Sports: Colleges

Jan. 17, 2015 @ 09:26 PM

Heels hope for bigger, better things from Isaiah Hicks

North Carolina sophomore forward Isaiah Hicks came off the bench against N.C. State on Wednesday and didn’t miss a shot from the field (4 for 4) in the first half. Hicks and UNC point guard Marcus Paige each had eight points as the Tar Heels grabbed a 32-26 halftime lead en route to an 81-79 win.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 07:58 PM

Petri departs Duke Staff

Duke football loses an assistant coach who has worked at high-profile programs.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 10:02 PM

Jones, No. 4 Duke looks to rebound at No. 6 Louisville

During Duke’s last two games, freshman Tyus Jones has made just 3 of 15 shots to score 10 total points. He’s handed out six assists with four turnovers.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 07:36 PM

NCCU on the road again at Norfolk State, Hampton

N.C. Central, Norfolk State and Hampton are 4-0 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 07:20 PM

UNC missing McDaniel's toughness

The Tar Heels must toughen up — that's how Notre Dame got the best of them, UNC coach Sylvia Hatchell said.


Jan. 16, 2015 @ 09:57 PM

UNC's Rountree in good hands with Ebron

Former UNC tight end Eric Ebron made a nice catch in Carmichael Arena.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Fanfare: Rivers traded to Clippers

Austin Rivers has joined the Los Angeles Clippers to play for Doc Rivers in the first father-son, player-coach combination in NBA history.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 10:56 PM

Irish rally to top UNC

Notre Dame freshman Brianna Turner was a load.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 09:20 PM

Duke runs by Hokies

No. 16 Duke held Virginia Tech scoreless for eight minutes of the first half, scoring 17 points in a row, on the way to a 65-40 women’s basketball win over the Hokies at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 07:28 PM

UNC’s Paige coming into form

The overtime game-winner North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige hit last season against N.C. State here in PNC Arena was one thing.


Jan. 15, 2015 @ 08:54 AM

UNC escapes N.C. State 81-79

UNC eked out a win against N.C. State Wednesday night. 


Jan. 14, 2015 @ 09:40 PM

Duke's defense wilts in losing streak

Duke was praised for its improved defense from last season through the early part of this year, but in recent games, the Blue Devils have reverted back to their old ways in the worst way possible. 


Jan. 14, 2015 @ 12:05 AM

Meeks, Anya both trimmer, playing big

N.C. State big man BeeJay Anya is a big guy with burst, North Carolina coach Roy Williams said.


Jan. 14, 2015 @ 12:01 AM

UNC wrestling coach C.D. Mock battles on behalf of accused son

In the aftermath of a sexual assault accusation against his son Corey, North Carolina head wrestling coach C.D. Mock created a website to discredit the accuser and speak out against the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s actions.


Jan. 13, 2015 @ 11:35 PM

UNC's Paige aims to keep shooting

North Carolina point guard Marcus Paige hit an overtime shot to beat N.C. State at PNC Area last season.

UNC visits N.C. State today at 7 p.m.