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North Carolina Basketball

Timeout, Clock Confusion Dooms UNC

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 03.24.2014 | Sports

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — North Carolina had 1.6 seconds to score and avoid another early NCAA tournament exit, but instead spent that precious time trying...

Bracket Preview: East Region

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | Sports

Virginia earned the No. 1 seed in the East Region after winning the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season and tournament championships, and will fa...

7 UNC Wins Over Duke They'll Never Stop Celebrating In Chapel Hill

Posted 03.08.2014 | Sports

If everybody really hates Duke then the University of North Carolina must have the most popular basketball team in the country. After all, nothing gri...

HIGHLIGHTS: UNC Rallies To Upset No. 5 Duke

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 02.21.2014 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Marcus Paige turned in yet another big second-half performance for North Carolina. This time it was good enough to help the...

Hoops Star's Career Over At UNC

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 02.19.2014 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — P.J. Hairston's career is over at North Carolina. The school said Friday that it won't seek Hairston's reinstatement from ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Short-Handed UNC Pulls Off Upset

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 12.14.2013 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Short-handed again in a tight — and often ugly — contest, Marcus Paige and North Carolina proved they're tough enough t...

No. 12 UNC Stunned At Home

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 11.17.2013 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — J.J. Mann had rehearsed hitting a game-winning shot so many times before. When the ball came his way late against No. 12 No...

UNC Suspends Leading Scorer

AP | Posted 07.29.2013 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina suspended leading scorer P.J. Hairston from the basketball team on Sunday night, hours after state police pu...

Kansas Surges To Win

AP | DAVE SKRETTA | Posted 05.24.2013 | Sports

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Top-seeded Kansas was on the ropes, turning the ball over about as often as it was putting up shots, and had allowed North Ca...

LIVE: March Madness Updates

Posted 03.22.2013 | Sports

Had enough basketball? We didn't think so. With spots in the third round still up for grabs, Georgetown, Ohio State and North Carolina are among the m...

North Carolina vs. Villanova

Posted 03.18.2013 | Sports

No. 8 seed North Carolina will face No. 9 Villanova in the second round of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in the South region. After hitting a couple rou...

UNC Holds Off MD

AP | By JOEDY McCREARY | Posted 05.16.2013 | Sports

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Dexter Strickland and Reggie Bullock scored 15 points apiece and North Carolina held on to beat Maryland 79-76 on Saturday i...

BLOWOUT

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 05.09.2013 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Seth Curry kept burying shots against helpless North Carolina defenders to give No. 3 Duke a big lead, then Mason Plumlee do...

Duke Wins Another Tobacco Road Battle

AP | JOEDY McCREARY | Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports

DURHAM, N.C. — Mason Plumlee had 18 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 Duke beat North Carolina 73-68 on Wednesday night. Quinn Cook scored 18 po...

Power Programs In Trouble?

Yahoo! Sports | Posted 01.15.2013 | Sports

With the staggering news that Yogi Berra is considering starting a Twitter account, it seems an appropriate time to break out a Yogi-ism to describe t...

Hoosier Statement Win

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 11.28.2012 | Sports

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Cody Zeller showed everyone Tuesday night why he's the best big man in America. The 7-foot sophomore scored 20 points, grabbed e...

Butler Upsets UNC

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 01.20.2013 | Sports

LAHAINA, Hawaii — Maybe North Carolina should have just gone to the beach. Butler is the team to beat in Maui. Rotnei Clarke and Kellen Dunham ...

Former UNC Basketball Star Dies

AP | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

DURHAM, N.C. -- Former North Carolina basketball star Pete Brennan, whose crucial shot in the semifinals helped the Tar Heels win the 1957 national ch...

UNC Stars Entering NBA Draft

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 03.29.2012 | Sports

-- North Carolina underclassmen Harrison Barnes, John Henson and Kendall Marshall will enter the NBA draft, the school said Thursday. The school did...

Sweet 16 Live Updates

Posted 03.23.2012 | Sports

The Sweet 16 continues Friday night with a couple potential upset specials, neon uniforms and a North Carolina squad with its star point guard very li...

Sweet 16 Notebook

AP | JIM LITKE | Posted 05.23.2012 | Sports

Welcome to the all-Carolina-most-of-the-time edition of Bracket Racket, your one-stop shopping for all things NCAA on tournament game days. It's been...

No. 1 UNC vs. No. 8 Creighton

Posted 03.18.2012 | Sports

Even without John Henson, North Carolina didn't have any problems with the Catamounts of Vermont. The Tar Heels got stellar performances from James Mi...

NCAA Tournament Bracket Revealed

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 03.11.2012 | Sports

After another thrilling installment of championship week, the madness has arrived. Click HERE for a printable 2012 NCAA tournament bracket! The...

UNC vs. Lamar-Vermont Winner

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 05.12.2012 | Sports

North Carolina won't have to leave its home state to begin its pursuit of another national championship. The Tar Heels earned a No. 1 s...

North Carolina Survives

AP | PAUL NEWBERRY | Posted 05.10.2012 | Sports

ATLANTA — After a rugged, foul-plagued game in which each team lost its top scorer, the officials put their whistles away in the closing seconds...