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  • Turn, turn, turn. In the first half, North Carolina turned it over but in the second half the Tar Heels turned it on as they turned a five-point halftime deficit into a 10-point win, 93-83. (1/26/15) Down 40-35 at the half, the Tar Heels shot 62 percent from the floor in the second half and scored 58 points. “Everything looks better when the balls goes in the basket,” UNC coach […]

    UNC turns it on in second half to top Syracuse

    Turn, turn, turn. In the first half, North Carolina turned it over but in the second half the Tar Heels turned it on as they turned a five-point halftime deficit into a 10-point win, 93-83. (1/26/15) Down 40-35 at the half, the Tar Heels shot 62 percent from the floor in the second half and scored 58 points. “Everything looks better when the balls goes in the basket,” UNC coach […]

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  • North Carolina got balanced scoring from its starters as the Tar Heels survived a 35-point barrage from Florida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes to win 78-74 at home Saturday. UNC’s Brice Johnson may have been the player of the game for the Tar Heels as he scored 18 points and hauled in 14 rebounds. Four of Carolina’s starters finished in double figures while the fifth starter, JP Tokoto, finished with nine points. […]

    Heels’ balance bests FSU’s Rathan-Mayes

    North Carolina got balanced scoring from its starters as the Tar Heels survived a 35-point barrage from Florida State’s Xavier Rathan-Mayes to win 78-74 at home Saturday. UNC’s Brice Johnson may have been the player of the game for the Tar Heels as he scored 18 points and hauled in 14 rebounds. Four of Carolina’s starters finished in double figures while the fifth starter, JP Tokoto, finished with nine points. […]

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  • North Carolina broke open a close game early in the second half as the visiting Tar Heels took care of Wake Forest 87-71 to move to 15-4 overall and 5-1 in the ACC. Kennedy Meeks, saddled with three fouls in the first half, scored eight points over a three-minute stretch early in the second half to help the Tar Heels turn a six-point halftime lead into an 18-point advantage. It […]

    UNC breaks open close game to whip Wake 87-71

    North Carolina broke open a close game early in the second half as the visiting Tar Heels took care of Wake Forest 87-71 to move to 15-4 overall and 5-1 in the ACC. Kennedy Meeks, saddled with three fouls in the first half, scored eight points over a three-minute stretch early in the second half to help the Tar Heels turn a six-point halftime lead into an 18-point advantage. It […]

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  • Dave Odom, former Wake Forest basketball coach, will be the guest speaker at the Raleigh Sports Club’s weekly luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Odom, a native of Goldsboro, will focus on the Atlantic Coast Conference but he also most recently coached at South Carolina and was head coach of his alma mater East Carolina. In addition, Odom coached Ralph Sampson while an assistant at UVA under Terry Holland. The club […]

    Former ACC basketball coach to speak in Raleigh Wednesday

    Dave Odom, former Wake Forest basketball coach, will be the guest speaker at the Raleigh Sports Club’s weekly luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 21. Odom, a native of Goldsboro, will focus on the Atlantic Coast Conference but he also most recently coached at South Carolina and was head coach of his alma mater East Carolina. In addition, Odom coached Ralph Sampson while an assistant at UVA under Terry Holland. The club […]

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North Carolina used its height advantage to handle Virginia Tech 68-53 and move to 4-1 in the ACC and 14-4 overall. The Tar Heels out rebounded the Hokies by 27 boards and put in 15 second-chance points to make the difference in the game. Carolina also held Tech to less than 36 percent from the floor. Still UNC coach Roy Williams wasn’t satisfied as the game never really got into […]

UNC uses height advantage to handle Hokies

North Carolina used its height advantage to handle Virginia Tech 68-53 and move to 4-1 in the ACC and 14-4 overall. The Tar Heels out rebounded the Hokies by 27 boards and put in 15 second-chance points to make the difference in the game. Carolina also held Tech to less than 36 percent from the floor. Still UNC coach Roy Williams wasn’t satisfied as the game never really got into […]

North Carolina opened up a close game with a 10-0 run over rival NC State in the second half only to see a 12-point lead nearly evaporate in an 81-79 victory in Raleigh. The back-and-forth first half ended with the Tar Heels up six, 32-26 at the break. The Wolfpack cut the margin to two midway through the second half at 54-52. That’s when the Tar Heels reeled off 10 […]

Heels hang on to nip Pack 81-79 behind Paige

North Carolina opened up a close game with a 10-0 run over rival NC State in the second half only to see a 12-point lead nearly evaporate in an 81-79 victory in Raleigh. The back-and-forth first half ended with the Tar Heels up six, 32-26 at the break. The Wolfpack cut the margin to two midway through the second half at 54-52. That’s when the Tar Heels reeled off 10 […]

NC State weight thrower Nicole Chavis was tabbed as the ACC Women’s Field Performer of the Week. Chavis has dominated all three of her weight throw events thus far, placing first in each and besting the second-place finishers by an average of 4 feet, 4.2 inches. The Lumberton, NC redshirt junior’s throw of 66-5 ¾ (20.26 meters) in the UNC Greensboro 6-Way ranked sixth nationally, and her average throw of […]

State’s Chavis wins ACC field honors

NC State weight thrower Nicole Chavis was tabbed as the ACC Women’s Field Performer of the Week. Chavis has dominated all three of her weight throw events thus far, placing first in each and besting the second-place finishers by an average of 4 feet, 4.2 inches. The Lumberton, NC redshirt junior’s throw of 66-5 ¾ (20.26 meters) in the UNC Greensboro 6-Way ranked sixth nationally, and her average throw of […]

Ok, guards Trevor Lacey and Ralston Turner will get the most ink as the N.C. State transfers led the Wolfpack to an 87-75 home upset over previously unbeaten Duke. But the Pack had the size advantage, especially with big sophomore Beejay Anya, who has actually lost almost 60 pounds since he came to NC State. Anya, weighing in at 290, scored 14 points, hauled in six rebounds and blocked four […]

State’s Anya may have been the difference vs. Duke

Ok, guards Trevor Lacey and Ralston Turner will get the most ink as the N.C. State transfers led the Wolfpack to an 87-75 home upset over previously unbeaten Duke. But the Pack had the size advantage, especially with big sophomore Beejay Anya, who has actually lost almost 60 pounds since he came to NC State. Anya, weighing in at 290, scored 14 points, hauled in six rebounds and blocked four […]



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