Sports: College

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.

Mar. 28, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

ACC tourney to N.C. in ’19, ’20

The Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament will return to North Carolina after its two-year stay in New York.

Mar. 27, 2014 @ 11:16 PM

Flyers, Badgers reach Elite Eight


Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight for the first time since 1984.

Mar. 26, 2014 @ 12:47 PM

Tar Heels beat Michigan State 62-53 in NCAAs

Diamond DeShields had it all working: the pullup in transition, the stepback jumper over a defender, the defense, the rebounding.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 05:54 PM

AP source: ACC tourney to New York in '17, '18

The Atlantic Coast Conference is taking its men's basketball tournament to New York.

Mar. 25, 2014 @ 05:00 AM

On Campus

Josh Mellette (SLHS) and seventh-seeded Wake Tech (21-10, 14-4) made a good run last week, finishing fourth in the nation at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament in Danville, Ill.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 08:54 PM

DePaul upsets Duke 74-65 in NCAA tournament

Megan Rogowski scored 22 points and Megan Podkowa added 18 to help DePaul upset Duke 74-65 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

Mar. 24, 2014 @ 05:14 PM

UNC's Hatchell won't be on sideline Tuesday

North Carolina assistant Andrew Calder says head coach Sylvia Hatchell won't be on the sideline for Tuesday's NCAA tournament game against Michigan State while she continues to recover from treatments for leukemia.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 08:10 PM

No. 3 seed Iowa State ousts North Carolina 85-83

DeAndre Kane drove for the game-winning layup with 1.6 seconds left and No. 3 seed Iowa State beat North Carolina 85-83 on Sunday, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2000.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 07:51 PM

UT Martin upset bid falls short against UNC 60-58

UT Martin coach Kevin McMillan gambled — and nearly won.

Mar. 23, 2014 @ 04:58 AM

No. 3 seed Iowa State pressing on without Niang

Iowa State has seen all this before and it never seems to end well for the Cyclones.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:57 PM

BYU women upset fifth-seeded NC State

Lexi Eaton scored 25 points, Jennifer Hamson finished one block shy of a triple-double and 12th-seeded BYU upset No. 5 North Carolina State 72-57 in the first round of the NCAA women's tournament on Saturday.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 09:54 PM

Dayton stuns Syracuse 55-53 to advance

Dayton 55, Syracuse 53

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:20 PM

Defending champ Louisville returning to Sweet 16

It's not always pretty with Louisville. And sometimes, it's ugly by design.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 01:42 PM

Duke routs Winthrop 87-45 in NCAA tourney opener

Tricia Liston scored 20 points and Duke routed Winthrop 87-45 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

Mar. 22, 2014 @ 08:37 AM

Virginia gets by Chanticleers in last few minutes