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UNC Notebook Roy Williams continued his preseason mad scientist routine, experimenting with numerous lineup combinations throughout each of North Carolina’s three periods in Sunday’s Tar Heel … more
Just a week ago, UNC basketball stood a surprising 10–1, having just managed a road comeback win against a quality Tennessee squad and poised to attack the beginning of ACC play, bolstered by the … more
Dr. Jason Staples has covered college football since 2007. You can follow him on Twitter @DocStaples and check out more of his work at InsideCarolina.com. When North Carolina steps onto the Kenan Stadium football field to open its 2017 season … more
Coming into the weekend’s rivalry tilt against N.C. State, North Carolina knew it would need to stop the run, win the special teams battle and get a few big plays in the passing game to win. … more
Say what you want about North Carolina’s subpar 2017 football season, but one thing you can’t say is that this team quit fighting. Given the season’s many disappointments and implausibly bad … more
The announcement came last week that North Carolina freshman Tony Bradley and juniors Joel Berry II and Theo Pinson would enter the 2017 NBA draft, but not hire representation. They would be able to go through all the pre-draft workouts and the NBA … more
UNC Notebook North Carolina football fans must feel as though they’ve passed into Bizarro World — the comic-book realm in which everything is opposite to its counterpart on earth. Through … more
UNC Notebook Going into Saturday’s game against Western Carolina, Larry Fedora-coached North Carolina teams had previously dominated FCS competition to a 6–0 record by an average of 53.4 to … more
Asked what he would have thought had someone told him before the season that Carolina would be 5-4 halfway through the ACC schedule, Roy Williams didn’t mince words.  “I … more
This time, the gigantic shoe was on the other foot. Roy Williams’ North Carolina basketball teams have traditionally been characterized by big, physical, athletic forwards capable of dominating the … more
UNC Notebook Kenny Williams’ breakout season hit another height on Sunday as the junior wing silenced the hostile Tennessee crowd by drilling a 3-point shot to give No. 5 North Carolina a … more
Through five games, North Carolina’s season continues to be defined as much by the players no longer on the field than those actually playing. Nineteen players, including eight starters, were … more
UNC NOTEBOOK After shooting a program-record low 24.6 percent from the field in a 63–45 loss to now No. 3 Michigan State on Nov. 26, North Carolina bounced back offensively with dominant wins … more
UNC Notebook Going into North Carolina’s football game Saturday at No. 14 Virginia Tech, a Tom Sheldon punt had never been returned more than 17 yards (last year’s opponents managed all of two … more
UNC Notebook After two consecutive road losses, North Carolina regained its footing with two ACC wins last week, but the concerns that have surfaced in the Tar Heels’ four losses have not yet … more
After going 4-5 in January, North Carolina has found its form in February, winning its fifth straight on Saturday with a 93-76 win at Louisville — the first time UNC has ever beaten the Cardinals … more
After a dominant 104–61 win over Western Carolina, the North Carolina basketball team now has a break for final exams before traveling to Knoxville to face No. 20 Tennessee on Sunday. At 9–1 … more
North Carolina had No. 8-ranked Miami on the ropes on Saturday, but never managed to land enough of a punch to knock the Hurricanes down. The Tar Heels had every opportunity at a first-half knockout, … more
After being named a consensus All-American for the 2016-17 season, Justin Jackson’s No. 44 jersey will be honored in the Dean Dome rafters. It is deserving recognition for a player who led UNC in scoring all season (18.3 points per game, 37 … more
After bringing a six-game winning streak into the final week of regular-season play in the Atlantic Coast Conference, North Carolina was unable to keep that momentum, dropping the final two games of … more
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