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Indiana staying cool before basketball battle heat

Indiana’s Thomas Bryant kept his pre-game cool, and not just because ice bags hung heavy on his knees a night before a potential basketball epic. North Caroline is coming. Yes there is the collision between payback (remember last March’s Sweet 16 loss?) and opportunity, and the Hoosiers aren’t talking about the former because they are so focused on the later.

An interview with Roy Williams: Part II

Has the NCAA case been the main factor in recent years in not signing the so-called best of the best high school players? Roy Williams: Yeah, it's been harmful. The sensationalism, the negative recruiting and everything. But, we did play the last Monday night. And even before that, Marcus Paige's first three years, we won 75 games. So we did OK.

Indiana Students With General Admission Line Up For IU-UNC Nearly 30 Hours Early

IU senior Danny Axelrod showed up to Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall with his general admission ticket about 29 hours before Indiana's 9:15 p.m. tipoff against North Carolina. Security told him and the others getting in line they had to leave. So they went across the street.

By The Numbers: North Carolina Preview

2 - Current IU starters who were missing in-action against North Carolina in last year's 101-86 defeat in the NCAA tournament. Current junior guards James Blackmon and Robert Johnson both missed that game.

Super fan sparkles at UNC football games

Alex Koszeghy sat at a table near the Pit wearing a sweater, yoga pants and a smile. Out of those three, the smile is the only one of those things Koszeghy wears for a Carolina football game. Most UNC fans content themselves with a logo shirt or hat or a Carolina blue piece of clothing. For Koszeghy, paint and glitter will do.

Indiana prepares for toughest test yet: North Carolina

Indiana will need to be at its best to beat No. 3 North Carolina on Wednesday in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge at Assembly Hall. Fortunately for the Hoosiers, James Blackmon Jr. should be ready to suit up after missing Sunday’s game with a left knee injury. “If James continues to progress, then he’ll be available tomorrow,” Tom Crean said Tuesday.

3 things to note before No. 3 UNC takes on No. 13 Indiana

The No. 3 North Carolina men’s basketball team is fresh off a red-hot trip to Hawaii. But as Roy Williams noted, UNC has yet to face a true road test against a top-tier opponent. That will be remedied tonight, when the Tar Heels travel to Bloomington to take on No. 13 Indiana in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Here are three things to look out for ahead of the game.

Tom Crean: IU's James Blackmon Jr. on track to face North Carolina

James Blackmon Jr., who missed Indiana's win Sunday over Mississippi Valley State because of injury, will likely play Wednesday against North Carolina. Speaking with the media after practice Tuesday, Indiana coach Tom Crean said his leading scorer had been progressing well and would likely be available against the Tar Heels.

History aplenty as Indiana hosts UNC in ACC/Big 10 Challenge

Indiana will try to summon karma from its banner-hoisting past when hosting North Carolina Wednesday. The Hoosiers' 1981 National Championship team, which defeated the Tar Heels in the title game, will be honored in a halftime ceremony. That Bob Knight squad had Isiah Thomas, among others. Problem is, those guys can't suit up against the latest Tar Heels.

Six Tar Heels Earn All-South Region Field Hockey Honors

Six Tar Heels have been named to the Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-South Region Field Hockey Team, announced Tuesday by the NFHCA. Seniors Emma Bozek, Lauren Moyer and Julia Young and sophomore Ashley Hoffman were named to the first team. Sophomores Malin Evert and Eva van’t Hoog were named to the second team.

Quick look: UNC's 2017 football opponents

The 2016 UNC football season is over. A bowl game and bowl opponent is not know yet. We'll know that after Sunday. We do know North Carolina opponents for the 2017 season.

UNC vs. Indiana Preview

No. 3 UNC travels to Bloomington to play No. 13 Indiana in the ACC-Big Ten Challenge on Wednesday. The game tips at 9:00 p.m. at Assembly Hall (ESPN). Tom Crean’s ninth team in Bloomington began with a 103-99 overtime win over then-No. 2 Kansas. After easy wins over UMass-Lowell and Liberty, the Hoosiers were upset in overtime at Fort Wayne, 71-68.

Tar Heels Ready For Trip to Bloomington, Matchup Vs. No. 13 Indiana

Throughout the past week, plenty of talk in the college basketball world has centered on UNC’s impressive 7-0 start. Winners of the Maui Invitational, the Tar Heels have steadily risen up to No. 3 in the polls. On Wednesday, however, UNC will face its toughest test to date when it travels to Bloomington for a date with the No. 13 Indiana Hoosiers.

Film review: Why the UNC offense has regressed this season

The regular season has ended for the 2016 North Carolina football team. UNC finished with a record of 8-4, including impressive triumphs over Pittsburgh and Florida State and bad losses against Duke and N.C. State to end the season. Eight wins feels like a letdown, even if it's enough to earn a quality bowl bid.

Rocking around the Tar Heel tree: Chapel Hill kicks off annual Christmas tree lighting

This year was the 10th time the church held a tree lighting ceremony in the Memorial Garden, located at the intersection of Columbia Street and Franklin Street. Families, students and town residents gathered to sing carols, visit with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus, and drink hot chocolate before kicking off the holiday season by tuning the tree’s lights on.

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