Blue Devils (6-1) enter Associated Press Top 25 for first time this season
Eagles still in it to win it in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Countdown to Craziness scrimmages showed us how the starting lineup is coming together
Freshman big man impresses during Countdown to Craziness scrimmages
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said that no one on North Carolina was going to say he played a great game in UNC’s 28-27 win over Virginia Saturday — except for sophomore Mack Hollins.
Freshman backup quarterback Mitch Trubisky was in for one play Saturday and he threw the game-winning touchdown pass.
It was just typical of a wild finish that ended with North Carolina beating Virginia 28-27 Saturday at Scott Stadium.
Malcolm Bell threw for 287 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 72 yards and two touchdowns to lead N.C. Central to a 42-14 victory over Savannah State on Saturday.
Roy Williams defended his actions during the time of rampant academic fraud at North Carolina, claiming that his program did things the right way while acknowledging that he didn’t know if the NCAA would still levy penalties.
When the Tar Heels (3-4, 1-2 ACC) come back to Scott Stadium today (12:30 p.m., WRAL), the junior quarterback will be in the midst of one of the most productive stretches in school history.
NCCU (3-4, 2-1 MEAC) will be aiming to boost its overall record to the .500 mark against Savannah State Saturday, Oct. 25 (2 p.m., NCCU Sports Network). A second conference loss for the Eagles would make their chances of winning the MEAC title dicey at best.
Savannah State vs. N.C. Central (Oct. 25, 2014)
Shane Carden threw for a season-high 445 yards, Breon Allen ran for two touchdowns and No. 18 East Carolina pulled away to beat Connecticut 31-21 on Thursday night.
When Savannah State shows up Saturday at O’Kelly-Riddick Stadium to play N.C. Central (2 p.m., NCCU Sports Network), the Tigers, because of injuries, will be working with their fourth signal caller of the season. Two freshman quarterbacks are listed on the depth chart, Tino Smith II (6-2, 215) and Michael Knox (6-3, 205).
Three weeks after Late Night With Roy and the start of preseason practice and three weeks before its regular season opener, North Carolina will play its first men’s basketball exhibition game of 2014-15 at 7:30 Friday, Oct. 24 against Fayetteville State at the Smith Center.
Duke returns one starter from last season’s 28-win team. While that player is all-American center Elizabeth Williams, it still came with some surprise this week when the Blue Devils were picked to finish second in the ACC women’s basketball race behind Notre Dame.