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North Carolina Beats Syracuse – Finally Look Like Contenders

Posted on 27 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

Since ACC play began (excluding one first game) North Carolina have looked as good as anyone else in the nation, with Marcus Paige finally getting his season on track, following their previous excellence with a 93-83 win over Syracuse to make it six in a row which ends what is probably their easier part of the conference schedule. More

North Carolina Over North Carolina State – ACC Rivalry at its Best

Posted on 15 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

Maybe the best game of the season in the ACC so far ended with North Carolina winning on the road against North Carolina State 81-79 with finally a big and efficient shooting night for Marcus Paige, while managing to overcome a huge mistake by whoever runs the clock in the arena, giving the Wolfpack 15 extra seconds to try and complete their comeback. More

North Carolina Over Louisville – Maybe They’re Contenders After All

Posted on 11 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

Conference play is wild, unexpected and full of surprises. There were plenty of those as North Carolina came from behind to beat Louisville 72-71 with Marcus Paige hitting the late game winning layup in an excellent clash of ranked teams. More

Notre Dame Over North Carolina – Small Ball is a Wonderful Thing

Posted on 6 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

People are starting to realize that Notre Dame and their four guard lineup is more than just a gimmick, pulling off a 71-70 win against North Carolina with a Zach Auguste layup to win the game, although the Tar Heels had plenty of opportunities to seal the deal. More

North Carolina Over Ohio State – A Whole New Level of Difficulty

Posted on 21 Dec, 2014, by in NBA

For North Carolina, a 82-74 win over Ohio State was a great way to stop their slide down the rankings and show they can handle the best the Big Ten has to offer. For the Buckeyes, losing to a ranked team for the second time this season, it was a reminder that they’re still not as good as they’d like to be. More

College Basketball – North Carolina Get Consolation, Wisconsin Still Undefeated

Posted on 28 Nov, 2014, by in NBA

While Wisconsin were busy staying perfect and beating Georgetown 68-65, advancing to the final of the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament, North Carolina bounced back from a tough loss to an unranked team by beating UCLA 78-56, seemingly taking care of their serious rebounding problem. More

North Carolina Over Notre Dame – Confusing as Usual

Posted on 4 Mar, 2014, by in NBA

This North Carolina team continues to confuse. One thing that is clear is that after their 63-61 win over Notre Dame, no matter what happens in the game against Duke, they’re heading into the ACC tournament as the hottest team in the conference, but without anyone really knowing what to expect from them. More

North Carolina Tar Heels – Marcus Paige Exploding After the Break

Posted on 27 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

Not for the first time this season, Marcus Paige seems to be taking it easy in the first half before exploding after intermission, this time dishing his full offensive arsenal at North Carolina State, including a game-winning layup with 0.9 seconds left on the clock, bringing North Carolina to 10 consecutive wins. More

North Carolina Beats Duke – This Time It’s For Real

Posted on 21 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

We’ve seen North Carolina beat ranked teams before only to disappoint a few days later, but with this win over an overrated but still #5 Duke, it feels like it’s part of a positive process making the Tar Heels one of the more intriguing teams to look at as the NCAA Tournament draws nearer. More

North Carolina Tar Heels – Marcus Paige Continues to be the Difference

Posted on 16 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

Instead of playing their biggest rivals, North Carolina had a few more days to prepare for their game against Pittsburgh, which clearly showed for most of the game as James … More