Sports: College

Mar. 20, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

No. 12 Harvard upsets No. 5 Cincinnati 61-57

Those kids from Harvard are getting a passing grade when it comes to the first game of the NCAA tournament.

Ask New Mexico last year. Ask Cincinnati now.


Mar. 20, 2014 @ 03:55 PM

Dayton takes out Buckeyes, 60-59

Ohio State belongs to Dayton.

The Flyers can lay claim to having bragging rights on their "big brothers" from down the road after Vee Sanford banked in a layup with 3.8 seconds remaining


Mar. 20, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

N.C. Central ready to make NCAA D-I tourney debut

Overshadowed for years in its own crowded area code, North Carolina Central is ready for its debut on college basketball's biggest stage.


Mar. 19, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

UNC suddenly not rebounding heading into NCAAs

North Carolina suddenly has a rebounding problem heading into the NCAA tournament.


Mar. 18, 2014 @ 11:24 PM

NC State beats Xavier 74-59 in NCAA First Four

T.J. Warren scored 16 of his 25 points in the second half on Tuesday night, showing why he was the ACC's player of the year, and North Carolina State led most of the way in a 74-59 victory over Xavier in the NCAA tournament's First Four.


Mar. 18, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

As Akeem Richmond (SLHS) nears the end of his collegiate career, he continues to put up amazing numbers — this time setting a new Conference USA and East Carolina University record for made three pointers in a game, hitting 11 and reestablishing the Conference USA three pointers made in a season mark with 150.


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 08:17 PM

NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Glance

NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Glance
The Associated Press


Mar. 17, 2014 @ 06:37 PM

Xavier in familiar place vs new foe in NC State

Get on an interstate, drive less than an hour, play in an arena that's been a mainstay on your schedule. Seems like Xavier has a built-in advantage for its opening NCAA game.


Mar. 16, 2014 @ 09:09 PM

National Invitation Tournament Glance

National Invitation Tournament Glance


Mar. 16, 2014 @ 06:54 PM

NCAA Tournament Glance

FIRST ROUND

At UD Arena
Dayton, Ohio
Tuesday, March 18
Albany (N.Y.) (18-14) vs. Mount St. Mary's (16-16)

N.C. State (21-13) vs. Xavier (21-12)
Wednesday, March 19
Cal Poly (13-19) vs. Texas Southern (19-14)

Iowa (20-12) vs. Tennessee (21-12)


Mar. 16, 2014 @ 06:51 PM

Coach K: Technical foul 'shameful,' 'ridiculous'

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the technical foul called after he threw a pen at the floor during Sunday's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship game was "absolutely ridiculous" and "shameful."


Mar. 16, 2014 @ 03:50 PM

No. 6 UVa tops No. 7 Duke 72-63 for ACC title

Malcolm Brogdon scored 23 points and No. 6 Virginia claimed its first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament title since 1976 by beating No. 7 Duke 72-63 on Sunday.


Mar. 16, 2014 @ 02:19 PM

N.C. Central beats Morgan St. 71-62 for MEAC title

N.C. Central coach LeVelle Moton ends every practice by picking someone on his team and asking them to make a pressure free throw.


Mar. 16, 2014 @ 04:57 AM

UNC Greensboro wins Pinehurst Intercollegiate

UNC Greensboro won the Pinehurst Intercollegiate on Tuesday, finishing on Pinehurst No. 8, for the Spartans' 17th team title in program history.


Mar. 16, 2014 @ 04:56 AM

Area sports calendar

Monday, Mar. 17

Baseball

Chatham Charter at Lee Christian - 4:30 p.m.


Mar. 15, 2014 @ 06:48 PM

No. 7 Duke beats NC State 75-67 in ACC semifinals

Jabari Parker and T.J. Warren kept trading baskets in the kind of shootout expected from the Atlantic Coast Conference's top two scorers.


Mar. 15, 2014 @ 03:39 PM

No. 6 Virginia reaches ACC final

Anthony Gill hit two free throws with 8.5 seconds left to help No. 6 Virginia hold off Pittsburgh 51-48 in Saturday's semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 11:50 PM

No. 7 Duke escapes against Clemson, 63-62, at ACCs

Rodney Hood hit two free throws with 3.8 seconds left to lift No. 7 Duke past Clemson 63-62 Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference quarterfinals.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

No. 1 Gators surge past Missouri in SEC quarters

NO. 1 FLORIDA 72, MISSOURI 49


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 09:56 PM

NC State upsets No. 11 Syracuse 66-63 in ACCs

T.J. Warren scored 28 points while Ralston Turner banked in the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:28 left to help North Carolina State upset No. 11 Syracuse 66-63 in Friday's quarterfinals at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 09:33 PM

N.C. Central tops Norfolk St 68-45; makes MEAC final

Jeremy Ingram and Jordan Parks scored 14 points apiece as top-seeded North Carolina Central eliminated No. 4 seed Norfolk State 68-45


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 09:31 PM

Pittsburgh beats No. 15 UNC 80-75 in ACCs

Only a week ago, No. 15 North Carolina was rolling along with a long winning streak that had the Tar Heels playing with confidence.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 09:29 PM

No. 6 Virginia tops Florida St. 64-51 at ACC tourney

It's been a season of firsts for No. 6 Virginia. The Cavaliers are savoring their latest one by sticking around the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament a little while longer than usual.


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

Louisiana Tech dumps Charlotte 86-65 in CUSA tourney

Michale Kyser scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds while Alex Hamilton added 19 points as top-seeded Louisiana Tech rolled over No. 9 seed Charlotte 86-65


Mar. 14, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

Clemson tops Ga Tech 69-65 in OT at ACC tourney

Still smarting from letting a game slip away in overtime, Clemson refused to let it happen again.