Stories by Joedy McCreary

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Duke celebrates its latest national title

DURHAM, N.C. - Duke brought its latest national championship trophy back to campus Tuesday, with perhaps 8,000 fans flocking to Cameron for this celebration.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, March 29, 2015

South Carolina women earn Final Four trip

Tiffany Mitchell scored seven of her 21 points in the final 2 minutes, and South Carolina beat Florida State 80-74 on Sunday in the Greensboro Regional final.
By Joedy McCreary

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Gamecocks are eager for this rematch

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Top-seeded South Carolina earned a conveniently short trip for its NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 appearance. Its opponent - fourth-seeded North Carolina, the lowest seed left in the ...
By Joedy McCreary

Monday, March 23, 2015

Tar Heels reach Sweet 16 on freshman's buzzer beater

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Jamie Cherry hit a jumper with 0.6 seconds left and North Carolina beat Ohio State 86-84 on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
By Joedy McCreary

Saturday, March 14, 2015

No. 11 Irish beat No. 2 Duke

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Bonzie Colson scored 17 points and No. 11 Notre Dame beat No. 2 Duke 74-64 on Friday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals.
By Joedy McCreary

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Seminoles hold off Tigers

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Xavier Rathan-Mayes scored 30 points and Florida State held on for a wild 76-73 win over Clemson on Wednesday in the second round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
By Joedy McCreary

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Freshman's free throws propel Blue Devils

DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman Azura Stevens had 21 points and 12 rebounds and No. 16 Duke beat No. 15 North Carolina 81-80 on Sunday.
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

Friday, Nov. 7, 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
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