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  • “I like the way my team fought and I like the way they guarded,” UNC coach Roy Williams said after the season-ending loss to Wisconsin. I’m not sure the Tar Heels could have played much better, except for that two-minute stretch when Wisconsin went on a 9-0 run and never trailed again. After a backdoor play that put the Badgers up by a point with six minutes to go, UNC […]

    Tar Heels could have played better but not much better

    “I like the way my team fought and I like the way they guarded,” UNC coach Roy Williams said after the season-ending loss to Wisconsin. I’m not sure the Tar Heels could have played much better, except for that two-minute stretch when Wisconsin went on a 9-0 run and never trailed again. After a backdoor play that put the Badgers up by a point with six minutes to go, UNC […]

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  • Underdog North Carolina led No. 1 seed Wisconsin most of the way and were still ahead with seven minutes to go but the Badgers went on a 9-0 over the next two minutes to seize control and hit free throws down the stretch to hold off the Tar Heels 79-72. (3/26) The Sweet 16 loss eliminated Carolina from the NCAA Tournament. “You have to congratulate Wisconsin. They’re really, really tough […]

    Late Badger run ends UNC’s season

    Underdog North Carolina led No. 1 seed Wisconsin most of the way and were still ahead with seven minutes to go but the Badgers went on a 9-0 over the next two minutes to seize control and hit free throws down the stretch to hold off the Tar Heels 79-72. (3/26) The Sweet 16 loss eliminated Carolina from the NCAA Tournament. “You have to congratulate Wisconsin. They’re really, really tough […]

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  • North Carolina’s Marcus Paige exploded for 20 second-half points to lead the Tar Heels to a wild, hard-fought, up-and-down 87-78 victory over Arkansas to advance to the Sweet 16 for an NCAA-record 32nd time. (3/21) Paige scored just two points and missed seven of eight shots in the first half. “I was rushing it a little bit,” Paige said. “In the second half, I wanted to let the game to […]

    UNC advances as Paige explodes in the second half

    North Carolina’s Marcus Paige exploded for 20 second-half points to lead the Tar Heels to a wild, hard-fought, up-and-down 87-78 victory over Arkansas to advance to the Sweet 16 for an NCAA-record 32nd time. (3/21) Paige scored just two points and missed seven of eight shots in the first half. “I was rushing it a little bit,” Paige said. “In the second half, I wanted to let the game to […]

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  • The 8th seeded N.C. State Wolfpack is going back to the Sweet 16 for the second time in the last four years after an 71-68 upset of top-seeded Villanova on Saturday. The last time the Pack beat a regional No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament was during the run to the title in 1983. Here is what they’re saying about the victory. “I want to give credit to N.C. […]

    What they’re saying about NC State’s upset of Villanova

    The 8th seeded N.C. State Wolfpack is going back to the Sweet 16 for the second time in the last four years after an 71-68 upset of top-seeded Villanova on Saturday. The last time the Pack beat a regional No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament was during the run to the title in 1983. Here is what they’re saying about the victory. “I want to give credit to N.C. […]

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LSU missed its last 12 field goals and last six free throws as NC State came from 16 down to win at the buzzer on a left-handed hook by Beejay Anya. The 66-65 Wolfpack win advances them to the round of 32 against Villanova Saturday. The Pack had several opportunities to tie or take the lead in the last minute and a half after missed free throws but missed four […]

Anya glad you kept watching; State wins at buzzer

LSU missed its last 12 field goals and last six free throws as NC State came from 16 down to win at the buzzer on a left-handed hook by Beejay Anya. The 66-65 Wolfpack win advances them to the round of 32 against Villanova Saturday. The Pack had several opportunities to tie or take the lead in the last minute and a half after missed free throws but missed four […]

Despite committing 17 turnovers and blowing a 16-point lead, North Carolina got a fast-break bucket in the closing seconds to sneak by Harvard 67-65 to advance in the NCAA Tournament. (3/14) The Tar Heels shot 55 percent and seemed to be in command at 52-36 in the second half. But turnovers and fouls hampered the Heels as Harvard was able to take a 65-63 lead on a four-point play with […]

Error-prone Tar Heels advance by Harvard

Despite committing 17 turnovers and blowing a 16-point lead, North Carolina got a fast-break bucket in the closing seconds to sneak by Harvard 67-65 to advance in the NCAA Tournament. (3/14) The Tar Heels shot 55 percent and seemed to be in command at 52-36 in the second half. But turnovers and fouls hampered the Heels as Harvard was able to take a 65-63 lead on a four-point play with […]

When Notre Dame was in the midst of its big run against Carolina, the Tar Heels helped with several turnovers. The Irish were hot and were going to score their points but if the Heels just hadn’t helped out with those turnovers, we’d be talking about UNC as the ACC champions. Carolina had 13 turnovers for the whole game but six of them came from the 8:44 mark of the […]

Tar Heels simply failed to get points during Irish 3-point barrage

When Notre Dame was in the midst of its big run against Carolina, the Tar Heels helped with several turnovers. The Irish were hot and were going to score their points but if the Heels just hadn’t helped out with those turnovers, we’d be talking about UNC as the ACC champions. Carolina had 13 turnovers for the whole game but six of them came from the 8:44 mark of the […]

Notre Dame, trailing North Carolina by nine midway through the second half, went on an amazing and quick 26-3 run that ended Carolina’s hopes of winning four games in four days. The Irish’s 90-82 win in the finals of the ACC Tournament gave them their first conference tournament title in any sport. (3/14) With 9:54 left, UNC’s Marcus Paige banged in a three to give the surging Tar Heels a […]

Big Notre Dame late run ends Carolina’s hopes

Notre Dame, trailing North Carolina by nine midway through the second half, went on an amazing and quick 26-3 run that ended Carolina’s hopes of winning four games in four days. The Irish’s 90-82 win in the finals of the ACC Tournament gave them their first conference tournament title in any sport. (3/14) With 9:54 left, UNC’s Marcus Paige banged in a three to give the surging Tar Heels a […]



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