Sports: Colleges

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:16 PM

NCCU women come up short against Winthrop

A monster game from N.C. Central’s Racquel “Rocky” Davis couldn’t get her team past Winthrop. The visitors from Rock Hill, South Carolina beat NCCU 71-63 at McDougald-McLendon Gymnasium on Tuesday.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:36 PM

Duke women rip Buffalo 88-54

The eighth-ranked Duke Blue Devils handily beat the visiting Buffalo Bulls 88-54 at Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday night, but they needed some time to do it.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

NCCU falls to Cincinnati 59-50 on road ... Developing

Underdog N.C. Central kept undefeated Cincinnati honest Tuesday night, trailing by six points at the half and keeping the margin right there through most of the final 10 minutes of regulation before the Bearcats held off the Eagles 59-50.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 07:52 PM

Duke players’ anger focused on Wake game

Duke’s football players are angry, annoyed by losses to Virginia Tech and North Carolina last week that knocked the Blue Devils out of the Top 25 and ruined their ACC championship hopes. The task at hand is to get the Blue Devils to focus on their final regular-season game, against Wake Forest Saturday (7 p.m., ESPNU), and focus that energy toward ending the two-game losing streak.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Tar Heels to open Battle 4 Atlantis tournament today

The No. 5 Tar Heels (3-0) lost to Butler two years again in Maui and the teams face off in another exotic locale at noon Wednesday (Nov. 26) (ESPN2) in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament at the Atlantis Paradise Island resort in Nassau, Bahamas.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Golden time of day at NCCU


Nov. 24, 2014 @ 08:24 PM

McGee picking up where she left off at Hillside

Wingate University forward Morgan McGee was a dominating player in the PAC-6 when she played for Hillside High School.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Wolfpack safety barks, Tar Heels seeing red

UNC beat rival Duke last week, and here comes another big one for the Tar Heels — N.C. State.

Nov. 24, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Former UNC guard Melvin Scott charged with rape

Melvin Scott had been both teaching and coaching basketball at Voyager Academy.

Nov. 25, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

UNC celebration damages Duke locker room

Tar Heels apologize, will pay for repairs, after spray painting Duke facilities

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 08:07 PM

Painful loss in the past, Duke starts working on Wake Forest

The Blue Devils have one more regular-season game to play before their bowl assignment

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:53 PM

UNC men slip past Charlotte 2-1 in NCAA 2nd Round

Senior forward Tyler Engel netted his his second goal of the game with less than two minutes left in regulation  to give No. 16-ranked North Carolina a 2-1 victory over the No. 8 Charlotte 49ers Sunday in the second round of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament at Transamerica Field.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:58 PM

Wolfpack holds off tenacious South Florida in tight one

Trevor Lacey scored 21 points to help N.C. State hold off South Florida 68-65 on Sunday. Cat Barber added 10 points for the Wolfpack, who blew most of an 11-point lead in the final 3 minutes but did just enough to earn the program's first 4-0 start under coach Mark Gottfried.

Nov. 23, 2014 @ 09:53 PM

Creighton tops visiting NCCU 65-45

Isaiah Zierden scored 20 points, including 8 of 9 from the line, to lead Creighton over visiting N.C. Central 65-45 on Sunday.


Nov. 23, 2014 @ 06:21 PM

No. 18 South Carolina ends No. 6 UNC's season

No. 18 South Carolina played more like sixth-ranked North Carolina on Sunday according to UNC coach Anson Dorrance and that helped the Gamecocks take a 1-0 win in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at Fetzer Field.