Adrian Chacon had two hits and an RBI, and four Tar Heel pitchers allowed just one run on four hits as North Carolina beat No. 30 Liberty 3-1 Wednesday night at Boshamer Stadium.
Owning the nation’s No. 1 ranking, the Blue Devil women's tennis team dropped consecutive ACC road matches at Clemson and Georgia Tech by 4-3 scores. The results, rather amazingly, dropped Duke from the top of the ACC to the No. 5 seed for this week’s ACC Tournament at Cary Tennis Park.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Rice transfer Sean Obi was the top rebounder in Conference USA.
Sports news from Northwood High School and elsewhere here in this edition of "Fanfare."
UNC claims win over No. 1 Virginia; Tar Heels, Cavs earn top seeds for this week's ACC tennis tournaments
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.