Sports: College

Dec. 11, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

NCCU falls at Maryland, 67-56

No. 19 MARYLAND 67, N.C. CENTRAL 56


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

No. 3 Arizona, No. 4 Louisville roll to wins

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Freshman Stanley Johnson's 14 points led a balanced attack for No. 3 Arizona in the Wildcats' 87-56 win over Utah Valley on Tuesday night.


Dec. 10, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

CCCC basketball has special relationship with UNC JVs

The Central Carolina Community College basketball team plays many games each year, but perhaps none are any more special than the annual game with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill junior varsity team.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Mason, Camels beat Johnson and Wales 63-38

Campbell 63, Johnson and Wales 38


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 05:02 AM

On Campus: Spears named to 2014 NCAA Division II All-Super Region Team

Jarrod Spears (Harnett Central) was one of the eight Lenoir-Rhyne football players who were selected last week for the 2014 NCAA Division II Daktronics All-Super Region 2 team.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Duke is set to play No. 15 Arizona St. in Sun Bowl

Duke and Arizona State will play for the first time when they meet in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 27.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Florida, East Carolina to play in Birmingham Bowl

Florida will play in the Birmingham Bowl to begin the Jim McElwain era, even if he won't be leading the team.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

UCF, NC State to match up in Bitcoin Bowl

UCF and North Carolina State will meet in the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl on Dec. 26 in a matchup of American Athletic Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference foes.


Dec. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

North Carolina, Rutgers to Detroit bowl

North Carolina and Rutgers are headed to Detroit to play in the Quick Lane Bowl on Dec. 26.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

Johnson leads No. 12 UNC past East Carolina 108-64

Brice Johnson was so good on Sunday that he earned his usual name.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:42 AM

No. 1 Kentucky rolls vs. Eastern Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Karl-Anthony Towns scored a career-high 19 points and top-ranked Kentucky rolled to an 82-49 victory over Eastern Kentucky on Sunday night.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:35 AM

N.C. State defeats Wake Forest 78-65 in ACC opener

Ralston Turner didn't have much of a first half for N.C. State on Saturday night, but he certainly made up for it in the second.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:27 AM

No. 9 Duke women fall to No. 1 S. Carolina 51-50

No. 9 Duke struggled to take care of the ball all day against No. 1 South Carolina — especially when it mattered most.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:23 AM

Alabama, Oregon, FSU, Ohio State are in playoff

The playoff picks are in: Top-ranked Alabama will play No. 4 Ohio State at the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, and No. 2 Oregon will play No. 3 Florida State at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.


Dec. 08, 2014 @ 10:22 AM

FSU stays perfect with 37-35 win over Georgia Tech

In Jimbo Fisher's mind there is no doubt that Florida State belongs in the College Football Playoff.


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 05:21 PM

Ga. Tech, Miami fall to upsets

South Carolina-Upstate 59, Georgia Tech 54

Green Bay 68, No. 15 Miami 55


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

NCCU wins MEAC opener at UMES, 68-63

N.C. Central 68, Maryland-Eastern Shore 63


Dec. 06, 2014 @ 10:39 AM

No. 3 Oregon routs Arizona 51-13 to win Pac-12

Marcus Mariota made a strong final impression in his bid for the Heisman Trophy, and No. 3 Oregon left no doubt about whether the Pac-12 champions will get a chance to play for the national title.


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 01:21 PM

No. 6 UNC beats No. 18 Rutgers 96-93 in 2 OT

North Carolina coach Sylvia Hatchell was thrilled to be part of such an entertaining game. It was a bonus that her team came out on top and remained undefeated.


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:44 PM

Appalachian State wins third straight game

Appalachian State 67, Jacksonville 56


Dec. 05, 2014 @ 12:41 PM

UCF stuns East Carolina with Hail Mary, 32-30

UCF 32, East Carolina 30


Dec. 04, 2014 @ 12:10 PM

No. 7 Virginia beats old ACC rival

No. 7 VIRGINIA 76, No. 21 MARYLAND 65


Dec. 04, 2014 @ 11:58 AM

No. 4 Duke beats No. 2 Wisconsin 80-70

Tyus Jones darted through the lane for easy baskets and hit two key 3-pointers. Any time he made a big play, his family followed with raucous applause.


Dec. 04, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

Iowa upsets No. 12 North Carolina, 60-55

Mike Gesell and his Iowa teammates shook off all the missed shots, ran down loose rebounds and fought their way through to the horn.


Dec. 03, 2014 @ 12:37 PM

Arizona puts run together to top Gardner-Webb

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Stanley Johnson and Gabe York each scored 18 points, and No. 3 Arizona blitzed Gardner-Webb during a 16-0 second-half run to roll over the Bulldogs 91-65 Tuesday night.