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Catamounts Run Into Hot Shooting Marquette Wednesday Night

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The Western Carolina men’s basketball team ran into an offensive juggernaut Wednesday night as the Golden Eagles of Marquette shot over 70 percent from the field in the opening half to take a commanding lead over the visiting Catamounts. After trailing 56-18 at the half, WCU went…

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JONES AND GREGORY EARN ALL-AMERICAN CONFERENCE HONORS

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – East Carolina seniors Zay Jones (first-team) and Worth Gregory (second-team) have been named All-American Athletic Conference performers according to an announcement by the league office Wednesday. For Jones, it’s his second-straight all-conference honor after being named to the second-team in 2015.   A two-year team captain, Jones…


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Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Game Preview

#3 Clemson Tigers (11-1) vs. #23 Virginia Tech Hokies (9-3) When:  Saturday, December 3 at 8 PM The Virginia Tech Hokies finished their regular season last weekend by beating rival Virginia, giving Tech five wins in their last six games.  Coupled with a North Carolina loss at the hands of…


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Dave Doeren Will Return For A Fifth Season At N.C. State

The North Carolina State Wolfpack football team (6-6, 3-5 ACC) became bowl eligible for the third straight year after defeating their rival North Carolina 28-21 at Chapel Hill in their last game of the regular season. North Carolina State athletic director Debbie Yow later affirmed that Dave Doeren will be…


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PROVIDENCE SURGES PAST UNCW TO CLAIM 65-49 VICTORY

WILMINGTON, North Carolina – Senior guard Sarah Beal and sophomore guard Maddie Jolin each scored 17 points as Providence remained unbeaten after earning a 65-49 victory over UNCW at the Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic inside Trask Coliseum on Saturday afternoon. The Friars, who are making their first-ever visit to Wilmington,…


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Balanced Offense and Strong Defense Lead to First Road Victory

JACKSON, Miss. – The Western Carolina men’s basketball team used a balanced offensive attack and a strong effort on the defensive end to down host Jackson State for the Catamounts first road victory of the season, 58-47. Junior Haboubacar Mutombo led a group of five Catamounts who scored seven or…



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Jimmie Johnson Wins Record-Tying Seventh Nascar Championship

Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson sealed his place in Nascar history by taking the winner-take-all season finale Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway and claiming a record-tying seventh Sprint Cup championship. This victory was Johnson’s fifth of the season and the 80th in his storied career, which began in 2001….


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East Carolina Post Game Quotes to Note

East Carolina Head Coach Scottie Montgomery On the Senior Class “They battled. They are great people that really worked. They had to go into a tough transition their senior year. They just really battled.” On his thoughts on the game “We fought hard but this game is one of those…


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Nascar Will Crown a Champion on Sunday

After 35 races, the 2016 Sprint Cup season concludes in Sunday’s Championship deciding Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. There will be four highly accomplished drivers competing for the Sprint Cup championship at the 1.5-mile Florida oval. Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson will look to rewrite the record books while…