Kelly, seniors lead UNC romp that solidifies NCAA hopes

By R.L. Bynum CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina’s women drove home a senior night message to the NCAA tournament committee: the Tar Heels belong in the field. Carolina rebounded from a loss at No. 2 N.C. State with a dominating 84–59 victory Thursday at Carmichael Arena over Georgia Tech, one of the ACC’s best teams,…More

Instead of celebrating milestone win, Williams lets off frustrations

By R.L. Bynum CHAPEL HILL — It’s as hard for a coach to win 900 games as it is for a young team to be consistent.  A spunky Marquette team made sure that it wouldn’t be Roy Williams’s 900th victim on Wednesday. North Carolina never recovered from a rough start as a fired-up Golden Eagles…More

Tar Heels in NBA: Barnes returns impressively but can’t stop Kings’ skid

By R.L. Bynum After missing three games with a left foot strain, Harrison Barnes came back impressively, scoring nine of his 18 points in the second quarter and making his first five shots. Unfortunately for the Sacramento Kings, his return wasn’t enough to stop their losing streak that became a season-high eight games with a…More