UNC-Chapel Hill officials now know the results of a nearly yearlong investigation by the NCAA into academic fraud. But the only clue the university provided about the findings is that they are lengthy.
Everyone has a pretty good idea of what’s going to be in UNC’s Notice of Allegations: The final reckoning for 18 years of academic fraud that included athletes from all over the athletic department. What no one knows, and what the notice will finally reveal, is how the NCAA feels about all this.
North Carolina's performance during an 8-2 loss against Florida State in the ACC baseball tournament Thursday night provided more evidence of the Tar Heels' primary problem during what might be its most difficult season in 14 years.
North Carolina’s 8-4 loss against Florida State in the ACC baseball tournament on Thursday night leaves the Tar Heels playing a meaningless game on Friday that at the same time carries significant meaning for the NCAA tournament.
Despite a 92-minute rain delay, the No. 6 seeded N.C. State Wolfpack defeated No. 3 Notre Dame Fighting Irish in their ACC Baseball Tournament game at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C. on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Freshman pitcher Brian Brown threw 10 strikeouts in six innings to help the Wolfpack win. N.C. State resumes ACC tournament play on Friday, May 22 against Miami at 7 p.m.
UNC began the game with a home run in its first at-bat and at one point led 4-0 before it all came apart in the Tar Heels' 7-4 loss to the Louisville Cardinals at the ACC baseball tournament at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham.
Area fans have eagerly anticipated a Duke-North Carolina meeting in a final four for years, but as it turns out it won’t be in basketball. The third-seeded Blue Devils (16-4) and second-seeded Tar Heels (17-3) will play in the national semifinals of the NCAA women’s lacrosse tournament at 5 pm Friday in PPL Park in Chester, Pa., a Philadelphia suburb.
Brian Brown may not look like a prototypical strikeout pitcher, with his 6-foot, 170-pound frame and fastball that doesn’t touch 90 mph, but he had Notre Dame’s bats waving at air all afternoon Thursday. NC State, the No. 6 seed in the ACC tournament, opened up pool play with a 3-0 win over No. 3 Notre Dame.