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  1. Larry Brown 'worried' by UNC academic scandal

    Dana O'Neil

    SMU coach and North Carolina alum Larry Brown is concerned that the academic scandal enveloping his alma mater could stain Dean Smith's legacy.

    Story | Conversation | November 20, 2014
  2. Roy Williams of North Carolina Tar Heels 'worried sick' about NCA...

    Dana O'Neil

    North Carolina coach Roy Williams said Wednesday that he is "worried sick" about the pending NCAA investigation into the school's academic scandal, and included in his worries are concerns about his own reputation.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  3. Teams have arrived at time where they better have things figured ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Early in the season, teams have time to learn and grow. Well, with Selection Sunday little more than a month away, that time has passed. Teams need to have things figured out.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  4. Miami Hurricanes show title potential with win over North Carolin...

    Dana O'Neil

    Miami's victory over North Carolina was another example of the Hurricanes' consistency in this unpredictable season. And while other teams are riding some sort of rollercoaster, Miami is improving as the season progresses.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2013
  5. How sweet is the Sweet 16? Depends on whom you ask -- NCAA tourna...

    Dana O'Neil

    The Sweet 16 still matters, but it's just not as sweet for everyone as it used to be. Once the barometer for success, the regional semifinals are now as much a measure of failure.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2012
  6. NCAA tournament 2012 -- Reading into the fortunes of 66-team fiel...

    Dana O'Neil

    Time to break down why it will go well -- or poorly -- for each of the tourney teams.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2012
  7. UNC beats Michigan State on Carrier Classic's grand stage -- coll...

    Dana O'Neil

    After an unprecedented event like the Carrier Classic, the final score was almost a footnote. The military men and women in the stands -- and the jerseys that honored them -- were the stars of the show.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  8. A look at life on the USS Carl Vinson, site of the Carrier Classi...

    Dana O'Neil

    For the teams and a select number of lucky fans, the Carrier Classic will be a once-in-a-lifetime event. But what about the men and women who live on the USS Carl Vinson? What do they make of the whole thing?

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  9. Elite Eight preview: Kentucky vs. UNC

    Dana O'Neil

    NEWARK, N.J. -- A quick look at the East Regional final: No. 4 seed Kentucky Wildcats vs. No. 2 seed North Carolina Tar Heels, 4:55 p.m. ET Storyline: Kentucky and North Carolina -- two of the most storied programs in history, the aristocracy of ba...

    Blog | March 27, 2011
  10. NCAA tournament: Mix of freshmen and vets creates Kentucky legend...

    Dana O'Neil

    Last year was the dream team at Kentucky. This team? This was the one that's flaws were exposed throughout the season. Yet a funny thing happened on the bridge to next year's dream team. A Final Four drought ended.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2011
  11. NCAA tournament: East Region breakdown

    Dana O'Neil

    Get up to speed on the all the players, games and storylines in the East Region.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2011
  12. North Carolina freshman Harrison Barnes staying positive despite ...

    Dana O'Neil

    Several of his fellow freshmen have enjoyed fast starts to their college careers. Not Harrison Barnes. The nation's top-ranked newcomer is confident the best is yet to come for himself and North Carolina.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2010
  13. Dana O'Neil: Feisty Texas Longhorns pass first true test with win...

    Dana O'Neil

    How does the second-ranked team in the country feel disrespected? Who knows. But a determined and feisty Texas passed its first true test of the season with a 103-90 win over UNC at Cowboys Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | December 19, 2009
  14. Dana O'Neil: Payback or no, Spartans get third shot at UNC

    Dana O'Neil

    A chance at payback? A chance for revenge? Tom Izzo isn't having any of it. As Michigan State gets set to take on UNC for the third time in a year, he's just happy the Spartans have another shot on the national stage.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  15. Dana O'Neil: Balanced effort propels Heels over MSU

    Dana O'Neil

    Revenge will have to wait for another day. Behind career nights from Ed Davis and Larry Drew II, North Carolina withstood a late Michigan State rally to win 89-82.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  16. Dana O'Neil: Scary end, but the beat goes on for North Carolina

    Dana O'Neil

    Losing four starters? Who cares. Foul trouble? No worries. Nearly blowing a 19-point lead? OK, that was a little scary. But as is usually the case, UNC found a way to stay on top Thursday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2009