Stories tagged: north carolina tar heels
Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 2:41 p.m.
Christian Keeling and Justin Pierce know they can’t take long to adapt to new roles as graduate transfers at North Carolina. That’s because the Tar Heels need immediate help after …
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 9:11 p.m.
Walker Kessler, who was scheduled to visit Gonzaga on Oct. 5 for Kraziness in the Kennel, verbally committed to North Carolina on Sunday night.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 1:54 p.m.
Gonzaga’s first-round opponent at the Battle 4 Atlantis will be Southern Mississippi.
UPDATED: Thu., June 13, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
The date is set for one of Gonzaga’s biggest home basketball games.
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 7:12 p.m.
North Carolina transfer Seventh Woods lists Gonzaga among his top three schools. Woods told The State newspaper of Columbia, South Carolina, that he’s also considering South Carolina and Michigan.
Fri., March 29, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Fifth-seeded Auburn poured in 17 3-pointers, many of them during a game-changing run that spanned halftime, and the Tigers rolled to a 97-80 upset over North Carolina in the Midwest …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 12:49 p.m.
It’s not that their 22-point loss to North Carolina came without pain, but it paled in comparison to UW’s season-long pride.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
Energetic. Passionate. Insightful. Inspiring. These are all accurate adjectives if you’re trying to describe Huskies men’s basketball coach Mike Hopkins.
UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 3:08 p.m.
The final AP college basketball poll of the season mirrors the NCAA Tournament’s No. 1 seed line. Gonzaga’s three-week stay at No. 1 in the media poll ended with a …
Sun., March 17, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
North Carolina earned the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, but that’s about the only gift the Tar Heels got for the NCAA Tournament.
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
From downing Duke to getting tripped up by Tennessee, here are six games that shaped Gonzaga’s season
Every game has shaped Gonzaga’s 2019 journey, but several not only influenced the Zags’ season but the national landscape.
Sun., March 3, 2019, 12:10 a.m.
No. 5 North Carolina survived a wild finish after coach Roy Williams fell and was helped off the court shortly before halftime, beating Clemson 81-79 on Saturday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Gonzaga could be two home wins away from returning to No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll after No. 8 North Carolina thumped top-ranked Duke 88-72 on Wednesday.
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 9:08 p.m.
Top 25 roundup:
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 11:57 a.m.
Gonzaga dropped four spots to No. 8 in the AP men’s college basketball poll after falling to North Carolina on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
North Carolina’s student section serenaded Gonzaga in the final minute with the time-honored taunt “Same as last time.” They were half right. The Tar Heels did get the better of …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 11:11 p.m.
The combination of inattentive defense and rebounding issues knocked Gonzaga from the unbeaten ranks last Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
John Blanchette: Gonzaga may have muffed the final against North Carolina, but the rest of the semester deserves high marks
So in the wake of the 103-90 pounding at the Dean Dome and their second straight loss – and possible tumble out of top 10 next week – how much …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
Gonzaga athletic director Mike Roth isn’t a big fan of traveling, but he is a fan of college basketball history. And learning.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 7:45 p.m.
The key moment, offensive player of the game and defensive player of the game from UNC’s 103-90 win at the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Cameron Johnson, Luke Maye help No. 12 North Carolina hand Gonzaga its second straight loss
It is the first time since February 2014 that Gonzaga has lost two straight games, a span of 168 contests that was the longest streak in NCAA Division I.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
They are separated by eight spots in the AP rankings and not much more than that in terms of their offensive and defensive disposition.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
The Tar Heels present several challenging matchups for the Zags, but we’ll highlight Cameron Johnson, a 6-foot-9, 210-pound guard who transferred to UNC after two seasons at Pittsburgh.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
The series consists of just three games, but what a trio for both programs. No. 4 Gonzaga (9-1) visits No. 12 North Carolina (7-2) at the Dean Smith Center on …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Few stands by his comments Sunday that he’s disappointed the NCAA hasn’t moved faster with its investigation into college basketball corruption. But the Zags coach was adamant …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 8:58 p.m.
Gonzaga is down to two prime matchups left on its arduous nonconference schedule.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 10:33 p.m.
Top 25 men’s capsules: Colby White, Luke Maye lead No. 7 North Carolina past No. 17 UCLA in Las Vegas
Coby White had 19 points and eight assists, Luke Maye added 16 points and eight rebounds and won the consolation game of the Las Vegas Invitational.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
North Carolina is honoring Hall of Fame basketball coach Roy Williams by putting his name on the playing floor. UNC says it will dedicate “Roy Williams Court” on Aug. 24. …
UPDATED: Thu., May 24, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
North Carolina’s Luke Maye is withdrawing from the NBA draft to return for his senior season.
Sun., March 18, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
T.J. Starks scored 21 points and Texas A&M overpowered North Carolina inside, upsetting the reigning national champions 86-65 Sunday in the NCAA Tournament to mark the second straight year a …