March 25, 2019

RALEIGH — Kiara Leslie always seems to come up big for North Carolina State when a Sweet 16 berth is on the line.

Leslie had 26 points and 10 rebounds, and N.C. State pulled away to beat Kentucky 72-57 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

Freshman Elissa Cunane added 13…

Williamson, Duke survive UCF's late misses, reach Sweet 16

March 24, 2019

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson took on 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall at the end and won. So did top-seeded Duke — barely — when two last-ditch shots by UCF rolled off the rim.

Aubrey Dawkins finished with 32 points, but his tip-in try just missed Sunday, and Duke advanced with a 77-…

North Carolina returns to Sweet 16, beats Washington 81-59

March 24, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After making an early exit from the NCAA Tournament last season, North Carolina breezed to the Sweet 16.

Luke Maye and Nassir Little each scored 20 points and the top-seeded Tar Heels beat Washington 81-59 Sunday. They never trailed and moved on to face fifth-seeded…

ASG brings opportunity, easygoing vibe for seniors

March 24, 2019

Two years in, the foundation for the Eastern North Carolina All-Star Game is set.

Now Tizzo Johnson, one of the event’s organizers who helped spearhead Sunday’s event from its most minute details to its most important, can finally take a vacation.

“It’s worth all the stress,…