Carolina Insider Podcast: UNC vs. GT Preview, Basketball Tidbits, Cassie Sumfest

Jones Angell and Adam Lucas break down UNC's match-up with Georgia Tech. Men's basketball practice begins next week, but the Tar Heels have been using their NCAA allocated time on the court already. Adam has some tidbits from recent workouts. Then, field hockey's Cassie Sumfest and kicker join. (Listen To Podcast)

Hard Work Pays Off For UNC Offensive Lineman William Barnes

With three starting offensive linemen limited entering UNC's matchup with Virginia last weekend, stepped into his first career start and delivered for the Tar Heels. "Getting my first career start, there were still a little pregame jitters," Barnes admitted. "After the first play, we started rolling. It got easier as I started playing out there." (Inside Carolina)

UNC Field Hockey Welcomes No. 5 Boston College, No. 15 UConn To Karen Shelton Stadium

The North Carolina field hockey team will play two home games this weekend while welcoming more than two dozen former players back to Chapel Hill for Alumni Weekend. The Tar Heels open ACC play Friday at 4 p.m. against No. 5 Boston College then take on No. 15 UConn on Sunday at 1 p.m. Admission is free to both games at Stadium. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky’s Notebook: Football Season Part 2

UNC is dividing the football season into 3 – maybe 4 – parts. Before the opener, said the first three games were considered the first part. He warned if his Tar Heels don’t win all three, chances are people will stop talking about them. After UNC pounded Virginia in the second half, the Tar Heels are on to Georgia Tech and part two of the season. (Chapelboro.com)

Gwyneth Paltrow spotted on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, and UNC Twitter goes wild

Actress and Goop creator Gwyneth Paltrow was spotted on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill on Monday, and UNC Twitter lost its mind. Claire Bunschoten said she didn’t realize that the Oscar-winning actress may have been standing in line with her at Epilogue Books Chocolate Brews until she saw people start tweeting about the possible Paltrow sightings. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC Football Seeking First Road Win of the Season Against Yellow Jackets

The UNC football team is on the road for the second time this season, visiting Georgia Tech in Atlanta Saturday. Carolina won at Georgia Tech in 2019, 38-22, but coach says that result is more of an outlier. "Our record at UNC in Atlanta is 9-19," Brown said Wednesday (Video). "So, it hasn’t been an easy thing for us to win in Atlanta." (Chapelboro.com)

Video: "Vince Carter: Legacy" Trailer

Check out the trailer for the upcoming ": Legacy" documentary, which is set to debut on Crackle Plus Networks on October 1. The film explores the highs and lows of the 8-time NBA All-Star and slam dunk champion as he looks back on his record-breaking 22-season professional basketball career. (View Video)

Chansky’s Notebook: Savvied Sophomores?

Several UNC basketball players will be playing their first games in front of thousands of fans, if not packed houses. and are really excited about that. “I’ve been thinking about playing at Duke and silencing that crowd,” Walton said of Coach K’s last home game, sounding more like a brash freshman than a savvied sophomore. (Chapelboro.com)

5 things to know before No. 21 North Carolina’s meeting with Georgia Tech

1. comes to dominate: Georgia Tech defensive coordinator Andrew Thacker elevates UNC quarterback to the same status as Clemson legend Trevor Lawrence. "He’s special. Whatever his draft grade is, it’s deserved. He is as natural a thrower (as there is) in the country. He has as much confidence as anybody that I’ve seen." (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Late Goals By Emily Colton, Avery Patterson Secure Tie With Virginia Tech

Freshman forward Emily Colton scored with 5:57 to play in regulation, the University of North Carolina's second goal in a span of 2:40, to force a 2-2 tie with Virginia Tech Thursday evening at Dorrance Field (Highlights). The Tar Heels are 7-1-1, 0-1-1 in ACC play. Carolina out-shot Tech, 32-10, but trailed by two goals with under nine minutes to play. (GoHeels.com)

Roy Williams Interview: Retirement, Emotions, Hubert Davis

Hall of Fame coach stunned the college basketball world when he announced he would step down as the head coach of North Carolina on April 1. Williams ended a Hall of Fame coaching career that included 903 wins, eight Big 12/Big 8 regular season titles, nine ACC regular season titles, nine Final Fours, and three National Championships. (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC Football Insider Rundown - "The Butcher" Carves Out A Role On UNC Defense

of Inside Carolina provides an inside look to UNC before its game against Georgia Tech. Vippolis breaks down what he's been hearing from those closest to the program on overcoming its road woes, continuing to feature in the run game, and how has carved out a role on the Tar Heels' defense. (View Video)

Two UNC Alumni Receive First-Ever ACC UNITE Award

Two pioneers of North Carolina Tar Heels athletics were honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference Wednesday, receiving the conference’s inaugural UNITE Award. Edwin Okoroma ’65 of the men’s soccer team and Ophelia Speight ’74 of the women’s fencing team were honored for being the university’s first-ever male and female student athletes of color. (Chapelboro.com)

Audio: Jones Angell sees winnable games ahead for UNC Football

UNC Football looks to build on back-to-back wins when traveling to Atlanta on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets have struggled to find major success the past six seasons. However, don’t count GT out after holding No. 9 Clemson to 14 points last week. UNC play-by-play voice Jones Angell breaks down the game with Bo Thompson. (Read More...)

Austin O'Connor among 25 most exciting wrestlers to watch in 2021-22 NCAA wrestling season

10. Austin O’Connor, UNC: As a redshirt sophomore, O'Connor ran through the ACC, winning all of his bouts with the exception of one loss to Big Ten Champion Pat Lugo. Everything was set for O'Connor to chase the podium again, but COVID wrecked those plans. O'Connor took that adversity and turned 2021 into his storybook year, going undefeated. (NCAA.com)
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Today In UNC History
September 25, 1954
Andy Griffith, five years after graduating from UNC, performs 'What It Was, Was Football' (Video) prior to the Carolina-NC State game in Kenan Stadium. This photo captured the moment, as did this one. The Tar Heels went on to defeat the Wolfpack 20-6.
September 25, 2000
In one of the greatest in-game dunks of all time. Vince Carter jumps over and dunks on 7-foot-2 French center Frédéric Weis during the preliminary round of the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia (Video).
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