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UNC forward Theo Pinson hoping to return for Georgia Tech game

After missing North Carolina's past 10 games while recovering from a broken foot, freshman forward Theo Pinson is hopeful that he'll be able to return when the Tar Heels play…
News & Observer Feb 25, 2015
3 former UNC athletes join Michael McAdoo in lawsuit against school

3 former UNC athletes join Michael McAdoo in lawsuit against school

A former womens basketball player at the University of North Carolina has joined in a lawsuit which alleges the school failed to provide athletes a quality education by guiding them toward sham classes.
News & Observer Feb 25, 2015
UNC struggles to make sense of humbling loss against NC State

UNC struggles to make sense of humbling loss against NC State

After the Tar Heels 58-46 defeat against NC State on Tuesday night, North Carolina coach Roy Williams spoke with his players quickly before addressing reporters. While he did that, his players packed up and left. They tried to make sense of the loss while they walked out of the Smith Center in heavy winter coats.
News & Observer Feb 22, 2015
Dean Smith an innovator in advanced analytics, too

Dean Smith an innovator in advanced analytics, too

Dean Smith was a lot of things, including a brilliant basketball mind.
News & Observer Feb 21, 2015
Four Corners tribute to Dean Smith highlights UNC’s 89-60 rout of Georgia Tech

Four Corners tribute to Dean Smith highlights UNC’s 89-60 rout of Georgia Tech

On its opening possession, UNC went into its famous Four Corners offense, Marcus Paige reprising the role of Phil Ford. The possession ended with a layup. The day ended in victory for the Tar Heels.
News & Observer Feb 21, 2015

Replay: UNC hosting Georgia Tech

Replay our live updates and commentary from the North Carolina Tar Heels hosting the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in ACC action at the Smith Center in Chapel Hill.

UNC’s last-second plays all go awry in overtime loss at Duke

There's no way to practice it – not really, anyway – but if the play could be scripted, if the bounce of a ball off a rim could be choreographed…
News & Observer Feb 19, 2015

UNC Tar Heels at Duke Blue Devils: Twitter reaction

No. 4 Duke beat No. 15 North Carolina 92-90 in overtime on Wednesday night in ACC basketball action. Here is some reaction on social media.
News & Observer Feb 17, 2015
UNC’s biggest challenge: Stopping Duke star Jahlil Okafor

UNC’s biggest challenge: Stopping Duke star Jahlil Okafor

NC State and Miami double-teamed Jahlil Okafor and won. Duke is 17-1 in games against teams that decided to play him straight up. Seems simple, right? It isn#x2019;t.

UNC coach Roy Williams on J.P. Tokoto: We’ve got to get him back in the flow

J.P. Tokoto hasn’t played poorly. He just hasn’t played nearly as well as he did earlier in the season. UNC is hoping he redisovers his old form Wednesday against No.
News & Observer Feb 16, 2015

US Senate honors UNC Coach Dean Smith

The U.S. Senate honored the life of UNC basketball coach Dean Smith on Friday. The Senate passed a resolution introduced by North Carolina Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis, both Republicans, that paid tribute to the legendary coach who died this month.
News & Observer Feb 15, 2015
Carter: ACC should lead charge in addressing pace of play

Carter: ACC should lead charge in addressing pace of play

The easiest solution to the slow play and low scores in college basketball is to trim the shot clock from 35 seconds to 30 seconds. It#x2019;s something most college coaches want.
News & Observer Feb 14, 2015
President Obama honors Dean Smith during radio interview

President Obama honors Dean Smith during radio interview

President Barack Obama on Monday appeared by phone on a North Carolina sports-talk radio show and spent about 10 minutes honoring Dean Smith, the iconic North Carolina men#x92;s basketball coach who died Saturday at 83.See our full coverage of Dean Smith
News & Observer Feb 14, 2015
DeCock: The class Dean Smith left behind

DeCock: The class Dean Smith left behind

When Dean Smith suddenly retired, that left four players he recruited who never got the chance to play for him at North Carolina #x2013; which makes the impact he ended up having on them all the more profound.See our full coverage of Dean Smith
News & Observer Feb 14, 2015

Replay: UNC at Pittsburgh

Replay our live updates and commentary from the North Carolina Tar Heels on the road to face the Pitt Panthers in ACC action at the Petersen Events Center in Pittsburgh.