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UNC Sports Weekend Offered Up PlentyWith fall sports conducting NCAA playoffs and basketball season now in full swing, it was an eventful weekend for Tar Heel athletics. UNC athletes experienced both the thrill of victory and the bitter taste of defeat. The UNC men’s and women’s basketball teams have hit the road with desirable final destinations. The men are Bahamas bound, while the women are headed to Hawaii. (Chapelboro.com)
UNC Men's Soccer Advances Past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAAsTyler Engel scored both goals for North Carolina, including the game winner with 1:14 left in the second half, to push the Tar Heels past host and 10th-seeded Charlotte, 2-1, in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship. North Carolina (14-5-1) will play either seventh-seed Clemson or Coastal Carolina next Sunday, Nov. 30 in the third round. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Soccer Falls to South Carolina in NCAA TournamentThird-seeded South Carolina got a first half goal from Raina Johnson to prevail against second-seeded North Carolina 1-0 in NCAA Tournament third round action Sunday at Fetzer Field. With the victory, the Gamecocks advance to the NCAA quarterfinals. South Carolina improved to 14-5-5 on the season with the victory while the Tar Heels saw their season end at 14-4-2. (GoHeels.com)
Anson Dorrance declares innocence in academic scandalAnson Dorrance’s new book looks like any other. A black and blue cover, spiral-bound like a notebook — it fits right in with the hundreds of other books piled up around his office. But this one is different. This one is more than just words on a page. This one is 131 pages worth of wrongdoings, detailing nearly two decades of poor decisions at the University of North Carolina. (Daily Tar Heel)
Worth’s OT Goal Propels UNC Women's Soccer Past ColoradoThe sixth-ranked UNC women’s soccer team had been knocking at the door all night but it took the first career goal from sophomore Maya Worth to earn the Tar Heels a spot in the NCAA Tournament third round as UNC took down Colorado 1-0 in overtime Friday. The Tar Heels earned a spot in the Final 16 of the tournament for the 33rd successive year. (GoHeels.com)
UNC men’s soccer advances in NCAA Tournament behind 5 second-half goalsThe No. 16 North Carolina men’s soccer team has trademarked an explosive scoring offense this season. But it added another skill to its repertoire Thursday night on Fetzer Field in the first round of the NCAA tournament against James Madison. Patience. (Daily Tar Heel)
Carolina Rundown: November 21Start your day with highlights from last night's Bell-ringing win. There's a Roy Williams press conference this afternoon in advance of the Davidson game. Loren Shealy won the prestigious Elite 89 award at the field hockey Final Four (for the third time). Jonas Sahratian would be proud as Danny Green shares his eating and nutrition picks. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Rundown: November 20The Raptors paid tribute to Vince Carter, and it brought him to tears. Ty Lawson had 15 points and 15 assists. Brandan Wright had 14 points and six rebounds. Wayne Ellington may be back with the Lakers tomorrow. Giovani Bernard is back at practice for the Bengals. The field hockey team has arrived in Maryland for tomorrow's Final Four matchup with Syracuse. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Rundown: November 18Big night for Ty Lawson, who had 24 points and 12 assists in a win. Tyler Zeller scored 19 points and had seven rebounds off the bench, and is continuing to impress Brad Stevens. Danny Green scored 11 points and had four assists. Brandan Wright had 10 points and three rebounds. Marvin Williams had eight points, while P.J. Hairston scored six. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Homecoming Weekend Wrap Up - UndefeatedSix different Tar Heel teams combined for a 10-0 record this homecoming weekend including field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, women's soccer, and football.
Carolina Rundown: November 11Not saying NBA players have a lot of free time on their hands, but Kendall Marshall had time to perfect his seated halfcourt shot. Women's soccer received a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will host a match this weekend. Carolina remains at No. 8 nationally in the new volleyball poll. Women's basketball won an exhibition, 92-50. Dustin Ackley is hoping for a big 2015. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Rundown: November 10Tar Heels in the NFL: Bruce Carter had a pretty interception and seven tackles for the Cowboys in London. Da'Norris Searcy had four tackles. Quinton Coples had four tackles, including one for loss. Julius Peppers had four tackles and a sack. Sylvester Williams had a tackle. Kareem Martin had just one tackle, but he made it count, as his sack forced a fumble and led to an Arizona touchdown. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heel Sports Weekend A Mixed BagWith the UNC football team enjoying a bye week this past weekend, other fall sports teams took center stage and experienced different results. UNC men’s basketball coach Roy Williams says his team’s hard work in practice paid off last Friday night against Belmont Abbey. "Well we’re much more gifted naturally than that team was and we’ve been working pretty doggone hard in practice." (Chapelboro.com)
Carolina Rundown: November 7The Celtics want to find a bigger role for Tyler Zeller. Danny Green had a rough shooting night but still scored ten for the Spurs. Six points and three boards for Brandan Wright. UNC field hockey had an exciting overtime win over Duke in the ACC quarterfinals. Jamie Loeb and Caroline Price are still alive at the USTA National Indoors. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Rundown: November 4Reggie Bullock had 12 points in his first action of the season, and the Clippers might be ready to give him more playing time. Nine points and 12 assists for Ty Lawson, but Denver lost. Vince Carter had nine points off the bench in a Memphis win. Tyler Zeller had six points in eight minutes. Brandan Wright had six points and six rebounds. (GoHeels.com)