Sports: Colleges

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

UNC's Meeks iffy for Sweet 16

Kennedy Meeks was limited in UNC's practice.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 09:17 PM

Duke's defense to be tested by Utes

The next hurdle in Duke’s path to a first Final Four berth in five years will present the Blue Devils defense with a serious challenge.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 09:56 PM

Duke-Maryland rivalry rekindled

After years of landing in the same region as Connecticut or whoever was the powerhouse team of that particular season, the Duke women finally caught a break in this year’s NCAA Tournament.


Mar. 24, 2015 @ 07:54 PM

UNC’s Scott, Otis perform well for pro scouts

Every team in the National Football League had a scout on hand Tuesday morning as North Carolina hosted its annual Pro Timing Day at Navy Field.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 10:01 PM

Cherry on top

Freshman's clutch shot lifts UNC past Ohio State and back to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Big Badger Kaminsky to test mettle of UNC's Williams

North Carolina is in the Sweet 16 against Wisconsin. Badgers big man Frank Kaminsky is expected to be a load for a UNC team that may not have forward Kennedy Meeks.


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.