For one night, Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks gave North Carolina the inside scoring and rebounding that coach Roy Williams wants to see.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Trey Lyles lifted No. 1 Kentucky out of a funk with five straight points to begin the second half, and Tyler Ulis scored 12 points on four 3-pointers to help the Wildcats rally for a 71-52 victory over Buffalo on Sunday.
Matt Dayes totaled 113 yards from scrimmage and scored three touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Wake Forest 42-13 on Saturday.
Ohio 73, Appalachian St 47
Jacksonville 45, Campbell 19
T.J. Logan scored from 1 yard out with 50 seconds left to help North Carolina rally past Pittsburgh 40-35 on Saturday.
Michael Brewer threw two touchdown passes and Virginia Tech held on to upset No. 19 Duke 17-16 on Saturday.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Andrew Harrison scored 16 points and No. 1 Kentucky dominated Grand Canyon in every phase during an 85-45, season-opening blowout on Friday night.
Leading by 13 with just over eight minutes remaining, Campbell put away Pfeiffer with an 18-1 run for an 89-61 victory in its season opener inside Gore Arena/John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center on Friday evening.
North Carolina had trouble pushing the tempo and setting up preseason All-American Marcus Paige.
Anthony "Cat" Barber scored a career-high 25 points to help North Carolina State beat Jackson State 93-58 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.
Devin Thomas had 25 points and 13 rebounds and Wake Forest dominated inside to pull away late and beat UNC Asheville 80-69 Friday night to give new coach Danny Manning a victory in his debut.
All those freshmen at Duke made it look easy to score in their first college game. It helped when everyone kept making those extra passes.
Sylvia Hatchell is back for No. 13 North Carolina, healthy again and eager to see how far her talented team can go.
Campbell 97, Barber-Scotia 58
So much for those who wondered if Duke's run to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game was a one-year fluke.
If anyone can empathize with Dave Clawson's tough first year at Wake Forest, Dave Doeren can.
North Carolina's defense has struggled to stop anybody this season. Now the Tar Heels must figure out a way to slow down one of the nation's top rushers.
Campbell gets back into Pioneer Football League play today, traveling to conference-leading Jacksonville for a 1 p.m. start at D.B. Milne Field.
Coach Tommy Tuberville got a round of applause from Cincinnati fans as he emerged from the raucous locker room.
Campbell will tip its men's basketball season, under second-year head coach Kevin McGeehan, hosting Barber Scotia at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Roy Williams has a lot more flexibility heading into the season opener for No. 6 North Carolina.
Central Carolina C.C. improved to 3-0 on the young basketball season, with by far the Cougars' best opposition and closest game so far, with an 84-81 win over local rival Wake Tech C.C. Monday night.
Guilford College sophomore Reese Setzer (Lee County) has been named to the Capital One NCAA Division III Academic All-District V team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced this past week.
Central Carolina Community College made it a 2-0 start to its new basketball season, racing for by Tidewater C.C. for a 94-83 win Saturday afternoon.