Sports: Colleges

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:32 PM

No. 6 UNC awakens, rolls Black Bears

Allisha Gray scored 17 points and No. 6 North Carolina bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 65-36 victory over Maine at the Carolinas Challenge on Friday night.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 09:33 PM

No. 13 Duke women drown River Hawks

Sierra Calhoun scored 19 points to lead six players in double figures and No. 13 Duke coasted to a 95-48 win over Massachusetts-Lowell on Friday....

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 04:16 PM

No. 12 Buckeyes offer key test for No. 24 UNC

North Carolina’s semester final exams wrapped up about a week ago, but for the No. 24 men’s basketball team, a major non-conference test against No. 12 Ohio State in the inaugural CBS Sports Classic today (1 p.m., CBS) looms large.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 04:06 PM

Duke a perfect 10-0 despite rough patches

The play hasn’t always been perfect — with this week as a prime example — but No. 2 Duke has reached its holiday break with an unblemished record.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:22 PM

NCCU football lands 4 junior college transfers

N.C. Central has added four junior college football transfers during the early signing period, NCCU coach Jerry Mack announced Friday. All four will begin classes in January.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 01:27 PM

Ex-Duke star LB Vinny Rey honored by Bengals

For the second straight year, former Duke football captain and current Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vinny Rey has been named the organization’s Man of the Year and team nominee for the NFL’s Walter Payton Award, an honor presented annually to the best example of a commitment to philanthropy and community impact.

Dec. 19, 2014 @ 02:37 PM

No. 2 Duke gets tough, stops UConn upset bid

No. 2 Duke recovered from a slow start to the second half and the Blue Devils scored 15 of 17 points during a key stretch in a 66-56 win over reigning NCAA champion Connecticut at the Izod Center.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 11:07 PM

Duke gets tough to top UConn

Freshmen Jones, Okafor, Winslow lead Blue Devils to 10th consecutive win

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 08:52 PM

UNC staying the course on defense

Look for North Carolina to go after Rutgers with the same 4-2-5 defensive scheme that has yielded unreliable results.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 08:44 PM

Williams wants tougher Tar Heels

Following an unsatisfying blowout win of UNC-Greensboro on Tuesday, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said his team was in store for some very long practices before taking on No. 12 Ohio State (9-1) in Chicago on Saturday.

Dec. 18, 2014 @ 12:04 AM

NCCU downs Barber-Scotia 108-52

Two days removed from one of the worst losses in the last five years, the N.C. Central men's basketball team got just what it needed — a trip home and a big win.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:50 PM

N.C. State beats Tennessee 83-72

Ralston Turner had career highs of 33 points and eight 3-pointers to help N.C. State beat Tennessee 83-72 on Wednesday night.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

Eagles shake off short-handed Barber-Scotia

For a brief moment Wednesday night, it looked like N.C. Central could be in for a surprise.Barber-Scotia, a Division II program from Concord, capitalized on an NCCU turnover on its first possession and scored the first points of the game less than 30 seconds in. But that was the only lead the Sabers would hold as the Eagles came out on top 108-52 in their first home game in more than two weeks.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:54 PM

UNSTOPPABLE: Williams’ 26-20 night ends Duke 3-game skid

Duke got off the naughty list on Wednesday night with a 92-72 win over Oklahoma thanks to senior center Elizabeth Williams.

Dec. 17, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

UNC locked in on Rutgers

UNC and Rutgers will meet in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26 in Detroit.