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Tar Heels' Caleb Love returning after NCAA title game run

Apr. 24, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

North Carolina guard Caleb Love is returning for his junior season, a huge boost for the Tar Heels after their improbable run to the NCAA championship game. The 6-foot-4 Love announced his decision in a social-media video on Sunday, the last day for players to declare for the NBA...

Tar Heels' Black opts to return for 5th year after NCAA run

Apr. 15, 2022 13:52 PM EDT

North Carolina wing Leaky Black is returning for a fifth year available due to the COVID-19 pandemic, providing another boost to the Tar Heels after their improbable run to the NCAA championship game. The 6-foot-8, 200-pound Black announced his decision to return Friday in a...

Jayhawks rally, rock North Carolina 72-69 to win NCAA title

Apr. 05, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Best. Comeback. Ever. Sounds pretty good next to Rock Chalk, Jayhawk. What looked like a lost cause turned into one of the sweetest wins ever for Kansas. The Jayhawks brought their fourth NCAA title back to Allen Fieldhouse on Monday thanks to a...

Hobbled Bacot comes up short in Tar Heels' NCAA title push

Apr. 05, 2022 01:55 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Armando Bacot kept battling, locking his jaw and gritting his way through a hobbling ankle injury for the chance to help North Carolina win a national championship. He played through bumps and box-outs, ballscreens and blocked shots. At one point, he could only...

Adjustments earn Bill Self second national title at Kansas

Apr. 05, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Kansas spent the first 20 minutes forcing shots and passes, missing layups and pressing the issue instead of pressing forward. The next 20 turned into a master class in coaching by Bill Self — with a spicy dash of Remy Martin. No more big-game...

Jayhawks' Bill Self masterminds epic championship comeback

Apr. 05, 2022 01:16 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — In a national championship game nobody at Kansas will soon forget, Bill Self went from the Hall of Fame coach who far too often failed on the big stage to the brilliant mastermind of the biggest comeback in NCAA title-game history. Blitzed by North Carolina for...

UNC's Bacot leaves no suspense on his title-game status

Apr. 03, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — North Carolina front-court starter Armando Bacot didn't so much down-play the severity of his right ankle injury as dismiss the notion that it would stop him from playing hard against Kansas in Monday night's national championship game. “I'm going to go all...

Out of the (Carolina) blue, Tar Heels go for title vs Kansas

Apr. 03, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It should come as no shock that North Carolina and Kansas are playing for the national title. Their names, complete with their intertwined histories, are cemented on the short-short list of college basketball's greatest programs. There's a bit of a twist in 2022....

Kansas, North Carolina leaning on dynamic duos in title run

Apr. 03, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — North Carolina's top offensive priority, particularly early in a game, is to feed the ball to Armando Bacot in the post. Once the opposing team inevitably starts sending extra defenders at the Tar Heels' big man, Caleb Love has more space to let 3-pointers fly or drive to the...

Krzyzewski K-O'd: North Carolina takes out coach, Duke 81-77

Apr. 03, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For the 48th time over 47 years of unparalleled coaching, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski took the slow walk to midcourt and shook the hand of the North Carolina coach who beat him. After that, he found his wife, Mickie, and they made the slow, sad walk, hand-in-hand,...