Brian Brown figured he would spend his freshman year in a supporting role on North Carolina State's staff as it tried to replace high draft pick Carlos Rodon.
East Carolina claimed the American Athletic Conference title this past weekend as the second-seeded Pirates dispatched top-seeded Houston 9-1 behind the strong pitching of Lee County High School product, Nick Durazo.
Florida State sure turned things around at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.
Florida State 6, Louisville 0
N.C. State 5, Miami 4, 12 innings
Campbell long-distance runner Evan Darm missed much of the last two track seasons, his sophomore and junior years, with a concussion, then a stress fracture to his leg.
Florida State 8, North Carolina 4
Josh Strong and Joey Strain limited Campbell to a run, and Winthrop clipped the Camels 2-1 Thursday in a Big South Championship elimination game.
N.C. State 3, Notre Dame 0
Shawn Rychcik started pushing his North Carolina State softball team for more from the moment he took over the struggling program.
Louisville 7, North Carolina 4
Kyle Leady homered, doubled and scored three times to lead No. 6-seeded Campbell to an 8-1 win over No. 7 Charleston Southern
Florida State 3, Clemson 1
Winthrop used a four-run seventh inning to top Campbell 8-5 in the Big South Championship, presented by Hardee’s and Enterprise Rent A Car, opener for both teams Tuesday at John Henry Moss Stadium.
Campbell junior Cole Hallum has been named Big South Player of the Year, highlighting five Camels on the Big South’s 2015 all-conference teams.
North Carolina 5, Virginia Tech 3
Former Lee County High School wrestler Hailee Lilly completed her first full season as a collegiate wrestler, a season which is 10 months long, with a fifth-place finish in the ASICS Senior U.S. Open two weekends ago.
Pairings and game times have been set for the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship, which gets underway today at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham.
Campbell will be the No. 6 seed in the 2015 Big South Baseball Championship and face No. 3 Winthrop in game two of the tournament which gets underway with four games today at Gardner-Webb.
As Chandler Patterson’s freshman year comes to a close, she has made quite an impression on a senior-heavy team, finishing at the top of several Campbell softball offensive categories.
Nick Thayer turned in five no-hit innings and Cedric Mullins went 3-for-4 at the plate to lead Campbell over No. 25 Coastal Carolina 5-2 Saturday at Jim Perry Stadium.
Down a run heading to the bottom of the ninth, Campbell rallied for two runs, including on a suicide squeeze from senior Austin Beard to end it, to defeat No. 25 Coastal Carolina 10-9 Thursday at Jim Perry Stadium.
In one sense, it's been a long road for Southern Lee senior Daniel Ramirez to earn both an academic scholarship and a soccer scholarship to St. Andrews University.
Bill Guthridge, the longtime assistant to Dean Smith who succeeded him as North Carolina’s head coach, has died. He was 77.
After leading Campbell to a win over Pac-12 member California, Heath Bowers (Harnett Central HS) has been named the Big South Crons Brand Pitcher of the Week.