Sports: College

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:28 AM

Gamecocks, Tar Heels to meet in women's Sweet 16

Top-seeded South Carolina earned a conveniently short trip for its NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance.

Mar. 27, 2015 @ 11:26 AM

North Carolina can't hold on in 79-72 loss to Wisconsin

North Carolina got the quick pace it wanted and the defense it needed against 7-foot Frank Kaminsky.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:10 PM

Campbell sweeps softball doubleheader from Appalachian St.

Campbell batters rapped 19 hits and Camel pitchers allowed only one run Wednesday in a softball doubleheader sweep of visiting Appalachian State at Amanda Littlejohn Stadium.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 01:09 PM

Camels blank Charleston 2-0

Four Fighting Camel pitchers combined for Campbell’s second shutout of the season, blanking the College of Charleston 2-0 at Patriots Point Wednesday night.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 11:41 AM

Terry Sanford quiets Cavaliers for 4-1 win

Last spring, Southern Lee and Terry Sanford split two dramatic games on the baseball diamond.

Mar. 26, 2015 @ 10:52 AM

Like home: Wisconsin back in California for NCAA regional

Bo Ryan is trippin' about being back in the NCAA West Regional.

Mar. 25, 2015 @ 07:31 AM

On Campus: ECU's Durazo tosses his first win of the season

Junior pitcher Nick Durazo (Lee County) notched his first win of the season as East Carolina downed Princeton 8-3 last week. 

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 02:40 PM

Duke beats San Diego State 68-49 to reach NCAA Sweet 16

Jahlil Okafor showed off all the moves — a spin, a dribble drive, a short jumper — that have made Duke's freshman big man possibly the nation's top player.

Mar. 23, 2015 @ 02:38 PM

Duke women earn Sweet 16 berth by beating Miss State 64-56

Elizabeth Williams' Duke teammates weren't going to let her final game at Cameron Indoor Stadium turn into her last college game, period.

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 08:05 AM

NC State in Sweet 16 with 71-68 stunner over No. 1 Villanova

The rims seemed tight. So did Villanova.

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 08:03 AM

Paige heats up, UNC beats Arkansas to advance to Sweet 16

North Carolina coach Roy Williams declined to disclose how he celebrated in the locker room after getting back to the Sweet 16. The smile on his players' faces made it clear it was something they had never seen.

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 08:00 AM

Kentucky stays unbeaten, Irish advance in OT

Two down, four to go for the Kentucky Wildcats as they try to become the first unbeaten national champion since Indiana in 1976. 

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 07:57 AM

UNC women hold off Liberty 71-65 in NCAA 1st round

Latifah Coleman and Allisha Gray weren't going to let Sylvia Hatchell's return to the NCAA Tournament end so soon.

Mar. 22, 2015 @ 07:55 AM

Princeton stays unbeaten with President Obama in attendance

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Princeton remained undefeated with President Barack Obama looking on giving the Ivy League its second win in the NCAA Tournament history. 

Mar. 21, 2015 @ 11:07 AM

NCAA Tournament recaps: Friday

Mar. 21, 2015 @ 05:01 AM

Villanova, NC State try to recapture 1980s championship feeling

They are the plays that truly put the madness in March.

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.