Sports: Colleges

Jun. 26, 2015 @ 07:21 PM

QB prospect says he’ll go to UNC, not Duke

East Lincoln quarterback Chazz Surratt committed to play football at Duke. Now he plans to play both football and basketball at UNC.

Jun. 25, 2015 @ 10:34 PM

Duke stars Okafor, Winslow go in top 10

Philadelphia snares Okafor at No. 3, while Miami gets Winslow at No. 10. Tyus Jones selected by Cleveland at No. 24 and traded home to Minnesota.

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 09:30 PM

Duke stars keep delivering memories

Three players from the Blue Devils' basketball program are expected to get selected in the first round of tonight's NBA Draft.

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 08:34 PM

UNC names senior woman administrator

And a gutter ball for N.C. Central's bowling team in this installment of "Fanfare."

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 10:42 PM

USBWA creates award fit for a Dean

The Dean Smith Award will honor individuals who make a difference through basketball.

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 06:07 PM

NCCU athletics report favors swap of women’s teams

N.C. Central University trustees on Wednesday endorsed the idea of replacing the school’s women’s bowling team with a women’s golf team, starting in the 2016-17 school year.

Jun. 24, 2015 @ 05:48 PM

NBA BECKONS: NCAA champs Okafor, Winslow, Jones await draft calls

Top-five NBA Draft picks, like Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Justise Winslow are expected to be, are guaranteed to make no less than $9.7 million over the next three years. If fellow freshman Tyus Jones goes at No. 20, around where he’s projected, he would make $2.6 million over the next two seasons even if his third-year option isn’t picked up.

Jun. 23, 2015 @ 05:58 PM

Building on title keeps Coach K, staff busy

New freshmen arrive on campus this week to begin work toward title No. 6


Jun. 21, 2015 @ 07:14 PM

NCCU kicks off new student-athlete summer bridge program

Eagles welcome 30 new student-athletes early, aiming to ease their transition to college

Jun. 21, 2015 @ 12:02 AM

Duke’s Greenwell to missWorld University Games

Duke sophomore Rebecca Greenwell will miss the 2015 USA Basketball Women’s World University Games because of an illness. It was announced on Saturday prior to the opening team training in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 09:17 PM

UNC women's basketball may lose entire 2013 class

The four players who came together and gave North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell the No. 1 recruiting class in 2013 have fallen apart. Three of them sure enough are gone from UNC, and it looks like Stephanie Mavunga is next.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 07:37 PM

Roy Williams awarded contract extension through 2020

The contract extension the University of North Carolina gave Roy Williams is a vote of confidence for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach during a turbulent time at the state's flagship university.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 06:05 PM

Duke announces challenging basketball schedule

Duke’s reigning national championship men’s basketball team will face 14 games against teams that played in last spring’s NCAA Tournament this season.


Jun. 19, 2015 @ 01:44 PM

UNC and Roy Williams agree in principle on contract extension

Both the women's tennis coach and women's lacrosse coach at UNC got new deals, too. 

Jun. 19, 2015 @ 11:13 AM

RELEASE: UNC extends Roy Williams' contract through 2020

The University of North Carolina and head men’s basketball coach Roy Williams have agreed in principle to extend his contract through the 2019-20 season and increase the compensation package for the Hall of Famer and two-time national championship-winning coach.