UNC proves tournament committee wrong, rolls by Irish for 31st Women’s College Cup

North Carolina was surprised when the NCAA women’s soccer selection committee gave the No. 4-ranked Notre Dame a No. 1 seed and the No. 2-ranked Tar Heels a No. 2 seed. That meant that their quarterfinals meeting was in South Bend, Ind. But UNC proved that the seeding was flawed Saturday night by ousting the Irish 2–0 in the NCAA tournament quarterfinals to earn a record 31st trip to the College Cup and end their 12-game unbeaten streak.More

Maye’s late magic not enough as UNC loses heartbreaker to Pack

By R.L. Bynum CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina has gone from reaching for the stars to looking mediocre in two weeks, with numerous questions and few answers. Drake Maye still found some magic late, just not enough as N.C. State pulled out a 30–27 double-overtime victory Friday over No. 18 North Carolina. After a pair…More

Nance, Love shoot UNC past pesky Pilots

Top-ranked North Carolina likely will eventually get burned playing to the level of its opponent but it didn’t happen Thursday against Portland, thanks to Pete Nance and Caleb Love. Nance matched his career-high with 28 points (with a career-high five 3-pointers) and Love added 23 as the Tar Heels finally held off hot-shooting Portland for an 89–81 victory in the first round of the Phil Knight Invitational at the Moda Center in Portland, Ore.More