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North Carolina Central ties points record in 123-57 win

Nov. 18, 2018 4:38 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Raasean Davis scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, Randy Miller Jr. scored a career-high 20 points with four 3-pointers, and North Carolina Central tied a school points record in beating Warren Wilson College 123-57 on Sunday for its first win of the season. Zacarry Douglas scored...

NC A&T clinches MEAC crown, shuts out NC Central, 45-0

Nov. 17, 2018 6:09 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Lamar Raynard threw for two touchdowns and Marquell Cartwright ran for two more as North Carolina A&T shutout North Carolina Central Saturday afternoon to claim the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship. With Florida A&M falling to Bethune-Cookman, 33-19, the Aggies earn...

No. 1 Duke's freshmen: College hoops' must-see attraction

Nov. 15, 2018 3:29 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Drake has already been spotted wearing Zion Williamson's high school jersey. Let that be proof: Duke's season is just starting, and the Blue Devils' freshmen have already arrived. Just three games into their college careers, the youngsters have made top-ranked Duke the top story in...

Williamson, No. 1 Duke rout Eastern Michigan 84-46

Nov. 14, 2018 9:29 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson tossed up an alley-oop lob for RJ Barrett, and on the next trip downcourt, Barrett returned the favor by setting up a dunk for Williamson. For these high-flying Blue Devils, that No. 1 ranking sure seems to fit. Williamson scored 21 points, Barrett added 20 and Duke...

Duke safety Singleton out with broken ankle

Nov. 11, 2018 4:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says safety Dylan Singleton is out indefinitely with a broken left ankle. Team spokesman Art Chase said Singleton had surgery Sunday to repair the injury suffered a day earlier in a 42-35 victory over North Carolina . He's the 15th player with starting experience to miss at least...

Williamson, No. 4 Duke pull away from Army, 94-72

Nov. 11, 2018 4:01 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke got something from Army that it didn't against Kentucky: A test. The fourth-ranked Blue Devils pulled away to beat the Black Knights 94-72 on Sunday behind 27 points and 16 rebounds from Zion Williamson. Playing five days after routing the second-ranked Wildcats in the Champions...

TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Duke set to climb after Kentucky romp

Nov. 11, 2018 3:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Duke looked shockingly dominant in a practically flawless performance against a top-5 opponent to start the season. The Blue Devils sure made a convincing argument to be considered the nation's best team in the season's first week: a 118-84 win against No. 2 Kentucky in...

Duke holds off rival UNC 42-35 to keep Victory Bell

Nov. 10, 2018 6:08 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Jones kept Duke moving to big yardage totals, while the Blue Devils' defense provided help when the offense stumbled. That has the Blue Devils keeping the Victory Bell after another rivalry win against North Carolina. Jones accounted for a program-record 547 total yards and four...

3 NCCU running backs over 100 yards in 52-12 victory

Nov. 3, 2018 5:34 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Isaiah Totten and Tyquan Watson both ran for two touchdowns as three North Carolina Central running backs went over 100 yards in the Eagles' 52-12 win over Edward Waters 52-12 on Saturday. Totten rushed for 133 yards, Watson 109 and Mashion Powell added 101 and a touchdown for a running...

Reeling Miami, Duke collide in ACC Coastal matchup

Nov. 2, 2018 12:30 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There was so much promise for Duke and Miami. Duke was 4-0 and found its way into the AP Top 25. Miami started the season ranked No. 8, won five of its first six games and looked again to be the team to beat in the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division. And then things...