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Stuck at home? Rewatch some of UNC football's most memorable wins

This time of year, the North Carolina football team would normally be preparing for its spring game. But stadiums and arenas are quiet today due to COVID-19, and many people are looking for ways to fill their newfound free time. Here are three of the most monumental UNC football wins in recent memory to rewatch and help get you through quarantine. (Daily Tar Heel)

Cam Johnson’s head start on self-quarantining is a good example of how to spend your time

had a head start on social distancing as he began to feel the effects of mononucleosis on March 3. He has had to pass the time creatively, attempting to find ways to make the days go by. While many have been watching Netflix’s Tiger King, Cam has been, “reading books about space. I always found outer space to be very interesting." (Bright Side Of The Sun)

Five UNC Women's Lacrosse Players Make Final Tewaarton Award Watch List

Five North Carolina women's lacrosse players were selected to the final 2020 Tewaaraton Award Watch List, announced on Tuesday. Katie Hoeg, Taylor Moreno, Jamie Ortega, and Emma Trenchard were on the preseason list released in February. Joining them on the final 56-player list was Scottie Rose Growney, one of six new additions made on March 11. (GoHeels.com)

Bilas: I played college basketball against Michael Jordan and here's what made him great

ESPN basketball analyst Jay Bilas bore witness to the rise of , playing against him five times in the North Carolina-Duke rivalry during the 1982-83 and 1983-84 seasons. Bilas reflected on what he experienced in watching and playing against Jordan as a competitor during that period. "He was simply amazing, and never took a play off." (ESPN.com)

Elizabeth Culton Named EAGL Rookie Gymnast Of The Year

UNC Freshman Elizabeth Culton was named 2020 East Atlantic Gymnastic League Rookie of the Year on Tuesday, March 31 for her performances in competitions throughout the season. Culton represented North Carolina as an all-around competitor in all ten meets that the team participated in this season. She was named EAGL Rookie of the Week twice. (GoHeels.com)

A Championship Legacy For UNC Women's Athletics

Of UNC's 52 team national championships, 37 have been won by the women's programs. Female student-athletes have also won 31 of the Tar Heels' 57 individual national titles. Ask any of the head coaches of those programs what it takes to build such a tradition and they'll say hardworking student-athletes with great character. But there are other factors, too. (GoHeels.com)

Marcus Paige & Justin Jackson Adjust to the New Normal

and have had very different pro basketball careers. The two players played together at UNC, both starters on UNC's 2014-15 and 2015-16 teams. While Jackson was a first-round draft pick in 2017 and has been a key role player for two NBA teams, Paige bounced around summer league and G-League rosters before landing in Europe. (Inside Carolina)

Chris Gray, William Perry Named To Final Tewaarton Award Watch List

North Carolina's Chris Gray and William Perry were selected to the final 2020 Tewaaraton Award Watch List on Tuesday. Gray and Perry were first selected to the initial 50-player watch list in February. The Tewaaraton Award is the pre-eminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. (GoHeels.com)

ESPN releases April broadcast schedule and stunning final trailer for the 10-part Jordan documentary

You asked and you shall receive. A report on Tuesday said that ESPN would release its 10-part documentary, The Last Dance, earlier than expected with NBA fans everywhere calling for the Worldwide Leader to show it while we’re all stuck at home. Sure enough, the network made it official: on April 19, 2020, we’re getting the first couple of parts. (USA Today)

What will next season's UNC men's basketball team look like?

Excitement will return to North Carolina basketball next season, as the Tar Heels bring a top-three recruiting class to Chapel Hill. With the motivation of avoiding another disappointing season, there is reason to believe that UNC will take strides in returning to national prominence. The Tar Heels should have one of the deepest big-man rotations in the country. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC psychology professor discusses how to handle stress and disruption while social distancing

Jon Abramowitz is a professor of clinical psychology in North Carolina’s College of Arts & Sciences and an expert in anxiety disorders. He spoke with UNC News about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our daily lives – including how isolation and social distancing affect our routines, and which feelings are normal and which feelings should cause concern. (UNC.edu)

From The AP: Tar Heels Defeat Michigan In 1993 For Dean Smith's Second NCAA Title

Same building. Same result. Different blunder. won his second national championship Monday when North Carolina beat Michigan 77-71. And like the first title he won at the Superdome, this one wasn't sealed until somebody made a costly error. Michigan's Chris Webber called a timeout the Wolverines didn't have with 11 seconds to go. (GoHeels.com)

How to watch UNC classic sports on ACC Network this week

In a time with no live sports for the foreseeable future, a lot of networks are re-airing old games. The ACC Network is no exception. This week, the focus is on Olympic sports and original programming with a healthy dose of men's and women's basketball. Stay safe, stay at home, and enjoy a wide variety of North Carolina sports this week. (Tar Heel Blog)
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