Tar Heels


Border Battle Resumes in NCAA Women’s Basketball Sweet 16

COLUMBIA, SC March 25, 2015 – No. 3/4 South Carolina begins play in the NCAA Tournament’s most challenging regional as all four teams are ranked in the top 15, including three in the top 10. The Gamecocks (32-2, 15-1 SEC) take on No. 15/12 North Carolina on Fri., March 27, […]


NCAA Sweet 16

CHARLESTON, SC March 24, 2015 – One full weekend of Madness down and upcoming is four more days of craziness. Wichita State, UCLA, Michigan State and NC State are the teams that most would consider to be this year’s Cinderella teams. All have beaten teams that not only were higher […]


The Rock Solid State Of The Duke-UNC Rivalry

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 23, 2015 – Last week’s Duke vs. North Carolina basketball game at Cameron Indoor Stadium was one of the best rivalry games, in any sport, in many years. The Blue Devils got off to a red-hot start with senior captain Quinn Cook knocking down a barrage of […]


Tar Heel Sports Legends: A Panel and Workshop for Youth

NORTH CAROLINA SPORTS LEGENDS RALEIGH, NC Feb. 20, 2015 – What does it take to become a professional athlete or an Olympic medalist? Four outstanding athletes from North Carolina will share their stories and highlight their sports careers, past and present, during Tar Heel Sports Legends: A Panel and Workshop for […]


UNC’s Star Guard Phil Ford

RALEIGH, NC Feb. 9, 2014 – On February 9, 1956, basketball legend Phil Ford was born in Kannapolis. Ford was raised in Rocky Mount, where he graduated from high school in 1974. As a point guard at UNC-Chapel Hill, he led the basketball team to four NCAA tournaments. Ford’s accolades […]


Time,TV Networks Set For First Two Carolina Football Games

Chapel Hill, N.C. – North Carolina’s season opener vs. Elon on Saturday, Sept. 1, will kickoff at 12:30 p.m. and will be televised by the ACC Network. The following week, the Tar Heels travel to Winston-Salem for a 3 p.m. kickoff vs. Wake Forest. That game will be televised by […]