College Football http://wunc.org en The UNC-Chapel Hill Sports/Academic Scandal - A Quick Rundown http://wunc.org/post/unc-chapel-hill-sportsacademic-scandal-quick-rundown <p></p><p>Over the past week, a new iteration of the UNC-Chapel Hill sports/academic scandal has been <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/01/07/us/ncaa-athletes-reading-scores/">making headlines</a>.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:33:07 +0000 WUNC News 29133 at http://wunc.org The UNC-Chapel Hill Sports/Academic Scandal - A Quick Rundown UNC Meets Cincinnati In Belk Bowl http://wunc.org/post/unc-meets-cincinnati-belk-bowl <p></p><p></p><p>The UNC football team meets Cincinnati Saturday at the Belk Bowl in Charlotte. &nbsp;For a while this fall it looked like the Tar Heels would be home for the holidays. Carolina started the season with one win and five losses. The 5th defeat came by just four points at home to 10<sup>th</sup> ranked Miami.</p> Fri, 27 Dec 2013 23:08:44 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 28061 at http://wunc.org UNC Meets Cincinnati In Belk Bowl East Carolina Bests Ohio University In Beef O'Brady's Bowl http://wunc.org/post/east-carolina-bests-ohio-university-beef-obradys-bowl <div>Vinatavious Cooper rushed for a career-best 198 yards, setting a Beef `O' Brady's Bowl record and leading East Carolina to a 37-20 victory over Ohio on Monday.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>The Pirates (10-3) grabbed the lead for good on the first of Cooper's two touchdowns runs in the fourth quarter, a 31-yard burst with just under 10 minutes remaining.</div><div> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 04:08:01 +0000 Associated Press 27917 at http://wunc.org East Carolina Bests Ohio University In Beef O'Brady's Bowl The High Stakes Of This Year's Duke-Carolina Football Game http://wunc.org/post/high-stakes-years-duke-carolina-football-game <p></p><p>Number 24 Duke and North Carolina are getting ready for their annual football rivalry matchup.&nbsp;</p><p>The Tar Heels host the Blue Devils on Saturday in the final game of the regular season.&nbsp; There's a lot at stake for Duke, which needs the win to advance to the ACC championship game against Florida State.&nbsp; It would be the school's first trip to the title game.&nbsp;</p><p>Duke head coach David Cutcliffe says it's fitting that the deciding game is against UNC.<br /><br />"It's enough that it's just Duke and North Carolina," Cutcliffe says.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 13:26:08 +0000 Will Michaels 26570 at http://wunc.org The High Stakes Of This Year's Duke-Carolina Football Game Triangle College Football Teams Try To Bounce Back http://wunc.org/post/triangle-college-football-teams-try-bounce-back <p><a href="http://www.goheels.com/SportSelect.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=3350&amp;SPID=12962&amp;SPSID=667864&amp;SITE=UNC&amp;DB_OEM_ID=3350">The UNC football team</a> faces off this weekend against in-state rival East Carolina.&nbsp; North Carolina has won 12 of 15 all-time games against <a href="http://www.ecupirates.com/sports/m-footbl/ecu-m-footbl-body.html">the Pirates from Greenville</a>, but that won&#39;t dampen the pride that each squad will bring into the game at Chapel Hill.&nbsp; Tar Heels head coach Larry Fedora says the game puts old friends and foes back on the same field.<br /> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:25:57 +0000 Gurnal Scott 23177 at http://wunc.org Triangle College Football Teams Try To Bounce Back Raleigh Hosts Nationally Televised Clash Between NC State And Clemson http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-hosts-nationally-televised-clash-between-nc-state-and-clemson <p>The NC State Wolfpack will take the field tonight for their biggest game of the season to date. The Clemson Tigers are third-ranked in the national polls and an early contender for the national championship.</p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 12:58:09 +0000 Gurnal Scott 22749 at http://wunc.org Raleigh Hosts Nationally Televised Clash Between NC State And Clemson Frazier Appeals Firing To NCCU http://wunc.org/post/frazier-appeals-firing-nccu <p>The football coach recently fired by N.C. Central is making an appeal to get his job back. Henry Frazier, III says he was wrongly terminated.</p><p>Frazier says his second arrest in two years came after he tried to inform his ex-wife that he would be paying a parking ticket on their car. Frazier was suspended last year after being arrested for spousal abuse and was subjected to an order of protection.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:06:09 +0000 Dave DeWitt 21628 at http://wunc.org Frazier Appeals Firing To NCCU Investigation: UNC Football Player Got At Least $2,000 From Agent http://wunc.org/post/investigation-unc-football-player-got-least-2000-agent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former </span>UNC-Chapel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Hill football player Marvin Austin said in documents unsealed today in Wake County Superior Court that a player agent, Terry Shawn Watson from Georgia, paid him several thousand dollars cash. The money came to Austin in a Fed-Ex package while he was a player at Carolina in 2010.</span></p><p>Other payments were sent to the home of Jennifer Wiley. She was the tutor who was at the center of an academic fraud scandal that came out of the investigation into the football program.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 17:37:34 +0000 Dave DeWitt 11827 at http://wunc.org Investigation: UNC Football Player Got At Least $2,000 From Agent NC State Meets Vandy in Music City http://wunc.org/post/nc-state-meets-vandy-music-city <p>In college football, NC State plays Vanderbilt today in the Music City Bowl.</p><p>The Wolfpack entered the season with hopes of an ACC championship, but posted just a seven and five record, resulting in the firing of head coach Tom O'Brien. New coach Dave Doeren won't lead State in this game. That job goes to offensive coordinator Dana Bible. The interim coach says today is both a challenge and a building block.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 21:17:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 6826 at http://wunc.org Duke Football to Play its First Bowl Game in 18 Years http://wunc.org/post/duke-football-play-its-first-bowl-game-18-years <p>Duke's football team is playing in a bowl game for the first time in 18 seasons. The Blue Devils meet Cincinnati tomorrow evening in Charlotte.</p><p>Duke hasn't been to college football's version of the post-season since 1994, and they haven't won a bowl game since New Year's Day 1961. That Blue Devil squad beat Arkansas 7-6. Head coach David Cutcliffe says:</p><p style="margin-left: 40px; display: block;">"I want them to feel a sense of history as they play here because the history does indicate some tough times, but it also represents the best of the best."</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 20:11:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 6827 at http://wunc.org