January 19, 2017

There was a time not too long ago that it didn’t take deception to beat the SouthWest Edgecombe girls’ basketball team.

The opponent could play a simple man-to-man on defense and either watch the Cougars miss a shot, throw an errant pass out of bounds or fail to advance the ball past…

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…

No. 9 UNC tops Syracuse for Williams' 800th career win

January 17, 2017

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina coach Roy Williams stood at midcourt, looking to the Smith Center rafters to watch video messages from former players congratulating him on his 800th win.

The Hall of Famer didn’t wait very long before turning his attention back to the present.…