Freshman David Johnson had a season-high 19 points and No. 11 Louisville hung on down the stretch to beat No. 3 Duke 79-73 in a key matchup in the Atlantic Coast Conference’s regular-season title chase.
NFL Network reporter Mike Garafolo reported on “Good Morning Football” Saturday that the former Carolina Panthers linebacker has considered going into coaching or working as a consultant for an NFL team.
Donnie Shell, a Rock Hill resident and the formidable safety on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ “steel curtain” defense in the 1970s, is a part of the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2020 class, the organization announced Wednesday.
Luke is just 28 years old, and while you may have been surprised scrolling your feed to see this retirement after eight years of playing, an NFL expert says it’s actually close to three times longer than average.
Everyone from current and former NFL players and coaches to public figures and media members spoke with love about Panther linebacker Luke Kuechly who announced that he is retiring from the NFL Tuesday night.
Carolina Panthers quarterback and Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award nominee Cam Newton has won the fifth annual Charity Challenge, which means Nationwide will contribute $25,000 to The Cam Newton Foundation.
Aamir Simms hit an overtime-forcing 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left in regulation and Clemson went on to erase decades of futility at North Carolina by beating the Tar Heels 79-76 on Saturday, earning their first win in 60 tries in Chapel Hill.
Behind another strong defensive performance, the Charlotte 49ers (9-5, C-USA: 3-0) remained undefeated in Conference USA and moved into sole possession of first place with a 53-47 win over Old Dominion (6-10, C-USA: 2-1) in Halton Arena.
Landers Nolley II scored 29 points to lead Virginia Tech to a 72-58 victory over NC State. Nolley hit 8 of 19 from the floor for the Hokies (12-4, 3-2 Atlantic Coast Conference), who won their second straight game after a 26-point loss to rival Virginia on Jan. 4.
The former longtime University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill women’s basketball coach was cited with a misdemeanor after she was involved with a fatal pedestrian-involved collision on Monday, Durham police said.
Serge Ibaka made two free throws with 5.1 seconds left in overtime and finished with 23 points and 11 rebounds as the banged-up Toronto Raptors escaped with a 112-110 overtime win over Charlotte Hornets.
Markell Johnson scored 27 points and D.J. Funderburk added 16 more, including two tie-breaking free throws with 1:38 remaining as N.C. State bounced back from a 12-point, second half deficit to edge Notre Dame 73-68.
Michael Hughes had 14 points and 13 rebounds to lead Duquesne to a 71-64 win over Davidson, the Dukes’ seventh consecutive “home” victory in a season in which their own fieldhouse is undergoing renovation.
Ben Drake scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds and Presbyterian used a late run to beat Gardner-Webb 68-62 to start Big South Conference play 2-0 for the first time in its Division I history.
McCaffrey caught a 17-yard pass over the middle from Kyle Allen with about two minutes left in the third quarter, cutting up-field against the New Orleans Saints for the final yards he needed to reach 1,000 for the season.
Under Atkins, Charlotte led Conference USA in rushing (197.9 yards per game) and was third in total offense (421.1). With his guidance, 49ers running back Benny LeMay and offensive tackle Cam Clark were named to the all-conference first team, while quarterback Chris Reynolds and receiver Victor Tuck
Hyunjung Lee scored a game-high 19 points, including 14 in the second half, to lead Davidson to a 59-56 come-from-behind win at Loyola, in non-conference men’s basketball action Sunday afternoon inside Gentile Arena.
Indianapolis handed the Panthers their seventh straight loss, blasting Carolina 38-6 in a game that was never close after the first quarter. Grading the Panthers as they dropped to 5-10 in a season most everyone just wants to be over: