Tag: ACC basketball

Hayes Permar

What does Hayes like about sports? Walk offs, walkovers, walk ups, walk outs, walks, Ewoks, “Walk Like A Man” by Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. He is from Wake County and dropped out of Davidson, UNC and NC State, jumps on whatever in-state bandwagon is currently tracking towards a championship and has a favorite team but pretends he doesn’t for journalistic purposes.

ACC Tournament Media Memories


The ACC Tournament is a great sporting event. But for folks who work in sports media covering the Tournament, it’s more than that. If you grew up in North Carolina, the ACC Tournament was likely one of the things that drew you to working in media in the first place. For folks who were raised… Read more »

UNC over ND for win 3 of a 5-day spree


featured photo by Smith Hardy/smithhardy.com (almost) 8 Things from UNC’s win over Notre Dame By R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — No. 14 North Carolina had trouble putting Notre Dame away, but a flurry of easy buckets off terrific passes in the last five minutes fueled a 13–2 run in the Tar Heels’ 83–66… Read more »

Maye Day, Mayday for the Wolfpack


8 Things from UNC’s win over N.C. State by R.L. Bynum Who won? RALEIGH — Has Luke Maye seized the powers of PNC Arena dominance that Marcus Paige wielded for four years? It took him until the start of the second half to figure out how to use them. But, boy did he use them…. Read more »

UNC beat Duke


8 Things from Duke-UNC, Round 1 by R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — After No. 9 Duke seemingly couldn’t miss in the first half, North Carolina took control with a 16-4 run early in the second half and survived going scoreless for more than 4.5 second-half minutes. The Tar Heels won 82-78 on Thursday… Read more »

The Duke-UNC Drinking Game


ICYMI, Duke faces UNC Thursday night in Chapel Hill. With neither team in the national top 5 nor the hunt for the ACC regular season title, the game may seem to casual observers to be a step back from the top tier events the games have often been. In order to step it back up,… Read more »

Heels Stop Losing Streak. Panthers Extend Theirs.


featued image courtesy goheels.com/Jeffrey A. Camarati 8 Things from UNC’s Win Over Pitt by R.L. Bynum Who won? CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina found the cure for a three-game losing streak Saturday night in the closest the ACC comes to an easy game, handing Pittsburgh its school-record 11th consecutive loss, 96-65. The Panthers haven’t won… Read more »