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Pro Football Focus Ranks Javonte Williams, Michael Carter Among Top RBs in NFL Draft

Pro Football Focus shared its final running back rankings Monday ahead of the NFL Draft, with UNC teammates and in the top four. PFF ranked Williams as the No. 1 player in this class at the position, while Carter checked in at No. 4. Alabama’s Najee Harris and Clemson’s Travis Etienne were No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. (Chapelboro.com)

Jackie Manuel on Being Back at UNC, Connections, & Relationships

"This is home, a place where I grew up and became a man," said after his hiring to coach ' staff was announced. "It's an opportunity for things to come full circle for me. I always dreamt about working at UNC when I got into coaching. I love Hubert. There's always been something about his spirit from the first time I met him." (Inside Carolina)

Lucas: Born To Coach

Maybe was always a coach. After all, it was May who gathered his freshman teammates around him in the waning moments of his first game at Carolina. The Tar Heels were walloping Penn State, the Smith Center crowd was roaring, and May wanted his classmates to enjoy it. "Look around," May told them. "This is what we came here for." (GoHeels.com)

Video: Mack Brown Tuesday Post-Spring Practice Interview

North Carolina football coach speaks with the media on Tuesday morning to discuss the Tar Heels' upcoming Spring Game on Saturday, which players have been performing well during UNC's 12 spring practices to date, cross-training defensive players at multiple positions, and much more. (View Video)

Chansky’s Notebook: Pressure To Produce

cannot sneak up on opponents after sterling freshman and sophomore seasons. Plus, some of the weapons that he had in 2019 and 2020 are gone. So in order for the Tar Heels to stay in the team and quarterback conversations in 2021, new stars will have to emerge. But isn’t is nice to be in those discussions for the first time in a long time? (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels in NBA: Text from brother helps ignite Coby White in win at Boston

has a lot to do with the Bulls winning back-to-back games without their leading scorer, Zach LaVine, who has missed three games due to NBA COVID-19 protocols. Give some credit to White’s brother Will, who pointed out that White wasn’t taking advantage of teammate Daniel Theis slipping screens. "My brother texts me every halftime." (Tar Heel Tribune)

No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse looks to finish historic season with a title

Dominant. That’s how to describe the UNC women’s lacrosse team this season. The Tar Heels are firmly ranked as the No. 1 team in the country and are on a 21-game win streak. With all of this success, it can be easy for players to let their foot off the pedal. That’s something Jamie Ortega doesn’t want happening with the postseason creeping up. (Daily Tar Heel)

Baseball Game Day: UNC vs. Coastal Carolina Preview

Fresh off Sunday’s 10-9 win at Pittsburgh, North Carolina returns to Boshamer Stadium for a five-game baseball homestand, beginning with Tuesday's showdown against Coastal Carolina. For the first time since the South Carolina game on April 6, will take the mound for the Tar Heels. UNC leads the all-time series with Coastal Carolina, 44-20. (Boshamer Bulletin)

How Hubert Davis' contract stacks up against other coaches at UNC and beyond

On April 5, the UNC Board of Trustees approved the contract of new men’s basketball coach . Davis is set to make $9.75 million over five years. But how does that stack up against his predecessor, ? How about other men's basketball coaches that just signed new deals? Here’s everything you need to know about Davis’ contract. (Daily Tar Heel)

Spring Football Report: Downs, Criswell, Grimes, Rucker & More

has received high praise from North Carolina Coach this spring, as well as some teammates. played only 163 snaps on defense, but 63 were in the Orange Bowl versus Texas A&M. Tony Grimes should be finishing out his senior year in high school but instead he’s technically a sophomore in spring football practice. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts Praises Second Base Prospect Michael Busch

Don’t let the fact that he was among the Dodgers’ first round of spring training reassignments fool you. Infield prospect is the real deal. This spring, fans have been able to see his sweet, left-handed swing for themselves for the first time. Moreover, Dodger manager Dave Roberts has been able to get his first extended look at Busch. (Dodgers Nation)

UNC Women's Soccer Earns No. 2 Overall Seed In NCAA Tournament

The UNC women's soccer team has earned the No. 2 overall seed to the NCAA Championship, announced Monday. The Tar Heels (15-0-1) will play the winner of Denver (16-2-1) and Loyola (8-1-1) in the second round on April 30 at 3 p.m. at Sportsplex in Matthews, N.C. The entire NCAA Tournament will be played at sites in North Carolina. (GoHeels.com)

This Week in UNC Baseball with Scott Forbes: Leading the Charge

"Austin has been a horse for us all year. He’s pitched great, I know State hit him a little bit and Duke hit him, but you know what you are going to get from . When he goes out there, worst case will be he will go 5 innings but he has a chance to go and start the game and finish the game, that’s what you need in this league on Friday night." (Inside Carolina)

Video: Mack Brown discusses recruiting, learning from his players, Roy Williams, and more

North Carolina football coach joins the Number 1 Ranked Show with RJ Young to discuss how he recruits the Tidewater (Va.) region, what he learned from his players during the social justice movements this summer, and his experience alongside at UNC. (View Video)

UNC OL William Barnes Tapping His Potential

As UNC’s Spring Game approaches on Saturday, has become the story of spring football, not because of his struggles, but because of a breakthrough that’s been a long time coming. "He's been one of the biggest surprises and most exciting players right now for us moving forward this spring," UNC head coach said last week. (Inside Carolina)
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April 20, 2019
UNC beats Boston College in both games of a double header, 8-7 and 11-10. This was the first time in UNC Baseball history that both games of a double header have gone to extra innings. Both teams combined to play 10 hours, use 24 pitchers, score 36 runs, leave 49 runners on base and throw almost 1,000 pitches.
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