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UNC football adds argyle to new uniforms

UNC football unveils new uniformsThe unmistakable argyle pattern that has been a fixture on the University of North Carolina's basketball uniforms for more than two decades will be making its way to Kenan Stadium as a feature on the Tar Heels new football uniforms that were unveiled Monday.

UNC's Paige undergoes ankle surgery

UNC, Notre DameUniversity of North Carolina guard Marcus Paige underwent arthroscopic surgery Monday to remove bone spurs in his right ankle.

BSB: No. 18 Tar Heels outlast Hokies, 11-10

North Carolina LogoBrian Miller's sacrifice fly in the eighth scored Elijah Sutherland to break a 10-10 tie and No. 18 North Carolina held on for a wild 11-10 win over Virginia Tech Saturday afternoon at English Field.

BSB: Hokies power past No. 18 UNC, 8-3

North Carolina LogoAlex Perez and Brendon Hayden homered in a five-run sixth as Virginia Tech beat No. 18 North Carolina 8-3 Friday evening at English Field.

BSB: UNC tops High Point 1-0 in rain-shortened game

North Carolina LogoHunter Williams won his fourth start in a row and Korey Dunbar's RBI double in the second provided the lone run of the game as No. 18 North Carolina beat visiting High Point 1-0 in six innings Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium.

NC State prevents sweep with 6-3 win over UNC

NC State at UNCNC State captured a 6-3 win over No. 22 North Carolina on Sunday at Boshamer Stadium behind a shutdown performance by the Wolfpack bullpen.

BSB: UNC edges NC State in extras, 3-2

Highlights: Tar Heels nip NC State in extras, 3-2Zack Gahagan was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th to force in the deciding run as No. 22 North Carolina secure a series win with a 3-2 victory over NC State Saturday night at Boshamer Stadium.

Gallen pitches No. 22 UNC past NC State, 2-1

Highlights: UNC tops NC State 2-1Skye Bolt's seventh-inning homer made a winner out of Zac Gallen as No. 22 North Carolina topped NC State 2-1 Friday night at Boshamer Stadium

Tar Heels work to overhaul struggling defense in spring

UNC defeats Duke, 45-20John Papuchis hasn't watched one clip of film from North Carolina's miserable defensive showing last season.

Dunbar leads Tar Heels into crucial weekend series with NC State

Duke bats come alive in 9-2 win over UNCWhen Korey Dunbar thinks about the rivalry between his North Carolina Tar Heels and NC State, the first word that leaps to mind is "intensity."

BSB: UNC blanks Liberty, 6-0

North Carolina LogoElijah Sutherland's bases-clearing double in the sixth broke open a 1-0 game and No. 22 North Carolina blanked visiting Liberty 6-0 Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium.

UNC junior Tokoto to enter NBA Draft

UNC, Notre DameUniversity of North Carolina junior forward J.P. Tokoto will forego his final year of eligibility and enter the NBA Draft, the university confirmed on Thursday.

BSB: UNC beats No. 18 Coastal, 9-3

North Carolina LogoAdam Pate reached five times and finished a triple shy of the cycle as No. 22 North Carolina beat No. 18 Coastal Carolina 9-3 Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium.

BSB: UNC earns wild 8-7 win at Clemson

North Carolina LogoTyler Ramirez drove in five runs and blasted his fourth home run of the year and No. 18 North Carolina held on for a wild 8-7 win over Clemson Sunday afternoon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

BSB: Carolina falls to Clemson in extras, 5-4

North Carolina LogoClemson rallied from a 4-2 deficit with three runs in the bottom of the 11th to beat No. 18 North Carolina 5-4 Saturday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

BSB: UNC drops opener at Clemson, 5-2

North Carolina LogoClemson scored five times in the first three innings and Matthew Crownover allowed just two unearned runs in seven innings as No. 18 North Carolina fell to the host Tigers 5-2 Friday night at Doug Kingsmore Stadium.

UNC grad assistant football coach quits after DWI charge

North Carolina LogoTwelve hours after police found him slumped asleep in his running car, Gerald McRath, a graduate assistant football coach on Larry Fedora's staff at the University of North Carolina, quit his job and issued an apology.

Look for UNC, NC State atop preseason polls

NC State upsets No. 15 UNC at Dean Dome, 58-46N.C. State and UNC easily could begin Nos. 1 and 2 in some order in preseason ACC outlooks.

Paige's likely return could put '15-'16 Heels over the top

UNC, Notre DameSomewhere along the way, playing out the complete timeline from hapless, lost on campus freshman to full-on graduate, a stigma surfaced.

Holliday: Eight tips to get the Tar Heels back to the Elite 8 in 2016

UNC vs UVAIf you look at UNC's last three losses - to Duke, Notre Dame, and Wisconsin, some common themes emerge.

Near-perfect game by UNC unravels in just 88 seconds

It all happened in a span of 88 seconds. The almost 34 minutes of near-perfect execution by the Tar Heels was erased that quickly.

Original 'Frank the Tank' pulling for UNC over Wisconsin's Kaminsky

Fialko: Versatile big-man Kaminsky a challenge for UNCWho is the real "Frank the Tank" and who is the original cheering for Thursday in the Sweet 16?

Dancing Roy in a class by himself

UNC vs GTLately, Roy Williams has been getting noticed for his dancing following big wins. Just don't expect his team to mimic the moves.

Wisconsin, UNC match-up a reunion for Midwest friends

Fialko: Tokoto, Paige reunite with old friends when they face WisconsinGuarding one of your best friends in a pick-up game at the playground is fun. Guarding one of your best friends in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament on national TV in the bright lights of Los Angeles, well, that is a whole different level.

Meeks practices, expects to play vs. Wisconsin

Tar Heels practice at STAPLES Center before Sweet 16Just four days after spraining his left knee, North Carolina sophomore forward Kennedy Meeks was able to participate fully in Wednesday's practice at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles ahead of a Sweet 16 match-up against No. 1 seed Wisconsin.

Fialko: Meeks hoping to play in Sweet 16 after injuring knee

Tar Heels practice at STAPLES Center before Sweet 16After spraining his left knee Saturday, UNC forward Kennedy Meeks said he is doing everything he can to play Thursday and said he would be surprised if he didn't.

Meeks practices in LA, questionable for Thursday

The University of North Carolina is still in wait-and-see mode with Kennedy Meeks' knee injury ahead of their Sweet 16 game against Wisconsin, but the sophomore forward did take a step forward Tuesday.

Heels, Razorbacks both ready to push the pace

After a clash of styles against a deliberate Harvard team, Carolina will face a similar high-tempo team in Arkansas.

UNC has a lot to fix after 'lucky' win

North Carolina lived to see another game in the NCAA tournament Thursday by fending off Harvard, 67-65. And while they trailed for just 11 seconds of game time, the threat of going home was real.