College Basketball

by Sharon Thorsland It’s college basketball rivalry weekend and there are certainly plenty of good match-ups on tap. But none is bigger or better than North Carolina-Duke. This is the best rivalry in college basketball and arguably one of the best in all sports. If you’re a Tar Heel fan like me, you’re likely still […]

by Sharon Thorsland It’s been eight days since North Carolina last played, a hard fought victory over Syracuse. So it’s a well-rested UNC team that welcomes Pitt to town Wednesday night, and the Tar Heels are no doubt looking for a little revenge after losing by two to the Panthers back in December. The win […]

by Sharon Thorsland North Carolina takes on Syracuse tonight, riding a three game win streak into what was formerly known as the Carrier dome for a late-night matchup with the Orange. Tip-off is set for 9:00pm on WBT. The Tar Heels (13-6, 6-3 ACC) are coming off a win over rival NC State, while Syracuse […]

by Sharon Thorsland It’s a big game in Chapel Hill this weekend, as North Carolina takes on NC State at the Dean Dome. Tip-off is set for 5:00 on WBT. The Tar Heels (13-6, 5-3 ACC) beat Boston College on Tuesday and are starting to click again, winning 8 of their last 10 games. The […]

by Sharon Thorsland North Carolina is back at home tonight for another ACC match up, this time against Boston College. The Eagles have lost three straight and are 8-10 (2-5 ACC) on the season and have been very inconsistent, with wins over Notre Dame and a near win over Duke but horrible losses to Wake […]

by Sharon Thorsland North Carolina’s modest win streak didn’t last long, the Tar Heels suffered a late meltdown against Virginia on Tuesday night and lost for the eighth straight time in Charlottesville. They’ve got the perfect opportunity to get back on track Saturday though, as they face ACC cellar-dweller Louisville. The Cardinals are 0-6 in […]

by Sharon Thorsland It’s a big game for North Carolina on Tuesday night. The Tar Heels take on #13 Virginia in Charlottesville, looking to extend their modest two game winning streak. The Heels are coming off an impressive performance over Notre Dame, improving to 11-5 on the year, 3-2 in the ACC. The Cavaliers (11-3, […]

by Sharon Thorsland North Carolina takes on Notre Dame in a bright and early ACC match-up on Saturday. Tip-off is set for 11:30am in the Dean Dome. The Tar Heels turned in an impressive second half performance in Wednesday’s win over Wake Forest, improving to 10-5 on the year, 2-2 in the conference. It’s been […]

by Sharon Thorsland North Carolina’s brief return to the Top 25 didn’t last long as the Tar Heels dropped a heart breaker to Pitt last week, ending a four game win streak. Now the Heels focus their attention on another ACC opponent in Wake Forest. Tip-off is set for 9pm Wednesday night in Chapel Hill. […]

WBT announces a new morning show, Good Morning BT with Bo Thompson and Beth Troutman, and the UNC Tar Heels take on the Duke Blue Devils in one of the biggest college basketball games of all time - which one I'm pulling for, and why.