By Matt Oakes Sports Director, Columnist & Commentator // UNC 2013
  • Marcus Paige on the drive (Nick Vitali)

    Paige Meets Old Friends as Tar Heels Take On Hawkeyes

    December 2, 2014 at 6:59 pm

    UNC junior point guard Marcus Paige is relishing the chance to combat some old friends from back home Wednesday night when the No. 12 Tar Heels, 5-1 on the season, welcome the 5-2 Iowa Hawkeyes inside the Smith Center for an ACC-Big Ten Challenge matchup.

  • Sylvia Hatchell and Andrew Calder (UNC Athletics)

    Championship Potential For Hatchell, Tar Heels

    December 1, 2014 at 6:07 pm

    Amidst the conclusion of Tar Heel football and the beginnings of Carolina men’s basketball, the UNC women’s basketball team has flown under the radar, despite starting its season 7-0 with wins over three Top 25 teams.

  • The Tar Heels couldn't contain the Wolfpack Saturday (Elliott Rubin)

    Back to Drawing Board for Fedora, Heels

    November 30, 2014 at 6:57 pm

    UNC head football coach Larry Fedora was at a loss for words following his team’s 35-7 blowout loss to their rivals in red. The Tar Heels came into the contest on a high off the dominant Duke win, but the roles were reversed Saturday afternoon.

  • NC State ran all over UNC (Elliott Rubin)

    Wolfpack Thrashes Williams, Tar Heels

    November 29, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    The North Carolina football team couldn’t match the physicality and intensity of the N.C. State Wolfpack Saturday afternoon inside Kenan Stadium and was soundly beaten 35-7.

  • Photo by Spencer Herlong - courtesy of

    Soccer Sweet Sixteen: Tar Heels @ Tigers

    November 29, 2014 at 10:08 am

    The North Carolina men’s soccer team meets seventh-seeded Clemson Sunday evening at 6 p.m. at Historic Riggs Field in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship Round of 16.

  • Photo courtesy of Elliott Rubin

    Breakin’ It Down: NC State

    November 28, 2014 at 10:51 am

    The North Carolina Tar Heels look to back up their impressive 45-20 win at Duke with another rivalry win to close out the regular season. The 6-5 Tar Heels will welcome the N.C. State Wolfpack, also sporting a 6-5 record, to Chapel Hill Saturday afternoon for a 12:30 p.m. kickoff in the 104th meeting of […]

  • Larry Fedora's game day stroll (Elliott Rubin)

    Tar Heels Try To Tame Wolfpack In Home Finale

    November 27, 2014 at 6:04 pm

    The North Carolina football team, 6-5 overall and 4-3 in the ACC, closes out its regular season with a 12:30 p.m. kickoff Saturday afternoon against its rival from Raleigh – 6-5 N.C. State.

  • UNC will need to bring its A-game to the Bahamas this week (Todd Melet)

    Tar Heels Begin Battle 4 Atlantis, Face Bulldogs

    November 25, 2014 at 6:14 pm

    The No. 5 North Carolina men’s basketball team, 3-0 on the season, embarks on its quest for a Battle 4 Atlantis tournament title Wednesday at high noon when the Tar Heels take on the 3-0 Butler Bulldogs.

  • Tar Heels huddle up (Elliott Rubin)

    Fedora, Tar Heels Look To Send Seniors Out On Top

    November 24, 2014 at 9:21 pm

    The 6-5 UNC football team follows up an emotional Thursday night win over Duke with another big-time rivalry game this Saturday to finish out the regular season.

  • Brice Johnson and JP Tokoto guard a Davidson player Sunday in Charlotte (Todd Melet)

    UNC Sports Weekend Offered Up Plenty

    November 23, 2014 at 9:49 pm

    With fall sports conducting NCAA playoffs and basketball season now in full swing, it was an eventful weekend for Tar Heel athletics.

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