miami.
Video: Tar Heels Storm Past Hurricanes, 96-71 - HighlightsBrice Johnson's 16 & 15 led six North Carolina players scoring in double figures as the Tar Heels blew out Miami 96-71 on February 20, 2016.
No. 5 UNC obliterates No. 11 MiamiUNC showed on Saturday why it's a top-five team in the country. Or, at least, why it has that potential. The Tar Heels didn't let that frustrating loss to Duke on Wednesday linger. Roy Williams' fifth-ranked club blew out No. 11 Miami, running away early and turning the second half into an exhibition. The Heels won 96-71 and put on their best performance of the season. (CBS Sports)
No. 5 North Carolina routs No. 11 Miami 96-71 for ACC leadBrice Johnson had 16 points and 15 rebounds and No. 5 North Carolina regrouped from an emotional loss to rival Duke by routing No. 11 Miami 96-71 on Saturday in a matchup of teams tied for first in the ACC. Justin Jackson added 15 points for the Tar Heels (22-5, 11-3), who shut down Miami at every turn while leading by as many as 38 points. (Associated Press)
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - MiamiThree days after a devastating loss seemed to suck most of the belief out of the Carolina fan base, the Tar Heels responded with a dominating 96-71 win over a good Miami club. That's the kind of team that can win the ACC regular season, that's the kind of team that can win the ACC Tournament, and that's the kind of team that can make a run to Houston. (GoHeels.com)
Recap: UNC 96, Miami 71UNC laid the wood to Miami on the way to a 96-71 win that wasn't even that close. UNC answered any concern about a team headed for a tailspin with a complete game. Both Joel Berry and Marcus Paige hit early jumpers while Brice Johnson continued to play at a high level versus a physical Miami frontline. However, the big spark came from Theo Pinson off the bench. (Tar Heel Blog)
Video: Brice Johnson Swishes a Full-Court Heave vs. MiamiIt didn't count, but it's still awesome! Brice Johnson nails the 80-footer after the halftime buzzer in the game against Miami on February 20, 2016.
Box Score: North Carolina 96, Miami 71View the complete box score from North Carolina's 96-71 win over Miami Saturday in Chapel Hill. (View Box Score)
Art’s Angle: Right The WrongNo question Carolina handed Wednesday night’s game to gritty Duke, the second straight season that has happened and the third time in the last five years. If the Tar Heels don’t give Austin Rivers a chance to win it in 2012 and blow the big lead in Durham a year ago, there are no four straight losses, six of the last seven of 11 of the last 14. (Chapelboro.com)
UNC looks to respond against Miami, set tone for seasonUNC is at a crossroads. They have lost three of their last five games and really only have one signature win, the Dec. 1 victory over now No. 2 Maryland. The Tar Heels have a tough stretch ahead of them. Miami on Saturday. At N.C. State on Wednesday. At Virginia next weekend. Syracuse. Then at Duke. (Carolina Blue)
Who Takes The Last Shot For UNC?Everyone knows by now that Coach Roy Williams stuck to his guns and kept his timeouts in his holster during the last possession against Duke. Guard Joel Berry put up a heavily contested shot and fell short. But let's just say Williams calls a timeout during that hectic last possession. Who does he draw a play up for? Does he set up Marcus Paige, Justin Jackson, or Berry to come off a screen with the option of a jumper or dribble drive? (Carolina Blue)
Preview & Prediction: #5 UNC vs #11 MiamiUnder Roy Williams, UNC is 11-3 in the game after a regular-season loss to Duke. The three losses came in the first game of the ACC Tournament. History favors the Tar Heels in this situation, but there is a lot of history and conventional wisdom that hasn't really fit this team. Whether it will now is really guesswork. Prediction: UNC 81, Miami 73 (Tar Heel Blog)
North Carolina vs. Miami PreviewWhile UNC's late collapse in its highest profile game remains the talk of college basketball, Miami continues to climb the ACC ladder with very little fanfare. The 11th-ranked Hurricanes won't be overlooked anymore during a grueling four-game stretch beginning with Saturday's visit to the No. 5 Tar Heels that gives the winner sole possession of the conference lead. (CBS Sports)
Tale of the Tape: UNC-MiamiUNC's "reward" for not getting it done versus Duke and shooting poorly from the perimeter is facing a team ranked 21st in defensive efficiency. In ACC play, Miami is one of just four teams with a defensive efficiency under 100. In short UNC faces a very good defense, though not one that rebounds well with Miami 10th in ACC play in defensive rebounding rate. (Tar Heel Blog)
|(6) North Carolina||14-4||33-7|
|(16) Florida State||12-6||26-9|
|(14) Notre Dame||12-6||26-10|