CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Nothing went easily for North Carolina all season. The Tar Heels never had top player P.J. Hairston due to NCAA violations and started 0-3 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Yet they also beat the top four teams from the preseason Top 25 and had a 12-game winning streak to return to the NCAA tournament.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman have expressed confidence in quarterback Cam Newton and coach Ron Rivera following the team’s first playoff season in five years.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — One day after the getting bounced from the NFL playoffs the Carolina Panthers turned their attention to doing something no other team in franchise history has done: reach the playoffs in back-to-back seasons.
State health officials say a Dorchester County woman is the first person in South Carolina to die from the flu this season.
Dwight Howard had 17 points and a career-high-tying 26 rebounds in his Houston debut, James Harden added 21 points and the Rockets cruised to a 96-83 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night.
On this week’s episode of QCB Unleashed, Q talks about the Charlotte Bobcats opening game tonight against the Houston Rockets! Hey, remember guys, he’s actually a fan of one of our teams!
North Carolina at least has a realistic chance to turn around the ACC’s worst record during the back half of the season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bobcats president of basketball operations Rod Higgins believes Charlotte is a team on the rise. Higgins wasn’t about to predict how many wins the Bobcats will have in their final season before changing to the Charlotte Hornets, but he expects they’ll be “much improved” over last season.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers have been a dynamite team in post-Thanksgiving Day games the last two years with a combined 9-3 record. Problem is those games haven’t mattered much.