UNC Baseball: Two Tar Heels named Dick Hauser Trophy semifinalists
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by Michael McKay
9h ago
Photo by David Jensen/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Vance Honeycutt and Matthew Matthijs are named among the nation’s best for college baseball’s Heisman Trophy. The pool of players being considered for the Dick Hauser Trophy—college baseball’s most prestigious player-of-the-year award—includes two Diamond Heels. Two of the best!! ⚾️ pic.twitter.com/J1Q0azuQ1i — Carolina Baseball (@DiamondHeels) May 16, 2024 Junior centerfielder and power hitter extraordinaire Vance Honeycutt and ace pitcher Matthew Matthijs join 66 other semifinalists for consideration by the National College Baseball W ..read more
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UNC Basketball: Harrison Ingram NBA Combine & Mock Draft Update
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by Jonathan Shuping
9h ago
Photo by Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images Going, going... The transfer portal is an unpredictable and volatile place. After landing Cade Tyson as a long-range bomber to replace Cormac Ryan, Hubert Davis and Co.’s shift focused to big man Cliff Omoruyi to fill Armando’s size 17’s down low. Then he opted for Alabama. The search continues. Harrison Ingram appears like he could be the next player that might need to be cloned. It seemed like the coaching staff had their wagon hitched to Adou Thiero for the role but he ultimately followed Calipari to his new home at Arkansas. [side eye toward the SEC] W ..read more
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UNC Golf: Tar Heel women set to take part in NCAA Championships
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by Matt Ferenchick
9h ago
Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images Can UNC add to the school’s national championship list? Today out in California, another North Carolina Tar Heels team will continue their quest for a national championship. The UNC women’s golf team is among the 30 to qualify for the final rounds of the NCAA Championships, which are set to begin today at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA. Carolina will be one of 30 teams to compete over the next couple days, having qualified after a good finish at the Auburn Regional. Their third place finish out of 12 teams was enough to get the into th ..read more
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UNC Health Championship coming to Raleigh
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by Michael McKay
1d ago
Photo by Tracy Wilcox/PGA TOUR via Getty Images Roy Williams will be the honorary chairman for the 2024 tournament played from May 30 to June 2. Golf fans will be able to see future PGA Tour pros in Raleigh shortly, as the Korn Ferry Tour—a developmental tour for the PGA—comes to the Raleigh Country Club. Former UNC head basketball coach and Hall of Famer Roy Williams, a famous golf fanatic, will serve as honorary chairman for the UNC Health Championship. Roy Williams won’t be the only Tar Heel on the greens. UNC alum Ryan Gerard and current Carolina golfer (and All-American) David Ford are b ..read more
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Vince Carter’s number to be retired by the Brooklyn Nets
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by Jack Morris
1d ago
Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports The former Tar Heel will be in the rafters. On Wednesday morning, the Brooklyn Nets announced on social media that they will retire Vince Carter’s No. 15 jersey. The former Tar Heel, who played under Dean Smith and Bill Guthridge, played five seasons with the Nets and was surprised by former teammate Jason Kidd in a video sharing the news. The interaction can be watched here: It’s official: We’re raising @mrvincecarter15’s jersey to the rafters next season. And we invited a pair of Nets legends to assist with the announcement. https://t.co/IkjyKxMU3n pic.twi ..read more
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UNC Baseball: Weekend Preview at Duke
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by Akil Guruparan
1d ago
Photo by David Jensen/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images UNC’s final regular season action will be a rivalry series in Durham With UNC’s planned midweek game at UNC Wilmington cancelled, the Diamond Heels have just three games left in their regular season before the ACC Tournament and Selection Monday after that. Those three games are pretty hugely consequential — the Tar Heels will be playing at Duke this weekend in a series that could make UNC the ACC’s overall regular season champion and will have quite a lot to do with the selection committee’s assessment of the two teams’ fitness to be nati ..read more
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UNC Basketball: Ian Jackson discusses Kentucky, being a one-and-done, and more on The Captain Jack Podcast
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by Brandon Anderson
2d ago
Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images The McDonald’s All-American provided good insight into why he decided to become a Tar Heel. Fun fact: I was today years old when I learned that pre-college basketball players have their own podcasts. Players sitting in front of a mic to discuss their love of basketball, pop culture, and even their personal lives in some cases, has become pretty popular these days. Why do I bring this up? Because I was also today years old when I Learned that incoming UNC freshman Ian Jackson has a podcast called The Captain Jack Podcast, and he recently discussed how he wan ..read more
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UNC Board of Trustees to audit athletic department
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by Al Hood
4d ago
Photo by Lance King/Getty Images The move comes with a reported budget shortfall and comments critical of Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham. Is UNC starting to build its own case to leave the ACC? With the regular academic year over, the UNC Board of Trustees has been meeting to go over various budget items to submit to the Board of Governors. A few stories have emerged out of these meetings, but one related to the athletic department brought out some interesting comments that sheds another light on how happy some at UNC are with the ACC. As a public university, even though the budget is most ..read more
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UNC Basketball: Vanderbilt transfer Ven-Allen Lubin sets official visit
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by Al Hood
4d ago
Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports The search to replace Armando Bacot continues. Once Cliff Omoruyi committed to Alabama, the search to replace Armando Bacot has continued for Hubert Davis and the Tar Heels. It’s not that Jalen Washington needs to be replaced, but the front court needs some experienced depth for a squad that is very guard heavy and likely going to be without Harrison Ingram as well. Jack Morris laid out some potential targets for Carolina, and one of them has decided to go ahead and set an official visit. According to Sherrell McMillan at Inside Carolina, Vanderbilt tra ..read more
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Drake Maye speaks to Boston’s 98.5 The Sports Hub
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by Al Hood
4d ago
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports The flagship station of his new team had the quarterback on to talk being drafted and acclimating to New England It’s still hard to believe that Drake Maye will be wearing the colors of the New England Patriots in the fall. Despite going through the NFL Draft and taking his first tour of the facilities right after, until he actually shows up in uniform with Pat the Patriot it’s weird to hear Maye talk about being up in Boston and playing for the new coaching staff. As classes are still finishing up, Maye immediately came back to Chapel Hill once his introductions wer ..read more
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