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By Matt Oakes Sports Director, Columnist & Commentator // UNC 2013
  • UNC head coach Roy Williams will be fored up Wednesday night (UNC Athletics)

    Underdog Tar Heels Meet ‘Offensively Balanced’ Blue Devils At Cameron

    February 17, 2015 at 7:02 pm

    The No. 15 North Carolina men’s basketball team,18-7 overall and 8-4 in the ACC, travels down Tobacco road Wednesday night to renew its rivalry with No. 4 Duke, 22-3 on the season with a 9-3 mark in the league.

  • Roy Williams coaching up a storm (Todd Melet)

    Reeling Tar Heels Usher In Duke Week Licking Wounds

    February 15, 2015 at 8:47 pm

    We’re just two days away from the 239th installment of Carolina-Duke and this season, the Tar Heels and Blue Devils are trending in different directions.

  • Roy Williams speaks to the UNC bench (Todd Melet)

    Sharp-Shooting Panthers Rip Tar Heels

    February 14, 2015 at 2:16 pm

    The No. 12 North Carolina men’s basketball team couldn’t match the sharp shooting and the season-high point production of the Pittsburgh Panthers Saturday afternoon at the Peterson Events Center, falling 89-76.

  • Tar Heels huddle up (Todd Melet)

    Rested, Fresh Tar Heels Head To ‘Oakland Zoo’ To Tame Panthers

    February 12, 2015 at 7:22 pm

    The No. 12 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 18-6 overall and 8-3 in conference, will play its first ACC game in Pittsburgh Saturday afternoon when it takes on the Pitt Panthers, who come in with a 16-9 mark on the season and 5-5 ledger in the league.

  • Roy Williams with Dean Smith (Washington Post)

    Roy Williams Continues To Live By Dean Smith’s Example

    February 9, 2015 at 11:24 pm

    Monday night, 48 hours removed from the death of UNC legend Dean Smith, the current coach of the Tar Heels, Roy Williams, continued to remember his close friend and mentor at Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery for a special edition of his weekly radio show.

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    Oakes’ Outlook: Dean Smith, Priceless Gem

    February 9, 2015 at 10:52 am

    I never had the chance to meet Dean Smith. But somehow, I always felt like I knew him. We all did.

  • UNC's Jamie Loeb swats a forehand (ESPN)

    National Title On The Line For No. 3 Tar Heels

    February 8, 2015 at 11:44 pm

    The No. 3 North Carolina women’s tennis team will play for another ITA National Women’s Team Indoor Championship Monday after a dominating 4-0 shutout of second-seeded Florida in Sunday’s semifinal.

  • Brice Johnson with an emphatic slam dunk (Todd Melet)

    UNC Gets Back On Track, Downs BC

    February 7, 2015 at 5:16 pm

    The No. 12 North Carolina men’s basketball team scraped by Boston College Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill to take a 79-68 win and improve to 18-6 on the season and 8-3 in ACC play.

  • Kennedy Meeks battles UVA defenders (Todd Melet)

    Back To The Drawing Board For UNC At Boston College

    February 5, 2015 at 10:53 pm

    The No. 12 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 17-6 overall and 7-3 in the ACC, will look to put an end its two-game losing slide Saturday afternoon in Chestnut Hill when it takes on the struggling Boston College Eagles, sporting a 9-12 mark on the season with only one win in conference action.

  • UNC head coach Larry Fedora looks on (Elliott Rubin)

    Fedora, Chizik Welcome Fresh Faces To Chapel Hill

    February 5, 2015 at 8:56 am

    The Tar Heel football team inked 19 signees, eight four-star players and landed the state’s No. 1 player on National Signing Day, but it’s the 25th-ranked recruiting class’ fresh defensive leadership and vision that stole the show at Kenan Football Center Wednesday afternoon. ***Listen to the story*** It’s easy to see why UNC head coach […]