On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, Ryan Lipton and David Matlock analyze UNC’s two wins over Iona and Washington and look forward to their matchup against the Auburn Tigers on Friday. They also look at Duke’s one-point victory over UCF and discuss the recent news involving Lonzo Ball severing ties with Big Baller Brand.
UNC struggles for a period against No. 16 Iona, beats No. 9 Washington easily. What are your thoughts on the Tar Heels after the first two games?
UNC v. Auburn: What are the keys to victory against Auburn?
Would we rather play Houston or Kentucky in the Elite 8 assuming UNC beats Auburn?
Duke v. UCF comes down to one point. Does the one-point win show a weakness in Duke or is it a catapult for Duke to make a run going forward?
Lonzo Ball breaks away from BBB brand after company founder in trouble for fraud
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes we look back at North Carolina’s 81-79 victory over Clemson, discuss if UNC deserves its No. 3 ranking, other top 5 teams, we preview the Duke-UNC game, and talk about the futures of recently-controversial LeBron James and Antonio Brown.
Tar Takes 3/4
Tar Heels defeat Clemson 81-79. Nassir only scored 5 points. Should UNC fans be worried about Little’s performance moving forward?
North Carolina rolled with 6 men for most of the game against Clemson. Is that the plan moving forward?
UNC now ranked No. 3 in the country. What would be your rankings for the top 5 in college basketball be?
Duke-UNC. Who’s going to win?
Would you trade for Antonio Brown?
Should LeBron play the remainder of the NBA season?
UNC G Kenny Williams vs. Louisville (Photo via Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports)
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes we talk about what UNC basketball’s latest win meant over Louisville, look forward to the Tar Heels’ game vs. NC State, recap the Super Bowl drama and dive into the NBA’s drama led by Anthony Davis, Kristaps Porzingis and LeBron James.
Tar Takes Topics 2/4:
What does the win over Louisville mean for Tar Heel basketball?
Is the game against NC State at home on Tuesday a game the Tar Heels should worry about?
How would you asses the Mack Brown tenure thus far?
NBA: Who won the trade Mavs or Knicks?
Should the Knicks trade a possible top 2 pick for Anthony Davis?
Super Bowl Sunday Takeways:
Dave Portnoy + Barstool Sports
The actual Super Bowl game, was it even exciting? Takeaways from the game.
UNC QB Mitch Trubisky (Photo via Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, we discuss if UNC basketball will stay in the Top 10 of the rankings after this week (@GT, @LOU), whether Mitch Trubisky making the 2019 NFL Pro Bowl proves there is something wrong with the Pro Bowl, and the latest on LeBron James, Anthony Davis (he requested a trade) and the Los Angeles Lakers.
For all our topics from this week’s episode, check down below!
Shout out to UNC women’s basketball for defeated No. 1 Notre Dame this weekend at home.
UNC Basketball reaches No. 9 in rankings. Will they be able to stay in the top 10 after this week? They play at Georgia Tech and at No. 15 Louisville
UNC alumn Mitch Trubisky makes 2019 NFL Pro Bowl. Does this prove how stupid the pro bowl is?
AD requests trade. Should NO trade Anthony Davis before the trade deadline or wait until the Celtics can bid in the summer?
If you were the Celtics, would you trade Kyrie Irving for Anthony Davis straight up?
Who is going to win the Super Bowl? Rams vs. Patriots
On this week’s episode of Tar Takes, we debate whether or not RB Kareem Hunt deserves a second chance, if Markelle Fultz’s injury is legit and whether the Golden State Warriors will experience longterm success even after Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson retire.
On the Tar Heel side, we discuss UNC football losing out on QB Kelly Bryant, the struggles on the basketball court after losing to Michigan and the university’s decision to build a $5.3 million building for the Silent Sam statue.
QB Kelly Bryant signs with Missouri. How big of a hit is it for the Tar Heels to lose out on Bryant?
Tar Heels suffer brutal loss to Michigan last Wednesday. What is wrong with UNC?
Kentucky, Gonzaga still upcoming for Tar Heels. Can UNC compete with those power houses at the moment?
UNC politics: Smart or dumb move for to put Silent Sam in $5 million building?
Markelle Fultz diagnosed with neuronic thoracic outlet syndrome. Is this a legit excuse?
Kareem Hunt released by Chiefs. Does he deserve a 2nd chance? Is that interview with Lisa Salters real life?
Kobe Bryant takes shot at Golden State Warriors. Will the Warriors’ franchise be successful long term?
Kelly Bryant – Photo by Mike Comer/Getty Images
Coby White – Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports
Silent Sam – WNCN
Markelle Fultz – Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images
This week on Tar Takes! We talk about the Tar Heels’ upcoming game against Virginia Tech on national television, the first time since 2015! UNC basketball loses out another recruit, NCAA makes weird ruling on UNC-USC basketball game, McGregor/Khabib rematch and Stephen Curry’s NBA impact.
Tar Takes with Ryan Lipton and David Matlock is presented by Relevnt and The JR Report.
Tar Takes S2E6: UNC vs. VT, NCAA crazy, Khabib/McGregor, Warriors’ dynasty
UNC vs. Virginia Tech: First nationally televised home game since 2015, thoughts on the game?
UNC basketball loses out on some major recruits this week: Wendell Moore, Josh Green
Are you going to Late Night with Roy?
NCAA denies Gamecocks, Tar Heels from playing fundraiser game: Why NCAA?
Quick Thoughts: Lakers/Warriors tomorrow night, Stephen Curry, Raiders/Falcons depressing
UNC vs. Virginia Tech – Michael Shroyer/Getty Images
Wendell Moore – Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
This week on Tar Takes we discuss the North Carolina Tar Heels’ football win over the Pittsburgh Panthers on Saturday, if they have any shot to upset the Miami Hurricanes on Thursday and if Carolina basketball should be a top 10 team in the country.
In the NFL, we discuss the state of the Oakland Raiders and Atlanta Falcons.
And we look at the Jimmy Butler trade request from the Minnesota Timerbwolves and tell you if that was the right decision for Butler.
Los Angeles Lakers’ LeBron James and Lonzo Ball (Photo via Getty Images)
The 2018 NBA Draft has passed, Free Agency is slowing down, and teams are scrambling to build their rosters for the upcoming season. The Lakers landed the big fish in LeBron James, but the Warriors continue to outshine the king with the signing of Boogie Cousins. The Thunder may have had the biggest upset in the NBA the past two seasons in signing for Paul George. Either way, nobody is catching the Warriors anytime soon.