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Sam Howell uses cleats to support hungry kids

On Friday, former UNC quarterback and current Washington Commanders starter announced that he is using the NFL’s “My Clause My Cleats” drive to support a charity that works to feed hungry local kids. In 2021, just before the start of his junior year at North Carolina, Howell announced a partnership with TABLE NC, a Carrboro-based charity. (Keeping It Heel)

North Carolina Bound For Duke’s Mayo Bowl Matchup With West Virginia

North Carolina is going back to the Duke’s Mayo Bowl. The Tar Heels will face West Virginia on Dec. 27 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, N.C., a Wednesday matchup that will mark the UNC program’s fifth straight bowl game and 38th all-time bowl appearance. UNC is 15-22 in bowls all-time and has gone 1-6 in its last seven postseason appearances. (Inside Carolina)

North Carolina to face West Virginia in Duke’s Mayo Bowl in Charlotte

North Carolina’s football season will end where it started, at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium. The Tar Heels will play in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 27, against West Virginia (8-4) after opening the season with a 31-17 victory over South Carolina in Charlotte. This will be the third meeting between the Tar Heels and the Mountaineers. (Tar Heel Tribune)

North Carolina Gains Key Energy Boost From Seth Trimble In Win Over Florida State

Trailing Florida State by double digits in the second half, North Carolina was in need of a spark. Coming off an emotional win over Tennessee, the Tar Heels were in a lull through the first 25 minutes of game time during Saturday's ACC opener. And looking for a change of pace, turned to his bench and called on sophomore guard . (Inside Carolina)

Fiona Crawley Goes 4-0; United States Wins 11th Title

After three days of international competition at the Master'U BNP Paribus, and Team USA came away with its fourth-straight championship and eleventh overall. Team USA defeated Ireland 7-0, France 6-1 and Great Britain 4-0. Over the weekend, Crawley went a perfect 4-0 in singles and doubles play to help the United States secure its title. (GoHeels.com)

Members of UNC's Faculty Urge Chancellor Guskiewicz to Stay

UNC faculty sent a letter to Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz, who is the remaining finalist for the presidency at Michigan State University, asking him to remain at Carolina and saying his departure would be “a devastating loss.” The letter was sent from Chair of the Faculty Beth Moracco and praised Guskiewicz for guiding Carolina through tumultuous times. (Carolina Alumni Review)

Most common bowl projections have UNC playing in Charlotte

North Carolina’s bowl destination isn’t nearly as clear as before the conference championship games. Days after seven of 11 media projections ticketed the Tar Heels for the Gator Bowl, the most common prediction (three of 11) has them playing in Charlotte on Dec. 27 in the Duke’s Mayo Bowl. Bowl matchups will be announced later on Sunday. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Tisha Venturini-Hoch Elected To National Soccer Hall Of Fame

Throughout her playing career, former UNC Women's Soccer All-American and 4-time NCAA champion -Hoch is the only player in U.S. Soccer history who has won championships at five levels. Venturini-Hoch’s accomplishments were not lost on the National Soccer Hall of Fame’s Veteran Committee, which voted her into the Class of 2024. (National Soccer Hall Of Fame)

Tar Heels in NBA: Coby White pours in 31 points; Cole Anthony scores 20

continues to play well and earn the love of Chicago Bulls fans. He scored season-highs of 31 points and eight 3-pointers to lead Chicago to back-to-back wins for the first time this season. rebounded from scoring only four points in Friday’s 130–125 Orlando home win over Washington with 20 points and five rebounds Saturday. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Hubert Davis made a change and unlocked a new level for UNC basketball

An in-game adjustment by North Carolina basketball coach unlocked a new level for the Tar Heels on Saturday against Florida State. Davis had to try something – anything – early in the second half to spark his squad. Trailing by double digits, the No. 17 Tar Heels decided to roll out full-court pressure in a game for the first time this season. (Fayetteville Observer)

North Carolina vs. Florida State Postgame Quotes

on : "His athleticism and ability to guard, having him, RJ, and Elliot out there was huge. Seth was really good. He was able to get steals and deflection because of his athleticism and strength. He can guard bigger guys so we were able to switch a number of different players because he can guard guards and big guys down low." (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels' Full-Court Press Fuels Comeback vs. Florida State

UNC put a full-court press on Florida State on Saturday, something they hadn’t done all season. But UNC needed some life and something to get the Seminoles out of rhythm. "What we were doing was not working," said. "We needed to change the course. Whether it would have worked or not, I don’t know. But you have to try something." (Inside Carolina)

R.J. Davis leads UNC to win over Florida State in revamped role

Every morning, wakes up at 6 a.m., travels to the Dean E. Smith Center and starts shooting alone on the basketball court before heading to class. That's been his routine since this summer. Davis hasn't deviated once, which he said has led to his consistency. This consistency was evident in No. 17 UNC's 78-70 win over Florida State on Saturday. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Men's Soccer Falls To Oregon State In NCAA Quarterfinals

UNC Men's Soccer fell to Oregon State, 1-0, Saturday in the NCAA Quarterfinal at Dorrance Field, advancing the Beavers to the 2023 NCAA College Cup. Goalkeeper Andrew Cordes stopped four shot attempts. Til Zinnhardt, Sam Williams, Riley Thomas, Charlie Harper, Matt Edwards and Andrew Czech played the full 90 in the field for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

Lucas: It Takes What It Takes

"Cormac has a saying," said . "It takes what it takes." That's right—the guy who has scored at least 27 points in three straight games, the guy who has done something only nine other Tar Heels had ever done in Carolina basketball history, he's quoting . There's a big clue about an important voice in the Carolina locker room. (GoHeels.com)
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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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