The Emergence of Garrison Brooks

When ’s 75-foot inbounds heave was intercepted by Virginia Tech’s and the final second ticked off the clock, took a step forward in the paint before collapsing into seated position, his hands covering his head. Brooks plays with a tenacity common with most quality defenders, one fueled by effort and emotion. (Inside Carolina)

No. 12 UNC Wrestling Upsets No. 3 Virginia Tech, 23-10

Led by No. 17 Kennedy Monday's technical fall win over No. 3 David McFadden, No. 12 North Carolina defeated No. 3 Virginia Tech, 23-10 Friday at Cassell Coliseum. Joey Melendez began the dual with a key upset win over No. 11 Joey Prata. Carolina picked up momentum again with wins in back-to-back bouts. Zach Sherman and Austin O'Connor. (

No. 2 UNC Women's Tennis Advances Past Auburn at ITA Kick-Off

No. 2 North Carolina defeated Auburn 4-0 on Friday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center during ITA Kick-off Weekend. In an exciting top-10 matchup, #6 Alexa Graham and Sara Daavettila battled back and forth against #9 Taylor Russo and Seli Ovunc. In come-from-behind fashion, UNC (3-0) won the set 7-5 to grab the early 1-0 edge over the Tigers. (

Film Room: Chances

Wednesday’s 79-77 double-overtime defeat against Virginia Tech dropped North Carolina to dead-last in the conference standings, extending their current losing streak to an unsightly five straight games. And, including the 56-47 loss to Virginia back in December, the Tar Heels have lost six consecutive ACC games for the first time in school history. (Argyle Report)

Hawks’ Vince Carter thankful for how he’s been received during farewell season

is bound to finish his 22-year NBA career in an Atlanta Hawks uniform, but he will be arguably most remembered for his time as the face of the Raptors. Vinsanity started his career with what was then a fresh expansion franchise, putting them on the map as a playoff team and showcasing the jersey colors during the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest. (Clutch Points)

Roy Williams On Injuries, Miami, and McDonald's All-Americans

Among the most noteworthy topics discussed Friday were the health of and , how Williams is dealing with something he’s never faced in his career, Saturday’s opponent Miami, and that four of the five signed members of UNC’s class of 2020 were named to the McDonald’s All-America Game on Thursday. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Leaky Black Putting In The Work, Getting Healthier

says he’s close to 100 percent, which might explain why he turned in perhaps his best game as a Tar Heel on Wednesday night at Virginia Tech. Injuries in some capacity have plagued Black since practice started in late September with a turf toe being the most limiting problem he’s had to endure. “I’m close to 100 percent,” he said Friday. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Carolina in the world

UNC is infusing a global dimension throughout its teaching, research and service activities to broaden Carolina’s global reach. Already one of the country’s leading universities for global enrichment, UNC aspires to provide the most diverse and innovative global learning opportunities for students through cultural activities and study abroad programs. (

North Carolina vs. Miami Preview

Miami, tied for 13th in the ACC, hasn't been much better than UNC this season. The Hurricanes lost by at least 30 points twice to Duke, by 16 to Louisville, by 17 to N.C. State, although they forced Florida State to overtime. Miami relies on its guards for scoring. , Dejan Vasiljevic and average at least 14.5 points each. (Inside Carolina)

How Roy Williams Is Handling The Struggles

keeps every practice plan he’s ever put together in 32 years as a head coach because he will occasionally find a scenario where referencing something he once did comes in handy. Williams learned this from , yet there are no plans or notes Williams can draw from to help deal with the downward spiral his current team is enduring. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: Roy Williams, Leaky Black Pre-Miami Press Conference

North Carolina basketball coach and sophomore guard/forward speak with the media on Friday ahead of the Tar Heels' Saturday matchup against the Miami Hurricanes in Chapel Hill. Read More...

The Wait Continues for Cole Anthony’s Return

North Carolina freshman point guard has not practiced in any form other than shooting, UNC head coach told reporters during his Friday afternoon press conference in the Smith Center (Video). "He is not doing anything else (but shooting). Nothing else. He hasn't done one thing I could yell at him about," Williams said Friday. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Men's Basketball To Host Miami Saturday - Pregame Notes

North Carolina will host Miami on Saturday at noon in the Smith Center. ESPN2 will televise the game nationally. UNC junior forward is third in the ACC in rebounding (9.4) and field goal percentage (.536) and 10th in scoring (15.2). UNC is 24-8 against the Hurricanes, including 11-4 in the Smith Center, and has won three in a row vs. Miami. (

Video: UNC Football's New Lockers

Get a behind-the-scenes look at North Carolina's new football lockers that were installed last summer as part of the football facility renovations at Kenan Stadium. Read More...

UNC vs. Miami: Three Things to Watch

For North Carolina, there were notable areas of improvement against Virginia Tech, especially when compared with the previous game. Yet, the Tar Heels found a way to lose a game that was theirs for the taking. Considering the results of last game and a similar lineup, here are three things to watch on Saturday as UNC hosts Miami at noon on ESPN2. (Tar Heel Blog)

Michael Carter, Javonte Williams Among Top 25 returning running backs for 2020

UNC runs a scheme heavy on run-pass options and was pivotal in that. Carter finished the year as the 20th-most valuable running back overall and broke the 10th-most broken tackles per attempt out of an RPO. Carter got the starts, but was the better running back in 2019 and will likely have an increased role in 2020. (Pro Football Focus)

Fatigue A Derailer For Depleted Tar Heels

The Tar Heels aren’t using their abundance of injuries as an excuse. It has affected this team all season and particularly in Cassell Coliseum, which was their fifth straight loss, but it’s an unfortunate reality they have to deal with. And dealing with it, whether they want to or not, they are. "That’s life," said. "It’s just character building at this point." (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Alex White, Football Schedule, Basketball Recap

The 2020 UNC Football schedule is out. Jones Angell and Adam Lucas break down the upcoming slate, and UNC Basketball left it all on the court, but came up short against Virginia Tech. Then, former UNC Baseball and Major League pitcher discusses life after baseball, his Tar Heel playing days, the difference between college and pros, and more. (

The Dadgum Dispatch: Breaking and Holding Serve

In tennis, the server has an advantage because they’re hitting the ball first. If you can break service, you can regain control of the match. No, this isn’t tennis. But the same applies to basketball. It’s called a game of runs. A team gains control when its opponent is unable to score when it has the ball. Empty possessions are all too familiar for the Tar Heels. (Dadgum Box Scores)

No. 12 UNC Wrestling Visits No. 3 Virginia Tech Friday To Begin ACC Competition

No. 12 North Carolina (8-1) will begin ACC competition Friday when it travels to No. 3 Virginia Tech (8-0) for a crucial conference clash. The dual is set for 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on the ACC Network. North Carolina is well-represented in this week's national rankings. Led by No. 2 Austin O'Connor at 149 pounds and No. 12 Zach Sherman at 141. (
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