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Kentucky, Duke stay No. 1-2; UNC jumps to No. 20

Duke, UConn Kentucky leaves no doubt about its standing atop the AP Top 25 poll. The Wildcats (12-0) are the unanimous No. 1 for the third week in a row, again getting all 65 first-place votes.

Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 85-67 victory

UNC women fall to No. 4 Tennessee, 81-65No. 6 North Carolina is seeking consistency and coach Sylvia Hatchell hopes the Tar Heels find it soon.

No. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74

North Carolina Ohio State BasketballPlaying in Michael Jordan's longtime home is a big deal for North Carolina, and the Tar Heels honored their most famous basketball alum with a winning performance.

Gray leads No. 6 North Carolina to 65-36 victory

UNC vs. MarylandWhen Allisha Gray got going, so did No. 6 North Carolina.

Williams: time to get tougher on No. 24 Tar Heels

UNC dominates ECU, 108-64North Carolina coach Roy Williams says it's time to get tougher on his team.

Genesis of the Triangle rivalries

duke vs unc - crazies and ellingtonThere was once a time Duke, North Carolina, North Carolina State and Wake Forest all cheered for each other. A time during the Big Four Tournament that, when all four won on the same day, the region celebrated as if it were a holiday.

No. 24 Tar Heels beat Spartans 79-56

UNC vs CentralNorth Carolina is still trying to sort out what kind of team it can be. That's why coach Roy Williams is eager to get his team back on the practice court after a busy first half of December.

No. 24 North Carolina takes on UNC-Greensboro

UNC dominates ECU, 108-64The 24th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels continue a three-game road trip, albeit in their backyard, as they take on the UNCG Spartans in a non-conference matchup at the Greensboro Coliseum on Tuesday evening.

Tar Heels' struggling defense gets 1 more shot

UNC pulls away from Liberty, 56-29North Carolina's defense was a mess most of the season, giving up chunks of yardage and bunches of points to turn nearly every game into a shootout.

No. 1 Kentucky rolls No. 21 North Carolina 84-70

North Carolina Kentucky BasketballMoving gingerly on crutches and showing little emotion two days after sustaining a season-ending knee injury, soft-spoken Kentucky forward Alex Poythress didn't hesitate when coach John Calipari asked him to lead the pregame remarks.

Tudor: Shooting a concern for Tar Heels and Kentucky

UNC dominates ECU, 108-64After falling behind 11-0 in Rupp Arena on Wednesday against 25-point underdog Columbia, Kentucky basketball fans and Wildcats coach John Calipari almost hit the fire alarm.

Koenning out as UNC defensive coordinator

Vic Koenning takes over as defense associate head coachThe leader of the University of North Carolina's defense is exiting UNC. Vic Koenning, UNC's associate head coach for defense, has been fired, a source has confirmed to Inside Carolina.

ECU visits UNC in hoops battle

UNC vs CentralComing off a surprising loss at home in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, the 12th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels look for some perspective, as they play host to instate rival East Carolina at the Smith Center on Sunday.

When push comes to shove, can the Tar Heels adapt?

The coach likes a fast, full-court game. The players like to play up-tempo and run wherever possible. In fact, North Carolina is built to play this way. One problem - increasingly, UNC's opponents won't let the Tar Heels play their game.

Former Tar Heel Wilson falling back on degree after short career

E.J.Wilson North Carolina senior defensive endThe average career in the National Football League lasts just 3.3 years. For E.J. Wilson, it was just two games.

Tudor: Doeren, Fedora wind up at opposite extremes

NC State dominates UNC, 35-7The final week of the college regular season and Week 13 in the NFL turned into a pass/fail test for the area head coaches. Across the board, it was either A's or F's for the sideline managers.

Team Coverage: NC State backs up talk as they stun Tar Heels 35-7

Team Coverage: NC State backs up talk as they stun Tar Heels 35-7After a week's worth of bulletin board material by both sides in the NC State-UNC rivalry, it was the Wolfpack that backed it up on the field Saturday by beating the Tar Heels 35-7 at Kenan Stadium. Jeff Gravley, Jared Fialko and Many Mitchell have team coverage of the contest.

Pressley enjoying new role with UNC

Mistake-prone UNC falls to Virginia Tech, 34-17A year ago, Caleb Pressley was a backup quarterback who barely saw the field. Now he's one of the most recognizable figures on the UNC sideline.

Brownlow: Rivals meet as ACC regular season comes to a close

UNC, NC StateRIVALRY. WEEK. Is there really anything more that needs to be said?

UNC players damage Duke facilities in victory celebration

UNC defeats Duke, 45-20Following a 45-20 win over Duke at Wallace Wade Stadium Thursday, the University of North Carolina football team celebrated by causing extensive damage to the Blue Devils' facilities.

Former UNC basketball player Scott charged with rape

Melvin ScottFormer University of North Carolina basketball player Melvin Scott was arrested Friday and charged with felony second degree rape.

Trio of Heels garner ACC weekly honors

UNC defeats Duke, 45-20After a 45-20 win at Duke Thursday night, three North Carolina players were honored with weekly ACC honors including quarterback Marquise Williams who earned Offensive Back of the Week for the second consecutive week.

Tudor: Fedora, McNeill hop aboard the A-Train

UNC defeats Duke, 45-20North Carolina garnered a big win Thursday to become bowl eligible and East Carolina got their season back on track with a trouncing of Tulane. The weekend might have been light on the schedule for area football fans, but the grades for those that did play were earned.

Logan Zone: UNC joins the bowl-bound

UNC defeats Duke, 45-20Football fans in the Triangle, if they take a step back and make an honest assessment, will find that just about every team is having a good season.

Williams: We're going to keep fighting

Raleigh Sports ClubNorth Carolina head basketball coach Roy Williams told the Raleigh Sports Club Wednesday that UNC will keep fighting through adversity.

UNC RB Francis to miss rest of season with torn ACL, MCL

UNC spring football gameUniversity of North Carolina running back Khris Francis will miss the remainder of the season after he tore his ACL, MCL and meniscus Saturday in a 40-35 win against Pittsburgh.

UNC's Williams named ACC back of the week

UNC takes step toward bowl eligibility with 40-35 win over PittUniversity of North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams was named the ACC Offensive Back of the Week Monday after accounting for four touchdowns in the Tar Heels' 40-35 win over Pittsburgh.

Tudor: Doeren, Fedora win the weekend; Rivera not so much

NC State dominates Wake Forest, 42-13Week 12 saw highs and lows and everything in the middle for area coaches. After watching it all, the coaching grades are in.

No. 6 Tar Heels welcome NC Central for season opener

Late Night with RoyThe sixth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels open their highly-anticipated 2014-15 campaign when they play host to the NC Central Eagles on Friday night at the Smith Center.