UNC’s best defense of the season fuels impressive win at Georgia Tech

By R.L. Bynum The worries about Coach Hubert Davis’ first team of two weeks ago seemed like a distant memory Sunday afternoon in Atlanta. Much like when Leaky Black is closing out on a shooter, people can’t take any shots at this North Carolina team anymore. The Tar Heels (6–2, 1–0 ACC) followed up an …

Fans missed first half of UNC game for multiple reasons

By R.L. Bynum If you are a big Formula One auto racing fan, you enjoyed a crazy race with multiple wrecks, penalties on drivers and a close finish. If you’re a fan of North Carolina or Georgia Tech, your mind was racing trying to figure out why you missed the entire first half of the …

Tar Heels in NBA: Anthony hits 26, has energizing Magic since return; Johnson has 12 but Suns’ streak ends

By R.L. Bynum Cole Anthony has energized a previously struggling Orlando Magic team. Orlando went winless in the six games he missed with a sprained right ankle. The Magic has won as he scored 24 points in his first game back Wednesday. His potential game-winning 3-point attempt at the buzzer rimmed out in his second …

Davis seeks validation against Jackets, the nation’s leading scorer

By R.L. Bynum To Carolina coach Hubert Davis, validation comes after success. The success came with Carolina’s impressive 72–51 victory Wednesday in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge against No. 24 Michigan. But it won’t mean as much if the Tar Heels don’t follow that up in their ACC opener at 3 p.m. Sunday at Georgia Tech …

Tar Heels in NBA: Cameron Johnson has best game of season in Suns’ 18th consecutive victory

By R.L. Bynum Heading into another showdown Friday night on ESPN with the Golden State Warriors, the Phoenix Suns are still rolling. Cameron Johnson may not be at the top of the Warriors’ scouting report but he was a key contributor as the Suns rolled past the Detroit Pistons 114–103 Thursday night for their franchise-record …