WWAY’s Wednesday night sports – Oct. 31


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Submitted: Thu, 11/01/2012 - 3:10am
Updated: Thu, 11/01/2012 - 4:04am
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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — WWAY has learned that Chuck Ogbodo made a verbal commitment to play college basketball at UNC Wilmington starting in 2013. Ogbodo is currently a senior at High Point Christian. The 6′ 10″ standout turned down Texas A&M, St. Louis and Depaul in order to attend UNCW.

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Boys First Round State Playoff Soccer Results From Wednesday:

4A
Hoggard 4
Jack Britt 2
Muhammed Ismail scored three goals for the Vikings

Laney 8
West Johnston 1

3A
South Brunswick 3
Southern Wayne 2 in OT

West Brunswick 8
Hertford 0

2A
Reidsville 2
East Bladen 1

East Duplin 2
North Brunswick 0

1A
Hobbton 3
East Columbus 0

Midway 6
West Columbus 0

Union 4
Rosewood 0

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CHAPEL HILL, NC (WWAY) – WWAY’s Jesse Jones made the trip to Chapel Hill on Saturday in order to talk to UNC offensive lineman Jonathan Cooper. The Hoggard High grad is projected to be a first round NFL draft pick. Click play video in order to see our profile of UNC senior Jonathan Cooper.

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GREENSBORO, NC (AP) — There’s no other way to say it: The ACC’s Coastal Division is a mess.

With a month left in the season, and – for better or worse – the race remains wide open.

Historically, the Coastal has been the stronger of the ACC’s divisions since adopting that format in 2005. In each of the past five seasons, the Coastal Division’s champion has reached a BCS bowl. But this year’s winner is assured of having at least two conference losses.

And the struggles in the Coastal – and across the league, really – aren’t helping the ACC’s two best teams in the BCS rankings.

No. 9 Florida State and No. 10 Clemson both have average computer rankings of No. 21, in part due to their mediocre conference mates.

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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