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WWAY's Thursday night sports - April 4

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- During the high school basketball season Brett Blizzard & Kevin Schneider co-host the Full Court Press on WWAY with John Rendleman. This weekend they'll be hooking up without John at the Big Shots Tournament in Atlanta. Schneider essentially runs the tournament. Blizzard will be coaching a team made up of high school school juniors from the Wilmington area at the event which features 120 squads from all across the nation. Click the video icon to get Blizzard's take on his team.

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WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- Tyler Ptacek and Chuck Ogbodo both signed national letters of intent to play basketball at UNC Wilmington for Buzz Peterson. On Thursday coach Peterson provided insight on the other two openings on the team. Click the video icon to see our interview with Buzz Peterson.

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DURHAM, NC (WWAY) -- Former UNCW & Rutgers guard Tyree Graham has been quite vocal this week in support of his former head coach at Rutgers, Mike Rice. Click play video to see an interview that Graham did on Thursday that WTVD provided to us. The story on Graham is about two minutes into the segment.

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CHAPEL HILL, NC (WWAY) -- Former New Hanover High swimming standout has been named swimmer of the year in the ACC. Click here for more information on the UNC Tar Heel junior. http://www.wwaytv3.com/2013/04/04/cari-blalock-named-acc-swimmer-of-the-...

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RALEIGH, NC (AP) - Ben Bishop earned a shutout in his debut with Tampa Bay and the Lightning routed the reeling Carolina Hurricanes 5-0 on Thursday night.

Bishop, acquired a day earlier from Ottawa in exchange for promising rookie Cory Conacher, stopped a career-high 45 shots.

Teddy Purcell, Tom Pyatt and Keith Aulie scored during the Lightning's three-goal second period.

Martin St. Louis had a goal and two assists, NHL goals leader Steven Stamkos had two assists, and Benoit Pouliot added a goal and an assist to help Tampa Bay earn points for the fourth straight game.

The Lightning moved into a tie with Carolina for third in the mediocre Southeast Division.

Dan Ellis stopped 25 shots for the reeling Hurricanes.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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