Davis focused on fixing defensive issues rather than scheduling chaos

Faced with another stretch of pandemic-fueled scheduling chaos, Carolina coach Hubert Davis is focusing on what he can control and fixing his team’s issues. At the top of that list is a defense that gave up layup lines and many easy shots in embarrassing losses to Tennessee and Kentucky, and the need for energy and toughness to prevent any more games like that.More

Suns sign Jackson to 10-day contract

As expected, the Phoenix Suns signed Justin Jackson to a 10-day hardship contract on Tuesday. Jackson, who played one minute in one game during his 10-day contract with the Boston Celtics, joins Cameron Johnson on a team missing key players. Deandre Ayton, Jae Crowder, JaVale McGee and Abdel Nader are still in the NBA’s health-and-safety protocols. More

UNC rolls past short-handed Syracuse, extends unbeaten streak to 12

By R.L. Bynum If the unbeaten No. 24 North Carolina women’s basketball team was going to face a challenge, it wasn’t likely to come from a Syracuse team with only seven available players. Once the Tar Heels got rolling, there was little Syracuse could do. They moved to 12–0 and 2–0 in the ACC with…More

UNC’s game at BC moved a day later

By R.L. Bynum The good news is that Carolina’s men’s basketball team still has a game scheduled for this weekend at Boston College. That game, though, will be played at 1 p.m. Sunday (ESPN2) instead of the originally scheduled time of noon on Saturday. The change will only give the Tar Heels (9–3, 1–0) two…More