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Gardner, Beekman lift No. 8 Virginia past No. 22 N.C. State

Feb. 08, 2023 00:09 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett had a simple message for his team after a poor defensive performance in a loss at Virginia Tech. “Talk is cheap. Do it. Show us, to our players, to us as a staff, show up, work in practice, step to between the lines and...

Appleby scores 35 as Wake Forest holds off Tar Heels 92-85

Feb. 07, 2023 23:57 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Tyree Appleby scored a season-high 35 points, 23 coming at the free-throw line, and Wake Forest built a big lead early then held on for a 92-85 victory over North Carolina on Tuesday night. Appleby was just two points short of his career high while tying...

Pitt moves into 1st-place ACC tie destroying Louisville

Feb. 07, 2023 21:53 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nike Sibande scored 15 points off the bench, nine Pittsburgh players entered the scoring column and the Panthers demolished Louisville 91-57 on Tuesday night and moved into a first-place tie with Clemson in the ACC. Entering play Tuesday, the top five teams in the...

North Carolina Senate OKs limits on LGBTQ school instruction

Feb. 07, 2023 18:36 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Public school teachers in North Carolina would be required in most circumstances to alert parents before they call a student by a different name or pronoun, under a bill passed by the Republican-controlled state Senate on Tuesday. Senators rejected a wave of...

N. Carolina education board proposal revived in House bill

Feb. 07, 2023 18:33 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina House committee on Tuesday backed a bill that would shift influence over public education away from the governor and toward the superintendent of public instruction and voters. The legislation aims to put a constitutional amendment on statewide...

Missouri proposal goes farther than 'Don't Say Gay' bill

Feb. 07, 2023 17:54 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — K-12 public school teachers and counselors would be largely outlawed from talking about LGBTQ people under a Missouri proposal more restrictive than what critics call Florida's “ Don't Say Gay ” law. Republican state Sen. Mike Moon’s bill, which...

Ishee confirmed as N. Carolina adult correction secretary

Feb. 07, 2023 16:47 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Senate on Tuesday confirmed Gov. Roy Cooper's choice to lead the state's new standalone Cabinet-level agency overseeing adult prisons, probation and other community supervision. Senators voted unanimously for Todd Ishee to remain secretary of...

Renewed hotel guest rules bill clears state Senate committee

Feb. 07, 2023 14:42 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation sought by North Carolina’s lodging industry that attempts to declare when long-term hotel guests qualify for tenant protections more associated with houses or apartments cleared a Senate committee Tuesday. The measure, which would start...

NC State back in Top 25, latest gain in Keatts' overhaul

Feb. 07, 2023 04:18 AM EST

Kevin Keatts believed he could change North Carolina State's trajectory. He's being proven right with the 22nd-ranked Wolfpack back in the AP Top 25. N.C. State cracked the rankings for the first time in four years Monday entering Tuesday's trip to No. 8 Virginia. That's one of six...

No. 19 Miami rolls past Duke 81-59, moves to 13-0 at home

Feb. 06, 2023 21:58 PM EST

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami guard Isaiah Wong pointed to the crowd, waving his arms, asking for noise, asking for the celebration to start. The lead, at that point, was 3-0. Didn’t matter. From start to finish, the Hurricanes were in total control —- and got...