North Carolina Tar Heels
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The Miami Hurricanes continued to give teams from North Carolina fits Tuesday night when the team used a zone defense to knock off the Tar Heels in Chapel Hill, 63-57.
The Atlantic Coast Conference began the 2013 season hoping to get back into the race for the national championship and boost the conference’s overall image.
Miami owns its first top 10 ranking in four years. With an apparent mismatch against struggling North Carolina, the Hurricanes look to have a good chance to stay there for at least one more week.
Thursday night is the date college football fans have waited the last seven months to arrive; it’s the first day of the 2013 college football season.
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North Carolina opened the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament by reclaiming the form that carried the Tar Heels through February. The only question is whether they’ll have to continue their title chase without the guy who sparked their late-season surge.
The Miami Hurricanes continued their undefeated run through the Atlantic Coast Conference Saturday and even received a standing ovation from Miami Heat superstars LeBron James and Dwyane Wade.
The Miami Hurricanes hit Tobacco Road Thursday night with plenty of skeptics not ready to believe the Canes are ready to compete in the Atlantic Coast Conference. By the time the game in Chapel Hill ended, it was the North Carolina Tar Heels looking for answers after Miami knocked them off at the Deandome, 68-59.
University of Miami Hurricanes fans are likely looking ahead to next weekend’s matchup with the Florida State Seminoles. But, the team can’t afford to do that with a stout North Carolina Tar Heels team coming to Sun Life Stadium on Saturday.