- UNC hires North Texas' Mike Ekeler as linebackers coach
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has hired Mike Ekeler from North Texas to coach its linebackers.
- Canes send Bickell to minors for 1st game after MS diagnosis
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes forward Bryan Bickell is expected to skate in his first hockey game since being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
- Bubble Watch: Izzo's Spartans still shoring up NCAA resume
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Michigan State and Tom Izzo have repeatedly made March the Spartans' month with strong finishes and Final Four runs. The Spartans are having a tougher time locking down their NCAA Tournament spot and building late-season momentum this time around.
- Gardner-Webb drops UNC Asheville into 3-way tie for 1st
BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. (AP) — Tyrell Nelson scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, and Gardner-Webb dropped UNC Asheville into a three-way tie for first place in the Big South with an 81-76 victory on Thursday night.
- Brace hits 10 3s; Northeastern beats Elon, 105-104 in 2OT
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Bolden Brace hit a school-record 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points and T.J. Williams hit a pair of free throws with seven seconds remaining in the second overtime to earn Northeastern a 105-104 upset victory over Elon in a Colonial Athletic Association battle Thursday night.
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