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Top cat: Scrappy the tabby ‘adopted’ an NC fire station

Nov. 26, 2022 00:02 AM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — For more than 15 years, Scrappy has pawed his way into the hearts of firefighters and visitors. “Nothing fazes him,” said Hannah Johnson, a senior firefighter. “When the truck rides by he knows exactly what to do. He stays put, or he’ll wait till the...

Finley leads N.C. State past No. 18 UNC in 2OT in 1st start

Nov. 25, 2022 21:13 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Devin Carter and two teammates took a North Carolina State flag and planted it at rival North Carolina's midfield logo amid a wild celebration. The Wolfpack spiked weeks of frustration with a signature road win to end the regular season. ...

Caleb Grill, Iowa State topples No. 1 North Carolina 70-65

Nov. 25, 2022 20:50 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Caleb Grill has followed T.J. Otzelberger from South Dakota State to UNLV and now back to Iowa State hoping the pair could share a moment like they did Friday. Taking down the No. 1 team in the country was another bookmark moment in a long journey for the...

Oubre scores 28, Hornets snap T-Wolves' 5-game win streak

Nov. 25, 2022 20:17 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 28 points, and the Charlotte Hornets stopped Minnesota's five-game win streak with a 110-108 victory over Anthony Edwards and the Timberwolves on Friday night. Terry Rozier had 22 points and eight assists, helping the Hornets (6-14) win...

Loyer scores 30, Davidson beats San Francisco 89-80

Nov. 25, 2022 17:02 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Foster Loyer scored 30 points as Davidson beat San Francisco 89-80 on Friday. Loyer also had five rebounds, seven assists, and three steals for the Wildcats (6-1). Reed Bailey scored 20 points, shooting 7 of 11 from the field and 5 for 5 from the line. Sam...

Police: 1 shot at NC Walmart, officers search for shooter

Nov. 25, 2022 15:47 PM EST

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — One person was injured in a shooting inside a North Carolina Walmart on Friday, police said. Officers are still searching for the shooter. Police were called to the Walmart in Lumberton for a report of gunshots around 11:30 a.m. Friday, one of the biggest...

Struggling Broncos, Panthers search for consistent QB play

Nov. 25, 2022 15:01 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers both made a concerted effort during the offseason to upgrade the quarterback position. But with the NFL season entering the stretch run, neither team has much to show for it. Russell Wilson has struggled...

No. 8 North Carolina rallies past No. 18 Oregon 85-79

Nov. 24, 2022 21:37 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Even if it was being played a couple hours north of campus, it felt like a home game for No. 18 Oregon with the namesake of the tournament, and a former women’s national player of the year sitting courtside. That made the response North Carolina coach...

No. 1 North Carolina pulls away from Portland late, 89-81

Nov. 24, 2022 18:02 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Top-ranked North Carolina knew there would be tests during its weekend in the Pacific Northwest. Unexpectedly, its opener was one. Pete Nance scored 28 points, Caleb Love added 23 and No. 1 North Carolina withstood the Portland Pilots 89-81 in...

No. 18 UNC, NC State rivalry closes out regular season

Nov. 24, 2022 12:09 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — N.C. State (7-4, 3-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) at No. 18 North Carolina (9-2, 6-1), Friday, 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: North Carolina by 6 1/2. Series record: North Carolina leads 68-37-6. WHAT'S AT...