July 2, 2018
Seven top-10 finishes and 13 teams in the top 25 led Carolina to a 13th-place national showing in the 2017-18 Learfield Directors’ Cup. This is the 19th consecutive year the Tar Heels have finished in...Read More
June 25, 2018
Carolina got an 11th trip to Omaha. The Heels’ College World Series was cut short, but they left with the assurance Coach Mike Fox ’78 (’79 MAT) would be back for more — and Fox...Read More
When Argentina beat the United States in the semifinals Friday, the U.S. Men’s Basketball Team lost any chance for gold.
The Argentinians led by five points at halftime, and widened that lead to 13 points by the end of the third quarter. The Americans closed the gap slightly but the game ended 89-81 in Argentina’s favor. The era of American dominance on the Olympic stage was over.
The USA had won the basketball gold medal at the previous three editions of the Olympic Games and many believed a fourth consecutive gold was a foregone conclusion.