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Aaron Beard

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Georgia Tech blows out N.C. State with big second quarter

D.J. White and Quayshawn Nealy scored defensive touchdowns in the second quarter to help Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 56-23 on Saturday.

Howell taking charge for No. 20 Wolfpack

Richard Howell doesn't mind all the attention going to his more heralded North Carolina State teammates.

Older players bring real-life experiences to ACC

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Older players who have taken different routes to college football have become mentors in Atlantic Coast Conference locker rooms that are filled with teenagers who have known only football.. The value of players like Clemson's Daniel Rodriguez or North Carolina's Sylvester Williams is about more than what

NBA draft stocked with Wildcats, Tar Heels

Kentucky and North Carolina appear headed for an NBA-first during Thursday night's draft. The two marquee college basketball programs each will likely have four players selected in the first round.

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Barnes, McDermott reunite in regional game

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- As Harrison Barnes and Doug McDermott won state championships together as high school teammates in Iowa, Barnes became one of the nation's top recruits while McDermott was the overlooked teammate.. They'll take the court on opposite sides today -- Barnes for North Carolina, McDermott for Creighton --

Wake Forest beats Georgia Tech 59-50

AP Basketball WriterWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Travis McKie had 23 points and 11 rebounds to help Wake Forest beat Georgia Tech 59-50 on Wednesday night.Tony Chennault added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Demon Deacons (12-14, 3-9 Atlantic Coast Conference), who ran off an 11-0 run in the final

Tar Heels picked as preseason ACC basketball favorite

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- North Carolina is the favorite to win the Atlantic Coast Conference, while Tar Heels sophomore Harrison Barnes is the league's preseason player of the year.

Tar Heels picked as preseason ACC basketball favorite

UNC's Barnes also selected as player of the year

Tech, Tar Heels both in race for ACC title

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - North Carolina and Georgia Tech are stuck in the muddled mess of the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal Division standings. Both the 19th-ranked Tar Heels and No. 22 Yellow Jackets know the only way to come out on top is to keep winning.

Causey, Lawal lead Tech past N.C. State

RALEIGH, N.C. - Georgia Tech has shown it can play with some of the nation's top teams. Now the Yellow Jackets seem eager to prove they can finish strong, too.

Yellow Jackets look poised for strong finish

DURHAM, N.C. - Georgia Tech entered the season with hopes of returning to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game. That goal is now gone, but the Yellow Jackets still look poised for a strong finish to the regular season anyway.