GoHeels Weekly Primer

GoHeels Weekly Primer

CHAPEL HILL - Fall semester classes begin on Tuesday and several Tar Heel sports are in full swing.  The men's and women's soccer teams have played exhibition games and regular season play is just around the corner.  Take a moment and recap the week with the latest installment of the GoHeels Weekly Primer.


MEN'S BASKETBALL:  The Tar Heels will appear at an ESPN College GameDay site for a record 11th time next season ... Adam Lucas ranked the top "what-if" teams in Carolina hoops history.

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL:  Carolina will host Tennessee as part of ESPN's College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon on Nov. 11.

FIELD HOCKEY:  GoHeels TV was with Karen Shelton and the Tar Heels as they opened fall practice last week ... UP NEXT:  The season opener is Aug. 30 at Lock Haven.

FOOTBALL:  GoHeels' Training Camp Central page is the hub for all your preseason football news, including GoHeels TV's extensive, position-by-position previews ... Robbi Pickeral profiled Tre Boston ... Former Tar Heel Ethan Albright is joining the Tar Heel Sports Network radio crew ... Lucas explains how Albright's transition from the NFL to the broadcast booth has accelerated  ... Here's Lee Pace's Thursday Extra Points column on the UNC special teams ... Later in the week, Pace wrapped up the end of training camp ... Walston wrote on Friday about Jack Tabb's learning of the linebacker position ... Larry Fedora's weekly radio show starts on Tuesday night ... UP NEXT:  The Tar Heels will open the 2013 season next Thursday (Aug. 29) at South Carolina.

MEN'S SOCCER:  GoHeels TV was there as the UNC squad got training camp underway ... Carolina beat Elon 3-0 in an exhibition match on Saturday in Greensboro ...  UP NEXT:  The Tar Heels will face top-notch exhibition opponents this week when they face Michigan State (Thursday) and Indiana (Saturday) in Fort Wayne, Ind.

WOMEN'S SOCCER:  Dave Lohse's latest Fetzer to Finley column focused on the Tar Heels' NCAA title defense that starts this week ... UP NEXT:  Carolina opens its 2013 regular season this weekend in Charlottesville, Va., against Santa Clara (Friday) and VCU (Sunday).

VOLLEYBALL:  The Tar Heels' 2013 media guide is available online ... UP NEXT:  Carolina's annual Blue-White scrimmage is this Saturday.