Sports: College

Mar. 21, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

North Carolina trying to get a grip against Arkansas

North Carolina coach Roy Williams looked at his team during a late-game huddle Thursday against Harvard and saw panic.

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 09:58 PM

No. 1 seed Duke beats Robert Morris 85-56 in NCAA opener

Quinn Cook scored 22 points to help No. 1 seed Duke get off to a torrid start and beat Robert Morris 85-56 on Friday night in the NCAA Tournament's round of 64.

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 07:41 PM

Returns by Hatchell, OSU headline NCAA Chapel Hill regional

North Carolina's Hall of Fame coach is back in the NCAA Tournament.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 07:35 PM

Duke women hold off Albany upset bid, win 54-52 in 1st round

Duke kept giving Albany every chance to pull the first huge upset of the women's NCAA Tournament.

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 07:33 PM

Favorites have a much better Day 2 of NCAA Tournament

There were no big upsets in the first half of Day 2 of the NCAA Tournament. There will be, however, some good matchups in the round of 32, including one the state of Kansas has been anticipating for almost 20 years.


Mar. 20, 2015 @ 11:31 AM

North Carolina holds off Harvard 67-65 in NCAA Tournament

North Carolina was supposed to be too big, talented and versatile, and at times the Tar Heels lived up to their pregame billing.

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 11:29 AM

Anya's last-second leaner lifts NC State past LSU 66-65

BeeJay Anya watched his teammates put up all the shots they wanted for more than 39 minutes. Then the burly forward made the only two that mattered in the final 45 seconds.

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Cook starts final NCAA run with Duke vs. Robert Morris

Quinn Cook has twice felt the sting of a shocking early NCAA Tournament loss along with the rush of making one deep push in March. Now Duke's senior leader is down to his final chance to help the Blue Devils reach a Final Four.

Mar. 20, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Duke, Mississippi State ready for women's NCAA openers

This was Duke's worst season in a while — and one of the best in Mississippi State history.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 07:59 PM

No. 14s UAB, Georgia St. pull Madness upsets

Two wins by No. 14 seeds. Two sons winning games for their father-coaches. The team nobody thought belonged in the field winning a game. The Big 12 starting 0-3.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 11:23 AM

Veteran NC State faces test against rebuilt LSU

Ralston Turner needed a change. The coach who recruited him to LSU was gone. The one coming in was friendly but hardly a friend.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 11:21 AM

Harvard embraces challenge of facing North Carolina

Harvard's Tommy Amaker is more than familiar with North Carolina from his days as a standout player and assistant coach at Duke, although that won't make it any easier going against the Tar Heels in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

No. 27 Camels defeat UNC-Wilmington 13-7

Seven Camels drove in runs, including four from Cedric Mullins, and No. 27 Campbell defeated UNC-Wilmington on the road Wednesday night at Brooks Field.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

Dayton, Robert Morris advance through First Four

Kendall Pollard scored 17 points, and Dayton used every bit of its home-court advantage on Wednesday night, rallying for a 56-55 win over Boise State in the First Four.

Mar. 19, 2015 @ 04:58 AM

Campbell sweeps softball double-dip at UNCW

Campbell smacked 25 hits to sweep a softball doubleheader from host UNC-Wilmington Tuesday at Bozeman Field. The Camels had 13 hits in an 8-3 victory in the opener. Katie Baker then tossed a two-hitter in a 6-1 win in the nightcap.

Mar. 18, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

Pullum signs to play at Louisburg

Lee County senior running back/safety/returner, and at a few points in the last couple seasons, even quarterback, Jerry Pullum has signed to attend and play football at Louisburg College this coming fall.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 10:13 AM

Auriemma: Huskies no lock to 3-peat as women's champions

Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are such heavy favorites to win another women's national title that they've already been penciled in as the inevitable champs. So it seems all they need to do is just roll out the ball to hoist the trophy.

Mar. 17, 2015 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus: Bowers earns honors after setting Camel record

Campbell pitcher Heath Bowers (Harnett Central) was named the Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week by Collegiate Baseball and the Big South Pitcher of the Week

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

NCAA Tournament South Region game-by-game

No. 1 Duke vs. No. 16 North Florida or Robert Morris

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:59 AM

NCAA Tournament Midwest Region game-by-game

No. 1 Kentucky vs. Manhattan/Hampton winner

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:58 AM

NCAA Tournament West Region game-by-game

No. 1 Wisconsin vs. No. 16 Coastal Carolina

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:57 AM

NCAA Tournament East Region game-by-game

No. 1 Villanova vs. No. 16 Lafayette

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:44 AM

No. 1 Kentucky wins SEC title

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Willie Cauley-Stein had 15 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 Kentucky never trailed in beating No. 21 Arkansas 78-63 on Sunday in the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.

Mar. 16, 2015 @ 10:41 AM

No. 11 Notre Dame beats No. 19 UNC 90-82 to win ACC title

The horn had barely sounded when Notre Dame coach Mike Brey walked right to Jerian Grant and wrapped him up in a huge hug as the rest of the players rushed by them onto the court.