North Carolina coach Roy Williams knows he won’t have leading scorer P.J. Hairston and senior Leslie McDonald for at least the season opener. The Hall of Fame coach is still waiting to find out how long the two will be out.
North Carolina State waited nearly two months to get starting quarterback Brandon Mitchell back from a broken left foot. Yet two games into his return, the Arkansas graduate transfer is still trying to find his form.
“Paging the UNC football team…..Your assistance is needed on the field.” As I sat and watched the UNC-ECU game yesterday the realization set in that a 1-5 record is on the way for the Tar […]
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) Steve Spurrier still loves to beat North Carolina. He’ll get another chance when the sixth-ranked Gamecocks open the season against the Tar Heels on Thursday night.
Roy Williams talks with The Drive live from the Wyndham Championship about the PJ Hairston situation in Chapel Hill, the Caulton Tudor piece on Dean Smith retiring too early, and QCB talks with the coach whether or not Roy will wear a Gamecock sticker to the UNC/USC opening football game.
The Drive Wednesday 7-24-13 – Eric Prisbell talks with The Drive about P.J. Hairston and the most recent news coming out of Chapel Hill. They get into P.J.’s relationship with Fatz Thomas, why the charges were dropped, and how many other players in the Triangle have had relationships with Fatz Thomas.
The Drive Monday 7-8-13 – Eric Prisbell from the USA Today joined The Drive to delve a little deeper into the recent reports about P.J. Hairston and his troubles in Chapel Hill. They get into how the method of Boosters has evolved over time as they give athletes cash, cars and other advantages. They also ask him about the other names in these reports Fatz Thomas and Rodney Blackstock on just who these guys are. Finally they ask Eric about what he thinks would be the worst case scnerio for the Tar Heels and for P.J. Hairston.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Hobbs Johnson didn’t feel any pressure when he learned shortly before game time he’d be matched up against North Carolina State ace Carlos Rodon.
Although UNC and Coach Roy Williams could not close the deal on the 2013 #1 rated prospect Andrew Wiggins recently, they did put together a very fine 2013 class.
The Drive Wednesday 6-13-13 -Mike Fox talks with The Drive about the Tar Heels making it to Omaha for the 6th time in 8 years, they discuss just how badly he wants to win the Championship, and they talk about the rivalry between NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill.It’s always a battle, anyone can win, records don’t matter.”