Davis’ first UNC team won’t have to visit UVa or FSU but is Krzyzewski’s last home opponent

By R.L. Bynum The ACC schedule-makers produced a helpful first league schedule for new UNC head coach Hubert Davis. Davis’ first Tar Heels team plays Florida State (Feb. 12) and Virginia (Jan. 8) — in addition to Syracuse (Feb. 29) and Pittsburgh (Feb. 16) — only at the Smith Center. The trips to Charlottesville, Va., …

They battled for UNC QB job in 2019, now Howell, Fortin and Ruder are all starters

By R.L. Bynum Heading into the 2019 season, Sam Howell won a battle with Cade Fortin and Jace Ruder for North Carolina’s starting quarterback job. All three clearly had talent and that’s the reason that all three are Week 1 starters. The least surprising of the three, though, is Howell as the Tar Heels’ starter …

Sunday, it’s all UNC on ACC Network: Here’s what you’ll see

By R.L. Bynum Set your DVRs! ACC Network began 15 days of programming highlighting the best moments from the last year for each ACC school on July 2 with “ACC Network School Takeovers.” It’s Carolina’s turn Sunday, and you’ll be able to relive five victories over top-10 teams. In addition to eight Tar Heels victories, …

White has surgery on left shoulder, could miss start of next season

By R.L. Bynum Coby White, who has been playing pickup games at the Smith Center this spring, had surgery Thursday after injuring his left shoulder last weekend during “basketball-related activities,” according to the Chicago Bulls, and will be re-evaluated in four months. The next NBA season starts Oct. 19, which is in a little more …