Davis eager to finally stop talking about ‘energy, effort and toughness’

Considering how often first-year head coach Hubert Davis has mentioned the importance of his team’s “energy, effort and toughness” to the media, it’s likely that UNC’s players have heard those words more often than they hear the fight song during games. It has everything to do with Davis wanting his team to show the kind of fight it had during Saturday’s impressive 74–58 home victory over Virginia.More

UNC home game with Hokies rescheduled; game at Louisville moved

North Carolina’s home game with Virginia Tech that was postponed has been rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 24 at 8 p.m. and will air on ACC Network. Additionally, the Tar Heels’ game at Louisville that originally was scheduled for Jan. 31 is instead set for Tuesday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. on ACC Network.More

After splitting one-sided ACC games, UNC falls in AP women’s poll

After splitting a pair of ACC games by similar one-sided margins, North Carolina fell two spots in the AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll to No. 21. The Tar Heels (14–1, 4–1 ACC) rebounded from a 72–45 loss at N.C. State (14–2, 5–0), which moved up a slot to No. 4, on Thursday with an impressive 71–46 home win Sunday against Virginia Tech (11–4, 3–1).More