Sports: Colleges

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Miller reaching finish line at UNC

Beth Miller, a pillar for women's athletics at North Carolina, is retiring.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 09:03 PM

Talented, learning Blue Devils roll on to Houston

Duke's play getting even better as opposition is the toughest


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 09:46 PM

Duke rallies by Bulldogs for 2nd round victory

Blue Devils top Mississippi State, advance to Spokane Regional semifinals


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 08:27 PM

Duke rolls over San Diego State, into Sweet 16

Blue Devils post second easy NCAA Tournament win, advance to Houston to play Utah next


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

Williams adjusts, Tar Heels advance

Tar Heels beat Razorbacks using the Carolina way to keep dancing in the NCAA Tournament.


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 02:13 PM

UNC women ready to run with Ohio State

Shot clock not likely to be a factor as Tar Heels, Buckeyes meet in NCAA Tournament


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 01:12 AM

NCAA MEN: Tar Heels top Arkansas, advance to Sweet 16

No. 4 seed North Carolina comes on strong in second half, puts away No. 5 seed Arkansas 87-78 in Jacksonville, Fla.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 10:46 PM

NCAA MEN: Wolfpack shocks No. 1 seed 'Nova 71-68

Villanova went from a top seed to No. 1-and-done. ... N.C. State is back in the Sweet 16, attacking one of the top teams in the nation for 40 minutes and stunning Villanova 71-68 on Saturday night. The Wolfpack went wild as the final horn sounded and danced around the court in celebration.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 06:40 PM

Devils wary of San Diego State defense

Armed with its penchant for scoring bursts, top-seeded Duke possesses offensive firepower to fuel a deep NCAA Tournament run. Standing in between the Blue Devils and a trip to the South Region semifinals in Houston is No. 8 seed San Diego State and its well-earned reputation for playing defense on par with any team in the country. At Charlotte’s Time Warner Cable Arena Sunday, March 22 (2:40 p.m., WRAL), a battle of wills with the survival of a season is on the line.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 03:47 PM

Bulldogs to test Duke’s toughness in NCAA women's 2nd round

No. 4 seeded Duke takes on No. 5 seeded Mississippi State (noon, ESPN2) on Sunday, March 22 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. In the rankings Mississippi State (27-6) comes in at No. 12, while the Blue Devils (22-10) are No. 16 in the polls.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 03:15 PM

Disciplined Coleman makes it to the Big Dance

Walk-on Justin Coleman is among the Tar Heels trying to advance in the NCAA Tournament.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 04:20 PM

NCAA WOMEN: Mama Bear's back and so are the Heels

For the first time in 725 days, the mama bear of the fourth-seeded North Carolina women’s basketball team was back on the sideline coaching in the NCAA Tournament. After missing last season to battle leukemia, coach Sylvia Hatchell returned to the NCAA Tournament with a 71-65 win against No. 13 seed Liberty Saturday.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 09:35 AM

Meeks can't play meekly against Arkansas

UNC coach Roy Williams needs more from Kennedy Meeks than fallaway jumpers.


Mar. 21, 2015 @ 12:05 AM

NCAA MEN: Duke tops Robert Morris 85-56

Top-seeded Duke downplayed any talk about Mercer or Lehigh this week and made sure there were no reminders of recent upsets on the court Friday night. The Blue Devils made 11 of their first 14 shots against No 16 seed Robert Morris and blew out the Colonials 85-56 in an NCAA Tournament South Region game at Time Warner Cable Arena.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

NCAA women's tournament notes: Duke

Williams dominates on defense; Duke needs to clean up turnovers