Stories tagged: north carolina
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
The top basketball game in the history of the McCarthey Athletic Center will happen this season when the North Carolina Tar Heels pack their bags and head more than 2,500 …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019
Nike says it’s investigating why Duke freshman Zion Williamson split a shoe open during a game against rival North Carolina. But the sportswear giant says it’s an “isolated occurrence.”
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019
Paris Kea scored a season-high 30 points to help North Carolina stun No. 1 Notre Dame 78-73 on Sunday in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Mon., Jan. 21, 2019
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Wed., Dec. 19, 2018
North Carolina has given basketball coach Roy Williams an eight-year contract extension that runs through the 2027-28 season.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018
Miami tied a school record with three defensive touchdowns, N’Kosi Perry threw for a score in his first start and the No. 16 Hurricanes downed North Carolina 47-10 on Thursday …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018
Gonzaga has essentially adhered to a tournament rotation schedule for more than a decade, often visiting the top holiday basketball events once every four years. That rotation will continue in …
UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2018
It’s one of those basketball games fans circle on the calendar, and now there’s an actual date to circle.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
Getting there is an enormous accomplishment. Getting back the following year isn’t easy, but it happens fairly often. We’re talking about reaching the Final Four and the Final Four encore.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
Luke Maye scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Joel Berry II added 18 points and No. 9 North Carolina beat Portland 102-78 to open the PK80 Invitational.
Fri., Oct. 13, 2017
The University of North Carolina has avoided major penalties after an NCAA infractions committee panel “could not conclude” there were academic violations in the multi-year case focused on irregular courses.
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017
I would like to dispassionately discuss college basketball today, without directly referencing the recent footwear follies/FBI probe and without even mentioning a certain notorious sideline suit whose first name rhymes …
Tue., April 18, 2017
The NCAA has awarded men’s basketball tournament games in 2020 and 2021 along with several other championship events to North Carolina after the state repealed elements of a law that …
UPDATED: Sat., April 8, 2017
The season opener was 30 seconds old and Nigel Williams-Goss already had a pair of buckets and Jordan Mathews drilled a 3-pointer.
Thu., April 6, 2017
The compromise by politicians on North Carolina’s “bathroom bill” is helping return collegiate sporting events to the state, but several big-city mayors still don’t want employees traveling there after the …
Tue., April 4, 2017
The NCAA says it will consider North Carolina as a host for championship events again after the state rolled back a law that limited protections for LGBT people. The governing …
Thu., March 30, 2017
Fanatics, an online store for sports apparel and gear, found that Gonzaga is second to North Carolina in the most merchandise sold state by state this week, according to data …
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017
Gonzaga and South Carolina will tip off at 3:09 p.m. on Saturday in the first of two national semifinals at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017
The Atlantic Coast Conference’s strong regular season only stood to set up a first-weekend flameout in the NCAA Tournament.
Mon., March 13, 2017
North Carolina’s Joel Berry II still replays it in his mind, over and over. The ball left the hand of Villanova’s Kris Jenkins, reached the height of its arc as …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) – Kyle Guy scored 17 points, London Perrantes had 13 and No. 23 Virginia used a small lineup to neutralize No. 5 North Carolina’s size in a …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016
The NCAA relocated its men’s basketball regional tournament to Greenville, South Carolina, on Friday after withdrawing the event from Greensboro, North Carolina, because of that state’s law restricting the rights …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016
The NCAA’s decision to pull seven championships out of North Carolina ratchets up the pressure on this college sports-crazy state to repeal its law on bathroom use by transgender people.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016
Bill Dooley, a three-time coach of the year in the Atlantic Coast Conference who piled up 162 wins at North Carolina, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest, died Tuesday. He was …
Fri., July 22, 2016
The NCAA is sending a questionnaire about potential discrimination laws to organizers in cities that will be or are hoping to host sanctioned college sporting events.
Fri., April 1, 2016
North Carolina likes to run, and Syracuse prefers to walk.
Sat., March 26, 2016
This mini-Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament has even higher stakes than usual: The winner earns a spot in the national championship game.
Sat., March 12, 2016
Thanks to the sort of defensive dominance coach Roy Williams has been seeking, North Carolina’s longer-than-usual wait for its latest ACC tournament championship is over.
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016
North Carolina coach Roy Williams is no fan of how ESPN touts NBA prospects playing in college games aired by the network.
Tue., Dec. 29, 2015
When it was at full strength this season, Baylor had the most productive offense in college football.