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North Carolina basketball: Projecting Caleb Love's improvement in Year 2

UNC guard said he worked on shooting and finishing, two weaknesses from his first season. But what could that mean from a numbers standpoint? Love produced 10.5 points and 3.6 assists per game last season. And statistics website BartTorvik.com projects Love will see a jump in efficiency, upping both averages, to 12.9 and 4.2, respectively. (247 Sports)

The Next Big Step For UNC Football

"To be a great team you’ve got to win on the road, and that’s what we’ve got to do." Those words rolled off ’s tongue Wednesday (Video), and the North Carolina coach nailed it. That is the next step in building the Tar Heels into what they they envision for the program. That is why UNC’s game at Georgia Tech on Saturday is such a big deal. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Primetime ACC Coastal Clash As UNC Visits Georgia Tech - Pregame Notes

UNC plays its lone road game in a stretch of six weeks when it travels to Atlanta to face Georgia Tech on Saturday from Mercedes-Benz Stadium at 7:30 p.m. on ACC Network. UNC is 9-19-1 all-time on the road at Georgia Tech. The Tar Heels are 3-9 at the Yellow Jackets since 1997, but they did earn a 38-22 victory in their most recent trip to Atlanta in 2019. (GoHeels.com)

What to watch as UNC tries to steer past road trouble at Georgia Tech

The path toward what coach , linebacker and the UNC football team aspire has become a focal point this week. Or maybe make that the road that must be traveled. "To be a great team, you’ve got to win on the road," Brown said this week, "and that’s what we’ve got to do. I compared it to last year. I said, ‘This was the week.’" (Burlington Times News)

No. 11 UNC Men's Soccer Travels To Virginia For ACC Weekend Matchup

North Carolina will play its second straight ACC opponent when it travels to Virginia on Saturday at 4 p.m. The ACC's Regional Sports Networks (RSN) will televise the game. The Tar Heels have outshot their opponents every game this season and hold a shot advantage of 147-23 through seven games. UNC leads the nation in shots per game at 21. (GoHeels.com)

In Georgia Tech’s building plans, No. 21 North Carolina stands in way

In the 2019-21 classes, UNC signed either the top or No. 2 player in the state (247Sports Composite), signed five of the top 10 in 2020 and six of the top 10 in 2021. That includes , whom persuaded to rescind his commitment to Florida State. The quick start to Brown’s tenure adds a layer of significance to Saturday’s game. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

UNC Women's Tennis Dominates Day One Of Kitty Harrison Invitational

The first day of the Kitty Harrison Invitational saw the host Tar Heels dominate the singles and doubles brackets Friday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The day of tennis began with opening-round doubles. Fiona Crawley and Anika Yarlagadda picked up a win in the Tar Bracket, while Kacie Harvey and Lindsay Zink did the same in the Heel Bracket. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Suffers First Loss Of Season Against No. 4 Pitt

In front of a raucous crowd in Carmichael Arena, the 11-0 North Carolina volleyball team faced their toughest test of the year against No. 4 Pitt. Though the Tar Heels fought hard, Pitt slowly but surely put the Tar Heels away in a three sets to one victory (Highlights). The Panthers showed why they are ranked in the Top 5 in the first two frames. (Chapelboro.com)

Georgia Tech QB Jordan Yates inspired and guided by his uncle, former Tar Heel QB T.J. Yates

Family and school ties will intersect this Saturday when Yellow Jackets quarterback Jordan Yates and Georgia Tech take on No. 21 North Carolina at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Work ties will thread through the matchup as well: is in his first season as the pass-game specialist for the Atlanta Falcons, who play their home games at Mercedes-Benz. (RamblinWreck.com)

No. 7 UNC Field Hockey Opens ACC Play With 6-1 Win Over No. 5 Boston College

The North Carolina field hockey team opened ACC play Friday afternoon with an emphatic win, beating fifth-ranked Boston College 6-1 at Stadium (Highlights). Six Tar Heel players scored in the victory and UNC led 6-0 before the Eagles got on the board in the 57th minute. Seventh-ranked UNC improved to 5-3 overall (1-0 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

Video: The Intro - Brady Manek

Get to know incoming North Carolina transfer forward , who comes to Chapel Hill after spending four very productive seasons at the University of Oklahoma. "I didn't know hardly anything," Manek says of UNC, "except this is where went to school." But he's learned plenty very quickly. (Read More...)

Countdown to Kickoff: UNC vs. Georgia Tech

UNC travels to Atlanta intent on defeating its road demons, while Georgia Tech is attempting to secure an elusive signature victory under Geoff Collins. The Mayhem at Mercedes-Benz Stadium will kick off at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. As good as the Tar Heels have been at home in ’s return, they have been inconsistent away from Kenan Stadium. (Inside Carolina)

Jets rookie RB Michael Carter gives offense ‘electric’ element

stands out on the football field, and it’s not just because of his elusive moves. The New York Jets rookie running back is always bouncing around with a child-like exuberance that rubs off on teammates. "I do love the juice and the energy he brings to practice," coach Robert Saleh said. It’s just who the fourth-round pick out of UNC is. (Associated Press)

Lucas: Brady Manek Quickly Finds Home At UNC

arrived in Chapel Hill on May 17 with only a cursory knowledge of UNC basketball history. It's understandable. The new Tar Heel sharpshooter grew up in Harrah, Oklahoma, and spent four years in college 45 minutes from home at the University of Oklahoma. "I didn't know hardly anything except this is where went to school." (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech Football Prediction and Preview

Georgia Tech has one of the nation’s highest-ranked pass defenses. But the Yellow Jackets haven’t seen an aerial attack like North Carolina’s this year. As encouraging as the Georgia Tech performance was against Clemson, we still aren’t sure about the Tigers. It also appears UNC has found a rhythm on offense. Prediction: UNC 38, Georgia Tech 17. (Athlon Sports)
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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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