Sports: College

Mar. 31, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

On Campus: Wake Tech baseball ranked nationally

Alex Scott (2-0) (Lee County), Zach Burke (3-0) (Chatham Central), Chase Fuquay (CC) and Wake Tech Community College cracked the National Junior College Athletic Association Division II Top 20 poll


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 11:18 AM

South Carolina earns 1st Final Four berth, beats FSU 80-74

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes and South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final for its first Final Four berth.


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 11:15 AM

Maryland ousts Duke from NCAA women's tourney

MARYLAND 65, DUKE 55


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 11:13 AM

MSU, UK and Wisconsin join Duke in Final Four

MICHIGAN STATE 76, LOUISVILLE 70, OT


Mar. 30, 2015 @ 11:09 AM

Duke back in Final Four after 66-52 win over Gonzaga

Mike Krzyzewski is living in the moment with his youngest team ever, not thinking too much about the significance of his latest trip to the NCAA Final Four.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 05:49 PM

Highlanders take game one at Campbell

Michael Boyle struck out six, Shane Johnsonbaugh knocked in two runs, and Radford topped Campbell 3-1 Friday night at Jim Perry Stadium.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 10:27 AM

Freshman-led Duke in another regional final, beat Utah 63-57

Justise Winslow says coach Mike Krzyzewski never treated him and the other Duke freshmen like, well, freshmen.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 10:24 AM

N.C. State loses 75-65 to Louisville in Sweet 16

"Survive and Advance" had become the mantra again for North Carolina State, a tribute to the late Jim Valvano and his improbable championship with the Wolfpack in 1983.


Mar. 28, 2015 @ 10:21 AM

South Carolina holds off North Carolina 67-65 in NCAAs

North Carolina just couldn't protect its late lead.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:51 AM

Just another ACC game when Wolfpack meets Cards? Nope

At first glance, it seems like just another Atlantic Coast Conference game — North Carolina State vs. Louisville.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:44 AM

Arizona, Kentucky and Notre Dame advance to Elite 8

ARIZONA 68, XAVIER 60


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:28 AM

Gamecocks, Tar Heels to meet in women's Sweet 16

Top-seeded South Carolina earned a conveniently short trip for its NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance.


Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:26 AM

North Carolina can't hold on in 79-72 loss to Wisconsin

North Carolina got the quick pace it wanted and the defense it needed against 7-foot Frank Kaminsky.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:10 PM

Campbell sweeps softball doubleheader from Appalachian St.

Campbell batters rapped 19 hits and Camel pitchers allowed only one run Wednesday in a softball doubleheader sweep of visiting Appalachian State at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Camels blank Charleston 2-0

Four Fighting Camel pitchers combined for Campbell’s second shutout of the season, blanking the College of Charleston 2-0 at Patriots Point Wednesday night.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 11:41 AM

Terry Sanford quiets Cavaliers for 4-1 win

Last spring, Southern Lee and Terry Sanford split two dramatic games on the baseball diamond.


Mar. 26, 2015 @ 10:52 AM

Like home: Wisconsin back in California for NCAA regional

Bo Ryan is trippin' about being back in the NCAA West Regional.


Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:31 AM

On Campus: ECU's Durazo tosses his first win of the season

Junior pitcher Nick Durazo (Lee County) notched his first win of the season as East Carolina downed Princeton 8-3 last week. 


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 02:40 PM

Duke beats San Diego State 68-49 to reach NCAA Sweet 16

Jahlil Okafor showed off all the moves — a spin, a dribble drive, a short jumper — that have made Duke's freshman big man possibly the nation's top player.


Mar. 23, 2015 @ 02:38 PM

Duke women earn Sweet 16 berth by beating Miss State 64-56

Elizabeth Williams' Duke teammates weren't going to let her final game at Cameron Indoor Stadium turn into her last college game, period.


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 08:05 AM

NC State in Sweet 16 with 71-68 stunner over No. 1 Villanova

The rims seemed tight. So did Villanova.


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 08:03 AM

Paige heats up, UNC beats Arkansas to advance to Sweet 16

North Carolina coach Roy Williams declined to disclose how he celebrated in the locker room after getting back to the Sweet 16. The smile on his players' faces made it clear it was something they had never seen.


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Kentucky stays unbeaten, Irish advance in OT

Two down, four to go for the Kentucky Wildcats as they try to become the first unbeaten national champion since Indiana in 1976. 


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 07:57 AM

UNC women hold off Liberty 71-65 in NCAA 1st round

Latifah Coleman and Allisha Gray weren't going to let Sylvia Hatchell's return to the NCAA Tournament end so soon.


Mar. 22, 2015 @ 07:55 AM

Princeton stays unbeaten with President Obama in attendance

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Princeton remained undefeated with President Barack Obama looking on giving the Ivy League its second win in the NCAA Tournament history.