James Madison Downs Tar Heels, 15-12, In NCAA Women's Lacrosse Semis
Third-seeded James Madison (21-1) jumped out to an early, 3-0 lead it would never relinquish, beating third-seeded North Carolina (17-4) by a score of 15-12 in the NCAA Tournament semifinals at LaValle Stadium on Friday evening. The loss snapped UNC's 11-game winning streak. Marie McCool had two goals and four assists in her final college game to lead the Tar Heels.
What Justin Jackson taught Joel Berry at UNC, and how it could help both in the NBA
If Joel Berry needed advice on what to expect for his pre-draft workout with the Kings, he had access to insight from an insider. Justin Jackson, one of Sacramento's first-round draft picks last year, was Berry's teammate on UNC's 2017 NCAA championship team. Berry was among six players working out for the Kings on Friday. He'd already visited Minnesota, Brooklyn and Detroit.
Martorano homers, UNC routs Georgia Tech 9-0 at ACC tourney
Brandon Martorano hit a three-run home run, Luca Dalatri struck out eight in five innings and UNC beat Georgia Tech 9-0 Friday at the ACC Baseball Tournament. Zack Gahagan followed Martorano's homer with a two-run shot of his own during the five-run third inning that put the top-seeded Tar Heels in control of a game inconsequential to the semifinal pairings.
Top Storylines, Matchups, and MVP Candidates Going Into EYBL Session IV
Heading into the final EYBL session, several candidates have emerged for MVP honors, including Cole Anthony (PSA Cardinals), Tyrese Maxey (Houston Hoops), Wendell Moore (CP3), Isaiah Stewart (City Rocks), Jaden McDaniels (Seattle Rotary), Isaac Okoro (AOT Running Rebels), and Keion Brooks (Indy Heat). The answer seems obvious: Anthony.
Video: Rechon Black Explains How He Got His Nickname "Leaky"
Inside Carolina's Ross Martin recently visited 2018 North Carolina basketball signee Rechon Black at Cox Mill High School in Concord, NC and prompted Black to explain how he got his nickname "Leaky."
Sara Daavettila, Alle Sanford Pull Off Second Straight NCAA Tournament Doubles Upset
Despite only earning a spot in the NCAA Women’s Tennis Doubles Tournament when another team was a late scratch, the UNC tandem of Sara Daavettila and Alle Sanford have every intention of making their presence known. After winning their first round match Thursday, the pair cruised past Georgia’s Mariana Gould and Katarina Jokic on Friday in straight sets.
The Story Behind UNC's Recruitment of Keion Brooks
Roy Williams didn't take long to throw out a coveted North Carolina scholarship offer after he watched 6-8 Keion Brooks. The versatile and active forward from Fort Wayne, Indiana has been tearing up the Nike EYBL circuit this spring and is one of the leading bucket-getters in the junior class. Tar Heel Illustrated spoke to Brooks' father about how the Tar Heels got involved.
After letdown loss to Pittsburgh, postseason potential for UNC baseball is less clear
Heading into the postseason, North Carolina had risen to top five in the country. But the Tar Heels didn't look like themselves Wednesday, only recording five hits, committing two errors and leaving nine runners on base. However, an opportunity lies ahead in UNC's next game against Georgia Tech in which the Tar Heels' have a chance to get back on track.
Chansky’s Notebook: Getting Their Mojo Back
After his Coastal Division champion Tar Heels lost to No. 12-seed Pittsburgh, Mike Fox’s team can’t win the ACC title and he must be concerned with another abrupt NCAA ouster in the regional next weekend. Two losses at home to Davidson last year is not a very distant memory. UNC plays No. 8 seed Georgia Tech Friday and needs to win to get its mojo back.
Nassir Little will wow NBA personnel
Who said North Carolina can’t produce one-and-done talent? Nassir Little has the chance to become the highest draft selection out of UNC since Harrison Barnes, just as he is the first top-five prospect to commit to the Tar Heels since the Iowa native did in the fall of 2009. Little will wow NBA personnel as he was last measured at 6-foot-6 with a 7-foot-1 wingspan.
Mitchell Trubisky draws on offseason experience to master offense
In a sign of progress, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky no longer watches film of the Kansas City Chiefs in order to comprehend the offensive scheme head coach Matt Nagy brought with him to Chicago. “Mitch is building his own library right now within the offense,” Nagy said on Wednesday. Trubisky’s library, however, is only partially built.
Why UNC pitcher Gianluca Dalatri, injured most of the season, says he 'was pretty blessed'
North Carolina pitcher Gianluca Dalatri considers himself lucky, knowing he could have been out 12 months, not 12 weeks. When the elbow on Dalatri’s right, throwing arm was aching in February, an immediate fear was it might be a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament. That would mean one thing: Tommy John surgery, with a recovery time of a year.
Podcast: UNC Football Recruiting Updates, Recapping the Baltimore Under Armour Camp
Don Callahan and host Jon Seiglie recap the Under Armour camp in Baltimore Maryland. Don observed UNC commit Giovanni Biggers and received recruiting updates from several UNC targets. Don also gives an update on Zonovan Knight and Donovan Greene, two players who recently decommitted from Duke and are very highly sought after by the UNC staff.
Utah Jazz ’17-18 review: Tony Bradley’s seesaw first year
It had to be tough for 20-year-old rookie Tony Bradley to sit on the bench and watch for most of the season. He undoubtedly wants to be on the court making an impact, but he has handled everything maturely and understands that he is a project for this Utah Jazz team. Bradley took advantage of the opportunity and playing time with the Salt Lake City Stars.
With Luke Maye returning, here's a look at UNC's potential roster for next season
With forward Luke Maye set to return for his senior season, North Carolina currently has 12 players projected to be on scholarship for next season. That means UNC can either sign one more player, or give a scholarship to one of its three walk-ons. Maye's return is good news for the Tar Heels. He is expected to be a focal point in the Tar Heels' offense next season.