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5 Wild Fan Pranks That Prove The UNC-Duke Rivalry Is The Absolute Best

Posted 03.08.2014 | Sports

The standard dimensions of a basketball court are 94 feet by 50 feet. Unfortunately, that is just not enough space to contain the rivalry between Duke...

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...

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 ...

PREDICT: UNC vs. Kansas

Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports

The third edition of the Roy Bowl is going down on Sunday. Put another way, Roy Williams' current team will face Williams' former program. No. 1 K...

"We Want More"

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 03.17.2013 | Miami

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jim Larranaga snipped the final strand of net hanging from the rim, then faced his players and cheering fans to twirl it in the ai...

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...

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 ...

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...

North Carolina Survives Ohio Scare, but Deeply Misses Kendall Marshall

Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.23.2012 | Sports
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After North Carolina's 73-65 overtime win against Ohio, the debate over whether Kendall Marshall is really integral to the Tar Heels should be completely quelled. Marshall, out with a fractured wrist, could only cheer on the Carolina bench as he watched his team's offense sputter its way to complete dysfunction down the stretch of regulation and into the extended session.

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...

UNC Cruises Into Sweet 16

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 05.18.2012 | Sports

GREENSBORO, N.C. — John Henson proved he was healthy again, grabbing rebounds and blocking shots in his return from a wrist injury that seemed p...

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...

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How To Beat Top Seeded NCAA Teams

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

If history is any indication, being a top four seed can be both a blessing and a distinct curse. While a number one seed has yet to lose in the first ...

Obama's NCAA Tournament Bracket Revealed

Posted 03.14.2012 | Sports

President Barack Obama revealed his bracket predictions for the 2012 NCAA Tournament with ESPN's Andy Katz. Having already unveiled his Final Four pic...

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...

Duke Stuns UNC With Unbelievable Comeback

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 04.09.2012 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Austin Rivers never looked like a freshman in his first Duke-North Carolina rivalry game – including when he buried a ...

Clutch Block In Final Seconds Lifts No. 1 Kentucky Over No. 5 UNC

AP | COLIN FLY | Posted 02.02.2012 | Sports

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Pushed and pressured all day, Anthony Davis finally went somewhere else no one could on the floor. Up. The freshman soared to ...

No. 9 Badgers Fall To No. 5 Tar Heels

AP | By AARON BEARD | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Wisconsin had made things difficult on defenses by stretching them thin and then knocking down crushing 3-pointers. The ninth-ran...

President Watches No. 1 UNC Fly By Michigan State Aboard Aircraft Carrier

AP | By BERNIE WILSON | Posted 01.12.2012 | Sports

CORONADO, Calif. -- The Michigan State Spartans couldn't feel too bad about losing 67-55 to No. 1 North Carolina in the Carrier Classic on the flight ...

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College Basketball Preview 2011: The 15 Best Storylines This Season

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.02.2012 | Sports

If there is one positive to come out of the NBA Lockout, it's that several future superstars elected to return to school and, the quality of college b...

College Basketball Rankings: AP Releases Preseason Poll

AP | JIM O'CONNELL | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

North Carolina broke a tie with its fiercest rival and moved into one with one of college basketball's most storied programs. The Tar Heels, who retu...

Kentucky Advances To Final Four

AP | WILL GRAVES | Posted 05.27.2011 | Sports

NEWARK, N.J. — Kentucky spent 13 straight springs watching other schools play in the Final Four, a destination college basketball's winningest p...

Kentucky Advances To Final Four

Posted 05.27.2011 | Sports

The Kentucky Wildcats have reached the Final Four, beating the second-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels 76-69. The No. 4 seed from the East region dom...

Duke Wins Another ACC Title

AP | AARON BEARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Add another Atlantic Coast Conference championship to fifth-ranked Duke's record haul. Nolan Smith had 20 points and the Blu...

WATCH: UNC Escapes Huge Upset With Buzzer Beater

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Kendall Marshall penetrated into the lane and found Tyler Zeller for a layup to beat the horn as No. 6 North Carolina rallied from...