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Clemson head coach Brad Brownell talks to guard Al-Amir Dawes during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP, Pool)

No. 20 Clemson's trip to FSU headlines ACC weekend slate

Jan. 22, 2021 2:40 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 20 Clemson at Florida State. Saturday's game lost some luster after two straight losses by Brad Brownell's Tigers (9-3, 3-3), the first being a 35-point loss to No. 13 Virginia last weekend followed by Wednesday’s at...

South Carolina forward Aliyah Boston (4) is defended by Georgia center Jenna Staiti (14) and guard Maya Caldwell (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Boston's triple-double leads No. 4 Gamecocks over Georgia

Jan. 21, 2021 9:33 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Aliyah Boston is trying to make her mark on a South Carolina program that's had stellar post players like A'ja Wilson and Alaina Coates. Boston now has a milestone all her own with the Gamecocks' first-ever triple double in Southeastern Conference play. The 6-foot-5 sophomore...

Hornets starting C Cody Zeller ready to return to action

Jan. 21, 2021 2:26 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Hornets starting center Cody Zeller is expected to return to action Friday night against the Chicago Bulls after missing four weeks with a broken bone in his left hand. Zeller went through a scrimmage on Wednesday and coach James Borrego on Thursday listed him as probable for the...

North Carolina forward Armando Bacot (5) drives to the basket while Wake Forest forward Isaiah Mucius (1) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Love, Bacot help North Carolina beat Wake Forest 80-73

Jan. 20, 2021 9:43 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Caleb Love had a season-high 20 points, Armando Bacot scored 14 of his 18 in the second half, and North Carolina beat Wake Forest 80-73 on Wednesday night. RJ Davis scored 13 points, Garrison Brooks 10, and Leaky Black added eight points, six rebounds and eight assists...

Mann lifts Gardner-Webb past UNC Asheville 84-57

Jan. 20, 2021 9:37 PM EST

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Jamaine Mann came off the bench to score 18 points to carry Gardner-Webb to an 84-57 win over UNC-Asheville on Wednesday night. D’Maurian Williams had 16 points for Gardner-Webb (4-9, 3-5 Big South Conference). Jacob Falko added 11 points and seven rebounds. Jordan Sears...

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson dunks during the third quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Judge sides with Zion Williamson against ex-marketing agent

Jan. 20, 2021 7:59 PM EST

A federal judge in North Carolina has ruled in favor of New Orleans Pelicans player Zion Williamson in a case concerning a contract he terminated with a Florida-based marketing agent who is seeking $100 million in damages from the former Duke star. U.S. District Judge Loretta Biggs in Winston-Salem, North...

Defense shines as ETSU defeats Western Carolina 59-48

Jan. 20, 2021 6:53 PM EST

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Ledarrius Brewer recorded 15 points as East Tennessee State got past Western Carolina 59-48 on Wednesday. David Sloan added 12 points with five assists and Ty Brewer had 12 points and seven rebounds for East Tennessee State (8-5, 4-1 Southern Conference). Damari Monsanto added 13...

Grady scores 24 to lift Davidson past Fordham 73-58

Jan. 20, 2021 3:38 PM EST

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Kellan Grady had 24 points, including seven 3-pointers, and seven rebounds as Davidson got past Fordham 73-58 on Wednesday. Luka Brajkovic added nine points and nine rebounds for Davidson (9-5, 5-2 Atlantic 10 Conference). Chris Austin had 19 points for the Rams (1-6, 1-6), who have...

FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2011, file photo, the Morgan Stanley logo is displayed on its Times Square building, in New York. Morgan Stanley saw its fourth-quarter profits surge 48% from a year earlier, as the Wall Street bank benefited from the market’s upward swing and investors jubilation for tech stocks and IPOs late last year. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Morgan Stanley profits rise 48%, helped by strong markets

Jan. 20, 2021 10:27 AM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Morgan Stanley saw its fourth-quarter profits surge 48% from a year earlier, as the Wall Street bank benefited from the market’s upward swing and investors jubilation for tech stocks and IPOs late last year. The New York-based firm posted a profit $3.39 billion, or $1.81 a...

FILE - Steam rises as a hair stylist works on a model prior to a show displaying the Tom Ford collection during Fashion Week on Feb. 6, 2019, in New York. People of color in the industry trace bias and discrimination in predominantly white salons to the sidelining of formal education focused on Black hair. Horror stories are not uncommon, from outright refusal of service to botched treatments and cuts by stylists who don't know what they're doing. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

North Carolina cities OK ban on hairstyle discrimination

Jan. 20, 2021 10:25 AM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Two city councils in North Carolina have unanimously passed ordinances protecting against discrimination for wearing hairstyles such as braids, dreadlocks or afros. The Durham City Council on Tuesday voted to ban employers from discriminating based on hairstyles, WRAL-TV reported....