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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

NCCU rips Bethune-Cookman, wins MEAC regular-season title

Led by senior stars Jordan Parks and Nimrod Hilliard, N.C. Central slammed Bethune-Cookman 72-49 on Senior Day at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium, clinching the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-seasion title and the No. 1 overall seed at the upcoming MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va.

Feb. 28, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

JUSTISE IS SERVED: Freshman star leads No. 4 Duke rout of Orange

Quinn Cook uncharacteristically missed 3-pointers and Jahlil Okafor’s free throw woes continued Saturday night. Still, it was no problem for No. 4 Duke because freshman Justise Winslow filled in the gaps. Winslow scored a season-high 23 points, his second time scoring 20 or more in the last three games, as the Blue Devils notched their ninth consecutive win by beating Syracuse 73-54 in ACC basketball at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Johnson slams Miami as Heels snap 4-game skid vs. Canes

Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday. The 6-foot-9 Johnson repeatedly outmaneuvered the Hurricanes inside and shot 11 for 15. He also had 11 rebounds.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Hillside girls romp in playoff opener

Hillside coach Ovester Grays worried how his girls would play in the first round of the 4-A state playoffs on Saturday but it didn’t last long as the Hornets rolled by Southern Pines Pinecrest 65-25.


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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 09:49 PM

GALLERY: Duke v. Syracuse, 73-54 (Feb. 28, 2015)

Duke beats Syracuse 73-54 on Feb. 28, 2015 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Feb. 24, 2015 @ 10:49 PM

GALLERY: N.C. State v. North Carolina, 58-46

N.C. State beats North Carolina 58-46 on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015 at the Smith Center. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

Feb. 22, 2015 @ 07:07 PM

GALLERY-A memorial for Dean Smith

A memorial for Dean Smith The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

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Jan. 19, 2015 @ 11:19 PM

NCCU takes down Hampton on the road

NCCU overcomes a 12-point second-half deficit to defeat Hampton and remain the MEAC's lone undefeated team.


Defense keys NCCU win over IUPUI

EAGLES EXTRA: NCCU tuning up


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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 09:39 PM

Riverside girls cruise by South Central in 1st round

The Riverside girls won their first-round 3-A playoff match-up with Winterville South Central by 20 points Saturday but it seemed much closer.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 07:50 PM

Barkley’s return keys Northern playoff opening win

There were 15 lead changes and eight ties — the majority of them in the first half — before Northern broke away in the waning seconds to win 66-60.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:59 PM

Hillside girls romp in playoff opener

Hillside coach Ovester Grays worried how his girls would play in the first round of the 4-A state playoffs on Saturday but it didn’t last long as the Hornets rolled by Southern Pines Pinecrest 65-25.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:00 PM

Celebration for 1965 championship teams set

The year 1965 was a very good year for high school basketball in Durham. Just ask anybody who played at Hillside, Merrick-Moore or Little River high schools then.


Feb. 27, 2015 @ 11:00 PM

High school playoffs finally under way

Now that the weather woes seem to be gone, the state basketball playoffs finally can get started for local team.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 09:57 PM

NCHSAA State Basketball Playoffs

Saturday’s Games


Feb. 26, 2015 @ 07:15 PM

Celebration for 1965 championship teams set for Sunday

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Durham’s triple championship season in which three schools went to Greensboro and won state titles in their divisions.


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

Lyon knows how to rebound for Hillside

Davidson-bound guard tops 1,000 in points, rebounds


Feb. 24, 2015 @ 06:35 PM

Weather postpones high school playoff games

Teams hoping to start postseason Wednesday, but some can't start until Thursday


Feb. 23, 2015 @ 06:51 PM

State basketball playoffs tipping off

Check out who's playing, where and when.


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Feb. 28, 2015 @ 10:09 PM

JUSTISE IS SERVED: Freshman star leads No. 4 Duke rout of Orange

Quinn Cook uncharacteristically missed 3-pointers and Jahlil Okafor’s free throw woes continued Saturday night. Still, it was no problem for No. 4 Duke because freshman Justise Winslow filled in the gaps. Winslow scored a season-high 23 points, his second time scoring 20 or more in the last three games, as the Blue Devils notched their ninth consecutive win by beating Syracuse 73-54 in ACC basketball at Cameron Indoor Stadium.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 08:48 PM

NCCU rips Bethune-Cookman, wins MEAC regular-season title

Led by senior stars Jordan Parks and Nimrod Hilliard, N.C. Central slammed Bethune-Cookman 72-49 on Senior Day at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium, clinching the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference regular-seasion title and the No. 1 overall seed at the upcoming MEAC Tournament in Norfolk, Va.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 05:49 PM

Back on the diamond: Duke shuts out Rider in 11, moves to 7-1

Freshman Evan Dougherty laced an RBI single up the middle in the bottom of the 11th to break a scoreless stalemate and send Duke past Rider, 1-0, Saturday afternoon at Jack Coombs Field. Duke improved to 7-1 with the win while Rider fell to 2-3.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 05:35 PM

No contest: NCCU women fall on Senior Day

After never trailing in a win against Morgan State a week ago, the North Carolina Central women’s team found itself on the other end of the box score in a 50-33 loss to Bethune-Cookman in Saturday’s Senior Day game.


Feb. 28, 2015 @ 05:57 PM

Johnson slams Miami as Heels snap 4-game skid vs. Canes

Brice Johnson had five dunks and 22 points to help No. 15 North Carolina end a streak of four consecutive losses against Miami with a 73-64 victory Saturday. The 6-foot-9 Johnson repeatedly outmaneuvered the Hurricanes inside and shot 11 for 15. He also had 11 rebounds.


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Feb. 25, 2015 @ 07:57 PM

Hurricanes trade Tlusty, Sekera


Feb. 17, 2015 @ 12:25 AM

Hurricanes too much for Senators 6-3

Andrej Nestrasil helped the Carolina Hurricanes get a rare road win on Monday night.


Feb. 11, 2015 @ 10:30 PM

Hurricanes back home to host Ducks

The Carolina Hurricanes return to PNC Arena following a four-game road trip when they host the Anaheim Ducks tonight (7 p.m., FSS).


Feb. 05, 2015 @ 04:13 PM

FIGHTING FOR TIME: Durham’s T.J. Warren learns about NBA life

Phoenix Suns rookie T.J. Warren’s “welcome to the NBA” moment came a month into his professional career when he found himself guarding childhood idol Kevin Durant. As soon as Warren put his hand on the reigning MVP, Durant lifted his arms and drew the foul, a rookie mistake that Warren said he won’t make again. Unfortunately for the Durham native, there haven’t been many opportunities for in-game learning experiences in his first season.


Feb. 04, 2015 @ 10:11 PM

New look on Legacy bench

Bull City Legacy general manager Umar T. Muhammad makes some moves.


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Jan. 06, 2015 @ 01:12 PM

Duke's Boutier moves to No. 1 in worldwide women's golf amateur rankings

Junior Celine Boutier of the Duke women’s golf program has moved to the No. 1 slot in the latest women’s world amateur golf ranking system that lists the top female amateur golfers in the world.


Nov. 14, 2014 @ 06:45 PM

Fedora to Tar Heels: Don't let 2014 season slide away

North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer isn’t worried about the Tar Heel football bandwagon getting lighter now that basketball season has begun. The UNC (4-5, 2-3 ACC) football team has work to do, Switzer says, beginning with today’s homecoming game (12:30 p.m., WRAL) against ACC and Coastal Division rival Pittsburgh (4-5, 2-3 ACC).


Oct. 09, 2014 @ 04:46 PM

Two-man duel headlines SAS Championship this weekend

Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he’s figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week’s SAS Championship and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. The tournament is being played Friday-Sunday at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary.


Sep. 11, 2014 @ 04:04 PM

Haas goes wire-to-wire, wins Carolinas PGA event at Duke

Wake Forest University men’s golf coach Jerry Haas on Thursday won the 2014 Carolinas PGA Professional Championship at Duke University Golf Club.


Aug. 17, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

Colombian gains win in final regular-season event of FedEx Cup race