Latest North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball News

Lennie Rosenbluth, star of UNC's '57 title team, dies at 89

Jun. 18, 2022 22:41 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Lennie Rosenbluth, who led North Carolina to its first basketball NCAA title in 1957 with a victory over Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas in the championship game, died Saturday. He was 89. The school announced Rosenbluth's death but did not provide a cause....

Northwestern's Pete Nance transferring to North Carolina

Jun. 18, 2022 14:04 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Northwestern forward Pete Nance says he’ll transfer to North Carolina. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound senior announced his commitment to play his fifth year for the Tar Heels in a social-media post Saturday. It’s a significant addition for UNC, offering a...

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...

Tar Heels' Bacot returning to UNC after NCAA title-game run

Apr. 13, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

North Carolina big man Armando Bacot is returning for his senior season after the Tar Heels fell a game short of winning an improbable national championship. He announced his decision in a social-media video Wednesday, nine days after the Tar Heels lost to Kansas in the NCAA title...