Sports: College

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.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 10:43 PM

N.C. State tops Miami 67-58 in ACC tourney 2nd round

Ralston Turner gave North Carolina State the reliable second scoring option it needed to advance in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 05:10 PM

Pitt wins ACC tourney debut, 84-55 over Wake

Lamar Patterson scored 24 points and Pittsburgh routed Wake Forest 84-55 on Thursday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 03:16 PM

Florida State beats Maryland 67-65

Boris Bojanovsky took a pass from Okaro White and threw down a dunk with 0.4 seconds left to lift Florida State past Maryland 67-65 in Thursday's second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


Mar. 13, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

Miners oust ECU from CUSA tournament

UTEP 77, East Carolina 68


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 09:36 PM

Ingram has 30 as NCCU advances in MEAC tourney

N.C. Central 92, Howard 46


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 10:21 PM

Miami beats Virginia Tech 57-53 in ACC tourney

Erik Swoope scored 14 points and hit the go-ahead basket with 2:42 left to help Miami beat Virginia Tech 57-53 in Wednesday's first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 04:56 PM

Wake Forest beats Notre Dame 81-69 at ACC tourney

Postseason basketball brings out the best in Wake Forest's Coron Williams.


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 08:41 AM

UNC Wilmington fires Buzz Peterson

UNC Wilmington has fired basketball coach Buzz Peterson.


Mar. 12, 2014 @ 08:39 AM

ECU tops UTSA 79-76 in C-USA tourney's first round

Akeem Richmond scored 36 points, including a school-record 11 3-pointers, as 12th-seeded East Carolina beat No. 13 seed Texas-San Antonio 79-76 in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on Tuesday night.


Mar. 11, 2014 @ 05:59 PM

NC State's Warren voted ACC player of year

North Carolina State's T.J. Warren is the Atlantic Coast Conference player of the year.


Mar. 11, 2014 @ 09:37 AM

Wofford tops W. Carolina 56-53 for SoCon title

Wofford guard Karl Cochran remembers waking up at 6 a.m. for preseason conditioning workouts, leaping over chairs and diving for loose balls and wondering how it was going to help him.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 07:42 PM

Chattanooga tops Davidson for SoCon women's title

Alex Black scored 22 points, and Chattanooga beat Davidson 71-45 on Monday to win the Southern Conference championship and clinch a berth in the NCAA tournament.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 06:19 PM

Capel out as Appalachian State's hoops coach

Jason Capel has been let go after four seasons at Appalachian State.


Mar. 10, 2014 @ 08:27 PM

Warren, Parker lead all-ACC 1st team

North Carolina State's T.J. Warren and Duke's Jabari Parker were unanimous selections Monday to the all-Atlantic Coast Conference team. They were joined by North Carolina's Marcus Paige, Syracuse's C.J. Fair and Clemson's K.J. McDaniels.


Mar. 09, 2014 @ 09:37 PM

No. 2 ND routs No. 10 Duke 69-53 for ACC title

Jewell Loyd scored 18 of her 26 points in the second half, and No. 2 Notre Dame capped its perfect first run through the Atlantic Coast Conference by beating No. 10 Duke 69-53 on Sunday night in the league tournament final.


Mar. 09, 2014 @ 09:35 PM

W. Carolina comes back to beat Davidson 99-97, OT

James Sinclair hit two 3-pointers in overtime and had 26 points as fifth-seeded Western Carolina upset top-seeded Davidson 99-97 in the semifinals of the Southern Conference tournament Sunday.


Mar. 09, 2014 @ 08:30 PM

NC State beats Boston College 78-68

T.J. Warren scored a career-high 42 points to help North Carolina State beat Boston College 78-68 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams.


Mar. 09, 2014 @ 07:48 PM

Maryland beats No. 5 Virginia in ACC finale 75-69

Given a second chance to celebrate the conclusion of Maryland's final regular-season game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the fans at Comcast Center swarmed toward midcourt as the final buzzer sounded.


Mar. 09, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

Area sports calendar

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Mar. 08, 2014 @ 11:41 PM

Parker leads No. 4 Duke past No. 14 UNC, 93-81

Freshman Jabari Parker had a season-high 30 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 Duke past No. 14 North Carolina 93-81 Saturday night.


Mar. 08, 2014 @ 10:27 PM

No. 10 Duke beats UNC 66-61 in ACC tournament

Tricia Liston scored 17 points and Ka'lia Johnson hit the go-ahead free throws with 44.1 seconds left to help No. 10 Duke rally past No. 13 North Carolina 66-61 in Saturday's semifinals of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.