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  • Ely's Cameron part of bracket-busting SFA men's basketball team

    So you're bracket has been busted and that $1 billion isn't coming any time soon. Just because your March might be ruined, you can still take joy in someone else's. Former Blanche Ely guard Dallas Cameron was part of the Stephen F. Austin team that...
  • North Carolina survives Cotton, edges Providence to advance in NCAA Tournament

    SAN ANTONIO Amid the jubilation inside the North Carolina locker room, Roy Williams walked in and asked for a moment of quiet. The Tar Heels had rallied twice in the final minutes of a 79-77 victory against Providence in the NCAA tournament. They had...
  • Luke DeCock: North Carolina's season on the line at the line

    SAN ANTONIO Of course it would come down to free throws. A season where nothing has come easy for North Carolina would naturally hinge entirely on whether James Michael McAdoo could make a free throw. Tie score, 3.5 seconds to play. McAdoo fouled in...
  • North Carolina turns back Providence

    SAN ANTONIO Amid the jubilation inside the North Carolina locker room, Roy Williams walked in and asked for a moment of quiet. The Tar Heels had rallied twice in the final minutes of a 79-77 victory against Providence in the NCAA Tournament. They had...
  • North Carolina 79, Providence 77

    North Carolina 79, Providence 77: James Michael McAdoo scored 16 points, including a free throw with 3.5 seconds to go that proved to be the game-winner, as the Tar Heels rallied from a late seven-point deficit to knock off the Friars in the second...
  • Magic's Jameer Nelson sits out Friday's practice with a sore left knee

    SALT LAKE CITY — Orlando Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, who has been bothered by a sore left knee lately and sat out Wednesday's loss to the Phoenix Suns, did not practice with his teammates on Friday. Nelson has not been ruled out for...
  • Texas 87, Arizona State 85

    (Updated: ADDS "at the buzzer" in lede CORRECTS Ridley rebounds in graph 2 DELETES "Kendal Yancy's three-point play" in graph 5 RECASTS sentence 2 in graph 5) Texas 87, Arizona State 85: Cameron Ridley had 17 points and the game-winning putback at the...
  • The transformation of North Carolina's Marcus Paige

    SAN ANTONIO Before he walked off to go mess around on the Internet and watch some videos, Marcus Paige stopped in the kitchen and drew up some plays for his mom, then the girls' basketball coach at Lin Marr High in Iowa. The moment didn't last long,...
  • Luke DeCock: Beyond stars, Leslie McDonald and JP Tokoto might hold key to North Carolina's future

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Both Leslie McDonald and J.P. Tokoto fouled out of then-No. 15 North Carolina's loss to Pittsburgh at the ACC tournament, but their absence wasn't nearly as damaging as their lack of contributions on the court. Marcus Paige and James...
  • Matchup capsules for NCAA Tournament games of Friday

    MIDWEST REGIONAL At Raleigh, N.C. No. 14 Mercer vs. No. 3 Duke, 11:15 a.m. (CBS) Mercer is back in the field for the first time since 1985, defeating last year's darling, Florida Gulf Coast, in the Atlantic Sun title game. Duke is looking to return...
  • His mother far away and close by, Josh Fortune helps Friars make NCAA field

    His mother far away and close by, Josh Fortune helps Friars make NCAA field
    It was one of the greatest moments in Josh Fortune's young life. Which isn't to say it was perfect. He had scored 10 points, two coming on a pair of late free throws, as Providence upset Creighton for the Big East championship. It came in Madison Square...