Video: NC State Coach Mark Gottfried Post-UNC Press ConferenceNorth Carolina State basketball coach Mark Gottfried says his team made many mistakes, but he gave plenty of credit to North Carolina in Wednesday's 97-73 Tar Heel victory.
Seventh Woods puts defender in a spin cycleWith the unfortunate news that North Carolina sophomore guard Kenny Williams is out for the rest of the season, the Tar Heels will need other players in the backcourt to step up and help fill that void. One of those players is talented freshman Seventh Woods. (Carolina Blue)
UNC men's basketball defeats NC State, 97-73, to sweep season seriesMuch like the first matchup between the two, UNC dominated the opening minutes of the contest. The Tar Heels got the ball into the paint early and often, scoring virtually at will against an undersized N.C. State squad. No matter which tandem of forwards took the floor for UNC, N.C. State could do little to slow the Tar Heels down inside. (Daily Tar Heel)
Analysis: Tar Heels smack the PackThe No. 10 North Carolina Tar Heels dominated the N.C. State Wolfpack to the tune of a 97-73 victory in PNC Arena Wednesday. UNC controlled nearly all phases of the game outlasting the N.C. State runs, having a balanced offensive effort and dominating on the boards. Luke Maye scored a career-high 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 23 minutes. (Carolina Blue)
UNC Bullies NC State in Raleigh, Picks Up Second Straight Blowout Win in the RivalryUNC coach Roy Williams has criticized his team’s defense throughout this season, but on Wednesday the 10th ranked Tar Heels ran into an NC State team with issues that go much deeper. UNC got anything it wanted at the rim, on the way to a 97-73 blowout victory over the Wolfpack at PNC Arena—the second major blowout against its rival this year. (Chapelboro.com)
Video: UNC Players Post-NC State InterviewsSeveral members of the North Carolina basketball team spoke with the media following the Tar Heels' 97-73 win over NC State on Wednesday in Raleigh. Here are their video interviews: Luke Maye, Kennedy Meeks, Theo Pinson, Nate Britt
Video: Roy Williams Post-NC State Press ConferenceNorth Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 97-73 win over NC State on Wednesday in Raleigh.
The Primary Break: UNC-NC State Quick TakesJoel Berry became the 75th Tar Heel to score 1,000 career points. He had 18 in the game, moving past Tommy LaGarde and Bob Paxton into 73rd place in UNC history with 1,013. Isaiah Hicks, who has 979 career points, will soon become the 76th member of UNC’s 1,000-point club, giving the current team four of them (Justin Jackson, Kennedy Meeks). (The Secondary Break)
Video: UNC Shuts Down NC State, 97-73 - HighlightsNorth Carolina forward Kennedy Meeks (17 points, 8 rebounds) and point guard Joel Berry (18 points, 6 assists) led the Tar Heels to a 24-point win at PNC Arena on February 15, 2017.
Kenny Williams Likely To Miss Rest Of SeasonNorth Carolina's starting shooting guard, Kenny Williams, will undergo surgery on his right knee, Roy Williams announced following Wednesday's win over N.C. State. Williams suffered the injury in practice on Tuesday and did not dress out for Wednesday’s game. UNC's head coach said Williams will be sidelined for 4-6 weeks, which probably means he won't return this season. (Inside Carolina)
Tar Heels Sweep Wolfpack, 97-73Joel Berry II scored 18 points to help No. 10 North Carolina beat N.C. State 97-73 on Wednesday to stay alone in first place in the ACC. Luke Maye added a career-high 13 points for the Tar Heels, who shot 56 percent while dominating both the paint and the glass to blow out the Wolfpack for the second time in a month. UNC had won the first meeting 107-56. (Associated Press)
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. NC StateNorth Carolina equaled the program's biggest-ever win at PNC Arena/RBC Center/Entertainment and Sports Arena with a 97-73 win over a dispirited NC State club. Carolina completely dominated the points in the paint category. The Tar Heels held an enormous 60-22 edge in the lane, as a series of UNC post players overwhelmed State on the interior. (GoHeels.com)
Box Score: North Carolina 97, NC State 73View the complete box score from North Carolina's 97-73 win over NC State in Raleigh on Wednesday. (View Box Score)
How can UNC fix its defense?The North Carolina Tar Heels have stumbled up a bit in the past few weeks and this has many looking for answers—mainly in Carolina's defense. But what happened? UNC had great efficiency numbers early in the year and was considered one of the best defensive teams. (Carolina Blue)
Audio: Roy Williams - NC State is a dangerous teamUNC head coach Roy Williams joined The David Glenn Show Tuesday to discuss how he’s preparing for the Tar Heels’ game at NC State, growing up with the rivalry and (since it’s Valentine’s Day) maybe a secret or two to maintaining a long, happy marriage. The Hall of Famer also explained why his team won’t be sleeping on the Wolfpack going into Wednesday night’s contest. (ACC Sports Journal)
|at Virginia Tech||71|
|Blossomgame (Clemson) 13 pts; Robinson (Virginia Tech) 10 pts;|
|at Georgia Tech||69|
|Henderson (NC State) 21 pts; Stephens (Georgia Tech) 11 pts;|
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|(8) North Carolina||11-3||23-5|
|(19) Florida State||10-5||22-6|
|(21) Notre Dame||10-5||21-7|