It took much longer than anticipated for the North Carolina men’s tennis team to get started in NCAA Tournament play. Once the Tar Heels took the court, they got straight to business.
Duke probably didn’t need the return of its best player to win its NCAA Tournament first-round men’s tennis match on Friday.
Seeing Nicolas Alvarez out there playing doubles and feeling healthy was nice nevertheless.
A UNC faculty committee scrutinized admission waivers eventually granted to nine recruited athletes in 2014 who otherwise wouldn’t have been able to enroll, a report to professors says. That was a drop from 14 such waivers in 2013, the first year the school’s Committee on Special Talent had to review every recruit the campus admissions office thought was likely to pull down less than a 2.3 grade-point average at UNC.
Establishing a national men’s lacrosse dynasty brings high expectations for Duke come May.
Tony Creecy Jr. played at Southern High School and N.C. State. He'll try to catch on in the National Football League with the New England Patriots.
The Eagles still have plenty to play for with rival N.C. A&T coming to town this weekend.
Plus, the Bull City Legacy are playing good ball in this installment of "Fanfare."
The Tar Heels had a shot at the ACC Tournament championship but lost to Syracuse in double overtime. The NCAA Tournament offers another title chase.
Desmond Lawrence, who played football at Southern High School and at N.C. A&T State University, has a chance to catch on in the NFL with the Detroit Lions.
Men's, women's teams from Duke and UNC all earn national seeds, which means opening tournament play at home this weekend
Duke QB Anthony Boone, WR Issac Blakeney, DE Jordan DeWalt-Ondijo and OL Takoby Cofield ink NFL pacts Saturday night as undrafted free agents, as does UNC CB Tim Scott.
The North Carolina basketball program on Saturday landed four-star guard Kenny Williams, a 6-foot-2, 165-pound Chesterfield, Virginia high school standout who had originally signed with VCU, but was released from his letter of intent after the departure of head coach Shaka Smart for the University of Texas.
The No. 4 Duke women host No. 18 Johns Hopkins at Koskinen Stadium on West Campus at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, May 3 in the regular-season lacrosse finale for both teams.
Koskinen Stadium will host the regular-season finale for the Duke men’s lacrosse team Sunday, May 3 as the nationally ranked Blue Devils await word on their post-season fate (NCAA Selection Show, ESPNU, 9 p.m.).
N.C. Central and Duke will get together for a post-final exams baseball doubleheader Sunday, May 3 at Duke’s Jack Coombs Field at 1 p.m.