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UNC Volleyball Secures Round of 16 Bid With 3-1 Win Over USC
The UNC volleyball team advanced to the Round of 16 of the NCAA tournament for the second time in school history by winning a school-record 19th-straight match over USC 3-1 (23-25, 27-25, 25-23, 25-15). The Tar Heels capped undefeated season in Carmichael Arena, the second time in the past three seasons the UNC volleyball team has done so, finishing 16-0 at home this year.
Seven-Seeded Carolina Volleyball Sweeps Hampton
The seven-seeded Tar Heels started their NCAA Tournament run with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-7) sweep over Hampton Friday night in Carmichael Arena. The win marked UNC’s 18th-straight win on the season, a school record, and the ninth time Carolina has advanced out of the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Paige Neuenfeldt produced a balanced effort against the Lady Pirates.
Carolina Rundown: December 5
ACC bowls will be announced live on Sunday evening. 17 points and 10 rebounds for Harrison Barnes Thursday night. Bruce Carter blocked a punt for the Cowboys that led to a touchdown in Chicago last night. Ty Lawson could make the All-Star team for the first time, and he has a key three-game stretch coming up. Great double overtime road win for women's basketball at No. 18 Rutgers.
Carolina Rundown: December 4
The Independence is becoming a popular forecast for the Tar Heels. Andrew Miller is poised to become the highest paid non-closer reliever in baseball history. Danny Green had 20 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday night. Kyle Seager is a $100 million role model for how to succeed. UNC women's basketball travels to Rutgers at 7 p.m.
UNC volleyball getting contributions from familiar Tar Heels name
The UNC volleyball team is currently on a 17-match win streak, ranked No. 7 in the nation and will be hosting the first two rounds of the NCAA tournament. A big reason is a big-time player with a familiar name to Tar Heel sports fans. Lauren McAdoo, a 6-foot senior from Oviedo, Fla., is newly married to former UNC basketball standout James Michael McAdoo and is a big part of the team's success.
Carolina Rundown: December 2
The ACC may have more bowl eligible teams than it has slots (due to Notre Dame), which could affect Carolina. John Henson will be out a couple more weeks, and Wayne Ellington's contract guarantee increased. Ty Lawson had 15 points and 12 assists. Volleyball remains No. 7 in this week's poll and Sylvia Hatchell's team moved up to sixth in the new AP women's basketball poll.
Carolina Volleyball Clinches ACC Title on Senior Night
UNC clinched its first ACC volleyball championship since 2008 with a 3-0 sweep over Wake Forest Friday. The victory capped an emotional afternoon, as UNC honored its four seniors before the match. Chaney LaReau, Lauren McAdoo, Chaniel Nelson and Ece Taner all contributed towards the victory that moved the senior class record to 103-22 during their four years.
Carolina Rundown: November 28
Wednesday: Ty Lawson had 17 points and 12 assists. 16 points and five rebounds for Harrison Barnes. Wright had six points and seven rebounds. Reggie Bullock started and scored seven points. Danny Green had five rebounds. Vince Carter had five points, as did Wayne Ellington. P.J. Hairston hit a three-pointer.
UNC Volleyball Defeats Duke 3-2 in Five-Set Thriller
The Carolina volleyball team clinched at least a share of the ACC Championship with a thrilling 3-2 (25-19, 24-26, 25-19, 30-32, 15-13) victory over rival No. 21 Duke Wednesday afternoon. North Carolina, who clinched at least a share of its first ACC championship since 2008, had to battle past the top offense in the ACC in order to grab the win.
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.
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.
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 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.
Video: UNC Homecoming Weekend Wrap Up - Undefeated
Six different Tar Heel teams combined for a 10-0 record this homecoming weekend including field hockey, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, women's soccer, and football.
Carolina Rundown: November 17
Julius Peppers, who has become a leader in Green Bay, returned an interception for a touchdown in a blowout Packers win over the Eagles. Raymond Felton is healthy, and will start serving his four-game suspension against Charlotte today. Hakeem Nicks caught two passes, including a sweet touchdown grab, for the Colts.