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UNC can’t recover from historically bad first half at Miami

UNC hoped the phrase “historically bad” would have been retired after the Tar Heels’ losing season of two years ago but they made it sadly relevant at Coral Gables, Fla., on Tuesday night. As UNC tried to forget the nightmare losses to Tennessee and Kentucky, the Tar Heels added another forgettable effort in an 85–57 loss against a red-hot Miami team. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Video: R.J. Davis Post-Miami Press Conference

North Carolina lost to Miami, 85-57, on Tuesday in Coral Gables. The Tar Heels were led by ’s double-double of 15 points and 12 rebounds. No other Tar Heel scored double figures. UNC dropped to 12-5 overall and 4-2 in the ACC while the Hurricanes improved to 14-4 and 6-1 in the ACC. Here is what had to say afterward. (Tar Heel Illustrated)

Miami builds 27-point halftime lead, cruises past UNC 85-57

Isaiah Wong scored 25, Sam Waardenburg scored 21, and Miami led by 27 points at halftime en route to an 85-57 victory over UNC on Tuesday. The Hurricanes ended a five-game losing streak in the series with their largest margin of victory over the Tar Heels. Miami led 49-22 at the break, matching UNC’s largest halftime deficit since 2010 against Duke. (Associated Press)

North Carolina Dismantled By Miami

North Carolina led 5-2 over Miami after 2 minutes and 30 seconds of play and then never led again as the Hurricanes dismantled the Tar Heels for the remainder of game in the Watsco Center, 85-57. The last time UNC had two losses by at least 28 points in a season was the 2001-02 season. Three Hurricanes players finished with at least 20 points. (Inside Carolina)

What does the possibly prolonged absence of Anthony Harris mean for UNC?

When North Carolina hosted Georgia Tech on Saturday, the usual cast of characters led the way to victory. However, UNC was without . The redshirt sophomore wing, who is a part of the Tar Heels' rotation as a reserve, was “unavailable” to play, according to UNC. Once again, Harris will sit out as North Carolina visits Miami on Tuesday. (ACC Sports Journal)

UNC Men's Basketball Faces Hot Hurricanes In Miami Tuesday - Pregame Notes

Two of the top men's basketball teams in the ACC face off when the Tar Heels travel to Coral Gables, Fla., Tuesday to play the Miami Hurricanes. Tip time is 7:01 p.m. on the ACC Network. UNC is 26-8 against the Hurricanes, including 19-7 since Miami joined ACC prior to the 2004-05 season. UNC has won five in a row against Miami and eight of the last 10. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Some Things Never Change - Eric Montross

Former North Carolina center, 1993 National Champion, and current color commentator for the Tar Heel Sports Network, shares what makes Carolina Basketball so special and gets fans in the Smith Center fired up ahead of the Tar Heels' game against Michigan earlier this season. (View Video)

USBWA Names Armando Bacot Oscar Robertson National Player Of The Week

The U.S. Basketball Writers Association has selected UNC forward as its Oscar Robertson National Player of the Week. Bacot scored 29 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in UNC's win over Georgia Tech last Saturday. He became the first Tar Heel to record at least 29 points and 12 rebounds in consecutive games since in 1970. (GoHeels.com)

Surprising Miami faces big challenge in UNC's Armando Bacot

North Carolina's , who leads the ACC and ranks fifth nationally in rebounds, could pose a challenge for the undersized Miami Hurricanes when the Tar Heels visit Tuesday night. Bacot, a 6-foot-10, 240-pound junior, had 29 points and 12 rebounds in Saturday's 88-65 win over Georgia Tech. He is averaging 11.2 rebounds per game. (CBS Sports)

Defensive stopper role suits UNC senior Leaky Black as 100th career game arrives at Miami

hasn’t attempted a shot from the field in three games this season, has finished five other games with one bucket, and has totaled 11 points across North Carolina's five games in ACC play. But those scoring-driven columns on stat sheets aren’t the instruments with which to fully measure the three-year starter’s value to the Tar Heels. (Burlington Times News)
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