Gardner-Webb dropped a 7-1 decision at No. 13 North Carolina Wednesday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium.
The Tar Heels (12-4) plated four runs in the first to take control of the game, and added a pair of runs in the fifth and another in the sixth for the final margin. First pitch was moved up three hours to 1 p.m. to avoid expected wet weather in the Triangle.
Postseason basketball brings out the best in Wake Forest's Coron Williams.
He scored a season-high 25 points and the Demon Deacons beat Notre Dame 81-69 on Wednesday in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament.
The Daily Courier Sports Editor Travis Durkee and Jacob Conley discuss Rutherford County sports as well as the ACC tournament and the Carolina Panthers decision to release longtime WR Steve Smith.
No. 1 Florida nearly swept the coaches' Southeastern Conference individual awards.
The league announced Tuesday that Florida's Billy Donovan is coach of the year and Gators point guard Scottie Wilbekin is player of the year.
This week's Atlantic Coast Conference tournament has a new look, from more teams and an extra round of games to the school holding the No. 1 seed.
Sixth-ranked Virginia is hoping to pair its first outright regular-season title in 33 years with its first ACC tournament title since winning its only other one in 1976.