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Berry to remain sidelined with groin injury for No. 13 UNC

UNC vs CentralNorth Carolina coach Roy Williams says freshman Joel Berry II will miss the No. 13 Tar Heels' game at No. 10 Louisville on Saturday and likely Monday's home matchup with No. 2 Virginia due to a groin injury.

No. 13 North Carolina beats Syracuse 93-83 for 7-1 ACC start

UNC, Syracuse square off at Dean DomeJust about everything worked for No. 13 North Carolina against Syracuse's zone defense -- once the Tar Heels stopped throwing the ball away.

Kentucky, Virginia stay 1-2; Duke, UNC each inch upward in poll

Duke vs LouisvilleKentucky stayed in its season-long perch atop the AP Top 25 Monday and has taken back one of its lost first-place votes from No. 2 Virginia.

Brownlow: Crazy ACC weekend could spill into this week

Notre Dame comes from behind to beat NC State in OT, 81-78One thousand wins, overtime games, opponents going for 35 points and all kinds of Triangle-area craziness abounded this past weekend. We'll have to wait and see what sort of #goacc is in store for us this week.

Williams, No. 15 Duke women beat No. 12 UNC 74-67 in OT

Duke North Carolina BasketballDuke's Elizabeth Williams again saved her best for North Carolina.

No. 15 North Carolina holds off Florida State 78-74 in ACC

UNC vs FLSTNorth Carolina coach Roy Williams has spent much of this season trying to drag more intensity and toughness out of Brice Johnson.

Holliday: Wounded Tar Heels survive Florida State

UNC vs FLSTWith five players sidelined for North Carolina, the Tar Heels used its healthy, talented front court to their advantage against Florida State.

No. 15 Tar Heels lose freshman Pinson to broken left foot

UNC rolls over Virginia Tech, 68-53North Carolina's injury-depleted backcourt just got thinner.

Roundtree saves No. 12 North Carolina women against NC State

NC State at UNCBrittany Roundtree went 8-8 from the foul line in the final 24 seconds on Thursday as No. 12 North Carolina edged North Carolina State 67-63 in the 100th meeting between the two Atlantic Coast Conference rivals.

No. 15 UNC beats Wake Forest 87-71 for 4th straight win

North Carolina Wake Forest BasketballNorth Carolina kept forcing the ball inside and scoring easy baskets to build momentum and the lead. The 15th-ranked Tar Heels need to stay with that formula to keep winning on the road in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Local designer delivers hall-of-fame style for Tar Heels' Williams

UNC rallies to beat No. 5 Louisville, 72-71What UNC basketball coach Roy Williams wears on-court gets seen by the masses. The man behind the designs are Chapel Hill's own Alexander Julian

Chizik signs on as UNC D-coordinator

North Carolina LogoHead football coach Larry Fedora made it official Monday in welcoming former Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik to his staff as defensive coordinator.

Jackson, No. 15 UNC earn sloppy 68-53 win over Hokies

UNC rolls over Virginia Tech, 68-53North Carolina kept giving the ball away and didn't get much scoring from its best player. Still, the No. 15 Tar Heels did plenty to beat struggling Virginia Tech by double figures.

No. 12 North Carolina eases past Clemson 78-56

UNC grinds out win over MarylandJessica Washington scored a career-high 20 points to help No. 12 North Carolina beat Clemson 78-56 on Sunday.

Brownlow: Duke heads to Louisville hoping to avoid 3rd straight loss

Bench dance GIFSo now that North Carolina has won at NC State, all it needs is one win over Duke and another over NC State in Chapel Hill to be state champs, right? Am I doing this right? I'm probably not.

Heels pull out another nail-biter at PNC Arena

While it didn't match last season's shootout between Marcus Paige and T.J. Warren, North Carolina and NC State had another tense showdown at PNC Arena

Gold: Same situation, different result for Paige

UNC rallies to beat No. 5 Louisville, 72-71Faced with an almost identical mission as he had Monday night in a loss to Notre Dame, UNC guard Marcus Paige erased the memory of that missed shot -- and the fact that he hadn't played well -- and helped his team to a win the Tar Heels sorely needed.

Brownlow: ACC hoops weekend features in-state showdown, pair of ranked battles

Duke posts second half rally to clip NC StateThe battle for the state championship continues, and Duke and NC State both knocked off Wake Forest, so now it's up to them to see who will take the early lead in the battle for the Tar Heel State! Wait, is this not a thing in basketball?

Tudor: Errant shooting still hounding Heels

No. 13 Notre Dame fends off No. 18 UNC, 71-70The Tar Heels, for the second straight season, are emerging as a gang that can't shoot straight - or at least a gang that can't shoot straight against above-average, physical defenses.

Brownlow: ACC focus shifts to basketball and conference play

armyduke05Florida State got destroyed in the College Football Playoff yesterday. So what better time to shift focus to basketball season, yet another thing we'll get unnecessarily optimistic about before being let down in the cruelest of fashions, ACC fans?

Reports: UNC to hire Chizik as D-coordinator

North Carolina LogoThe University of North Carolina is set to hire former Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik as its defensive coordinator, according to multiple media reports.

UNC hosts William & Mary in final ACC tune-up

UNC dominates ECU, 108-64The 19th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels will close out their non- conference schedule on Tuesday evening, as they welcome the William & Mary Tribe to the Dean E. Smith Center.

Tudor: Bowl accents dysfunctional season for Fedora, Heels

UNC pulls away from Liberty, 56-29With a few bowl games still ahead, the biggest surprise of the ACC postseason thus far has to be North Carolina's utter collapse in the Quick Lane game.

UNC WR Davis has surgery on broken leg

University of North Carolina wide receiver Quinshad Davis underwent surgery Saturday morning to repair a fractured right tibia, which he injured in UNC's bowl game Friday in Detroit.

UNC returns from break to host UAB

UNC dominates ECU, 108-64Returning to work after a seven-day holiday break, the 20th-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels will play host to the UAB Blazers in a non-conference matchup at the Dean E. Smith Center on Saturday afternoon.

Fialko: Indifference Dooms Tar Heels

NC State dominates UNC, 35-7At this level of college football, it's as simple as this, apathy is pathetic. UNC was flat-out walloped for three-and-a-half quarters in the inaugural Quick Lane Bowl, eventually falling 40-21 to Rutgers. The passion wasn't there. Halfhearted by the Heels' own admission.

Game Blog: Rutgers upends UNC in Quick Lane Bowl, 40-21

NC State dominates UNC, 35-7 Rutgers running back Josh Hicks went over 200 yards on the ground and Robert Martin ran for another 100 as the Scarlet Knights eased past UNC Friday night, 40-21.

Tudor: Koenning gone, but UNC defensive obstacles remain

NC State dominates UNC, 35-7If former coordinator Vic Koenning really was the problem with North Carolina's defense during the 2014 football regular season, the Tar Heels should have a decent chance to contain and conquer Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl Friday in Detroit.

Bowl season could be late Christmas gift for ACC

NC State dominates UNC, 35-7Need a break from the shopping, food prep and stress of Christmas Eve Eve? Well, here you go. Read this handy-dandy ACC Bowl Guide, and after that requisite 4-5 hours is up (and the festivities happening over the next two days), you can turn on your television and ingest a delicious meal of #goacc.

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.