Sports: College

Nov. 02, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

No. 24 Duke escapes Pitt in 2 OTs

Duke is getting used to thriving under pressure.


Nov. 01, 2014 @ 01:14 AM

Vanguards driven to succeed on hardwood in 2014-15

The focus and attitude has changed for Vance-Granville Community College basketball coach Michael Woody and his team as they enter year two with Woody being at the helm.

Oct. 30, 2014 @ 09:35 AM

ACC looks to end Final Four drought

For years, the Atlantic Coast Conference built its basketball reputation on nearly annual appearances in the Final Four.

Oct. 29, 2014 @ 11:40 PM

First college football playoff rankings released

The College Football Playoff selection committee has spoken — and it likes the SEC.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 11:22 PM

No. 24 Duke not losing focus

After quarterback Anthony Boone found out No. 24 Duke was back in the national rankings, he called a players-only meeting.

Oct. 28, 2014 @ 11:12 PM

NCAA's Emmert finds North Carolina report troubling

NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday that findings from a recent investigation into academic fraud at the University of North Carolina are troubling, disturbing and shocking.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 11:44 PM

Duke's freshman class looks to play vital roles early

A year after a freshman carried Duke, the Blue Devils are doubling down — and then some — on first-year players.

Oct. 27, 2014 @ 11:38 PM

Tar Heels expecting big things in 2014-15

North Carolina has spent the past two seasons trying to overcome personnel losses that forced coach Roy Williams to keep reshaping the way his team played.

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 08:56 AM

Wake Forest drops 23-17 contest to Boston College

Wake Forest did almost nothing in the first half — and just about everything in the second.

Oct. 26, 2014 @ 09:01 AM

UNC wins 28-27 at Virginia with late TD

With its high-powered offense stymied throughout the second half and its much-maligned defense in trouble, North Carolina got rescued by a most unlikely trio of players Saturday in a stunning 28-27 victory against Virginia.