Stone Bridge’s Emily Fox commits to play soccer at UNC
Emily Fox knew she was far from the only high school player who had North Carolina on her short list of dream schools for women’s soccer. But as she engaged in conversations with current players and coaches, Fox realized it wasn’t just UNC’s 21 NCAA championships (and one pre-NCAA title) or the legendary alums who caught her attention.
Carolina Rundown: December 1
Great Denver debut for Connor Barth, as he tied a franchise record and went 5-5 in his first game as a Bronco. A big win for women's basketball over Stanford. Marcus Paige will renew acquaintances with some AAU teammates on Wednesday. P.J. Hairston scored 15 off the bench for the Hornets on Saturday. The Bucks suddenly decided to play Kendall Marshall, and he had nine points and eight assists.
UNC Men's Soccer Advances To NCAA Quarters With 2-1 Win Over Clemson
Rob Lovejoy scored twice for North Carolina in the 2-1 victory over seventh-seed Clemson in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship third round match on Sunday. North Carolina (15-5-1) reaches the NCAA Quarterfinals for the sixth time in the last seven years. UNC will play the winner of the match between No. 2 seed UCLA and 15th-seed California that begins at 10 p.m. ET. The quarterfinal match will take place either Dec. 5 or 6.
Carolina Rundown: November 26
12 points and eight rebounds for Harrison Barnes. Ty Lawson had 20 points and 12 assists and also did this to Kirk Hinrich. The first edition of the SI power rankings includes plenty of good stats and info. Men's basketball faces Butler at noon on ESPN2. Volleyball hosts Duke at 2 p.m. The Broncos signed Connor Barth.
Satara Murray ends unforgettable women's soccer career
As the announcer at Fetzer Field counted the clock down to zero during the North Carolina women’s soccer game Sunday in the third round of the NCAA Tournament, senior defender Satara Murray stopped in her place on the field and reluctantly lowered herself to the grass. The number next to UNC on the scoreboard read zero. The number next to South Carolina read one.
Carolina Rundown: November 24
Friday: Danny Green had 18 points. Harrison Barnes had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Saturday: Brandan Wright had 14 points and 11 rebounds. Green had 21 points and seven rebounds. Sunday: Ty Lawson had 18 points and 16 assists. Tar Heels all over this highlight from Sunday, as Ed Davis blocks Lawson, and Wayne Ellington finishes it with an emphatic slam.
UNC Sports Weekend Offered Up Plenty
With fall sports conducting NCAA playoffs and basketball season now in full swing, it was an eventful weekend for Tar Heel athletics. UNC athletes experienced both the thrill of victory and the bitter taste of defeat. The UNC men’s and women’s basketball teams have hit the road with desirable final destinations. The men are Bahamas bound, while the women are headed to Hawaii.
UNC Men's Soccer Advances Past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAAs
Tyler Engel scored both goals for North Carolina, including the game winner with 1:14 left in the second half, to push the Tar Heels past host and 10th-seeded Charlotte, 2-1, in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship. North Carolina (14-5-1) will play either seventh-seed Clemson or Coastal Carolina next Sunday, Nov. 30 in the third round.
UNC Women's Soccer Falls to South Carolina in NCAA Tournament
Third-seeded South Carolina got a first half goal from Raina Johnson to prevail against second-seeded North Carolina 1-0 in NCAA Tournament third round action Sunday at Fetzer Field. With the victory, the Gamecocks advance to the NCAA quarterfinals. South Carolina improved to 14-5-5 on the season with the victory while the Tar Heels saw their season end at 14-4-2.
Anson Dorrance declares innocence in academic scandal
Anson Dorrance’s new book looks like any other. A black and blue cover, spiral-bound like a notebook — it fits right in with the hundreds of other books piled up around his office. But this one is different. This one is more than just words on a page. This one is 131 pages worth of wrongdoings, detailing nearly two decades of poor decisions at the University of North Carolina.
Worth’s OT Goal Propels UNC Women's Soccer Past Colorado
The sixth-ranked UNC women’s soccer team had been knocking at the door all night but it took the first career goal from sophomore Maya Worth to earn the Tar Heels a spot in the NCAA Tournament third round as UNC took down Colorado 1-0 in overtime Friday. The Tar Heels earned a spot in the Final 16 of the tournament for the 33rd successive year.
UNC men’s soccer advances in NCAA Tournament behind 5 second-half goals
The No. 16 North Carolina men’s soccer team has trademarked an explosive scoring offense this season. But it added another skill to its repertoire Thursday night on Fetzer Field in the first round of the NCAA tournament against James Madison. Patience.
Carolina Rundown: November 21
Start your day with highlights from last night's Bell-ringing win. There's a Roy Williams press conference this afternoon in advance of the Davidson game. Loren Shealy won the prestigious Elite 89 award at the field hockey Final Four (for the third time). Jonas Sahratian would be proud as Danny Green shares his eating and nutrition picks.
Carolina Rundown: November 20
The Raptors paid tribute to Vince Carter, and it brought him to tears. Ty Lawson had 15 points and 15 assists. Brandan Wright had 14 points and six rebounds. Wayne Ellington may be back with the Lakers tomorrow. Giovani Bernard is back at practice for the Bengals. The field hockey team has arrived in Maryland for tomorrow's Final Four matchup with Syracuse.
Carolina Rundown: November 18
Big night for Ty Lawson, who had 24 points and 12 assists in a win. Tyler Zeller scored 19 points and had seven rebounds off the bench, and is continuing to impress Brad Stevens. Danny Green scored 11 points and had four assists. Brandan Wright had 10 points and three rebounds. Marvin Williams had eight points, while P.J. Hairston scored six.