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UNC releases response to NCAA’s third notice of allegations

UNC has released its response (View PDF Document) to the NCAA’s third notice of allegations resulting from the joint investigation of past academic irregularities. “Our reply to each allegation is based on the NCAA’s constitution and member-adopted bylaws. We expect the Committee on Infractions to consistently apply those bylaws as the case moves forward.” (

Audio: David Glenn - Is the end of UNC's NCAA case finally in sight?

North Carolina responded to its latest amended notice of allegations from the NCAA on Tuesday. Although that response is not yet public, David Glenn explains why this is a significant step in the case. (ACC Sports Journal)

UNC responds to NCAA allegations

UNC Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham spent Tuesday night in New York watching Roy Williams get honored as coach of the national champion Tar Heels. Wednesday, he was in Florida facing our questions about the latest chapter in UNC's ongoing dance with the NCAA tied to its multi-year academic scandal first made public in 2010. (ABC 11)

It could be weeks before public sees UNC's latest NCAA response

North Carolina said it responded to the NCAA's amended Notice of Allegations Tuesday. UNC Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham said he expects UNC to release their response publicly in 10-14 days. He did not want to characterize UNC's response as combative or as one telling the NCAA it's overstepped its bounds until the response is made public. (ABC 11)

UNC Set to Respond to Third NOA on Tuesday

The University of North Carolina will respond to the NCAA’s third notice of allegations by its deadline on Tuesday, a school spokesperson confirmed to Inside Carolina. NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions chair Greg Sankey detailed the May 16 response deadline in an April 14 letter that included anticipated COI hearing dates of August 16-17, 2017. (Inside Carolina)

Deborah Crowder Faces NCAA About UNC Investigation

Five months after being named a central figure in the NCAA's case against UNC, and less than a week before the school's response is due, Deborah Crowder met with the NCAA on Wednesday. The all-day interview session was held in Chapel Hill and included NCAA enforcement officials and UNC representatives. “Ms. Crowder’s interview went quite well," her lawyer said. (Inside Carolina)

Folt lays out bold vision for Carolina’s future

UNC has never had one overarching vision to guide its growth — until now. Chancellor Carol L. Folt shared that vision — The Blueprint for Next — with University community members who packed a room at the Carolina Inn earlier this year. The Blueprint for Next, a strategic framework that spans all the University’s schools and departments, was shaped over the past three years. (

Carolina Insider Podcast: Bubba Cunningham

UNC athletic director Bubba Cunningham is the guest on the latest edition of the Carolina Insider podcast. The Tar Heel AD visits with hosts Jones Angell and Adam Lucas in a wide-ranging conversation touching on Carolina basketball, football, facilities, Olympic sports and much more. Carolina Insider is a twice-weekly production hosted by Angell and Lucas (

NCAA Sets Tentative Timeline in UNC Case

The Committee on Infractions is tentatively scheduled to hear UNC’s case involving academic irregularities in the previously named African and Afro-American Studies department in August, according to a letter from NCAA COI chair Greg Sankey that was obtained by Inside Carolina on Friday. Sankey detailed a timeline that included anticipated COI hearing dates of August 16-17. (Inside Carolina)

SEC's Sankey refuses to step down in UNC case

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey has denied a request seeking his removal as head of the NCAA infractions panel handling North Carolina's ongoing academic case because of a conflict of interest. Sankey stated in an April 14 letter obtained by The Associated Press that the panel would "fairly decide this case." (Associated Press)

UNC, the NCAA, and the AFAM scandal: For people with a life

This column is written for people who, every time they see an article about the UNC AFAM scandal, just don’t have the time to review every procedural detail that has occurred since Marvin Austin’s 2010 tweet. They just want to know enough to separate the signal from the noise and move on. If that sounds like you, congratulations, you’re a responsible adult. This is for you. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC sees record applications from international students

UNC has experienced the highest number of international applications ever, despite the executive orders out of the White House and perceived limited international student resources. In 2017, UNC received a record high of 4,345 applications from international students and admitted 695 of these. In 2016, UNC received 3,799 applications, admitting around 500. (Daily Tar Heel)

Armstrong: UNC agent scandal 'all for nothing'

I remember my exchange with Marvin Austin like it was yesterday. The 2010 UNC Spring Game - I was down on the sidelines and went over to chat a bit with Big Marv, who was about the friendliest guy you could ever meet. My parting words to him as we shook hands, a perfunctory 'Stay out of trouble.' His response: 'Always'. He did not as it turns out. (ABC 11)

Man charged in UNC agents probe agrees to testify in case

A Georgia man charged with violating North Carolina's sports agent law has agreed to testify against an NFL agent also charged in the case. Patrick Mitchell Jones, 43, was charged in 2013 with athlete-agent inducement for providing $725 to former Tar Heels football player Robert Quinn. An indictment stated he provided the money through Quinn's former girlfriend. (Associated Press)

More pleas expected in UNC agent-athlete cases

Some of the five men charged with violating the state's agent-athlete inducement law in providing gifts and money to football players at UNC could see their legal battle come to an end Monday. Jeff Nieman, an assistant district attorney in Orange County, said he expected at least one of the five to agree to a plea deal in hearings in Hillsborough that day. (WRAL Sports Fan)

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