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Louisville guard Dana Evans, left, drives around Wake Forest guard Gina Conti (5) in the first quarter of an NCAA women's college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)

No. 1 Louisville stays unbeaten, beats Wake Forest 65-63

Jan. 24, 2021 5:26 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Louisville spent most of Sunday looking little like the nation's top-ranked team, from struggling to make shots to keeping a determined opponent off the boards. Of course, it helps to have Dana Evans to offset all that — and allow the Cardinals to barely avoid a huge upset...

Wake Forest's Ismael Massoud sinks a 3-point shot over Pittsburgh's Abdoul Karim Coulibaly during an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Walt Unks/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Massoud scores 31 with 8 3s, Wake Forest beats Pitt 76-75

Jan. 23, 2021 9:11 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Ismael Massoud had a career-high 31 points and made 8 of 10 from 3-point range, Wake Forest coach Steve Forbes earned the first ACC win of his coaching career, and the Demon Deacons beat Pittsburgh 76-75 on Saturday. Massoud's eight 3s tied for third best in program history...

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...

Virginia Tech forward Justyn Mutts (25) blocks a shot from Wake Forest guard Carter Whitt (35) during an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Andrew Dye/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Radford helps No. 20 Virginia Tech beat Wake Forest 64-60

Jan. 17, 2021 9:23 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Virginia Tech kept turning the ball over, failing to secure loose rebounds and struggling to get offense from its two best scorers. Tyrece Radford and the rest of the 20th-ranked Hokies' supporting cast provided enough of a boost to offset that, including with some steady...

Louisville guard Carlik Jones (1) dribbles past Wake Forest forward Ody Oguama (33) during an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021, in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Andrew Dye/The Winston-Salem Journal via AP, Pool)

Jones, No. 16 Louisville beat Wake Forest 77-65

Jan. 14, 2021 12:00 AM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — No. 16 Louisville twice flirted with handing Wake Forest a lopsided loss only to squander leads. The good news for coach Chris Mack was the way the Cardinals responded each time. Carlik Jones scored a season-high 23 points to help the Cardinals beat the Demon Deacons 77-65 on...

Wake Forest's Carter Whitt (35) shoots over Catawba's Taqwain Drummond (14) and Todd Burt (2) during an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, N.C. (Walt Unks//The Winston-Salem Journal via AP)

Wake Forest plays 1st game in 34 days, beats Catawba 70-62

Dec. 31, 2020 5:44 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Daivien Williamson scored 15 points, freshman Carter Whitt added 11 in his debut and Wake Forest returned to the court for the first time in 34 days, getting a 70-62 victory over Division II member Catawba on Thursday. Wake Forest (3-0) played two games in three days to start the...

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, file photo, Notre Dame linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah, right, breaks up a pass intended for Boston College wide receiver Zay Flowers (4) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Boston. Owusu-Koramoah was voted The Associated Press defensive player of the year for the Atlantic Coast Conference and was one of nine Notre Dame selections to the AP all-ACC team. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

No. 2 Clemson, No. 4 Notre Dame headline AP all-ACC honors

Dec. 21, 2020 12:32 PM EST

Second-ranked Clemson and fourth-ranked Notre Dame headline The Associated Press All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams and individual awards for the 2020 season. The Tigers, who beat the Fighting Irish in Saturday’s league championship game for a sixth straight title, had a league-high 10 selections in...

FILE - In this April 20, 2015, file photo, the Old Well is seen near the South Building on campus at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, N.C. Fraternity members at North Carolina's flagship school were part of a drug trafficking ring that for years funneled huge quantities of drugs into three college campuses, federal prosecutors said Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Feds: North Carolina frat members were part of drug ring

Dec. 17, 2020 4:09 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Fraternity members at North Carolina's flagship school were part of a drug trafficking ring that for years funneled huge quantities of drugs into three college campuses, federal prosecutors said Thursday. Twenty-one people have been charged in connection to the ring following an...

Police: Man assaulted family with Black Lives Matter sign

Dec. 9, 2020 1:33 PM EST

LEWISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A white North Carolina man has been accused of assaulting two people whose car displayed a homemade Black Lives Matter sign and another that honored Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was killed in a police raid earlier this year in Kentucky. The incident occurred Dec. 3 in Forsyth...

In this 2016 photo provided by Beverly Amick,  her father Mal Osborn, 92, of Winston-Salem, N.C., wears a treasured 1952 letter jacket from the University of Maine, which he earned as a track athlete, while posing at a Master’s swim tournament where he won multiple gold medals. He lost the jacket in October, and with the help of a post online, it was found and returned to him. (Beverly Amick via AP)

92-year-old man finds college jacket with social media help

Dec. 8, 2020 1:36 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — More than 60 years after Mal Osborn earned a varsity letter jacket from the University of Maine as a track runner, he still wore it. That is, until the 92-year-old lost it in October. Osborn, who has lived in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, since 1964, told his daughter Beverly...