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Wofford Students Camp Out for UNC Basketball Tickets

UNC men’s basketball opens the 2018-19 season with a tough road game against Wofford, a team that beat the Tar Heels 79-75 in Chapel Hill last season. As such, students at Wofford were eager to get tickets to see the Terriers play host to UNC in Spartanburg, South Carolina. A video from Wofford Athletics, later re-posted by NCAA men’s basketball, showed a long line of students camped out in order to get tickets. Wofford students camped out for tickets to Tuesday's opener vs. UNC đź‘€ (via @WoffordMBB)pic.twitter.com/Zqz7cjsE1u — NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) November 4, 2018 The university’s athletic account...

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Focus Carolina: Kelly Ryoo

Tune in to Focus Carolina during morning, noon and evening drive times and on the weekends to hear stories from faculty members at UNC and find out what ignites their passion for their work. Focus Carolina is an exclusive program on 97.9 The Hill WCHL, sponsored by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Kelly Ryoo is a professor with the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education and is developing tools to help eighth grade students, who speak English as a second language, to learn about science. When the tools are complete, they will be available online at no cost...

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Gameday Guide: UNC versus Georgia Tech

Despite a 1-6 record and the possibility of a bowl game all but extinguished, UNC enters this game against Georgia Tech with high stakes. Former Clemson quarterback and graduate transfer Kelly Bryant is taking his official visit to Chapel Hill, several high-ranked basketball recruits are also on campus and it’s homecoming weekend. So while the Tar Heels might not have much to play for on the football field, there will still be a raucous home atmosphere and excitement around town. How to Watch/Listen Kickoff: 12:15 p.m. ET Before the game, 97.9 The Hill WCHL will be live from Southern Season at...

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UNC Places Six on All-ACC Teams, Dorrance Named ACC Coach of the Year

The ACC released its annual awards for the 2018 women’s soccer season, with UNC picking up two major individual awards and placing six players on All-ACC teams. Head coach Anson Dorrance, coaching in his 42nd year for the university, was named ACC Coach of the Year for the 11th time after leading the Tar Heels to a 16-2-1 record and a perfect 10-0 record in conference play. This season was the first time that UNC has finished unbeaten and untied in conference play since 2006. Despite breaking her leg against Wake Forest in late October, sophomore forward Alessia Russo...

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UNC Baseball Wins Halloween with ‘Step Brothers’ Parody

Is it fair to say that members of the UNC baseball team won Halloween with their parody of the “Step Brothers” car singing scene? If you don’t know this scene or this movie, we can’t be best friends. pic.twitter.com/xm239Poijw — Carolina Baseball (@DiamondHeels) October 31, 2018 With voices like a combination of Fergie and Jesus, Kyle Blendinger, Dylan Enwiller, Dallas Tessar and Jackson Hesterlee combined to put on a show that puts the scene in the 2008 blockbuster to shame. However, Dylan’s voice was a little flat. It looks like those $1,200 voice lessons really aren’t working. Check out...

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Luke Maye, Nassir Little Highlight SBNation’s Top 100 Players in College Basketball

UNC senior Luke Maye and freshman Nassir Little were two highest-ranked players on SBNation’s “2018 College Basketball Top 100 Players,” with the pair being recognized as the No. 7 and No. 5 overall players in the nation, respectively. Maye — a former walk-on who hails from Huntersville, North Carolina — was also named Preseason ACC Player of the Year by media members at ACC Media Day last week. The senior emerged as a star for the Tar Heels last season, averaging 16.9 points and 10.1 rebounds per game. Maye was also named Preseason ACC Player of the Year by Sports Illustrated and was named...

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UNC Field Hockey Sweeps ACC Season Awards

After finishing the regular season with a perfect record, North Carolina field hockey (17-0, 6-0 ACC) swept the ACC individual awards for the 2018 season and placed six players on the All-ACC teams. Senior back and captain Ashley Hoffman was named ACC Defensive Player of the Year and helped anchor a UNC defense that recorded eight shutouts and gave up only 10 goals during the regular season. Freshman forward Erin Watson was named both ACC Offensive Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year after recording 12 goals, 13 assists and 37 points during the regular season and...

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Former UNC Star Pushing ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ Mantra After Pittsburgh Shooting

A former UNC wide receiver is among the Pittsburgh Steelers expressing grief after 11 people were killed in a shooting at a Pittsburgh-area synagogue on Saturday. The Steelers paid tribute to the victims of the shooting over the weekend, observing a moment of silence before their game. Fans showed up to the game with the Steelers’ logo with a Star of David as tribute. One of the Steelers players to speak out following the game was wide receiver Ryan Switzer, who wore a sweatshirt that read “Love Thy Neighbor.” “This sweatshirt is a reminder that, no matter what someone’s...

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UNC Men’s Soccer Earns Top-Four Seed, Bye in ACC Tournament

The official seeds for the 2018 ACC men’s soccer tournament have been set, with UNC receiving the No. 2 overall seed and a bye before its first game. The Tar Heels finished the regular season with a 12-2-1 record (6-1-0 ACC), but missed out on an opportunity to earn another conference win due to last week’s cancellation against Virginia due to weather. UNC will play the winner of No. 10 seed Syracuse and No. 7 Virginia Tech on November 4 at Finley South in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels have not played Syracuse this year, but picked up a...

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