'B Daht' no longer arena host for UNC basketball games at Smith Center

After more than two seasons as the arena host for North Carolina men’s basketball games, Brian McLaughlin, better known as "B Daht," is no longer in that role. B Daht, an actor, comedian and radio personality, was brought in at the start of the 2021–22 basketball season, ’ first as head coach, to bring energy to the Smith Center crowds. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Video: IC Postgame Podcast - Tar Heels Pressure Melts FSU

North Carolina looked a step slow in the first half against the Florida State Seminoles, but full-court pressure and intensity led to a 22-0 run midway through the second half as the Tar Heels pulled out a 78-70 win. Former UNC guard and Tommy Ashley of Inside Carolina break down the matchup. (View Video)

North Carolina vs. Florida State Postgame Notes

North Carolina is 7-1 for the first time since 2017-18. UNC went on a 22-0 run in the second half, the first time the Tar Heels have scored more than 20 straight points since scoring 22 in a row against Notre Dame in the 2021 ACC Tournament. is the first Tar Heel score 27 or more points in three straight games since in 2001. (

Video: Hubert Davis Post-Florida State Press Conference

North Carolina head men's basketball coach speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 78-70 win over Florida State on Saturday afternoon at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill. (View Video)

Box Score: North Carolina 78, Florida State 70

View the complete box score from the No. 17 North Carolina Tar Heels' 78-70 ACC-opening victory over the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday afternoon at the (very loud) Smith Center in Chapel Hill. (View Box Score)

Video: Tar Heels Rally, Take ACC Opener vs Florida State, 78-70 - Highlights

No. 17 North Carolina used a 22-0 second-half run to overcome a six-point halftime deficit and down Florida State 78-70 in the ACC opener on Saturday afternoon. led the Tar Heels with 27 points while sparked the Tar Heels' defense with a +24 on-court differential. Check out the highlights. (View Video)

Video: Elliot Cadeau, Armando Bacot, R.J. Davis Post-FSU Interviews

North Carolina guards and join center in speaking with the media following the No. 17 Tar Heels' 78-70 victory over the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday in Chapel Hill. (View Video)

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. Florida State

What an afternoon of Carolina basketball. As you thought might happen at some point during this difficult part of the schedule, the Tar Heels didn't have a lot of energy the first 30 minutes. But a 22-0 run--yes, 22-0--completely changed the game and led to a 78-70 UNC win. That run was sparked by the Tar Heels turning up the defensive pressure. (

Seminoles wilt under UNC’s pressure as Tar Heels rally for victory

UNC flipped the switch with pressure defense midway through the second half, and Florida State was helpless to do anything about it. No. 17 Carolina turned a 12-point deficit into a 14-point edge with a 30-4 run as the Tar Heels rebounded from a sluggish first half to earn a 78-70 victory over the Seminoles, thanks to 12 points off turnovers after halftime. (Tar Heel Tribune)

No. 17 UNC uses 22-point run to erase 14-point hole and beat Florida State 78-70

scored 27 points and No. 17 North Carolina ran off 22 unanswered points in the second half to rally past Florida State 78-70 on Saturday in both teams’ ACC opener. added 13 points and 13 rebounds for the Tar Heels, who trailed by 14 early after the break after managing just one field goal over nearly 11 minutes of game action. (Associated Press)

North Carolina's Huge Second-Half Rally Swamps Florida State

UNC turned the tide in time to start ACC league play on a resounding and victorious note, roaring out of a double-digit deficit to avoid falling to Florida State in this building for the first time in more than a decade. The No. 17 Tar Heels swarmed the Seminoles with a staggering second-half comeback and won 78-70 on Saturday at the Smith Center. (Inside Carolina)

UNC WR Andre Greene Jr. to enter Transfer Portal

UNC WR Jr. announced his intentions to enter the transfer portal Saturday afternoon. The 6’3 200 WR will have 3 years of eligibility remaining. Greene sent a message to On3: "'Carolina isn’t just a place you go, it’s a place you take with you!' With that being said, after much prayer and reflection, I have decided to enter the transfer portal." (

No. 17 UNC Men's Basketball Hosts Florida State Saturday - Pregame Notes

North Carolina opens ACC play against Florida State on Saturday. The ACC Network will televise the game. Tipoff is 2 p.m. at the Smith Center, where the Tar Heels are 4-0 this season and 240-68 all-time in ACC play. UNC is 53-16 all-time against the Seminoles. UNC has won three of the last four against FSU, including a 77-66 win in Tallahassee last season. (

North Carolina vs. Florida State Basketball Preview: ACC Home Opener For Tar Heels

The Tar Heels host a stand-alone ACC game against Florida State on Saturday before embarking on a stretch with three Top-25 opponents. The Seminoles are coming off a disappointing 68-66 loss to Georgia in the ACC-SEC Challenge. Customary for coach Leonard Hamilton’s teams, the Seminoles go deep into their bench and roll out length in waves. (Inside Carolina)

UNC Men's Soccer Hosts Oregon State In NCAA Elite 8 Saturday

The No. 3 seeded North Carolina men's soccer team welcomes Oregon State to Chapel Hill Saturday night, in the NCAA Quarterfinals at Dorrance Field. Saturday is the 14th overall appearance for the program in the NCAA quarterfinal. Carolina has posted 10 Elite Eight showings in the past 16 seasons, including six under head coach Carlos Somoano. (
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Today In UNC History
December 4, 1956
Lennie Rosenbluth sets UNC single-game scoring record with 47 points in season-opening win over Furman. Rosenbluth also grabbed 17 rebounds.
December 4, 1965
UNC beats William and Mary, 82-68, in the first game played at Carmichael Auditorium named for William Donald Carmichael, Jr., a popular former school vice-president and brother of All-America basketball player Cartwright Carmichael.
December 4, 1994
On December 4, 1994, UNC's Charlotte Smith became the second collegiate women's basketball player ever to dunk in a basketball game.
December 4, 2000
Brendan Haywood posts a triple-double in a 67-45 win over Miami.
December 4, 2013
Freshman Kennedy Meeks leads five Tar Heels in double-figure scoring with 15 points as Carolina wins at #1 ranked Michigan State, 79-65, The win is UNC’s 13th against teams ranked #1 in the AP poll, an NCAA record, and the fifth time the Tar Heels beat #1 on their home court.
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