Posts Tagged North Carolina

Tar Heels’ struggling defense gets 1 more shot

In this Aug. 30, 2014, file photo, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora yells during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Liberty in Chapel Hill, N.C. North Carolina defensive coordinator Vic Koenning has left the program after a season in which the Tar Heels ranked among the nation's worst defenses. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s defense was a mess most of the season, giving up chunks of yardage and bunches of points to turn nearly every game into a shootout.

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Rivera taking wait-and-see approach on Newton’s status

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton, right, talks with Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Josh McCown, left, after an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. The Panthers won 19-17. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he’ll take a wait-and-see approach as to whether or not quarterback Cam Newton will play Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

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Panthers stay in playoff hunt, top Bucs 19-17

Carolina Panthers' Derek Anderson (3) looks to pass against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Greg Olsen has a date with his television set Monday night.

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Thomas scores 19 to lead Wake Forest past Samford 86-68

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest forward Devin Thomas isn’t ready to say he’s broken out of his recent slump.

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Wofford stuns NC State 55-54 in wild finish

N.C. State's Cat Barber (12) drives to the basket past Wofford's Karl Cochran (2) during an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014.  (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Ethan Hyman)

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Gordon’s last-second shot counted for Wofford. Trevor Lacey’s didn’t for North Carolina State.

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