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No. 17 NC State holds off Notre Dame 77-73 after Wake loss

Jan. 19, 2019 6:13 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — No. 17 North Carolina State left coach Kevin Keatts with a hoarse voice Saturday. A strong finish against the pesky Fighting Irish was the only medicine Keatts needed. C.J. Bryce hit key free throws en route to 23 points, and the Wolfpack withstood several second-half challenges...

For 'Miracle' flight survivors, a decade of thankfulness

Jan. 15, 2019 7:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Children they've gotten to see grow up. Grandchildren they've been able to meet. New jobs and adventures. For the people who were on US Airways flight 1549 on that cold January day in 2009, it's been 10 years full of milestones and important moments since the "Miracle on the Hudson"...

'Miracle' flight survivors mark decade of thankfulness

Jan. 14, 2019 3:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been 10 years, but there isn't anything Tripp Harris doesn't remember about the cold January day he cheated death on US Airways flight 1549. The jolt when the plane collided with a flock of geese and the engines stopped moments after takeoff from New York City's LaGuardia Airport. The...

UNC Wilmington tops Drexel 97-83 behind Cacok's 24 points

Jan. 12, 2019 4:10 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Devontae Cacok scored 24 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season and UNC Wilmington beat Drexel 97-83 on Saturday. Ty Gadsden and Jeantal Cylla scored 20 points apiece, Jay Estime' added 11 and Kai Toews dished 13 assists for the Seahawks (8-7, 3-1...

Riller scores 31 and Charleston holds off UNC Wilmington

Dec. 29, 2018 9:13 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Grant Riller scored 31 points and defending conference champion College of Charleston defeated UNC Wilmington 73-66 in a Colonial Athletic Association opener on Saturday night. Charleston's win overshadowed a 27-point, 19-rebound game for UNCW's Devontae Cacok. The Seahawks cut...

Ex-'Teen Mom 2' star faces charges over truck towing

Dec. 24, 2018 8:05 AM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say they're planning to charge a man formerly featured on "Teen Mom 2" for towing someone else's truck out of a parking space without permission. News outlets report Wilmington police initially announced Friday there was "no legal avenue to pursue charges"...

Police: Argument over snoring leads to stabbing at motel

Dec. 20, 2018 6:11 PM EST

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina say an argument over snoring led to a stabbing at a motel. Wilmington police told news outlets 54-year-old Guillermo Moreno-Vasquez was arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. Investigators say...

Clarke, Hachimura lead No. 8 Gonzaga over UT-Arlington 89-55

Dec. 18, 2018 11:38 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga's rebounding was poor in a loss at No. 9 North Carolina last weekend, and Brandon Clarke said the No. 8 Bulldogs were determined to improve. Clarke had 17 points and 13 rebounds, Rui Hachimura added 20 points and 11 boards, and Gonzaga pounded Texas-Arlington 89-55 on Tuesday...

Surprise: Perfect Furman hoping to end NCAA tourney drought

Dec. 17, 2018 1:26 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Furman forward Clay Mounce has a simple question in the team video before the Paladins take the court each home game: "Haven't you heard of us?" Not many college basketball fans have. Though it's a question fewer people are ask ing about Furman, which is in the Top 25 for the first...

No. 14 North Carolina beats UNC Wilmington 97-69

Dec. 6, 2018 12:39 AM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina gave its Hall of Fame coach what he wanted in a dominant second half against an in-state opponent. The 14th-ranked Tar Heels need it to be the first step during an important month that could give them the chance to sharpen their imperfect play. Cameron Johnson scored...