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North Carolina Takes New Hit Over Bathroom Law

Atlantic Coast Conference follows NCAA's lead, pulls championships from state

(Newser) - The Atlantic Coast Conference has followed the NCAA's lead and is removing all its athletic championships from North Carolina over a state law that some say can lead to discrimination against LGBT people, the AP reports. The ACC Council of Presidents voted Wednesday to relocate the league's championships... More »

'Canes Give Horns All they Handle, But Fall

No. 2 seed Texas nearly blows big lead; will play Stanford next

(Newser) - A.J. Abrams, recruited by Miami coach Frank Haith while the latter was a Texas assistant, made two free throws with 9 seconds remaining as the Longhorns advanced to the Sweet 16 for the fifth time in seven years with a 75-72 victory over the Hurricanes. Texas started quickly, making... More »

UNC Wins ACC Championship

Wisconsin tops Illinois for Big 10 while Kansas outduels Texas in Big 12 title game

(Newser) - Sophomore Wayne Ellington scored 24 points on 10-of-13 shooting as North Carolina defeated Clemson for the third time this season, 86-81, to win the ACC championship. The Tigers, who took the Tar Heels to overtime in their previous two meetings, got 28 points from guard K.C. Rivers. This was... More »

Deacons Exorcise No. 2 Devils

Wake Forest stifles Duke 86-73 to end 12-game win streak

(Newser) - No. 2 Duke lost its second game of the season to fired-up, unranked Wake Forest, whose defense held the normally hot-shooting Blue Devils to 37.7% from the floor. Jeff Teague led all scorers with 26 points. The victory was particularly sweet for rookie coach Dino Gaudio, whose storied predecessor,... More »

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