January 24, 2017

DURHAM — Duke looked like it had another game-winning run on Monday. N.C. State shut down that notion.

The Wolfpack pushed ahead on the shoulders of point guard Dennis Smith Jr., earning an 84-82 victory. It was the ACC win N.C. State (14-7, 3-5 ACC) desperately needed, and the first time its…

Ferrum College handles N.C. Wesleyan men; Greensboro women outlast Bishops

January 22, 2017

For Ferrum  basketball coach Bill Tharp, this season has featured a mix-and-match rotation.

Eight of his players average more than 15 minutes per game and have played in at least 14 of the Panthers’ first 15 contests.

They displayed that depth against N.C. Wesleyan on Saturday. Thirty-…

N.C. Wesleyan men win overtime thriller

January 19, 2017

Greensboro men’s basketball coach Bryan Galuski had a few words for N.C. Wesleyan guard Adrian Moore following their USA South Conference game on Wednesday.

“He told me that he respects my game and the way we play as a team,” Moore said. “It’s a mutual respect,…

Rowan leads Wolfpack past Pittsburgh 79-74

January 18, 2017

RALEIGH — North Carolina State’s beleaguered defense had enough.

Called out by coach Mark Gottfried after a miserable performance two nights earlier — and with things threatening to fall apart yet again — the Wolfpack regrouped down the stretch and held Pittsburgh to one…