Sports: Colleges

May. 22, 2015 @ 07:04 PM

UNC routs Duke to reach NCAA final

Tar Heels run away from Duke in second half


May. 22, 2015 @ 07:27 PM

NCAA hands up notice of allegations to UNC

Closer, yes, but no closure for those anticipating the end of the academics scandal that both has hurt credibility and continues to impact recruiting in athletics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC officials have 90 days to let the NCAA know what they plan to do with a notice of allegations from the governing body that is poised to punish the school not only for roughly 18 years of irregular course offerings but also possible infractions of NCAA bylaws.


May. 22, 2015 @ 10:45 AM

UNC falls to Florida State 8-4

Since beating Elon 14-2 May 6, UNC has dropped eight of its last 10 games, including Thursday night's 8-4 ACC Tournament loss to Florida State.  
 

May. 21, 2015 @ 10:03 PM

Good pitching lifts N.C. State and Clemson in ACC baseball tourney

N.C. State coach Elliott Avent said the long rain delay didn't bother his guys.


May. 21, 2015 @ 04:48 PM

Duke women's golf readies to defend national title

Duke begins play today seeking to win the NCAA women’s golf championship for the second consecutive year.

By no means, though, was this a simple case of Duke coach Dan Brooks putting a veteran team on the course with last year’s experience to guide it.


May. 21, 2015 @ 02:51 PM

Heels, Devils meet on Final Four stage

The extra emotion of playing a fierce rival with a berth in the national championship game on the line can be a tough thing for college athletes to handle.

Sydney Holman wouldn’t have it any other way.


May. 21, 2015 @ 12:35 AM

No. 1 seed Louisville tops UNC 7-4 in ACC tournament

The key to beating No. 1 seed Louisville was simple, Mike Fox said following North Carolina's play-in game win against Virginia Tech Tuesday: play a perfect game. 
 
By starting with a leadoff home run, it appeared No. 8 seed UNC was on track to do just that Wednesday night. But the illusion of perfection can't last forever, and UNC quickly began showing signs that it wasn't capable of putting together the kind of game Fox needed out of his players to take down the best team in the league.

May. 20, 2015 @ 08:49 PM

Postgame highlights from Curry’s little girl

Plus, it looks like NCCU's volleyball coach is trying to build something really special over there. That and more in "Fanfare."


May. 20, 2015 @ 08:42 PM

Miami tops Virginia 9-5 in ACC tourney

Miami goes against N.C.State on Friday.


May. 20, 2015 @ 07:24 PM

Duke’s Kimel, Blue Devils still fighting

Duke coach Kerstin Kimel has the Blue Devils in the hunt for a national title in lacrosse. She's fighting a more personal battle.


May. 20, 2015 @ 05:21 PM

Florida State knocks off Clemson 3-1

North Carolina gets a crack at Florida State today.


May. 19, 2015 @ 09:49 PM

UNC holds off Hokies, advances to ACC Tournament pool play

After dropping its last six ACC games, the Tar Heels just barely limped their way into the conference tournament with a No. 8 seed.

But Tuesday afternoon's elimination game, UNC (33-22) found what it had been missing with a 5-3 win against No. 9 seed Virginia Tech.


May. 19, 2015 @ 05:54 PM

Duke-UNC rivalry, Final 4 style

UNC's Holman: "It’s just been in my blood to hate Duke my whole life"


May. 19, 2015 @ 08:32 PM

SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR? State lawmakers honor Blue Devil national champs

The N.C. General Assembly gathered in a rare joint session on Tuesday for something that’s become common — celebrating another NCAA men’s basketball championship for a Triangle school. This time it was the school that wears dark blue as lawmakers fêted Duke for the school’s fifth men’s basketball national title, won last month in Indianapolis.


May. 19, 2015 @ 09:34 AM

Team-by-team look at ACC field

From top seed Louisville to No. 10 Georgia Tech, what to watch for among the 10 teams in Durham this week