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  1. Try figuring out UNC -- Spartans couldn't

    Chantel Jennings

    EAST LANSING, Mich. -- The North Carolina Tar Heels could win the national title. Or they could lose the first round of the NIT. At this point, both seem equally plausible. And a month into the season, Roy Williams' group has proven itself...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  2. Dayton wins first NIT title since 1968 by stopping UNC's run

    Marcus Johnson scored 20 points and the Flyers handed North Carolina one more disheartening loss at the end of a lousy season, beating the Tar Heels 79-68 Thursday night to win the NIT.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 01, 2010
  3. Heels escape Rams, aim to be first to follow NCAA title with NIT ...

    North Carolina will get to play for another title after all.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 30, 2010
  4. Thompson has double-double as UNC earns rare visit to NIT semifin...

    Deon Thompson had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead stingy North Carolina to a 60-55 victory over UAB Tuesday night in the National Invitation Tournament quarterfinals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  5. North Carolina Tar Heels' Tyler Zeller uncertain to play in NIT t...

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams says sophomore Tyler Zeller is uncertain to play against UAB in the third round of the NIT on Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2010
  6. UNC knocks Mississippi State out of NIT

    Will Graves made a contested 3-pointer with 31 seconds left to give North Carolina a 76-74 win over Mississippi State on Saturday in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 20, 2010
  7. Strickland's FTs, UNC's defense push reigning national champs int...

    Dexter Strickland hit the go-ahead free throws with 2:34 left and North Carolina held William & Mary scoreless for the final 5 minutes in the Tar Heels' 80-72 win in the first round of the NIT on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | March 16, 2010
  8. Historically strong UNC Tar Heels, Connecticut Huskies highlight ...

    North Carolina and Connecticut are lending some serious star power to the NIT.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  9. Afternoon Linkage: MSU by the numbers

    Eamonn Brennan

    The Michigan State fans at The Only Colors have a major beef with Big Ten referee Ed Hightower, who spent a solid 30 seconds yelling face-to-face with Tom Izzo after a questionable traveling call on Raymar Morgan Tuesday night. They probably have a p...

    Blog | February 03, 2010
  10. NCAA tournament: Josh Heytvelt and Tyler Hansbrough meet again

    Mark Schlabach

    MEMPHIS -- When Gonzaga senior Josh Heytvelt played North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough the first time, it seemed that Heytvelt was the player on his way to earning multiple All-America honors. In the semifinals of the 2006 preseason NIT at Madison S...

    Blog | Conversation | March 26, 2009
  11. Forde Minutes: Big Dance edition

    Pat Forde

    From Selection Sunday to the Coen brothers to the players under pressure, The Minutes -- Big Dance edition! -- runs through it all.

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2009
  12. Hansbrough, Carolina rebound to win third in NIT play

    Tyler Hansbrough bounced back from one of the worst games of his career to score 27 points and lead UNC to a 101-87 victory over Tennessee.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 24, 2006
  13. No Morrison? No problem for Gonzaga in win over UNC

    Derek Raivio scored 21 points to help Gonzaga upset No. 2 North Carolina 82-74 in the NIT Preseason.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 22, 2006
  14. Hansbrough, Heels survive scare, rally past Winthrop

    Tyler Hansbrough had 20 points and 10 rebounds and No. 2 North Carolina rallied to beat Winthrop 73-66 in the NIT Season Tip-Off.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 15, 2006
  15. Hansbrough's 29 points power UNC past Sacred Heart

    Tyler Hansbrough had 29 points and nine rebounds and No. 2 North Carolina pulled away in the second half to beat Sacred Heart 103-81 in the opening round of the NIT Season Tip-Off.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 14, 2006
  16. NIT Season Tip-Off gets new format

    Gonzaga and North Carolina, which both finished in the final Top 10 last season, headline the field for next season's newly formatted NIT Season Tip-Off.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2006