North Carolina Tar Heels Headlines
North Carolina Tar Heels Headlines
After missing a bowl game due to NCAA sanctions, North Carolina's seniors are closing their careers with a return to the postseason.
Arizona has moved up one spot to No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, the Wildcats' first top ranking since 2003.
Virginia Tech senior forward Jarell Eddie has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Player of the Week, while North Carolina freshman forward Kennedy Meeks unanimously earned ACC Rookie of the Week honors.
The Cincinnati Bearcats will look to defend their Belk Bowl title Dec. 28 against North Carolina.
James Michael McAdoo had 13 points to shake free of his recent struggles and help North Carolina beat UNC Greensboro 81-50 on Saturday night.
North Carolina went on a 25-1 run to end the first half Saturday and proceeded to rout Wes Miller's UNC-Greensboro team 81-50.
North Carolina flashed its potential again, earning another impressive victory after a second shaky setback.
A former UNC-Chapel Hill professor who was indicted Monday on a fraud charge surrendered to authorities Tuesday morning and was released on a $30,000 bond.
Julius Nyang'oro, the former chairman of the Department of African and Afro-American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was indicted Monday by an Orange County grand jury on a charge related to an academic scandal at the school.
The 27-25 win at UNC on Saturday perfectly reflected the Blue Devils' resiliency and collective commitment to purpose.
Roy Williams was mostly focused on his North Carolina team after getting beat by UAB and coach Jerod Haase.
Coming off their biggest win of the season, the 16th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels hope to take that momentum into a Sunday evening showdown with the UAB Blazers at Bartow Arena.
Duke coach David Cutcliffe and his players talked openly all season about winning a division title and earning a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game.
The Blue Devils intercepted Marquise Williams as the Tar Heels were driving with under a minute to play to seal the 27-25 win Saturday. With the win Duke will play in the ACC Championship game against Florida State.
The sports staff at WRAL-TV, 99.9 The Fan ESPN Radio, 620 The Buzz and WRALSportsFan.com tell you who is going to win Saturday's Duke-UNC game and why.
The wins started piling up for North Carolina at the same time freshman Ryan Switzer began racking up touchdowns.
8 of the Tar Heels' record 11 touchdowns against ODU were scored by true freshmen
The University of North Carolina set a program record with 80 points Saturday as they routed Old Dominion to become bowl eligible in an 80-20 win.
The Tar Heels trailed much of the first half Saturday but pulled away from Richmond late in the semifinal of the Hall of Fame Tip-Off in an 82-72 win. They were led by 26 points from Marcus Paige on six 3-pointers and another 24 off the bench from Brice Johnson.
Time constraints and the presence of 15 other Medal of Freedom recipients prevented President Barack Obama from saying more about Dean Smith's role as a basketball innovator. However there are no such constraints here!
Former University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill head basketball coach Dean Smith was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday during a ceremony at the White House.
Haydn "Fats" Thomas, the Durham party promoter linked to rental cars driven by University of North Carolina guard P.J. Hairston, accepted a plea agreement Wednesday on drugs and weapons charges.
Although he will not make a public appearance Wednesday, Dean Smith's contributions - to basketball and beyond - will be on display as President Barack Obama presents him with the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
We've already seen enough to realize that some of those bold preseason predictions for unprecedented league success aren't likely to be on target.
The University of North Carolina has sent letters of disassociation to four men indicted on charges they violated the state's law that regulates contact between athletes and agents.
Marquise Williams' two rushing touchdowns and Ryan Switzer's two punt returns led the Heels to a 34-27 win over Pittsburgh.
North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith will not attend the Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony at the White House next week, according to UNC team spokesman Steve Kirschner.
Last week, the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee approved a new "flat-seamed" ball that carries about 20-feet farther. The new ball, similar to what is used currently at the minor league level, will be used starting in 2015 in the D-I playoffs.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has been selected by the National Football League Players Association to participate in a new push to provide medical services and support to the league's former players, the school said Thursday in a news release.