The Central Carolina Community College Cougars extended their winning streak to four games, going to a 9-2 record with a 106-53 blowout win over Mount Olive's JV team in CCCC's first game back from the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday night.
To paraphrase Wikipedia: Rhabdomyolysis is a condition wherein damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down rapidly.
J.P. Tokoto had 12 points and a career-high 10 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 1 Michigan State 79-65 Wednesday night, giving the Tar Heels another impressive victory in their inconsistent season.
T.J. Warren scored 22 points to help North Carolina State beat Northwestern 69-48 on Wednesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Wake Forest 72, Tulane 57
Xylina McDaniel hit 11 of 15 shots and scored a game-high 25 points to lead No. 18 North Carolina in a 75-62 victory over No. 15 Nebraska on Wednesday night.
Lee County 51, Broughton 50
Former Southern Lee star Akeem Richmond broke his own school record with 10 three-pointers in a game as East Carolina rolled to a 96-78 win over visiting Fayetteville State Tuesday night.
Dirk Nowitzki apparently wasn't kidding when he said an early season game against Charlotte was a must-win for the Mavericks.
Duke played the defense its Hall of Fame coach wanted to see, while Quinn Cook turned in an all-around floor game to keep the 10th-ranked Blue Devils rolling in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
No. 10 Duke 79, No. 22 Michigan 69
Lee County 51, Broughton 50
After two tight wins Monday night, both Southern Lee varsity basketball squads rolled past their Western Harnett opponents on Cavalier Court Tuesday night.
Akeem Richmond poured in a career-high 37 points and sank a school-record 10 3-pointers to help East Carolina coast past Division-II Fayetteville State 96-78 Tuesday night.
Jeff Skinner had two goals and an assist, Justin Peters stopped 26 shots and the Carolina Hurricanes cruised past the Washington Capitals 4-1 Tuesday night.
Southern Lee's starting five played the whole game - all five playing all 32 minutes - in the Lady Cavalier contest against Franklinton Monday night, and the Lady Cavs were their best in the final few minutes for a 33-27 victory.
Southern Lee drained seven three-pointers, with three each by Charles Wicker and Jamal James, in the last eight minutes to shoot past visiting Franklinton for a 57-54 win, the first Cavalier win of the season, Monday night.
A 6-0 start provided Campbell with a lead it would not relinquish in a 72-58 victory over Radford on Monday night at Gore Arena/John W. Pope Jr. Convocation Center in the Big South opener for both teams.
Harnett Central 65, Western Harnett 62
“Why be good when you can be great” is a mantra that Andrew Stryffeler — senior Florida Atlantic University captain and three-year letter winner at defensive end — has heard his entire life.
Doug Weight recalls his father putting him on skates at the age of 2 because he could barely walk due to a childhood condition that relegated him to wearing braces on his legs.
Michael Waltrip Racing has hired Jeff Burton as a test driver, with the possibility of running a partial Sprint Cup schedule in 2014.
Quarterback Jameis Winston is among 17 players from top-ranked Florida State to make one of the all-Atlantic Coast Conference football teams.
Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe is resigning after 13 seasons at the school.
Roy Williams was mostly focused on his North Carolina team after getting beat by UAB and coach Jerod Haase.