1. UNC Basketball: Biggest Lessons Learned During Nonconference Games

    Next Tuesday it is, the final nonconference game of North Carolina's season. After the new year passes, it will be strictly ACC opponents until the postseason. With an 8-3 record, the nonconference slate for Carolina was mostly successful...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 2 days ago 2,663 reads 0 comments

  2. UNC Basketball: Tar Heels' Biggest Concerns Ahead of Conference Play

    North Carolina played a superb game against the 2-3 zone of the Ohio State Buckeyes in its last contest. With just two more games remaining before the new year and the start of ACC matchups, UNC is on a high note...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 4 days ago 2,233 reads 3 comments

  3. Moore Hoops: Loaded but Youthful UNC Could Be Next Year's No. 1

    CHICAGO — The microscope that follows North Carolina basketball makes it difficult to pull back and look at the big picture of the program...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 4 days ago 13,068 reads 37 comments

  4. UNC's Big Men Clearing the Way for Backcourt to Solve Consistency Issues

    Even without three-point shooting, the University of North Carolina remains one of the better basketball teams in the country. No. 24 North Carolina absolutely dominated No...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 days ago 5,733 reads 15 comments

  5. Photo: UNC to Wear Jordan-Era Throwbacks vs. OSU

    Throwback uniforms are in on Tobacco Road this year. Duke wore their throwback uniforms during its win against UConn on Thursday night, and now UNC will be rocking a Michael Jordan-era look against Ohio State...

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  6. Roy Williams Is Fired Up and Getting Mean

    CHAPEL HILL — The time for being nice, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said Thursday, is over. Days after Williams promised that his practices would be tougher and longer ...

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  7. UNC Basketball: What's on the Line for Tar Heels vs. Ohio State?

    Ten games into this season, North Carolina still hasn't shown whether it's going to be a good team, a great team or one that struggles all year long...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 days ago 7,941 reads 19 comments

  8. Paige Confident His Shooting Woes Will Soon End

    Here's a sign North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige might have Tar Heels fans hold up to address concerns about him making only 35 percent of his shots from the field this season: Keep calm and just wait for the ACC games to start...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 9 days ago 136 reads 0 comments

  9. UNC Basketball: 5 Eye-Popping Stats from Tar Heels in 2014-15

    Through 10 games of the 2014-15 season, the numbers reveal a handful of interesting developments for the 7-3 North Carolina Tar Heels...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 9 days ago 3,302 reads 1 comments

  10. UNC's Marcus Paige: More Than Mr. Second Half

    North Carolina guard Marcus Paige earned a reputation last year for being one of the most clutch 2nd-half performers in college basketball. This year, the Tar Heels star says he wants to show he can be dominant for 40 minutes...

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 10 days ago 536 reads 0 comments

  11. UNC Basketball: Brice Johnson Must Follow Offensive Blueprint Set vs. Kentucky

    With a few more Brice Johnsons on the court, North Carolina might have actually had a shot to knock off top-ranked Kentucky last Saturday...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 11 days ago 1,174 reads 1 comments

  12. UNC Basketball: 5 Most Important Games Remaining for Tar Heels

    Through mid-December , North Carolina sits with three losses versus out-of-conference opponents. It was predicted that this team would lose as many as four games prior to ACC play...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 11 days ago 2,489 reads 3 comments

  13. UNC Basketball: Playing Marcus Paige at Point Guard Holding the Tar Heels Back

    Marcus Paige proved last year that when he's getting into space, shooting in rhythm and making things happen, he's one of the best players in the nation...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 14 days ago 6,614 reads 17 comments

  14. North Carolina Basketball: What Beating Kentucky Would Mean

    On Saturday, the North Carolina basketball team will face Kentucky at Rupp Arena. The Wildcats are ranked number one in the country (unanimously), and have dominated every team they have played this year...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 15 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  15. UNC Basketball: Ways Tar Heels Must Improve Before Conference Play

    Not everything can be measured in wins and losses. Just because a team wins a ballgame doesn't mean it did everything correctly, and vice versa ...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 16 days ago 3,221 reads 8 comments

  16. North Carolina's Marcus Paige Trying to Get His Swagger Back

    Marcus Paige leads North Carolina in scoring and is still unequivocally the guy Roy Williams wants handling the ball if they were in need of a potential game-winning shot...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 17 days ago 134 reads 0 comments

  17. UNC Basketball: 5 Things on Tar Heels' Holiday Wish List

    It has been an up-and-down start to the North Carolina basketball season. With solid, neutral-court wins over UCLA and Florida, UNC showed it can handle good teams...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 18 days ago 4,316 reads 5 comments

  18. Video: UNC-ECU Game Highlights

    View complete game highlights from North Carolina's 108-64 win over the East Carolina Pirates on Sunday in Chapel Hill...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 19 days ago 89 reads 0 comments

  19. Johnson Leads No. 12 UNC Past East Carolina 108-64

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Brice Johnson had 19 points and a career-high 17 rebounds to help No. 12 North Carolina beat East Carolina 108-64 on Sunday...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 19 days ago 307 reads 0 comments

  20. North Carolina's Shooting Woes and Their Effect on Marcus Paige

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 22 days ago 132 reads 0 comments

  21. Marcus Paige: Not at Fault for Lack of 'Toughness'

    Marcus Paige is not the man responsible for 'toughness issues' at North Carolina. Despite a report by the Charlotte Observer that covered questions asked to Paige in the post game, Paige is not the arbiter of toughness...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 22 days ago 111 reads 0 comments

  22. UNC Basketball: Are the Tar Heels in for Another Roller Coaster of a Season?

    North Carolina fans have been on this ride before. It wasn't fun last time, either. The Tar Heels' 60-55 home loss to Iowa on Wednesday night threw up all sorts of red flags about what kind of team UNC has this season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 23 days ago 6,419 reads 59 comments

  23. UNC Basketball: Trap Games Tar Heels Must Watch Out for in 2014-15

    North Carolina is off to an okay start this season, but it may have already fallen victim to a trap game or two early on. The Butler Bulldogs are not quite what they've been in those national championship seasons...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 23 days ago 541 reads 0 comments

  24. UNC-Iowa Game Carries Special Meaning for Iowa Native Marcus Paige

    Marcus Paige had been to what they call “Late Night in the Phog” – the preseason basketball celebration at Kansas' Phog Allen Field House – and he had spent no shortage of time getting to know Bill Self, the Jayhawks head coach...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 24 days ago 790 reads 0 comments

  25. UNC Basketball: 5 Early Adjustments Tar Heels Should Consider

    Despite a 5-1 record on the year, the North Carolina Tar Heels have encountered their share of problems early on in 2014-15. The shortcomings are easy to spot thus far...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 25 days ago 8,368 reads 13 comments