North Carolina Basketball vs. Notre Dame: Scouting report and prediction

UNC Basketball can claim at least a share of the ACC regular-season championship with a win against Notre Dame on Tuesday. Prediction: UNC 70, Notre Dame 56. This game likely won’t pass the eye test, but these grind-it-out performances are required in March. If the Tar Heels can match Notre Dame’s intensity, UNC will overcome what could be a slog. (Fayetteville Observer)

'Once a decade' catcher Luke Stevenson brings unique hitting talent to UNC baseball

Recruiting out of Wake Forest High School, assistant coaches and Bryant Gaines knew how special he could be. "We have to have this guy," they said to coach . Forbes listened, and the freshman catcher quickly has become one of UNC’s most prolific hitters, ranking fifth on the team in batting average and RBI. (Daily Tar Heel)

Elliot Cadeau: The Orchestrator

UNC Basketball fans knew what they were getting when committed to UNC: a player who set a tournament record with 29 assists at GEICO Nationals his senior year of high school, including 14 assists in the championship game. This season, fans have had a chance to witness that same unselfish play from Elliot as a college point guard. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina vs. Notre Dame: Three Things to Watch

While Notre Dame is a sub-.500 team, they have won four of their last five games. Anybody that is expecting this to be an easy night for the Tar Heels should recalibrate their expectations. If the Tar Heels aren’t focused, they may end up having one of the worst Senior Nights ever. Let’s take a look at how they can avoid a disaster in the Smith Center. (Tar Heel Blog)

Podcast: Hubert Davis Live - UNC vs. Notre Dame Preview, NC State Recap, Fan Questions

North Carolina head men's basketball coach joins of the Tar Heel Sports Network for his weekly radio show on Monday night to talk about UNC's victory over NC State, preview Tuesday's Senior Night matchup against Notre Dame in Chapel Hill, answer Tar Heel fans' questions, and more. (Listen To Podcast)

Carolina Basketball Getting Back to its Old Ways

For the first time in five years, UNC enters the final week of the regular season not fretting about its NCAA Tournament status, but rather sitting atop the ACC standings and in contention for an 18th No. 1 seed. If this feels like a long time coming for the Tar Heels, there’s good reason. This is a veteran Tar Heel squad succeeding in ways that prompt nostalgia. (Inside Carolina)

Spanning six years and a continent, UNC’s Cormac Ryan calls career ‘a dream come true’

UNC's didn’t anticipate being in school as long as he has. It’s finally coming to an end, though, and he’ll play his alma mater, Notre Dame, on senior night. The season won’t be over, but it’ll evoke gratitude for every opportunity along the way. "I’m grateful but I’m also excited. I’m looking forward to what we can do going into the postseason." (Lancaster Online)

UNC Women's Basketball Notebook: Tar Heels Embracing 'What Is' Mentality This Postseason

A short-handed UNC Women's Basketball roster is the team’s reality, and the Tar Heels now have a clean slate entering the postseason. "It’s easy to say, ‘what if,’ but instead, we just say ‘what is,’" coach said. "And ‘what is’ is a resilient group, that, whoever’s in front of them, they go all out. So, this is the best time of year. It’s March." (Inside Carolina)

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - 4 leading scorers in 4 games for UNC; R.J. Davis In Elite Company

There's been fear that UNC relies too heavily on R.J. Davis, particularly coming off his 42-point performance vs. Miami. But the Tar Heels have had 4 different leading scorers the last four games (, , Davis, ). UNC struggled in the first half vs. NC State, but ultimately swept the season series. (View Video)

UNC Men's Golfer David Ford Named To Haskins Award Watch List

Tar Heel junior David Ford is one of 15 players to watch for the 2024 Haskins Award, which is presented annually to the top collegiate men's golfer. The Peachtree Corners, Georgia native is the No. 3 player in the World Amateur Golf Rankings and is ranked No. 6 in college golf. Ford is averaging 69.80 strokes per round for the No. 2-ranked Tar Heels. (

R.J. Davis Named ACC Men's Basketball Player Of The Week For Fourth Time

North Carolina senior guard has earned ACC Men's Basketball Player of the Week honors for the fourth time this season. Davis averaged 28.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals in home wins over Miami and NC State. He broke the single-game Smith Center scoring record Feb. 26 in the win over Miami with a career-high 42 points. (

Eric Montross Among 6 Inductees into NC Media and Journalism Hall of Fame

North Carolina men's basketball legend and former radio commentator is among six inductees into the North Carolina Media and Journalism Hall of Fame. Montross won the 1993 NCAA title with UNC before working radio broadcasts on the Tar Heel Sports Network for more than 18 years. He passed away in December after a battle with cancer. (

UNC Football Bringing on Eric Mele As Special Teams Analyst

UNC Football is bringing Eric Mele on staff as a special teams analyst. He'll work with Larry Porter, who has doubled as the Tar Heels' running backs coach and special teams coordinator since 2021. North Carolina, which dealt season-ending injuries to its starting kicker and punter last season, ranked No. 13 in the ACC in kickoffs and No. 14 in punting. (Inside Carolina)

Chansky’s Notebook: Ticket Business

It looked like every seat in the Smith Center was filled for a game against a non-rival, N.C. State, which has been dominated in basketball by the Tar Heels over the last 50 years. The UNC women’s game was designated as a sell-out, which means every ticket was sold. But if you watched UNC defeat Duke on TV, you could see hundreds of empty seats. (

UNC moves up in AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll, another top-10 matchup with Duke awaits

North Carolina moved up two spots to No. 7 in the AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll after a pair of victories last week, with another top-10 clash with Duke ahead on Saturday. League-leading UNC (23-6, 15-3 ACC standings), which beat Miami and N.C. State in home games, hosts Notre Dame on senior night Tuesday in ’s final home game. (Tar Heel Tribune)
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Today In UNC History
March 5, 1977
Phil Ford scores 26 and freshman Mike O’Koren adds 21 as Carolina returns the favor from a year before, beating Virginia, 75-69, in the ACC final. Tournament MVP John Kuester handles the ball after Ford fouls out with 5:45 to play and goes 6 for 6 from the line. Ford scores 19 of his 26 in the first half.
March 5, 2011
Legendary "Voice of the Tar Heels" for 40 years, Woody Durham broadcasts his last game in the Smith Center on March 5, 2011 as the Tar Heels beat Duke 81-67.
March 5, 2022
Four UNC players score 20-plus points in the same game for the first time in school history as the Tar Heels knock off No. 4 Duke during Coach K's last game at Cameron Indoor Stadium, 94-81. Armando Bacot (23), Caleb Love (22), R.J. Davis (21), and Brady Manek (20).
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