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Miami forward Anthony Walker is blocked by Duke forward Jack White and forward Matthew Hurt (21) while center Vernon Carey Jr. (1) looks on during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Hurt, No. 8 Duke end 2-game skid by beating Miami 89-59

Jan. 22, 2020 12:08 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Matthew Hurt helped eighth-ranked Duke shoot itself out of a two-game skid. The freshman scored 15 of his 22 points in a dominating first half to help the Blue Devils beat Miami 89-59 on Tuesday night. Tre Jones added 16 points for the Blue Devils (16-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Conference),...

Clemson rallies from 10 points down to top Deacons 71-68

Jan. 21, 2020 11:16 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Hunter Tyson believed he was ready to make an impact. On Tuesday night, the Clemson sophomore was key to the Tigers' comeback win over Wake Forest. Tyson had a career-high 21 points, including the go-ahead basket that put the Tigers up for good in a 71-68 win over the Demon Deacons. ...

Deputies: North Carolina teen secretly taped woman for year

Jan. 21, 2020 6:52 PM EST

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old secretly recorded a woman in her bedroom for nearly a year, a North Carolina sheriff's office said. The Iredell County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Cody Daniel Wells of Statesville was arrested last week on five counts of felony secret peeping and was...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 file photo, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper responds during an interview at the Governor's mansion in Raleigh, N.C. Many of North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's lasting achievements in 2019 stem from keeping Republican policies from ever getting implemented. During a year-end interview with The Associated Press on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 Cooper cited successes in recruiting companies and jobs to the state, reducing the number of opioid deaths and moving the state toward cleaner energy during the third year of his term. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

N Carolina appeals court upholds lawfulness of 2016 session

Jan. 21, 2020 4:22 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina appeals court on Tuesday upheld the legality of a legislative session Republicans quickly called in December 2016 to push through laws that weakened the power of incoming Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. The unanimous decision of three judges on the intermediate-level...

Police: Father tackled son's opponent during wrestling match

Jan. 21, 2020 10:28 AM EST

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been charged with assault after he charged onto the mat at a high school wrestling match and tackled his son's opponent. Barry Lee Jones, of Harrisburg, was charged with simple assault and disorderly conduct on Saturday, according to Kannapolis Police...

Orlando Magic forward Gary Clark, left, looks to pass around Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

Fournier, Vucevic lead Magic past Hornets 106-83

Jan. 20, 2020 8:29 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Evan Fournier has been dealing with an illness and was feeling incredibly sluggish before Orlando's game at Charlotte. So the veteran guard did something he normally doesn't do, slugging down one of those tiny energy shots as he prepared to take the floor. He said it immediately gave...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow walks the sideline in an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Waco, Texas, The NFL’s Carolina Panthers have hired former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow as their new defensive coordinator. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson, File)

Snow rejoins Rhule as Panthers new defensive coordinator

Jan. 20, 2020 1:37 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phil Snow is rejoining head coach Matt Rhule in Carolina as the new Panthers defensive coordinator. Snow previously served as defensive coordinator under Rhule at Baylor from 2017-19 and Temple from 2013-16. Snow has spent 37 seasons coaching college football, serving as a defensive...

Wake Forest center Olivier Sarr (30) dunks in the first half of an ACC college basketball game against Boston College on Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Allison Lee Isley/Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Childress, Wake Forest beat Boston College 80-62

Jan. 19, 2020 9:46 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — With one of his forwards out of the lineup Sunday, Wake Forest coach Danny Manning doubled down on his big men, and it paid off in the Demon Deacons’ 80-62 victory over Boston College. Brandon Childress scored 20 points and big men Olivier Sarr and Ody Oguama combined for...

Carolina Hurricanes' Justin Williams, center, plays the puck in front of New York Islanders' Tom Kuhnhackl, left, of Germany, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

Williams returns, gets shootout goal in Hurricanes' win

Jan. 19, 2020 8:55 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — On a losing streak and missing their All-Star defenseman, the Carolina Hurricanes needed a boost Sunday. They got one from Justin Williams, who returned to the lineup and scored in the eighth round of a shootout to lift Carolina over the New York Islanders 2-1. Williams played for the...

Jones leads Wolfpack past Wake Forest

Jan. 19, 2020 5:20 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State’s star was in foul trouble, and its shots were misfiring. But the Wolfpack played strong enough defense to escape with another win. Kayla Jones had 15 points and 11 rebounds to help No. 9 N.C. State beat Wake Forest 59-45 on Sunday. Jakia Brown-Turner added...