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First-Ever ‘Late Night In HD’ Filled With Tributes and Highlights

When new UNC men’s basketball head coach took the microphone at center court of the Center, he had to wait for an extended standing ovation to die down. Clearly emotional, Davis finally found time to speak. “This is where I want to be,” he told the Carolina fans. “I’m your new head coach.” That line led to yet another ovation. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels Excited For The Return Of Fans At Late Night

UNC fans take basketball seriously. But in this case, the people on the court might be more excited to get the season going. After a pandemic year off, Carolina Basketball Late Night is back, tipping off Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Dean E. Smith Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. and seating is general admission. ACC Network Extra will stream Late Night live. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Running Back D.J. Jones Finding his Niche

, a sophomore from Fayetteville, N.C., stands 5-foot-10 and weighs 205 pounds. He’s more of a physical runner than , making him an ideal change-of-pace back for the Tar Heels. "The thing we talk about a lot in our running room is just getting the hard yards," Jones said this week. "That's something I try to always implement." (Inside Carolina)

Video: UNC Football Insider Rundown - The Disconnect Between Quarterback and Receiver

of Inside Carolina provides an inside look at UNC before its game vs. Miami. Vippolis breaks down what he's hearing from those closest to the program on the disconnect between and his receivers, the communication issues on defense, and the lack of leadership when facing adversity. (View Video)

UNC Basketball to visit Florida for closed scrimmage

UNC men's basketball will visit Florida on Saturday, Oct. 23 for a closed scrimmage, according to Stadium’s Jeff Goodman. UNC didn’t have a closed scrimmage last season after facing Villanova in 2018 and 2019. The Gators come off a 15–10 season. They beat Virginia Tech in overtime in the first round of the NCAA tournament before losing to Oral Roberts. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Podcast: Bosh to the Bigs - UNC Coach Scott Forbes Discusses Fall Baseball, Looks Ahead to 2022

Ahead of his team’s scrimmage against Vanderbilt on Friday and the third and final game of its Fall World Series on Saturday, North Carolina baseball coach stops by to discuss the Tar Heels’ upcoming 2021 season, the benefits of a more normal offseason, how his 2022 squad is shaping up, and much more. (Listen To Podcast)

Extra Points: Servant Heart

A hundred or so friends of James Spurling, the Director of Kenan Stadium, gathered Thursday just outside the northwest Gate 3 of Kenan Stadium. told him that he and Sally had an idea for the concourse they needed to discuss with him. He was stunned to walk into the gathering and see signage christening the James Spurling West Concourse. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky’s Notebook: In His Shoes

will have an adjustment moving from good cop confidante of the players to bad cop tough guy when he needs more than he’s getting from his team. So when he says “Carolina’s gonna be Carolina,” it means the Tar Heels plan to continue their winning ways. But to ensure that, he believes there must also be a new day in many areas. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Football Aims To Right The Ship Against Hurricanes

The Tar Heels will be back at it this Saturday after a disastrous Week 6 loss to Florida State. The Miami Hurricanes are visiting Kenan Stadium, but Carolina has had recent success on the gridiron against the vaunted visitors from South Beach. UNC leads the all-time series with the Hurricanes 12-10, and have won the last two. Both are particularly memorable to Carolina fans. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: Shammond Williams Chats With UNC Basketball Assistant Coach Brad Frederick

joins former Tar Heel guard on the Carolina Conversation to discuss his time at North Carolina, his playing career, his favorite memories and games, his current position now as an assistant coach on the UNC basketball staff, and much more. (View Video)

‘We got ahead of ourselves’: What to watch as UNC meets Miami, reaches for reset button

"There’s still a lot of goals out there," said. "It’s just that we’ve gotten so much into if you’re not in the playoff, if you’re not winning the conference championship, if you’re not winning the Coastal Division, then why play? And that’s not the case with this team. We’ve still got a lot to get accomplished, and we all know we got ahead of ourselves." (MSN.com)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Late Night FAQ, Ryan Switzer Interview, UNC vs. Miami Preview

UNC Football hosts Miami on Saturday. Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview the matchup (3:28), speak with UNC's Director of Track & Field, Chris Miltenberg (24:28), talk with about what Carolina means to him, life in the NFL, and his family's experience when his son became severely ill (33:37), plus Late Night FAQ (1:18:37). (Listen To Podcast)

Josh Downs named midseason All-American by ESPN

UNC receiver leads the ACC with 49 receptions and 741 receiving yards. He is the first FBS player to have at least eight receptions and a touchdown in six straight games since 2013. Downs has a touchdown catch in seven straight games going back to last season's Orange Bowl. He has 451 yards after the catch, most among Power 5 players. (ESPN.com)

Armando Bacot the centerpiece of UNC's new-look offense

In ’ first season as North Carolina's head basketball coach, expect to see a different version of junior big man . Not that different, though. After withdrawing from the NBA Draft, Bacot went to work on expanding his game. The team’s leading scorer from a year ago, he added the long-range game to his arsenal in the offseason. (Daily Tar Heel)

'Not as elite': Miami cornerback Tyrique Stevenson comments on UNC receivers

The North Carolina Tar Heels had to replace two wide receivers who were selected in the 2021 NFL Draft. It has not always been easy for through the first six games, although has been one of the nation's most productive wideouts. Miami Hurricanes cornerback Tyrique Stevenson has noticed a difference in the Tar Heels' receivers. (Inside the U)
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