During its recent rise to relevance, Duke has taken care of a bunch of first-in-a-long-time things.
Overhills 78, Southern Lee 70
Malik Crawford and Robert Collins scored 20 points each as Union Pines hosted Lee County for an early-season, but key, Cape Fear Valley Conference game Thursday night.
Union Pines 69, Southern Lee 11
Ralston Turner knew he'd get plenty of open perimeter looks against Tennessee's zone defense.
Goran Dragic said he hates to miss any game.
He said the angst is even worse when his team is in the midst of a losing streak.
For the first time this season, Campbell fell at home as Elon came away with a 77-51 win inside Gore Arena Wednesday afternoon.
Reco McCarter had a double-double and Campbell made 8 of 10 free throws in the last 2:49 to defeat Southern Illinois Edwardsville 70-65 Wednesday night at Gore Arena.
Pittsburgh 65, Manhattan 56
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Both defending champs and both runners-up from last year’s tournament will be in the fields for the Yellow Jacket Holiday Basketball Classic Dec. 26, 27 and 29 at Lee County High School.
Junior point guard Shantel Bennett ran a clinic on the basketball court for Lee County Tuesday night.
North Carolina is still trying to sort out what kind of team it can be. That's why coach Roy Williams is eager to get his team back on the practice court after a busy first half of December.
Charlotte 90, College of Charleston 85 - OT
Oregon State's trip across the country yielded its biggest regular-season win in two decades.
This December feels a little more normal for North Carolina State.
North Carolina's defense was a mess most of the season, giving up chunks of yardage and bunches of points to turn nearly every game into a shootout.
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SanLee Middle School's two basketball teams claimed the first two in-county victories of the Lee-Harnett Athletic Conference season Monday on the Stallions' home court.
LeBron James and Kevin Love were at the top of their game Monday night.
Turns out all Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints needed to solve their problems was to show up in Chicago.
Georgia Tech 70, Appalachian St. 57
Jahlil Okafor's best performance came on a night No. 2 Duke was at its worst.
Rachel Spoon of Pittsboro was awarded a third-degree black belt and five other students received first-degree black belts from South Eastern Karate Association when the school held its quarterly examinations earlier this fall.
Anna Murr (Grace Christian) is quickly making a name for herself at Truett-McConnell College.