Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Basketball.
Lucas: Now And Then
North Carolina State won 30 games against North Carolina in the first 24 years of ACC play. They've won 25 against the Tar Heels in the next 45 years of the conference. Since Roy Williams
took over at Carolina in the spring of 2003, the very best—the best!—Wolfpack record against UNC that any four-year NC State undergraduate class has seen is 2-6. (GoHeels.com
Video: Roy Williams Post-NC State Press Conference
North Carolina basketball coach Roy Williams
speaks with the media following the Tar Heels' 85-79 win over NC State on Tuesday in Chapel Hill.
Box Score: North Carolina 85, NC State 79
View the complete box score from North Carolina's 85-79 ACC rivalry win over NC State on Tuesday night in Chapel Hill. (View Box Score
Video: UNC Beats NC State 85-79 - Highlights
North Carolina got a huge game from forward Garrison Brooks
, who scored 30 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in the Tar Heels' 85-79 win over NC State on Tuesday night. The win snaps a 7-game losing streak for UNC and completes a regular-season sweep of the Wolfpack. Here are the highlights.
Podcast: Death, Taxes & Roy Williams Beating N.C. State
Former North Carolina guard Dewey Burke
joins Jon Seiglie of Inside Carolina to give his thoughts following UNC's 85-79 victory over N.C. State. Burke covers how Garrison Brooks
led the team to the win, the importance of sweeping N.C. State, and how the team can use this game to gain confidence as they prepare to finish ACC play.
Video: Kevin Keatts Post-UNC Press Conference
North Carolina State basketball coach Kevin Keatts speaks with the media following the Wolfpack's 85-79 loss to North Carolina on Tuesday night in Chapel Hill.
UNC vs. NC State Postgame Notes
This is the 13th time in 17 seasons a Roy Williams
-coached UNC team has won both regular-season games against NC State. Garrison Brooks
scored a game-high 30 points (his second career 30-point game) and had a game-high-tying nine rebounds. It was the eighth time this year he had 20 or more points. Christian Keeling
scored a season-high 16 points. (GoHeels.com
UNC vs. NC State Postgame QuotesRoy Williams
: "I am very happy for our kids. I am really happy for Garrison Brooks
. Eleven straight free throws in the second half. Fourteen of sixteen for the game. I thought Christian Keeling
gave us a big lift. The shot he took that cut it down to four, I did not like at all, but loved it when it stumbled and stumbled and stumbled and went in the basket." (GoHeels.com
Video: UNC Players Post-NC State Locker Room Interviews
North Carolina ended a seven-game losing streak Tuesday night by defeating N.C. State, 85-79, at the Smith Center on a night the Tar Heels did so many things right that have often not gone their way. Here is what Christian Keeling
, Cole Anthony
, Garrison Brooks
, Andrew Platek
, and Brandon Robinson
had to say following the regular-season sweep. (Tar Heel Illustrated
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - UNC vs. NC State
What a fantastic finish for UNC. Man, it's nice to say that again. Garrison Brooks
played through contact and even through his goggles on his way to another terrific performance against NC State. Brooks finished with 30 points and nine rebounds, but the highlight will be his 14-16 performance from the free throw line, including 6-for-6 in the final 60 seconds. (GoHeels.com