Video: Day'Ron Sharpe Records Double-Double In UNC Debut

Playing in his first college game, North Carolina freshman forward came off the bench to record a double-double for the Tar Heels in their 79-60 win over College of Charleston on Wednesday. Sharpe had 13 points, 10 rebounds, two assists, and a block. Here are his highlights. Read More...

Empty and unusual: UNC tops College of Charleston in surreal season opener

As and began to discuss UNC's season-opening victory, it didn’t take the big men long to reach the same postgame conclusion. Well, that sure was unusual. The 16th-ranked Tar Heels topped College of Charleston 79-60 to open this college basketball season unlike any other Wednesday night at the all but empty Smith Center. (Asheville Citizen-Times)

Next Era of UNC Freshman Guards Arrives

While the decision to start and , members of the nation’s No. 2-ranked recruiting class, may have seemed apparent to outside observers since National Signing Day, UNC coach acknowledged earlier this week that he was conflicted on who to start against College of Charleston. That held true until Wednesday evening. (Inside Carolina)

It was like a dream for Sharpe, Love in impressive UNC debuts

Two of UNC's most hyped freshmen were 6-10 post player and point guard , and neither disappointed. Sharpe was downright beastly inside, showing terrific rebounding skills and good hands. Love displayed impressive defense for a young player while running the offense effectively with smart although not dazzling passes. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Love, exciting and new: Freshman PG leads UNC in opener

North Carolina played all six of its freshmen, with and starting at the guard positions. It’s the first time UNC had two freshmen starters to open the season since 2006 and the first time two freshmen guards started any UNC game since 2007. Love finished with a team-high 17 points and a team-high four assists. Davis scored 11. (North State Journal)

Lucas: In The Column

In practice this week, a drill went poorly. North Carolina basketball coach stopped practice. He corrected the mistake, and then he issued a reminder: "Guys, Wednesday goes in the column. It counts. Win or lose, it's going in the column." And despite all the surroundings, it did go in the column. And, even better, in the positive column. (

Freshman Day'Ron Sharpe a 'Beast' in College Debut

UNC freshman was as advertised Wednesday. The 6-foot-11, 265-pound center from Greenville, N.C. entered the game at the 16:11 mark and announced his presence immediately with two rebounds and a block. With a college-ready body, Sharpe was a formidable presence, finishing with 13 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, and a block. (Inside Carolina)

Podcast: Discussing UNC Basketball's Season-Opening Win vs. College of Charleston

College of Charleston came to the Smith Center to open the 2020-21 basketball season in Chapel Hill providing an opportunity for fans to see vaunted freshman class for the first time. Host Tommy Ashley of Inside Carolina is joined by former Tar Heel players and to discuss the win. Read More...

UNC vs. College of Charleston Postgame Notes

and started at guard, the first time two freshmen guards started in a game for UNC since the 2007 NCAA East Regional final vs. Georgetown (Ty Lawson and Wayne Ellington). Carolina committed only nine turnovers and equaled that number by blocking nine shots. Love (17), (13) and Davis (11) scored in double figures. (

Video: Roy Williams Post-College of Charleston Press Conference

North Carolina basketball coach speaks with the media following the No. 16 Tar Heels' season-opening 79-60 win over College of Charleston on Wednesday night at the center. Read More...

Box Score: North Carolina 79, College of Charleston 60

View the complete box score from No. 16 North Carolina's 79-60 season-opening win over College of Charleston on Wednesday night in Chapel Hill. (View Box Score)

Video: UNC Players Post-College of Charleston Interviews

North Carolina opened their 2020-21 basketball season with a 79-60 win over College of Charleston on Wednesday at the Smith Center. UNC (1-0) was led by freshman who scored 17 points (Box Score). Here is what , R.J. Davis, , , and Garrison Brooks had to say following the game: (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Video: North Carolina Opens Season With Win Over College Of Charleston - Highlights

View complete game highlights from North Carolina's 79-60 season-opening win over the College of Charleston on Wednesday night in Chapel Hill. Read More...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. College of Charleston

We got to see the Tar Heels play a basketball game, and they won handily. Given the way the last few months have gone, that's a successful night. North Carolina put four players in double figures ( with 17, with 13, with 12 and R.J. Davis with 11) on the way to a 79-60 victory over the College of Charleston. (

Protocol Limits Walker Kessler, Puff Johnson in UNC Opener

UNC freshmen and saw limited action in Wednesday’s 79-60 win against College of Charleston due to their recent stays in COVID-19 protocol, according to sources. The duo missed extensive practice time the last couple weeks. Kessler had six points and four rebounds in four minutes. Johnson had three points in three minutes. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Tops College of Charleston in Opener

No. 16 North Carolina’s season opener Wednesday proved more difficult than many expected. The Tar Heels overcame a second-half deficit with solid play down the stretch to defeat College of Charleston, 79-60. With fewer than 100 family members and media in attendance, this was anything but a typical college basketball season opener in Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Player Preview: Puff Johnson

UNC freshman wing will have to earn minutes in his first season. His ability to knock down open shots and be a long presence as a perimeter player not only provides the Tar Heel with quality depth, but Johnson could also push for more time than maybe some would expect. Johnson arrived at UNC ranked as the No. 66 overall player in 2020. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Player Preview: Kerwin Walton

was a much-needed addition for the Tar Heels. As a four-star basketball recruit that didn’t crack the 247Sports Composite top-100 recruits in the country, Walton is overshadowed by his five-star classmates. However, that doesn’t mean the 6-foot-5 shooting guard won't have a chance to be a valuable contributor in his first season in Chapel Hill. (Inside Carolina)

Kelly, Holešínská impressive in UNC debuts as Tar Heels roll

Petra Holešínská arrived at UNC with a reputation as a lethal outside shooter and quickly showed why that was on target. The graduate transfer from Illinois swished her first attempt from 3-point range and made her second shot from a couple of feet behind the arc. She went on to score 14 points as UNC rolled to a 90-61 victory over Radford on Wednesday. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Video: UNC Women's Basketball Opens Season With 90-61 Win Over Radford - Highlights

View highlights from North Carolina women's basketball's season-opening 90-61 victory over Radford on Wednesday afternoon at Carmichael Arena. Read More...
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