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Houston reaches No. 1 in AP poll for first time since 1983

Nov. 28, 2022 12:04 PM EST

Make some room, Phi Slama Jama. Another Houston team has reached the top of men's college basketball. Nearly four decades after Clyde Drexler and Akeem Olajuwon took the Cougars to No. 1, the latest bunch led by Marcus Sasser and star freshman Jarace Walker took over the top spot in...

NC Democrats' parity in Congress delegation may be fleeting

Nov. 28, 2022 11:31 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Democrats celebrated winning what was billed as North Carolina's lone toss-up race for the U.S. House this month, as state Sen. Wiley Nickel’s narrow victory over Republican Bo Hines in the 13th Congressional District helped weaken any national GOP midterm wave. ...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Head-to-head losers ranked higher?

Nov. 28, 2022 10:53 AM EST

The college football season goes so fast. Seems like it was just yesterday that Florida State won a wild game against LSU on the Sunday of Labor weekend. Who could forget it? Well, 12 weeks later, it appears some AP Top 25 voters have. The Associated...

Clingan lifts UConn past Iowa State for Phil Knight title

Nov. 28, 2022 00:52 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Donovan Clingan had 15 points and 10 rebounds to power No. 20 UConn to a 71-53 win over Iowa State in the championship game of the Phil Knight Invitational on Sunday night. Tristen Newton scored 13 points for the Huskies (8-0), who went 20 for 25 at the...

Bicycle Man struggling to find volunteers for final giveaway

Nov. 28, 2022 00:02 AM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ann Mathis stands in the warehouse of the Bicycle Man Outreach Program. For the past nine years, she has continued the program started by her late husband, Moses Mathis 33 years ago. Now, Ann Mathis is looking for volunteers to help with her final year of handing out...

North Carolina rallies from 17-down to beat No. 5 Iowa State

Nov. 27, 2022 22:10 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 29 points to power No. 8 North Carolina to a 17-point comeback over No. 5 Iowa State and win 73-64 in the championship game of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament Sunday. Kennedy Todd-Williams added 17 points to help the Tar Heels (6-0)...

No. 18 Alabama beats No. 1 North Carolina 103-101 in 4 OTs

Nov. 27, 2022 19:39 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Mark Sears had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists, and No. 18 Alabama sent top-ranked North Carolina to a second straight loss with a 103-101 victory in a quadruple-overtime thriller on Sunday in the third-place game of the Phil Knight Invitational tournament. ...

Broncos' league-worst scoring offense has another dud

Nov. 27, 2022 19:20 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Denver Broncos' offense is stuck in mud — and it appears no one is coming to help pull it out. Russell Wilson turned in yet another lackluster performance on Sunday, managing just one late touchdown pass in a 23-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers. The...

Darnold leads Panthers past reeling Broncos 23-10

Nov. 27, 2022 18:15 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Sam Darnold has been waiting more than 10 months for another chance to prove he can lead the Carolina Panthers. It finally came on Sunday, and he made the most of it. Darnold threw for a touchdown and recovered his own fumble for another score...

Jeffers scores 17, Radford knocks off Elon 69-53

Nov. 27, 2022 17:39 PM EST

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Josiah Jeffers scored 17 points as Radford beat Elon 69-53 on Sunday. Jeffers also had six assists for the Highlanders (4-3). DaQuan Smith scored 11 points, shooting 4 for 10, including 3 for 6 from beyond the arc. Shaquan Jules shot 3 of 5 from the field and 2...