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Jackson-Davis leads No. 10 Indiana past No. 18 UNC, 77-65

Dec. 01, 2022 00:54 AM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis grew up dreaming about winning showcase college games. On Wednesday night, Indiana's senior forward finally got a chance to celebrate a big, nationally televised victory. He had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 10...

Reid scores 15, Gardner-Webb defeats Western Carolina 71-55

Nov. 30, 2022 23:34 PM EST

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Kareem Reid scored 15 points as Gardner-Webb beat Western Carolina 71-55 on Wednesday night. Reid finished 7 of 9 from the floor for the Runnin' Bulldogs (2-5). DQ Nicholas went 6 of 13 from the field to add 14 points. Anthony Selden shot 5 for 11, including...

Woods' 23 help N.C. A&T knock off UNC Greensboro 73-56

Nov. 30, 2022 22:54 PM EST

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Kam Woods scored 23 points as North Carolina A&T beat UNC Greensboro 73-56 on Wednesday night. Woods was 6 of 18 shooting, including 4 for 11 from distance, and went 7 for 8 from the line for the Aggies (4-4). Marcus Watson added 13 points while shooting...

No. 17 Duke tops No. 25 Ohio State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Nov. 30, 2022 22:39 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jon Scheyer knew it would take time for a Duke team with 11 new players to learn each other and how to close out games. Moments like Wednesday night — with the 17th-ranked Blue Devils tenaciously protecting a second-half lead against a ranked opponent— are vital for that...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Nov. 30, 2022 16:22 PM EST

Charlotte Observer/Raleigh News and Observer. November 27, 2022. Editorial: Wrong-way crashes have spiked in North Carolina. Fixes may be on the way It’s the most terrifying sight on a highway: a vehicle coming at you traveling the wrong way. ...

New NC laws on arson, domestic protections begin Thursday

Nov. 30, 2022 15:41 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tougher penalties for certain types of arsons and large-scale thefts at stores in North Carolina are among all or portions of 10 new state laws approved by the General Assembly this year that will take effect on Thursday. The enacted legislation creates new...

NC health agency appealing ruling on services for disabled

Nov. 30, 2022 15:35 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's government is appealing a trial judge's order that demands many more community services by certain dates for people with intellectual and development disabilities who otherwise live at institutions, the top state health official said Wednesday. ...

Officials: Jacket hot from dryer sparks blaze at NC home

Nov. 30, 2022 14:20 PM EST

BURLINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A jacket hot from a dryer sparked a fire that damaged a North Carolina home early Tuesday, a fire official said. Firefighters responded to a home on Herman Blue Court in Burlington around 12:20 a.m. and found light smoke coming from the home, the Burlington...

College Football Picks: AAC title is glimpse into CFP future

Nov. 30, 2022 13:55 PM EST

There is one game this championship weekend that truly feels like winner takes all. No. 18 Tulane hosst No. 22 UCF in the American Athletic Conference title game Saturday. The winner is all but guaranteed a spot in a New Year's Six bowl; that would be the Cotton this year. ...

UNC's Maye rides star-making season into ACC title game

Nov. 30, 2022 11:34 AM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Drake Maye has put up big numbers all season for No. 24 North Carolina. Now he has a chance to lead the Tar Heels to something more: an Atlantic Coast Conference championship. The second-year passer has played so well that he stirred national buzz as a...