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  • Tar Heels survive spirited Syracuse effort in home finale

    By Aaron Beard - Associated Press | February 29, 2016 - 10:58pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Brice Johnson, Marcus Paige and the rest of North Carolina’s seniors earned one final home win to stay atop the Atlantic Coast Conference.

  • No. 15 Duke outplayed for all 40 minutes in loss at Pitt

    By Will Graves | February 28, 2016 - 10:46pm

    PITTSBURGH – The whereabouts of Grayson Allen’s legs were the least of Duke’s problems on Sunday against Pittsburgh.

  • Tar Heels falter late in loss at No. 3 Virginia

    By Hank Kurz Jr. | February 27, 2016 - 11:16pm

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Malcolm Brogdon said he wasn’t trying to assert himself any more than usual. It just worked out that way.

  • Gbinije, Syracuse too much for N.C. State

    February 27, 2016 - 11:15pm

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Michael Gbinije scored a career-high 34 points and Syracuse limited N.C. State star Anthony “Cat” Barber to one of his lowest-scoring outputs of the season in a 75-65 win on Saturday.

  • Bishops' season likely over after USAS semifinals loss to LaGrange

    By FOSTER LANDER | February 26, 2016 - 11:31pm

    For the second night in a row, N.C. Wesleyan compiled a huge run to build a double-digit lead.

  • Bishops use transition game to beat Averett for third time this season

    By FOSTER LANDER | February 25, 2016 - 11:43pm

    Averett coach David Doino turned quietly to assistant coach Cornelius Snow early in the second half and told him if the Cougars could just make Thursday’s USA South quarterfinal against N.C. Wesleyan a halfcourt game, that the Battling Bishops would have all sorts of trouble scoring.

  • Duke finds energy to knock off Florida State

    By Joedy Mccreary | February 25, 2016 - 11:42pm

    DURHAM – Duke has been dealing with some injured players and even more ranked opponents.

  • Thomas keeps top-ranked Bishops a step ahead of the game

    By Josh walfish | February 24, 2016 - 11:33pm

    To say Nigel Thomas is obsessive about his work might be an understatement.

  • Tar Heels stay on track with win against Wolfpack

    By FOSTER LANDER | February 24, 2016 - 11:31pm

    RALEIGH – The easy narrative, one week to the day after North Carolina’s last-minute loss in Chapel Hill to Duke, is to say that the post-Duke bounceback for the Tar Heels is gaining steam.

  • Mustangs survive Pirates’ 12 3-pointers

    By Stephen Hawkins | February 21, 2016 - 8:09pm

    DALLAS – While clearly biased, SMU coach Larry Brown and teammate Markus Kennedy are shocked every time they hear talk of national player of the year candidates without senior point guard Nic Moore even being mentioned.“I just kind of laugh,” Brown said. “Look at all of the dynamics that have gone into this year, what he’s done.

  • Tar Heels bounce back with victory against Miami

    By FOSTER LANDER | February 20, 2016 - 10:15pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Roy Williams didn’t sleep on Wednesday night and into Thursday morning after North Carolina’s one-point loss to Duke.

  • Duke wears down in loss at Louisville

    By JOSH ABNER | February 20, 2016 - 9:56pm

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski described his players as “warriors” six times after Saturday’s game at No. 18 Louisville.

  • Rowan helps N.C. State edge Clemson, 77-74

    February 20, 2016 - 9:55pm

    RALEIGH – N.C. State isn’t a one-man show after all.

  • Bishops earn USA South regular-season crown

    By Jessie H. Nunery | February 18, 2016 - 11:33pm

    N.C. Wesleyan is once again atop the USA South Conference.

  • Duke stuns North Carolina with 74-73 victory in Chapel Hill

    By Aaron Beard | February 17, 2016 - 11:38pm

    CHAPEL HILL – Grayson Allen scored 23 points and freshman Derryck Thornton came up with the clinching block on the final play to help No. 20 Duke edge No. 5 North Carolina, 74-73, on Wednesday night.

  • Virginia blows past N.C. State in second half

    By Hank Kurz Jr. | February 15, 2016 - 11:24pm

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Malcolm Brogdon might not have a tougher defensive assignment for the rest of the season than he had on Monday night, and No. 7 Virginia’s fifth-year senior would do well to repeat what he managed against Cat Barber should a similar opportunity ever arise.“I love playing against great players.

  • Blue Devils picking up steam ahead of matchup with UNC

    By Joedy Mccreary | February 15, 2016 - 11:23pm

    It seems to happen every year at Duke: The Blue Devils get rolling again after a January lull.

  • Tar Heels return home, rout Pittsburgh

    By Aaron Beard | February 14, 2016 - 9:57pm

    CHAPEL HILL – North Carolina spent two weeks on a tough road trip that included two losses, a struggle against the Atlantic Coast Conference’s last-place team and a scary moment for its Hall of Fame coach.

  • Battling Bishops let win slip away late

    By Josh walfish | February 14, 2016 - 9:56pm

    There’s a reason coaches force their players to take hundreds of free throws each day.

  • Simpson overcomes obstacles to star on senior night.

    By Josh walfish | February 14, 2016 - 8:08pm

    There have been days over the past year when Jesse Simpson wasn’t sure if Wednesday would ever come.

  • Weaver's hot hand leads Battling Bishops to victory

    February 10, 2016 - 11:42pm

    D.J. Weaver wasn't feeling very confident in his shot for most of Sunday afternoon.

  • Duke beats No. 13 Louisville for first win over ranked opponent

    By Joedy Mccreary | February 8, 2016 - 11:11pm

    DURHAM – All those losses last month might have taught Duke something important: How to win.

  • Tar Heels drop second straight game

    By Tom Coyne | February 6, 2016 - 10:28pm

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Demetrius Jackson scored 19 points, Bonzie Colson had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and Notre Dame rallied to beat No. 2 North Carolina, 80-76, on Saturday night.

  • N.C. State battles, but can't keep pace with Duke

    By FOSTER LANDER | February 6, 2016 - 9:55pm

    DURHAM – N.C. State guard Caleb Martin fouled out with 4:41 left on Saturday and went to the Wolfpack bench, where he stood in front of his seat, sipping intermittently from his water bottle.

  • Duke beats Georgia Tech without Coach K in attendance

    By Paul Newberry | February 2, 2016 - 11:38pm

    ATLANTA – With Coach K at home and no ranking in front of their name, the Duke Blue Devils got back to winning Tuesday night.