UNC Falls Short at Florida State

North Carolina was unable to continue its trend of last-minute ACC victories against Florida State on Saturday. The Tar Heels missed six of their final seven field goal attempts and were outscored 8-2 in the final 2:02 in suffering an 82-75 loss at the Tucker Center in Tallahassee. led UNC with 16 points, while added 14. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's Roy Williams Ready to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine

When the media spoke to North Carolina basketball coach for the first time during the COVID-19 global pandemic back in the spring of 2020 the Hall of Famer quickly and empathically stressed the importance of wearing a mask to protect himself and protect others from the deadly virus. Williams continues to stress the need to wear masks. (Inside Carolina)

FSU expected to be without Scottie Barnes against North Carolina

Florida State will be without freshman point guard when they host North Carolina at noon Saturday. Barnes turned his ankle against NC State on Wednesday, leaving the game early in the second half. He was seen during pregame warm-ups Saturday participating in stretching but watching from the sidelines during shoot-around. (247 Sports)

Bills elevate RB Antonio Williams from practice squad to active roster for playoff game

The Buffalo Bills announced the elevations of running back and cornerback Dane Jackson for Saturday's AFC Divisional playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens. Williams is an undrafted rookie who saw his only regular season game action in Week 17 against the Miami Dolphins. He produced 63 rushing yards and two touchdowns. (Buffalo Bills)

Tar Heels in NBA: Coby White comes close to triple-double, Cole Anthony scores 15

toyed with his first career triple-double in the Chicago Bulls’ 127-125 loss at Oklahoma City. White had 12 points, four rebounds, and five assists at halftime and finished with 22 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists. In the Magic’s 124-97 loss at Boston, collected 15 points, six rebounds, three assists, and five turnovers. (Tar Heel Tribune)

UNC team leader Garrison Brooks speaks improvement into existence, quiets mini slump

Before North Carolina defeated Syracuse earlier this week, informed Tar Heels assistant coach and director of basketball operations that he intended to pick up his energy on the court as a means of increasing his sagging production. Those moments were part of several candid conversations had by the senior. (Burlington Times-News)

UNC at Florida State, a game that could save a streak that's older than the 3-point line

UNC at Florida State is a big game for a lot of reasons, many of which have implications on the current season. But should the Tar Heels win their fourth game in a row for their longest ACC winning streak since March 2019, it might also keep another streak alive. A streak that's older than this writer, and older than a lot of things we take for granted today. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Garrison Brooks Got The Message, Then Played Like Himself Again

To put it simply, just wasn’t looking like the energetic, enthusiastic player North Carolina basketball fans have been accustomed to seeing in his three seasons in Chapel Hill. But, after a conversation with two people that know the LaFayette, Alabama, native better than most, Brooks looked more like Brooks against Syracuse. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

COVID-19 Cluster Reported at UNC’s Carmichael Residence Hall

A cluster of positive cases in a University of North Carolina residence hall has been reported for the first time in several months. An alert from UNC shared said students in Carmichael Residence Hall have tested positive for the coronavirus. According to the university, the individuals in this cluster have been identified, are isolating and receiving monitoring. (Chapelboro.com)

Arthur Smith reaches deal to become Atlanta Falcons' new head coach

The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms with to be the team's new head coach, it was announced on Friday. Smith has served as the offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans the past two seasons. Smith, 38, replaces Dan Quinn, whom the Falcons fired along with general manager Thomas Dimitroff on October 11 after an 0-5 start. (ESPN.com)

Extra Points: Arthur Smith Revisited

At no point was quitting an option for . That would have been easy—particularly when your Dad is worth $1.5 billion. Football? With a broken foot that won't seem to heal? With weeks upon months of pain and rehab? , son of FedEx founder and CEO Fred Smith, had plenty of options. But quitting? That wasn't one of them. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina frontcourt presents a major challenge for FSU basketball

The Tar Heels have a claim of being the best rebounding team in the country. UNC enters the FSU game averaging 45.2 rebounds and 16.7 offensive rebounds per game this season, both the most out of 338 Division-I teams. UNC is averaging 0.76 more offensive rebounds than any other team in the country and over two more than any other ACC team. (Tallahassee Democrat)

5 Takeaways From The UNC Football Season: Offense

and regularly gashed opposing defenses. They ran with power, they ran around the edge, they peeled away from the second and third levels, and they simply got the job done. Carolina has had some pretty good quarterbacks this century, but is just on a different level, as we saw this past season. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Critical Game Tips Off in Tallahassee for UNC

UNC will mark the halfway point of its basketball season upon the completion of Saturday’s game at Florida State. The outcome will provide some insight into whether or not the Tar Heels are capable of contending for the regular-season ACC crown or if they will be resigned to jockeying for postseason position in the middle of the league standings. (Inside Carolina)

Video: Shammond Williams Chats With Makhtar N'Diaye

One of ' former UNC teammates, , is back on the show to discuss his Carolina career and memories. He also opens up about the Utah final four game controversy, what it meant to him, and the amazing story of running into Utah's Britton Johnsen almost 20 years later. Read More...

North Carolina vs. Florida State Basketball Preview

The Seminoles are coming off their most efficient offensive game in program history. They defeated N.C. State, 105-73. Wednesday. FSU’s offensive efficiency was 153.3 points per 100 possessions, its best rating ever. With veteran point guard and freshman star , the Seminoles are capable of contending for the ACC title. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Insider Podcast: FSU Preview, Andrew Platek, William Blumberg

UNC played some of its best basketball of the season in beating Syracuse on Tuesday night and now faces a very good Florida State team in Tallahassee. discusses his senior season, the Miami game winner, and his cat meme. Then, visit with eight-time All American from Carolina men's tennis Read More...

UNC vs. Florida State: Three Things to Watch

There was a lot to like in UNC’s victory over Syracuse, but there remains plenty of room for improvement. Meanwhile, Florida State's rout of NC State this week showed why FSU had big expectations in the preseason. UNC must put together a complete game to capture their second ACC road victory of the season, and to add to their three-game win streak. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: Roy Williams Pre-Florida State Press Conference

North Carolina basketball coach speaks with the media on Friday morning ahead of the Tar Heels' matchup against Florida State on Saturday at noon in Tallahassee. Read More...
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