• What: Nonconference basketball season opener
CHAPEL HILL — Ian Book kept scrambling to buy time and help No. 2 Notre Dame put together multiple long touchdown drives. The Fighting Irish's defense allowed little room for Sam Howell and No. 25 North Carolina's potent offense to do the same.
RALEIGH — Jericole Hellems scored 17 points on 7-for-12 shooting to lead four double-figure scorers and North Carolina State raced away from North Florida 86-51 Friday night to win a second straight game.
DAVIDSON — High Point University stayed close into the final minutes, but Davidson pulled away to beat the Panthers 82-73 in nonconference men’s basketball Wednesday night at Davidson.
DAVIDSON – High Point University stayed close into the final minutes, but Davidson pulled away to beat the Panthers 82-73 in nonconference men’s basketball Wednesday night at Davidson.
HIGH POINT — Tubby Smith has been around college basketball enough to know what usually makes for a successful season. He’s had to throw much of that out the window this year.
There is a tradition at Taylor University, a small NAIA school in Indiana, where the entire crowd sits in complete silence until the men's basketball team scores its 10th point of the game and sets off a wild celebration.
ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves were looking for more than just experience and depth when they signed two-time All-Star Charlie Morton to a $15 million, one-year deal Tuesday.
CHARLOTTE — P.J. Walker was a third-string quarterback battling for a roster spot with the Colts 18 months ago when he received a strange call from his mother, Tamicha Drake. She said she had a dream that he was throwing touchdown passes and winning games for the Carolina Panthers.