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Tom Izzo despondent; Roy Williams downplays dominance
Tom Izzo is never in a good mood after losses, but Wednesday night's loss to North Carolina seemed to hit Michigan State's head coach harder than most any other regular-season defeat in recent memory. "Probably one of the more disappointing...

Lucas: Sparty Crashers
The Tar Heels went into East Lansing without two rotation players, without the player the head coach has consistently said has been unquestionably the best player on the team in practice, faced the nation's top-ranked team in an environment where...

Beyond Explanation: Heels Knock Off No. 1
Maybe North Carolina’s beatdown of No. 1 Michigan State on Wednesday shouldn’t come as such a surprise given its unexplainable run of dizzying heights and dismal lows. Roy Williams offered the only explanation he could muster to open his postgame...

Second Half Surge
Twice this season North Carolina has entered halftime tied with a top-five opponent. And twice UNC has built double-digit leads in the final 20 minutes to coast to monumental upsets. On Wednesday, No. 1-ranked Michigan State closed the first half...

Try figuring out UNC -- Spartans couldn't
The North Carolina Tar Heels could win the national title. Or they could lose the first round of the NIT. At this point, both seem equally plausible. And a month into the season, Roy Williams’ group has proven itself not...

UNC takes down No. 1 Michigan State
Capturing a win against a top-five team after suffering a loss to an unranked foe seemed improbable the first time, and it felt even more unlikely the second — especially with the added hurdle of playing in a hostile arena...

UNC cements itself as the nation’s most baffling team
North Carolina cemented its reputation for the bizarre and unpredictable on Wednesday night in East Lansing, toppling No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 in one of the marquee games of the Big Ten-ACC Challenge. The outcome secured a 6-6 tie for...

Roy Williams Post-Michigan State Quotes
Roy Williams: "We can make this short if you want to because I don’t know, I don’t know and I don’t know. If you have any question that can’t be answered by that, then it will be really something. We’re...

UNC, Roy Williams take care of No. 1 again
No starter scored more than 13 points, but North Carolina got 31 points from its bench and defeated No. 1 Michigan State, 79-65. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Carolina is the first team to beat the AP No. 1...

Recap & Analysis: UNC 79 #1 Michigan State 65
UNC is the first team in 15 years to knock off the defending national champions and beat the AP #1 team in the same non-conference portion of the schedule. The Tar Heels now have two top-five wins for the first...

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Basketball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 103
Robert Morris: 59
Sun, Nov 16 Box Score

Upcoming Games:
UNC vs. Davidson
Sat, Nov 22 2:00 PM TWC

UNC vs. Butler
Wed, Nov 26 12:00 PM ESPN2

UNC vs. UCLA/Oklahoma
Thu, Nov 27 TBD ESPN

Full UNC Basketball Schedule

Radio/TV Affiliates (pdf file)