Sports: Colleges

Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:09 PM

Duke picks up 2nd straight shutout, 6th straight victory

The Duke baseball team blanked its second straight opponent, shutting out UNC Greensboro 2-0 Tuesday evening at Jack Coombs Field for its season-high sixth consecutive victory.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 11:10 PM

ECU nips Tar Heel baseball in Greenville

Zach Houchins had four hits and Ryan Williams worked the final 4.2 innings out of the bullpen as East Carolina hung on for a 3-2 win over visiting North Carolina Tuesday evening at Clark-LeClair Stadium. Landon Lassiter homered for the Tar Heels, who dropped to 23-18 on the year and will host No. 30 Liberty Wednesday at 6 in Chapel Hill


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 06:32 PM

UNC's 2-way ACC foes: Jackets, Cards, Duke, Wolfpack

The UNC men’s basketball team will play home and away games in 2014-15 against Georgia Tech and Louisville in addition to Duke and N.C. State, the ACC announced Tuesday.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 05:52 PM

Ex-NCCU aide Moseley targets volunteer NCCU aide Wilkerson

Former NCCU associate head coach John Moseley recently accepted the job as head coach of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Mo., and he’s busy recruiting — targeting NCCU volunteer assistant coach C.J. Wilkerson.


Apr. 22, 2014 @ 06:11 PM

Duke to face Wake, UNC, 'Cuse, Irish twice each in 2014-15

The Blue Devils’ men's basketball conference schedule for 2014-15 features home-and-home games with North Carolina, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Wake Forest. Duke will welcome Boston College, Clemson, Georgia Tech, Miami and Pittsburgh into Cameron Indoor Stadium, while making road trips to Florida State, Louisville, N.C. State, Virginia and Virginia Tech.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 10:28 PM

Obi picks Duke

Rice transfer Sean Obi was the top rebounder in Conference USA.


Apr. 21, 2014 @ 09:58 PM

Duke's Peters to camp with Mystics

Sports news from Northwood High School and elsewhere here in this edition of  "Fanfare."


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 10:16 PM

FANFARE: Duke baseball sweeps Hokies

UNC claims win over No. 1 Virginia; Tar Heels, Cavs earn top seeds for this week's ACC tennis tournaments


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 10:52 PM

ACC TRACK: Duke men, women 4th; UNC men 2nd, women 8th

Florida State held off a resurgent UNC men's team to take first place. The Tar Heels finished three points back, 113-110, to capture second, their highest finish in the ACC Championships since 1999.


Apr. 20, 2014 @ 07:01 AM

'Sister Act' plays to receptive audience at NCCU

The Germ sisters, London and Emerie, both of Georgia, have been playing together since they were itty-bitty girls and have taken their games to N.C. Central.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 09:01 PM

FIRE & ICE: Ex-Pack greats win 3-on-3 charity tilt vs. Duke, UNC

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina hosted the charity basketball event as a part of its Big Three 3-Point Challenge, a fundraising effort in its second year that benefits Duke Children’s Hospital, The V Foundation for Cancer Research and the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, respectively.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 06:47 PM

Duke explodes for 13 runs in easy road win at Virginia Tech

The Duke baseball team churned out a season-high-tying 17 hits, including eight for extra bases, and the Blue Devils clinched their fourth ACC series victory with a 13-3 decision over Virginia Tech Saturday at English Field. Duke totaled eight hits with runners in scoring position while the 13 runs are the most the Blue Devils have scored in an ACC game this season.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 06:41 PM

No. 2 Duke cruises in regular-season men's home lacrosse finale

Senior attackman Jordan Wolf scored six goals and added two assists to lead No. 2 Duke to its eighth straight win, a 17-8 decision over visiting Rutgers as the Blue Devils celebrated Senior Day at Koskinen Stadium.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 05:49 PM

No. 1 Virginia takes down Heels, Benton Moss, 3-1

 Benton Moss allowed just three hits in 7.2 innings of work but Virginia made the most of them as the top-ranked Cavaliers beat North Carolina 3-1 Saturday afternoon at Davenport Field.


Apr. 19, 2014 @ 08:05 PM

DUKE DRIVES ACC

Duke women golfers took 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th places overall as the Blue Devils swept to their third consecutive ACC Championship at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro. Duke star Celine Boutier was the lone golfer in the field to break par for the tournament, finishing four strokes ahead of teammate Laeititia Beck at 3-under 210.

As a team, No. 3-ranked Duke shot 10-over-par for the tournament and beat second-place Virginia by 27 strokes. UNC finished fourth, 34 strokes behind the Blue Devils.

Duke carded rounds of 291, 285 and 286 for a 54-hole total of 10-over-par 862. Second-place Virginia, which was tied for the first day lead with Duke, finished 27 strokes back at 889, followed by N.C. State (890), North Carolina (896), Notre Dame (905), Miami (905), Florida State (908), Wake Forest (919), Maryland (921), Clemson (921) and Boston College (959).

Blue Devil coach Dan Brooks registered his 118th career victory and has led Duke to 18 of 19 ACC Championships over his 30 years. Boutier becomes the 12th different Blue Devil to claim the ACC individual title and it marks the 16th time a Duke golfer has won medalist accolades at the championship.