Watts just misses triple-double, scores 25 in UNC’s huge victory over Notre Dame

By R.L. BynumCHAPEL HILL — One game after putting her shooting slump behind her, North Carolina’s Stephanie Watts kicked her game into overdrive, missed the program’s first triple-double by one assist and was a catalyst on both ends of the court. She led a Carolina rally from seven points down with 4:46 left to snap …

Tar Heels in NBA: Ellington’s torrid, record-breaking perimeter-shooting streak continues; Johnson scores 19 in 2-OT loss

By R.L. Bynum Any Tar Heels fans who remember Carolina’s run to the 2009 national title know that Wayne Ellington seemingly can’t miss when he gets on a run of good shooting games. He’s enjoying another one of those now for the Detroit Pistons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b9LJos6VXIA&ab_channel=FOXSportsDetroit Ellington was 4 of 6 from 3-point range and scored …

Confident Love helps boost inside game; Bacot, Sharpe shine in win over Pack

By R.L. Bynum When Caleb Love and Armando Bacot are confident and consistent, North Carolina is going to be hard to beat. N.C. State discovered that Saturday when it was obvious that both were in a groove as the Tar Heels avenged a December loss with an 86–76 victory at the Smith Center. Carolina (10–5, …

Tar Heels in NBA: White’s point guard development shows in win; Barnes hits 21

By R.L. Bynum Back in his home state Friday night, Coby White played well with 18 points in the Chicago Bulls’ 123–110 win after splitting a pair of one-point games in Charlotte last season. With one of his best overall games of the season, he’s showing signs of developing the point guard skills first-year Coach …

Tar Heels in NBA: Bullock’s four 3-pointers help the Knicks blow out Warriors on road

By R.L. Bynum With the Golden State Warriors playing host to the New York Knicks, you might guess that the best perimeter shooting effort in the game would come from Stephen Curry. You’d be wrong. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N004NA6kVRQ&ab_channel=NBA Reggie Bullock made 4 of 5 3-point attempts, including three in the first five minutes when the Knicks went …