UNC’s best defense of the season fuels impressive win at Georgia Tech

By R.L. Bynum The worries about Coach Hubert Davis’ first team of two weeks ago seemed like a distant memory Sunday afternoon in Atlanta. Much like when Leaky Black is closing out on a shooter, people can’t take any shots at this North Carolina team anymore. The Tar Heels (6–2, 1–0 ACC) followed up an …

Fans missed first half of UNC game for multiple reasons

By R.L. Bynum If you are a big Formula One auto racing fan, you enjoyed a crazy race with multiple wrecks, penalties on drivers and a close finish. If you’re a fan of North Carolina or Georgia Tech, your mind was racing trying to figure out why you missed the entire first half of the …

UNC rolls to 46-point win with more video-game numbers to go 8–0

By R.L. Bynum Back at Carmichael Arena for the first time in 18 days, North Carolina’s women’s basketball team continued to put up video game numbers. When should you release the button on 3-pointers? The Tar Heels mastered that. James Madison was the latest victim as UNC scored the game’s first 12 points on its …

Tar Heels in NBA: Anthony hits 26, has energizing Magic since return; Johnson has 12 but Suns’ streak ends

By R.L. Bynum Cole Anthony has energized a previously struggling Orlando Magic team. Orlando went winless in the six games he missed with a sprained right ankle. The Magic has won as he scored 24 points in his first game back Wednesday. His potential game-winning 3-point attempt at the buzzer rimmed out in his second …

Davis seeks validation against Jackets, the nation’s leading scorer

By R.L. Bynum To Carolina coach Hubert Davis, validation comes after success. The success came with Carolina’s impressive 72–51 victory Wednesday in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge against No. 24 Michigan. But it won’t mean as much if the Tar Heels don’t follow that up in their ACC opener at 3 p.m. Sunday at Georgia Tech …