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Tar Heels Finish 8th In Directors' Cup

NCAA championships by women's soccer and women's lacrosse and five other Top 10 national finishes led the University of North Carolina to eighth place in the final 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, the Tar Heels' fifth consecutive Top 10 performance. The Directors' Cup measures each school's performance in NCAA post-season competition. (GoHeels.com)

The Most Academically And Athletically Dominant Colleges In America

BuzzFeed plotted Forbes’ academic rankings of colleges and universities against USA Today’s tally of total athletic expenses (which doesn’t include private schools like Stanford or Notre Dame) to determine which schools value both athletics and academics. Then we weighted both ranks equally and tallied them up for our top 10. # 4. University of North Carolina (BuzzFeed)

GoHeels Weekly Primer

It was a slow week in some respects, with the Tar Heel student-athletes focusing on the "student" portion of their classification during the first week of spring semester final exams. But before exams began, the Carolina famliy joined together to celebrate the 2012-13 school year at the Rammy Awards. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky: A Night That Glittered

The event held Monday night at Memorial Hall was a genuine breath of fresh air, an opportunity to acknowledge, display and celebrate the incredible group of 800 athletes at Carolina and a veteran coaching staff that, by record alone, has no superior in collegiate sports. It was called the first annual Rammy Awards, a light blue combination of the Grammy’s and ESPY’s. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards

UNC's student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff and supporters celebrated the 2012-13 school year and the competition that was part of it on Monday evening at the inaugural Rammy Awards. The event, held at Memorial Hall on the UNC campus, recognized outstanding academic, athletic and community outreach performances and also highlighted the artistic talent of Carolina student-athletes. (GoHeels.com)

Lucas: A Red-Carpet Night

The Rammys are a twist on the traditional end-of-year all-sports banquet, which had gotten a little stale in recent years. So instead of sitting at a formal dinner, the entire student-athlete population will assemble tonight at Memorial Hall for an ESPYs-type show celebrating the year in Tar Heel sports-and also some of the talent outside of sports that makes Carolina student-athletes unique. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Sixth In Directors' Cup Standings

North Carolina ranks sixth in the latest Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Division I Standings, announced Wednesday. The Tar Heels gained points in winter competition for finishing 12th in women's swimming, 13th in fencing, 22nd in wrestling, 29th in men's swimming and 52nd in women's track and field. UNC leads all ACC schools in the standings. (GoHeels.com)

Weekend Watch: March 22-24

Men's basketball takes on Villanova tonight at 7:20 p.m. EDT in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on TNT. Women's basketball begins tournament play Sunday at 2:30 p.m. against Albany in Newark, Del. Baseball was supposed to be in Boston this weekend, but he field in Chestnut Hill is unplayable due to recent weather. So the Tar Heels and Eagles will do battle in Chapel Hill. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: March 8-10

Men's Basketball closes out the regular season Saturday at 9 against Duke on ESPN. Tar Heel women's basketball is the third seed in this weekend's ACC Tournament in Greensboro. They face #11 Boston College Friday at 8 on Fox Sports South. #1 Carolina baseball begins conference play with a trip to Wake Forest for games Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6, 4, and 1, respectively. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: February 15-17

It's Opening Day at the Bosh as Carolina Baseball hosts Seton Hall for a weekend series Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 3, 2, and 1 respectively. You can watch Friday's game on GoHeels.com, and there will be audio feeds for both Saturday and Sunday's games. The #1 Tar Heels are one of Five locks for Omaha, according to Tom Shatel of the Omaha World-Herald. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Mock, Tar Heels weigh in on IOC's wrestling decision

Sport has its fair share of fabled traditions, but none is more storied — nor ancient — than wrestling. Wrestling first appeared in the first Olympic games in 708 B.C. and has remained an undisputed fixture of international competition. Until Tuesday morning, that is. In a widely and vehemently criticized decision, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee rescinded wrestling’s Olympic status. (Daily Tar Heel)

Weekend Watch: February 8-10

The big story is Sylvia Hatchell getting her 900th win last night at Boston College. Women's basketball will go for Hatchell's 901st win Sunday at 11:30 at Georgia Tech, on ESPNU. Men's basketball looks to continue the solid play of late as they travel to ACC-leading Miami. That game tips off Saturday at 2 on ESPN. The Tar Heels will wear Carolina Blue Nike Hyper Elite jerseys. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: February 1-3

Men's Basketball hosts Virginia Tech Saturday at noon. P.J. Hairston, who had first-half 14 points before leaving the Boston College game with a concussion, is unlikely to play. Women's Basketball takes on Duke Sunday at 1 as Sylvia Hatchell goes for win #900. That game is available on ESPNU. (Tar Heel Monthly)

Weekend Watch: January 18-20

Men's Basketball hosts Maryland at noon on Saturday on ESPN. Prior to the varsity game, you can catch JV men's basketball taking on Davidson County Community College. Rasheed Wallace, who's been dealing with an acute stress reaction in his left foot, says his season is not done. (Tar Heel Monthly)

UNC Athletics: 2012 Year In Pictures

Enjoy and remember 2012 in Carolina athletics with this video compiled of images by staff photographer Jeffrey A. Camarati. The video features images from all 28 varsity sports at UNC with a look back at the 2012 women's soccer national championship, memorable moments from men's basketball, field hockey's run to the title game, and other showcases of Carolina's talented family of student-athletes. (GoHeels.com)

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