Sports: College

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:11 PM

Hatchell: Star freshman DeShields leaving UNC

North Carolina star freshman Diamond DeShields plans to transfer, coach Sylvia Hatchell said Thursday.

Apr. 17, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft

Duke freshman Jabari Parker is entering the NBA draft, and there's a strong chance he'll be the No. 1 pick.

Apr. 15, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

McKendree University freshman Hailee Lilly (LCHS) posted her best collegiate finish recently, earning sixth place in the ASICS USA Wrestling University Nationals in Oklahoma City, Okla.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 08:59 PM

Duke's Parker to decide Wednesday on going pro

 Jabari Parker says he plans to "set up an appointment" with Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski when he returns to Durham, N.C., on Tuesday and he will decide Wednesday whether to declare for the NBA draft or return to college for his sophomore year.

Apr. 14, 2014 @ 05:39 PM

Clemson dismisses QB Kelly after sideline argument

Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly has been dismissed from the team two days after he was benched for the second half of the spring game for disagreeing with coaches over whether to go for it on fourth down.

Apr. 09, 2014 @ 12:53 PM

UConn routs Notre Dame 79-58, wins 9th title

Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women's college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth national championship — they stand alone.

Apr. 08, 2014 @ 05:01 AM

ON CAMPUS: Richmond shines in national spotlight

Akeem Richmond (SLHS) proved he has what it takes to compete with the best three ball shooters in the nation as the senior guard from East Carolina finished third in the 2014 State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in Moody Coliseum in Dallas last Thursday.

Apr. 07, 2014 @ 11:42 PM

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn't have them.


Apr. 07, 2014 @ 09:42 AM

UConn and Kentucky for national title

Connecticut and Kentucky couldn't have met in last year's championship game and few people gave them a chance to be in this year's.

Apr. 07, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

UConn, Notre Dame advance to historic title game

Women's basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game.

Apr. 06, 2014 @ 04:55 AM

Two-week stretch spurred Notre Dame

Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw remembers sitting down back in October and looking over her team’s schedule and noticing a particularly daunting two-week span where her squad would play at Tennessee, at Maryland and at Duke.

Apr. 05, 2014 @ 08:53 PM

Role players key UConn's 63-53 win over Florida

Connecticut will not ride a one-man gang into the national championship game this time.

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 05:25 PM

Wake Forest hires Danny Manning from Tulsa

Danny Manning grew up watching Wake Forest play games at the Greensboro Coliseum, memories that linger in his mind all these years later.

Apr. 04, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

UNC's McAdoo to enter NBA draft as a junior

North Carolina junior James Michael McAdoo felt he had put off going to the NBA long enough.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

Behind Ogwumike, Stanford returns to Final Four

Well after the final buzzer, Chiney Ogwumike darted across the court one last time to find big sister Nneka in the stands for a long celebratory embrace.

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 04:59 AM

Marquette hires Duke's 'Wojo' as next hoop coach

Marquette found its replacement for Buzz Williams in Mike Krzyzewski's coaching tree.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 06:15 PM

Marquette hires Duke's 'Wojo' as next hoop coach

Marquette found its replacement for Buzz Williams in Mike Krzyzewski's coaching tree.

Apr. 01, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

In a game that had an unusual twist of spanning two separate days, Dillon Frye (2-2) (LCHS) combined with teammate Mitchell Buerosse to record a perfect game in Nova Southeastern’s 15-0 blanking of Palm Beach University this weekend.

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 09:26 PM

Stanford, North Carolina each look to Final Four

Chiney Ogwumike wrote on Stanford's locker room white board, "3rd round last year."

Mar. 31, 2014 @ 09:23 PM

AP source: Marquette interviewing Duke's 'Wojo'

Duke assistant Steve Wojciechowski interviewed for the Marquette job Monday, said a person familiar with the situation.

Mar. 30, 2014 @ 09:18 PM

DeShields leads North Carolina past South Carolina

Diamond DeShields escaped two close calls with injury to score 19 points, leading North Carolina one win closer to a sweet reunion with healing coach Sylvia Hatchell by beating top-seeded South Carolina 65-58 in the Stanford Regional semifinals on Sunday night.

Mar. 30, 2014 @ 09:14 PM

Fearsome Final Foursome headed to North Texas

The road to redemption goes through North Texas for a fearsome Final Four of power programs with something to prove.

Mar. 30, 2014 @ 04:55 AM

Area sports calendar

Monday, March 31
Southeast Raleigh at Harnett Central - 4 p.m.
Union Pines at North Moore - 7 p.m.
Lee County at Westover - 7 p.m.
Purnell Swett at Pinecrest - 7 p.m.

Mar. 29, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

Michigan, Kentucky survive in Midwest Regional

John Calipari finally figured out how to get his players' attention. He banned television.

Mar. 29, 2014 @ 12:46 PM

Spartans, Huskies one step closer

Two programs very familiar of late with the NCAA tournament's round of eight will meet for the right to go to the Final Four.