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Lower seed, same big name: Duke takes unusual path to NCAAs

These are unusual days for the Duke University men's basketball team. The mighty program with the Hall of Fame coach typically heads into March fresh off an Atlantic Coast Conference tournament championship and carrying a Number One seed.

3 N.C.-based teams claim spots in NCAA tournament

Three North Carolina-based schools are headed to the NCAA tournament. North Carolina drew a Number One seed for a record 11th time and joined Duke and Davidson in the field of 65 teams.

ACC Tournament opens in Tampa

The Atlantic Coast Conference is wading into the heart of Southeastern Conference country to stage its signature event.

Hansbrough’s nose broken during ugly scene late in win over Duke

North Carolina coach Roy Williams said on Sunday that Tyler Hansbrough's nose was not broken after he was hit by an elbow from Duke's Gerald Henderson.

No. 8 North Carolina 86, No. 14 Duke 72

Tyler Hansbrough scored 26 points before suffering an ugly injury in the closing seconds of eighth-ranked North Carolina's 86-to-72 victory over 14th-ranked Duke.

Teams tied for first in ACC in action tonight

North Carolina, Virginia and Virginia Tech all share first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference at 10-4. At least one of them will give up their portion tonight.

Duke football player faces vehicle death charge

A Duke football player is facing charges following a two-car wreck in which the driver of the other vehicle was killed.

Blue Devils back on the lacrosse field after months of turmoil

Playing their first game in eleven months, the Duke lacrosse team opened its 2007 season with a 17-to-11 victory over Dartmouth. It was a triumphant return for the Blue Devils, whose season was canceled last spring amid the rape allegations against three players.

No. 1 Duke 67, No. 4 North Carolina 62

Alison Bales had 16 points and 12 rebounds as No. 1 Duke pulled away late to beat No. 4 North Carolina 67-62 and finish the first unbeaten regular season in Atlantic Coast Conference history.

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About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.