Duke’s frontcourt rotation for next season will not include 6-9 center Tarik Black. A former Memphis player who had been considering a transfer to the Blue Devils, Black signed with Kansas on Monday.
After winning the ACC regular-season title for the first time since 1990, North Carolina players have claimed the top individual awards. Junior third baseman Colin Moran was named ACC player of the year and junior lefthander Kent Emanuel was named ACC pitcher of the year, the league announced Monday.
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While the weekend rain causes just a hint of worry about the conditions at Croasdaile Country Club, there are few concerns about the quality of golf that will be played during the Durham Senior Amateur tournament.
After committing an error that led to an unearned run in the top of the seventh, Durham Bulls shortstop Tim Beckham eagerly awaited the chance to atone for his mistake in the bottom half of the inning. He never got the chance.
Florida State and Georgia Tech will open the ACC Baseball Tournament on Wednesday at 11 a.m., while top-seeded North Carolina will face Miami on Thursday at 7 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Dalton Rich had finished second, third and fourth in a half-dozen previous appearances at the Durham Amateur Tournament. In his last chance to win the event before he turned pro, the 23-year-old Durham native finally took home the top prize.
Coach John Danowski had won nearly 80 percent of rematches while at Duke, while the
Blue Devils had advanced to the Final Four in each of his six seasons at the school. Those trends continued, as Duke rallied for a 12-11 win over the Irish in front of a pro-Notre Dame crowd of 7,749 in Lucas Oil Stadium.
North Carolina played to its offensive strength early in its NCAA quarterfinal game against the University of Denver at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday. The Tar Heels scored six goals on seven shots during an eight-minute span in the first quarter and appeared poised to advance to the program's first Final Four since 1993.
Throwing mostly strikes led to good things for Alex Colome and the Durham Bulls on Saturday night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Colome’s excellent control helped slow Norfolk’s bats as the Bulls posted a 3-2 International League win in a game called by rain in the seventh inning.
Durham Academy came oh-so-close to winning a state private schools girls’ lacrosse championship Saturday but ended up losing 11-10 in double overtime to undefeated No. 1 seed Charlotte Country Day 11-10. ... Carrboro tied on last-second goal, falls in OT.
Carrboro loses in 2-A dual-team championship match to undefeated reigning state champion Shelby 5-3. N.C. Science & Math loses to Elkin 5-1.
East Chapel Hill boys' finish 4th, tops among area programs, but area athletes fared better in individual events as Pegah Kamrani (ECH, 3200), Marcus Krah (Hillside, long jump) and Jalen Peterkin (Southern, shot put) won titles.
The eighth-ranked Duke women’s lacrosse team held top-seeded and top-ranked Maryland to five goals in the first 25 minutes of play but ultimately fell 14-9 in the NCAA quarterfinals Saturday.
As the Blue Devils prepare to play Notre Dame (2:30 p.m., ESPNU) Sunday, needing a win to reach the sports final four for a seventh consecutive time, they are counting on a young, talented player as the last line of defense.