CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - No. 7 Duke is looking for ways to make up for a series of backcourt-crippling injuries. No. 14 North Carolina is still trying to solve some of its up-and-down ways. The rivals are far from finished products as they meet Sunday to close the regular season and head to the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) - James Michael McAdoo scored 15 points to lead No. 19 North Carolina past Virginia Tech 60-56 on Saturday for its 11th straight victory. McAdoo hit 6 of 9 from the floor for the Tar Heels, who started Atlantic Coast Conference play 1-4 and have not lost since.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Ryan Anderson scored 24 points to help Boston College beat Wake Forest 80-72 on Saturday. Olivier Hanlan added 17 points for the Eagles, who won for just the second time in the span of a month.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Rion Brown scored 20 points and Miami pulled away to beat North Carolina State 85-70 on Saturday. Garrius Adams added 16 points and Manu Lecomte and Erik Swoope had 15 apiece for the Hurricanes.
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kyle Busch became the first driver to win three straight Nationwide races at Phoenix International Raceway, dominating his way through a rain-shortened race Saturday. Busch took an early lead and was still out front when the race was halted with 32 laps left in the 200-mile race around Phoenix's odd-shaped mile oval.
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