Stories by Joedy McCreary

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015

Blue Devils rout Tigers

DURHAM, N.C. - Quinn Cook matched a career high with 27 points for No. 4 Duke, and the Jahlil Okafor-less Blue Devils routed Clemson 78-56 on Saturday.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015

Dean Smith remembered as 'basketball royalty'

Dean Smith, who led the Tar Heels to two national titles and 11 Final Fours, died Saturday night at age 83. Both Ford and Michael Jordan likened the Hall of Fame coach to a "second father."
By Joedy McCreary

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Coach K on verge of 1,000th career win

DURHAM, N.C. - Mike Krzyzewski is on the verge of yet another coaching milestone. The Duke coach will become the first men's coach in Division I history with 1,000 wins Sunday if his fifth-ranked ...
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

Yellow Jackets lose third in a row

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Devin Thomas had 17 points and 14 rebounds, and Wake Forest held on to beat Georgia Tech 76-69 on Saturday.
By Joedy McCreary

Friday, Jan. 9, 2015

Referee accused of slur won't work any more ACC games

RALEIGH, N.C. - A veteran referee accused of making an ethnic slur at a Wake Forest booster will not work any further Atlantic Coast Conference games this season, a person familiar with the ...
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014

College soccer powers to meet for title

CARY, N.C. - UCLA and Virginia are the final two teams left at the NCAA soccer tournament,
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014

Top-ranked South Carolina women edge Duke

DURHAM, N.C. - A'ja Wilson's putback with 1.8 seconds left lifted No. 1 South Carolina past No. 9 Duke 51-50 on Sunday.
By Joedy McCreary

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

A lot at stake for Blue Devils, Tar Heels

All those things No. 25 Duke had done right this season went wrong in its last game. If it happens again, the Blue Devils know they can forget about another Coastal Division title.
By Joedy McCreary

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014

Tigers pull away after early scare

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Artavis Scott took a touch pass from Cole Stoudt 68 yards for the go-ahead touchdown with 10:53 left, and No. 19 Clemson pulled away to beat Wake Forest 34-20 on Thursday night.
By Joedy McCreary

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014

Tigers look to continue dominance

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - For Clemson to play its way back to the Orange Bowl, the No. 19 Tigers can't afford any more slip-ups. Coach Dabo Swinney's team always seems to avoid those against Wake Forest.
By Joedy McCreary

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Defending champ picked to win ACC in women's basketball

GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Atlantic Coast Conference looks a lot different in women's basketball these days - especially at the top.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

Villegas ends drought with Wyndham win

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Camilo Villegas won the Wyndham Championship by a stroke Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory since 2010.
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Watney takes lead at Wyndham Championship

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Not many players birdied the tricky final hole at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday. Nick Watney did to top leaderboard.
By Joedy McCreary

Friday, Aug 15, 2014

Slocum, Langley share lead in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Heath Slocum and Scott Langley each shot 5-under 65 for the second straight day Friday to share the lead in the Wyndham Championship.
By Joedy McCreary

Monday, July 21, 2014

Florida State, Miami picked to win ACC divisions

Defending national champion Florida State and Miami are the favorites to win their Atlantic Coast Conference divisions.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, July 20, 2014

National title, realignment generate buzz around ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. - It's been a while since the Atlantic Coast Conference entered a season with this much buzz.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, June 15, 2014

NBC's Miller fights tears in final sign-off

PINEHURST, N.C. - Johnny Miller choked back tears. Dan Hicks shook his hand and thanked him for "a great ride." With that, NBC's 20-year run of televising the U.S. Open was over.
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Bogeys drop Todd from contention

PINEHURST, N.C. - The bogeys piled up in a hurry for Brendon Todd. Just that quickly, his first U.S. Open turned from a dream to a complete nightmare.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Yellow Jackets claim ACC baseball title

GREENSBORO, N.C. - A.J. Murray drove in three runs, and Georgia Tech won its second Atlantic Coast Conference baseball title in three years, beating Maryland 9-4 on Sunday.
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Duke hopes star freshmen won't turn pro

RALEIGH, N.C. - Duke's latest one-and-done could be followed by another one of an entirely different kind.
By Joedy McCreary
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