Sports: Colleges

Jun. 02, 2015 @ 08:57 PM

Wilkins leaving NCCU for pro football

Star receiver, return specialist had lost eligibility at NCCU

Jun. 03, 2015 @ 07:41 AM

Already a Morehead scholar, Hillside's Beasley joining Tar Heels

On scholarship at UNC for his classwork, Beasley looks to continue football career as a walk-on

Jun. 01, 2015 @ 10:01 PM

NCAA notice may parse UNC scandal as books vs. balls

Wainstein Report may influence NCAA's view of scandal

Jun. 01, 2015 @ 10:19 PM

UNC's Barnes reaches pinnacle with Warriors

After near misses for Final Four apperances with the Tar Heels, Barnes appreciates where he and Golden State are this season


May. 29, 2015 @ 08:43 PM

Latta leaves UNC's bench

Plus more news from NCCU and Duke in this installment of "Fanfare."

May. 29, 2015 @ 06:17 PM

Durham's Kithcart on next big stage

Point guard Kithcart has drawn interest from UNC.

May. 28, 2015 @ 08:56 PM

Improved Blue Devils ready for NCAAs

Duke started season slowly but is playing its best golf in NCAAs

May. 27, 2015 @ 07:04 PM

Duke preps for next year in short turnaround

Unlike a year ago, Duke’s time to rebuild its basketball roster is compressed this year.

Success has its cost.

May. 27, 2015 @ 06:59 PM

APR scores favorable for area schools

The intersection of athletics and academics at North Carolina perhaps offers added interest in Academic Progress Rate scores, which were released by the NCAA on Wednesday


May. 26, 2015 @ 09:37 PM

No back-to-back NCAA titles for Duke

The Blue Devils have won The hard work that comes from making a swing change finally resulted in a pivotal moment for Lisa Maguire. The Duke freshman, who has watched her twin sister, Leona, rack up accolades such as winning the recent ANNIKA Award for the top collegiate women’s golfer and All-America first-team honors, found herself battling for the Blue Devils’ fate at the NCAA Division I Women’s National Championship on Tuesday at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Florida. In semifinal action, the Blue Devils were knotted at 2-2 against Baylor with Maguire — the team’s No. 5 player — winning the last two holes in regulation to force a playoff against Lauren Whyte. However, Whyte outlasted Maguire on the 24th hole to end Duke’s quest at winning back-to-back national championships.six national titles since 1999.

May. 26, 2015 @ 07:26 PM

NCAA women's golf: Duke falls in semifinal, sudden-death thriller

Freshman Lisa Maguire, Duke's No. 5 player, double-bogeyed the sixth sudden-death overtime hole to lose  in 24 holes Tuesday, giving Baylor a 3-2 win and eliminating reigning NCAA champion Duke in the semifinals of the NCAA women's golf championship at Bradenton, Fla., Tuesday. The Blue Devils had advanced through the match play quarterfinals over Texas Tech 4-1 earlier Tuesday. Duke winners against Baylor were Celine Boutier and Sandy Choi. National player of the year Leona Maguire fell 1-down and Duke No. 3 seed Gurbani Singh lost 2&1 to allow Baylor to tie after four of the five matches ... Top seeded Southern Cal lost to Stanford 3-2 ... The title match will pit Baylor against Stanford ... Developing story ...

May. 25, 2015 @ 10:23 PM

Maguire places second, Duke reaches quarterfinals

Duke freshman Leona Maguire finishes second in individual competion at NCAA golf championships

May. 25, 2015 @ 06:51 PM

Loeb delivers an NCAA singles title for UNC

ACC player of the year adds NCAA singles championship to resume

May. 25, 2015 @ 02:12 PM

Tar Heels left out of NCAA field

Poor finish led to UNC being among the last teams passed over by the NCAA baseball selection committee

May. 24, 2015 @ 11:28 PM

Maryland rallies past UNC for NCAA title

Five consecutive Terrapins goals erase UNC's 6-3 halftime lead