Tag: Basketball

Brett Thompson


2016 NCAA Tournament Music Video: “Blank Bracket”

Sports, Videos

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZIzLOQud_U] Much like Swifty’s ex-boyfriends, we’ve decided the highs of filling out brackets aren’t worth the pain they put us through. This year we’re just watching games with a Blank Bracket. Or at least that’s what we’re claiming. If we get the Final 4 right, you best believe we’ll be letting people know. Regardless,… Read more »


ACC Tournament #Scalptology Update

Articles, Sports

On February 20, we gave you a #Scalptology Primer for the upcoming ACC Tournament in Washington D.C. With one game remaining for all but Wake Forest, we break down what scalpers would most likely want to see going into DC on Tuesday. We at SportsChannel8 have broken down in order of importance of what a… Read more »


Articles, Sports

As UNC prepares for rivalry game #3 this season–the Raleigh half of the NC State home-and-home–Tar Heel alumni John Tobben asks an important question: is UNC still cool?  In October, the North Carolina Men’s Basketball program announced the team would be wearing alternate black uniforms for the team’s December matchup with UCLA. North Carolina has… Read more »


Deferent Devils Aid ACC, Yield to UNC


While talk of this being one of the best Duke-UNC football games was all the rage this week, it became clear early on in Kenan Stadium that Duke was more focused on the big picture than one game. The end result was a 66-31 victory for the Tar Heels, and one of the more sacrificial gestures… Read more »

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Stat Boi’s NBA Title Contenders: The Elite 8


We here at SC8 couldn’t be more excited for the NBA season to start. Or, well, maybe that’s just me. But as a self-described League Pass junkie (SHOOT THE GOOD STUFF RIGHT INTO MY VEINS, BOYS), I’m thrilled to have pro hoops back. I could preview the whole season in this space — all 30… Read more »

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From the North Cack Stacks: The Weekly Best in NC Sportswriting


Hello again, it’s…*looks at iPhone display screen*…Wednesday, which means it’s time for our weekly dose of the best writing involving North Carolina sports, past and present athletes, coaches, and other miscellaneous good stuff. Enjoy: Over at UPROXX Sports, friend of the program (I assume) Martin Rickman has an insightful profile on N.C. State’s star junior running… Read more »