Williamson scores 25, No. 2 Duke shuts down Pitt 79-64

Guy, Huff lead No. 3 Virginia past Deacons, 68-45

NC State coach unsure when injured PG Johnson will return

Attorney files lawsuit for NFL to take action against no-call

UNCW’s Parker earns CAA player of the week honor

Hoops showcase remembers message of Dr. Martin Luther King

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Wilmington runner qualifies for Olympic team trials

REPORT: NFL rule allows Commissioner Roger Goodell to reverse outcome of Saints-Rams game

Panthers to play 2019 game against Buccaneers in London

Sec. 642: Saints fans launch petition, after Rams fans launched petition against ref

UNCW hands Towson first CAA loss of season with 77-73 victory

No. 17 NC State holds off Notre Dame 77-73 after Wake loss

No. 1 Duke squeezes by No. 4 Virginia 72-70

The Blue Devils bounced back from an overtime loss to Syracuse that could cost them their top ranking.

Cacok collects 49th career double-double in loss at Northeastern

Senior forward Devontae Cacok led UNCW in scoring for the eighth time this season with a game-high 23 points and added 13 rebounds for his CAA-leading 14th double-double of the season and 49th of his career.

  Late three pushes UNCW women past James Madison

Redshirt senior guard Shrita Parker hit a three-pointer from the right wing with 1.9 seconds remaining to give UNCW a 66-63 come-from-behind victory over James Madison in Colonial Athletic Association women’s basketball action inside Trask Coliseum on Friday evening.

High school basketball roundup

High school basketball roundup

UNC’s Williams: Manley to miss sixth straight game at Miami

Wilmington Hammerheads’ coach honored by the United Soccer Coaches

New Hanover players rally around Muslim teammate

Hofstra beats UNCW for 13th consecutive victory

Pender, Laney boys teams to miss state basketball playoffs

Coastal Christian’s Kamron Greene named WECT Athlete of the Week

Kadeem Allen fills stat sheet in first game since signing new contract

Former New Hanover High School standout Kadeem Allen filled up the stat sheet in his first game since signing a two-way contract with the New York Knicks.

Seahawks building game plan to stop one of nations top scorers

For the second time this season, the UNCW men’s basketball team will try to slow down one of the nation’s top scorers.

Wednesday high school basketball scoreboard

Wednesday high school basketball scoreboard

High school basketball scoreboard

High School basketball scoreboard

10th annual MLK Jam basketball showcase

Students might be out of school on Monday, but there will be plenty of high school basketball games in the area.

Little, No. 13 North Carolina hold off Notre Dame

Nassir Little scored all 11 of his points in the final 11 minutes, and No. 13 North Carolina beat Notre Dame 75-69 on Tuesday night.

Wake Forest blows big lead, holds on to top No. 17 NC State

Freshman Jaylen Hoard had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Wake Forest blew a 22-point lead before recovering in time to top No. 17 North Carolina State 71-67 on Tuesday.

Clemson Tigers greeted with fast food feast during White House visit Monday

The Clemson Tigers continue their National Championship celebration today with a visit to the white house.

Southeastern Homeschool learning life lessons through basketball

Wilmington’s Southeastern Homeschool might be the best basketball program you’ve never heard of.

Kadeem Allen signs two-way contract with New York Knicks

The New York Knicks have signed guard Kadeem Allen to a two-way contract.

Syracuse knocks off No. 1 Duke in overtime

Syracuse held Duke to 2-of-8 shooting in overtime and to just 21 percent shooting from 3-point range while earning its second victory at Cameron Indoor Stadium in three years.

Johnson’s status unclear for No. 17 Wolfpack at Wake Forest

North Carolina State coach Kevin Keatts isn't sure if the No. 17 Wolfpack will have starting point guard Markell Johnson for Tuesday's game at Wake Forest.

Devontae Cacok named CAA co-player of the week

UNCW’s Devontae Cacok has been named the Colonial Athletic Association’s co-player of the week after averaging a double-double in games against Delaware and Drexel last week.

Cacok sets UNCW all-time rebounding record in win against Drexel

Senior forward Devontae Cacok broke UNCW’s all-time rebounding record as UNCW took down Drexel, 97-83, in a conference game on Saturday at Trask Coliseum.

Lykes scores 25 to help Miami beat Wake Forest

The Demon Deacons had a season-high in misfires from 3-point range, going 7 for 33, and shot 34 percent from the field overall. They were averaging 19 points from the free throw line but went only 8 for 9 there.

No. 15 NC State storms past Pitt

The dominating issue for the Wolfpack was how they struggled at both ends without Walker, who was tossed 2 minutes in for grabbing the foot of Pitt's Johnson to bring him down.

No. 12 North Carolina stunned at home against Louisville

Roy Williams suffered his worst home loss in 16 seasons with North Carolina as Louisville stunned the 12th-ranked Tar Heels 83-62 on Saturday.

Former Detroit Tiger great speaks at 15th annual Leland Hot Stove banquet

Former Major League Baseball player Denny McLain was the keynote speaker for the 15th annual Leland Hot Stove League Banquet at North Brunswick High School on Saturday.

High school basketball scoreboard

High school basketball scoreboard

UNCW women fall at William & Mary

William & Mary guard Bianca Boggs scored a game-high 25 points as the Tribe beat UNCW’s women’s basketball team 70-64 on Friday night.

Devontae Cacok ties UNCW’s career rebounding record in loss to Delaware

Devontae Cacok tied UNCW's career rebounding record after notching his 46th career double-double, but Delaware's Ithiel Horton stole the show Thursday night in the Blue Hens' 82-69 men's basketball victory over the Seahawks in Trask Coliseum.

Brown completes coaching staff for 2nd stint with Tar Heels

North Carolina has hired Scott Boone and Stacy Searels as new coach Mack Brown completed his coaching staff.

Christian nonprofit league to hold preseason basketball game

A Christian non-profit group will hold a pre-season basketball game featuring four teams from four states.

Two Seahawks among the nation’s statistical leaders

Coaches sometimes tell their players there is no I in team, but UNCW basketball coach C.B. McGrath has no problem with Kai Toews and Devontae Cacok being among the nation’s best in individual categories.

Junior college basketball scoreboard

Junior College basketball scoreboard

Panthers part ways with 3x Pro Bowler Thomas Davis after 14 seasons

A visibly emotional Thomas Davis released a video on his Twitter account Wednesday evening, announcing that he had been informed by the Carolina Panthers that they would be going in a “different direction.”

Trask High School’s Anisa Lewis named WECT Athlete of the Week

Trask High School’s Anisa Lewis is this week’s WECT Athlete of the Week.

NFL and NFLPA: Reid drug tested ‘normal’ amount of times

The NFL and the NFL Players Association has released a joint statement saying an independent administrator found Panthers safety Eric Reid received the "normal" number of drug tests this season and he was not the subject of targeting by the league.

No. 12 UNC beats No. 15 NC State in rivalry game

Luke Maye scored 21 points to help No. 12 North Carolina hold off No. 15 North Carolina State 90-82 on Tuesday night in the longtime rivals' latest meeting.

High school basketball scoreboard

High school basketball scoreboard

Williamson scores 30 in Duke’s rout of Wake Forest

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson scored a season-high 30 points with 10 rebounds, and No. 1 Duke won its first road game of the season by beating Wake Forest 87-65 on Tuesday night.

CIAA basketball tournament moving to Baltimore in 2021

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association men’s and women’s basketball tournament will have a new home beginning in 2021.

New Hanover High School hires Dylan Dimock as football coach

New Hanover High School has hired Dylan Dimock as its new football coach.

Orange Crush: Clemson topples No. 1 ’Bama for national title

Trevor Lawrence passed for 347 yards and three touchdowns and No. 2 Clemson rolled No. 1 Alabama 44-16 on Monday night in the College Football Playoff national championship game.

Freshman helps lead Brunswick CC to 13-2 start

At 6-foot-8, Silas Love stands out, but so do his skills on the basketball court.

Laney sophomore wins golf tournament

Laney High School junior Grace Holcomb won the Peggy Kirk Bell Girls Golf Tournament Prep Preview at Pinehurst No. 8 on Sunday.

UNCW’s Kai Toews named CAA Rookie of the Week

UNCW point guard Kai Toews has been named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Rookie of the Week.

Lowcountry Clemson fan living on billboard in California

While the Clemson Tigers prepare for the National Championship, two fans are also competing for a title from the top of a billboard in San Jose, California.

Williamson leads No. 1 Duke past Clemson 87-68

Playing their first game in 16 days, they needed roughly 20 minutes to shake off the rust before scoring the first 14 points of the second half to break it open and cruise to their seventh straight win.

Georgia Tech powers past Wake Forest, 92-79

Georgia Tech showed impressive offensive efficiency. The Yellow Jackets shot 55.8 percent from the field and had 20 assists on 29 field goals.

Seahawks complete road swing with another conference victory

The UNCW men’s basketball team put the finishing touches on its first Colonial Athletic Conference road trip of the season with a 67-61 victory at Towson on Saturday.

One father works to start Wilmington’s first all girls hockey team for his daughter

Paul Hockaday works to create Wilmingtons all girls hockey team by hosting an all girls skate free event.

High school basketball scoreboard 1-4

High school basketball scoreboard 1-4

UNCW women down the College of Charleston

Shrita Parker scored a game-high 17 points to lead UNCW’s women’s basketball team past the College of Charleston 71-49 in the Seahawks’ Colonial Athletic Association opener Friday at Trask Coliseum.

UNC coach Roy Williams: Manley won’t play at Pittsburgh

North Carolina coach Roy Williams says sophomore big man Sterling Manley will miss his second straight game when the Tar Heels play at Pittsburgh.

Panther stars Luke Kuechly and Christian McCaffrey honored with All-Pro selections

Two players from the Carolina Panthers were selected on Friday to the 2018 AP All-Pro squads.

UNCW snaps losing streak, gets first road win of the season

UNCW needed two overtimes, but the Seahawks earned their first Colonial Athletic Association men’s basketball victory of the season Thursday, beating James Madison 86-83.

Johnson helps lead No. 18 NC State past Miami

Reserve Markell Johnson scored 20 points in 23 minutes and No. 18 North Carolina State shot 57 percent in the second half to rally past Miami 87-82 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.

Cape Fear Academy holds signing day event

Cape Fear Academy’s Matt Kiatipis signed his letter of intent Thursday to play basketball at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Former major league pitcher Denny McLain headlines 15th annual Leland Hot Stove League Banquet

Former Major League Baseball player Denny McLain is the keynote speaker for the 15th annual Leland Hot Stove League Banquet.

High school basketball scoreboard

High school basketball scoreboard

Tar Heels surge past Harvard in second half

Luke Maye scored 14 points to help No. 15 North Carolina beat Harvard 77-57 on Wednesday night.

2017-18 Ashley High School women’s lacrosse team honored

The 2017-18 Ashley High School women’s lacrosse team was honored at halftime of the Screaming Eagles boys’ basketball game on Wednesday.

Wake Forest downs Cornell 83-61 on Hoard’s career night

Jaylen Hoard scored a career-high 23 points and tied his career best with 15 rebounds for his third double-double of his freshman season and Wake Forest beat Cornell 83-61 on Wednesday night to close out its nonconference schedule.

UNCW’s Ty Gadsden battling back from injury

UNCW sophomore guard Ty Gadsden is trying to battle back from injury.

Top sports stories of 2018: 5-1

We’re counting down the Cape Fear Region’s most memorable sports moments of 2018.

The Charlotte Checkers sign Wilmington resident

The Charlotte Checkers signed defensemen Bobby Sanguinetti to an American Hockey League contract.

Sterling Manley out with knee soreness for No. 15 UNC

Forward Sterling Manley will miss No. 15 North Carolina's game against Harvard due to left knee soreness.