North Carolina

Villanova forward Kris Jenkins (2) celebrates his game-winning shot with teammates after defeating North Carolina in the NCAA championship game. (Bob Donnan/USA Today Sports)
Mike Petraglia
April 05, 2016 - 11:14 am
WALTHAM -- As epic as Villanova's title-winning shot was from Kris Jenkins, there was one man who didn't mind missing out on the second half. Celtics coach Brad Stevens watched the first half of the Villanova-North Carolina game Monday night before turning in after a very long 24 hours. After a red...
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June 12, 2014 - 7:41 am
Former University of North Carolina basketball star Rashad McCants is standing his ground against his former coach. Appearing on ESPN'€™s "Outside the Lines" Wednesday, McCants both defended his allegations of academic deceit while playing at Chapel Hill and responded to Tar Heels coach Roy...
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June 06, 2014 - 5:12 am
The 2004-05 University of North Carolina basketball team will be remembered in Chapel Hill for its achievements on the court. The Tar Heels won the national title that year. Now one former player has given people a look at the team's accomplishments, or lack thereof, off the court. Rashad McCants...
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May 07, 2014 - 9:51 am
A quote from NBA Hall of Famer and Bobcats owner Michael Jordan  in Roland Lazenby 's newest book, " Michael Jordan : The Life," has drawn a lot of attention after the NBA legend admitted that he considered himself a "racist" as a youth growing up in North Carolina. The book, which was released...
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January 29, 2013 - 6:17 pm
James Michael McAdoo had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead North Carolina past Boston College , 82-70, Tuesday night at Conte Forum. Olivier Hanlan scored 22 points and Ryan Anderson netted 16 for BC (9-11, 1-6 ACC). Dexter Strickland and P.J. Hairston added 14 points apiece for UNC (14-6, 4-3). BC...
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September 03, 2010 - 10:14 am
The University of North Carolina football team, already short 12 players as the NCAA investigates possible misconduct, announced Friday that three more starters are not traveling with the team for the 18th-ranked Tar Heels ' game Saturday in Atlanta against No. 21 LSU. Linebackers Quan Sturdivant...
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November 21, 2009 - 3:16 pm
CHESTNUT HILL -- Every time Boston College has come up against a top-tier defense this season its offense has withered away leading resulting in a painful demise. That was the case today at Alumni Stadium where the Eagles got thumped by North Carolina 31-13 as they committed six turnovers en route...
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November 21, 2009 - 9:38 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- "Like sands from the hour glass, these are the days of our lives." The third quarter has been much like a soap opera. In most day time dramas, as this game has become, the day changes but plot does not really move forward. In that respect, the third quarter was much like the first...
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November 21, 2009 - 7:43 am
CHESTNUT HILL -- The first two looks that Boston College got at the North Carolina defense have not gone well for the home town team. Freshman quarterback Dave Shinskie has been sacked twice, fumbled both times and lost one that was returned by defensive lineman Cam Thomas for a touchdown. The next...
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Mike Petraglia
April 06, 2009 - 10:02 am
National Championship-Michigan State (31-6) vs. North Carolina (33-4), 9:18 p.m. ET, CBS-TV. They didn't play close to their best game on Saturday night and the North Carolina Tar Heels still dispatched of the Villanova Wildcats by 14 points. The Michigan State Spartans are unquestionably the...
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