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Third Time’s the Charm: Hatchell Gets 600th at UNC

The Carolina men’s basketball team wasn’t the only team to get back on track in Blacksburg on Thursday night.

UNC’s women’s team shook off the worst loss in program history (a 51-point beatdown at the hands of UConn) and an upset loss last week to Clemson to claim a 56-37 win over the Hokies and [...]

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At Least Two Tar Heels Had a Good Weekend

Amid UNC falling to pieces at FSU and T.J. Yates’ less than stellar effort against Baltimore in the AFC Divisional Playoff game(though overall, I think Yates showed promise in his stint as a starter) there were two Tar Heels who had outstanding weekends.

Former UNC WR Hakeem Nicks continued his beast mode playoff performance from [...]

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A Visual Representation Of UNC’s Year

The end of the year is always good for reflection and looking back where we’ve been. For UNC there was plenty good, a fair amount of bad and just weird stuff all the way around. The basketball team finally bounced back from the 2010 debacle with baseball doing the same. The NCAA scandal chugged along [...]

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Tuesday News and Notes

Scouring the interwebs to bring you the the latest news and information…

** John Henson was named ACC player of the week after averaging nearly a double-double in UNC’s pair of season-opening wins.

** The Bubba Cunningham era began at UNC on Monday as the new AD took over for the soon-to-be-retired Dick Baddour. The [...]

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Highlights From Bubba’s Press Conference

If you are one of those people who put a lot of stock in the new AD “winning the press conference” then you won’t be disappointed here. It wasn’t an epic event or anything but new UNC AD Bubba Cunningham hit all his marks and looks ready to hit the ground running when he officially [...]

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Bubba Cunningham Named UNC Athletic Director


At an emergency Board of Trustees meeting Friday morning, a motion to approve Cunningham passed unanimously. The terms of his deal that run through June 2017, are a $525,000 base salary, $40,000 in expenses and bonuses based on football performance, men’s and women’s basketball performance and APR scores.

Cunningham will replace Dick Baddour, [...]

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UNC Schedules Emergency BOT Meeting & 11 AM Presser

No, they are not firing Holden Thorp so put your pants back on.


The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees have called an emergency meeting via conference call Friday morning at 9 a.m.

The call is “to discuss a personnel matter” according to a press release distributed Thursday afternoon.


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IC: Bubba Is In Town

Greg Barnes at Inside Carolina is reporting that Tulsa AD Lawrence “Bubba” Cunningham is in Chapel Hill to meet with UNC officials.

The University of North Carolina is in the final stages of hiring Lawrence “Bubba” Cunningham as its new athletic director, ending a nearly seven-week search to replace Dick Baddour.

A source with intimate [...]

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UNC AD Search Close To Completion

Inside Carolina is reporting that UNC’s search for an athletic director is “very deep in the process” and the committee is preparing to give UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp a recommendation.


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Eric Hyman Staying at South Carolina

Well that didn’t take long.

A day after news broke that South Carolina AD Eric Hyman was UNC’s top choice to replace Dick Baddour with the words “mutual interest” being batted around, Hyman has now stated he wants to stay in Columbia.

South Carolina Athletics Director Eric Hyman issued a statement Wednesday night that suggests [...]

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UNC’s AD Search Zeroes In

Top candidate.


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