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  1. Illinois adds UNC, finalizes future schedules

    Brian Bennett

    Illinois has finalized its 2015, 2016 and 2017 nonconference schedules. How strong you think they are will depend on your view of North Carolina. The Illini announced on Thursday that they would play a home-and-home series with the Tar Heels in 20...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  2. Schedule look: Louisville

    Brian Bennett

    I continue my team-by-team look at each schedule in the Big East. Up today: Louisville. Nonconference schedule: The Cardinals get the season started Sept. 1 with in-state rival Kentucky, so there will be little room for error and no time to jus...

    Blog | April 04, 2012
  3. Big East mailblog

    Brian Bennett

    Here it is, your Friday mailblog. Don't everybody rush onto the computer at once. Chris in Washington, D.C., writes: Andrea, now with a proven season under his belt, Coach (Charlie) Strong is starting to institute new changes in Louisville and get...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  4. Louisville-UNC game moved to Oct. 8

    Brian Bennett

    The ACC released its schedule on Monday, and it included a change to a Big East school's previously announced opener. Louisville and North Carolina had agreed last fall to begin a home-and-home series in Chapel Hill on Labor Day weekend. But the T...

    Blog | February 15, 2011
  5. UNC replaces Georgia on Louisville slate

    Brian Bennett

    Georgia has bought out of a planned series with Louisville that was to begin next year, and North Carolina has replaced the Bulldogs on the schedule. The Cardinals and Tar Heels will open next season on Sept. 3 in Chapel Hill, with Louisville host...

    Blog | November 19, 2010
  6. Rutgers needs more offense against UNC

    Brian Bennett

    Say this about Saturday's North Carolina-Rutgers game: you couldn't have predicted many of these storylines during the summer. The Tar Heels (0-2) were supposed to be the team with the all-world defense and shaky quarterback play. Instead, suspens...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  7. Little things that could mean a lot, Coastal Division

    Brian Bennett

    Earlier this month while guest-hosting the ACC blog, I wrote about some little improvements that each Atlantic Division team could make this year that might make the difference between a good year and a great one (or a mediocre one and a good one. Or...

    Blog | April 16, 2010
  8. Three keys for Pitt in the Meineke Car Care Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Three keys for Pittsburgh in Saturday's Meineke Car Care Bowl against North Carolina: 1. Make the Tar Heels offense beat you: In other words, don't let North Carolina get points in non-traditional ways, which is one of its trademarks. The Tar Heel...

    Blog | December 24, 2009
  9. Meineke Car Care Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Meineke Car Care Bowl: Pittsburgh (9-3) vs. North Carolina (8-4): Dec. 26, 4:30 p.m. (ESPN) Talk about your long fall down. Pittsburgh was a missed extra point away from winning the Big East and making the Sugar Bowl. Instead, the Panthers find t...

    Blog | December 06, 2009
  10. Video: Meineke Car Care Bowl preview

    Brian Bennett

    Todd McShay breaks down West Virginia vs. UNC in the Meineke Car Care Bowl....

    Blog | December 15, 2008
  11. Meineke Car Care Bowl: West Virginia (8-4) vs. North Carolina (8-...

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett For the first time since 2002, West Virginia won't play in a New Year's Day or a BCS bowl. But the Mountaineers are in the familiar position of trying to salvage a little Big East pride against North Carolina. The ...

    Blog | December 07, 2008
  12. Tar Heels want more, do more on defense

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett AP Photo North Carolina came in to Saturday's UConn game determined to shut down running back Donald Brown (#34..) CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Butch Davis delivered a message for his team at the st...

    Blog | October 05, 2008
  13. Mistakes costly for Connecticut

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- It was a little bizarre to hear Connecticut coach Randy Edsall lament all his team's costly mistakes in Saturday night's 38-12 loss at North Carolina. The Huskies are supposed to be the team tha...

    Blog | October 05, 2008
  14. UNC's Carter holds own block party

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images North Carolina's Bruce Carter blocks Connecticut punter Desi Cullen's kick, one of three punts Carter blocked in the game. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Here's a tip for futur...

    Blog | October 04, 2008
  15. Third quarter: North Carolina 31, UConn 6

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- In many ways, this is a mirror image of Connecticut's formula for success. The Huskies have a big edge in time of possession, total yards and plays from scrimmage. They've run 62 plays for 247 y...

    Blog | October 04, 2008
  16. Brown goes over 1,000

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- In perhaps the only good news for Connecticut, running back Donald Brown has gone over 1,000 yards for the season in just his sixth game. He becomes the 10th back in school history to accomplish...

    Blog | October 04, 2008