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Brice Johnson leads No. 15 North Carolina past Miami 73-64

North Caroline Miami BasketballThe last of Brice Johnson's five dunks was the most emphatic, and when he landed with his arms outstretched he froze the pose, as if seeking style points.

BSB: No. 11 Tar Heels grab two From URI

North Carolina LogoBenton Moss struck out 10 in 7.0 shutout innings, Trent Thornton posted a pair of five-out saves and No. 11 North Carolina took both games of a doubleheader from Rhode Island, 4-3 and 5-3, Friday at Sparrow Stadium.

Marcus Paige earns academic All-america Honors for second straight year

UNC vs GTUniversity of North Carolina junior guard MARCUS PAIGE was named to the Capital One Academic All-America(r) Division I men's basketball second team for the second consecutive year.

NC State upends No. 15 North Carolina 58-46

UNC, NC State battle at Dean DomeNorth Carolina State arrived at North Carolina focused more on getting another road win to help its NCAA tournament chances than trying to end its long drought at the Smith Center.

3 former UNC athletes join McAdoo in lawsuit against school

Michael McAdoo hearingA former women's basketball player at the University of North Carolina has joined in a lawsuit which alleges the school failed to provide athletes a quality education by guiding them toward sham classes.

UNC-Chapel Hill, former adviser Willingham settle lawsuit

Mary WillinghamUNC-Chapel Hill has settled a lawsuit by a former academic adviser who spoke out against lax academic standards for student-athletes.

'He was a very humble man': Dean Smith remembered

Dean Smith memorialFamily, friends, faculty, former players, students and others gathered at the Dean Smith Center on Sunday to remember former UNC basketball coach Dean Smith.

WBB: No. 17 UNC holds off Miami, 66-65

North Carolina LogoJamie Cherry's two free throws with 1.7 seconds left gave No. 17 North Carolina a 66-65 victory at Miami on Sunday.

BSB: Carolina Drops Series Finale To UCLA, 12-4

North Carolina LogoNo. 4 UCLA took a 6-0 lead in the fifth and never relented as the Bruins grabbed a series-clinching 12-4 win over No. 6 North Carolina Sunday at UCF's Jay Bergman Field.

Holliday: For Dean Smith, team was more important than talent

Gravley: Dean Smith in his own wordsPhil Ford's watch may read 4:18 p.m., but your clock will tell you the time is really 4:08 p.m. Dean Smith's players habitually ran their lives ten minutes ahead of schedule so as to never be late for a team event.

No. 15 UNC honors Smith with Four Corners, tops Georgia Tech

UNC vs GTAmid all the tributes to Dean Smith since the coaching legend's death, North Carolina coach Roy Williams and his No. 15 Tar Heels saved possibly the most fitting one for Saturday.

No. 15 UNC runs 'Four Corners' on play as tribute to Smith

UNC vs GTNorth Carolina honored late Tar Heels coach Dean Smith by running his Four Corners offense to open Saturday's game against Georgia Tech.

Game Blog: UNC crushes Georgia Tech, 89-60

Duke fends off UNC in OT, 92-90North Carolina shot over 60% to throttle the Yellow Jackets at the Smith Center Saturday. Six Tar Heel players ended with double-digit points in the 89-60 win.

No. 15 Tar Heels try to regroup after 4th loss in 5 games

Duke fends off UNC in OT, 92-90Little has gone right for No. 15 North Carolina of late.

UNC, Georgia to face off in 2016 Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Game

NC State dominates UNC, 35-7The game is scheduled to be played Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, in Atlanta's Georgia Dome. Kickoff time has not yet been set.

Cook leads No. 4 Duke past No. 15 UNC 92-90 in OT

UNC, Duke renew rivalry in CameronBack and forth they went, trading big leads, shots and chances to win both in regulation and overtime.

Duke vs UNC: College basketball's only national rivalry

Duke and UNC battle in Chapel HillThere are certainly other great match ups and annual series in college basketball. But, there's only one national rivalry. Fortunately for us, it's right up the street.

Charlie Scott entering college hoops Hall with Henson, Havlicek

Dean Smith in 2011 When he arrived at Illinois in 1975, the first thing Lou Henson did was preach patience.

Brownlow: Rivalry games highlight ACC week ahead

Duke and UNC battle in Chapel HillThis is the week we've all been waiting for, a rivalry that has stood the test of both time and conference expansion. That's right, Louisville-Syracuse.

Top 8 remain the same in AP poll as UNC slides

Virginia runs past UNC, 75-64Kentucky is the unanimous No. 1 choice in The Associated Press Top 25 for the third straight week.

Pittsburgh drills No. 12 North Carolina 89-76

North Carolina Pittsburgh BasketballA handful of Pittsburgh students handed North Carolina coach Roy Williams a condolence card covered in signatures and a lengthy banner highlighting one of program icon Dean Smith's most famous quotes on Saturday, a way of expressing sympathy and respect following the Hall of Famer's passing a week ago.

No. 6 UNC opens season with 7-1 win over Seton Hall

No. 6 UNC opens season with 7-1 win over Seton HallTyler Ramirez and Joe Dudek homered to lead a balanced offensive attack and No. 6 North Carolina opened the 2015 season with a 7-1 win over visiting Seton Hall Friday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium.

Mourners attend private service in honor of UNC's Dean Smith

Dean Smith: Coaching LegendFamily, friends, former players and coaches gathered Thursday to honor the life of retired North Carolina coach Dean Smith.

Graves getting life back on track, keeping NBA dreams alive

Georgia Tech 73, UNC 71When Will Graves was dismissed from the University of North Carolina basketball team in October 2010, he didn't know what was next. Basketball was Graves' whole life.

ACL tear ends season for UNC's Hubert

UNC routs Vermont, 77-58University of North Carolina senior Desmond Hubert will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, the team announced Thursday.

Dean Smith: Coaching Legend

Dean Smith: Coaching LegendDean Smith built a legacy in Chapel Hill that transcends beyond the town and beyond sports. While his wins and his national championships stand-out on paper, his willingness to fight for equality and his respect for those around him are attributes people remember forever.

Mourning, memories pour in to honor Smith

Dean Smith MemorialAcross the Triangle, those who bleed Carolina blue were in mourning Monday because of the passing of Dean Smith.

UNC's second black recruit says Smith championed equality

Bill ChamberlainBill Chamberlain was the second black player that Dean Smith recruited to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and he played for the Tar Heels at a time when he needed the support of a strong coach and a stronger man.