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CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks attacked the rim, scored through contact and kept throwing himself on the floor for loose balls.

WHS Swimmers Win 12 Events....MORGANTON, NC - The Watauga High boy's and girl's swimming team, despite low numbers, turned in an impressive performance Thursday night in a Northwestern 3A-4A Conference meet at the Morganton Aquatic Center.

App State Men Pummel A-State, 86-72....JONESBORO, Ark. – After building an 11-0 lead to start the game, the Appalachian State University men’s basketball team never looked back and raced to an 86-72 win over the previously undefeated Arkansas State Saturday night. The win also proved to be the first Sun Belt conference loss of the year for the Red Wolves during the 2015-16 season, which includes football, volleyball and both men’s and women’s basketball.

Ray And Shaffer To Compete In 2016 Dream Bowl....Virginia Beach, Va. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's Joe Ray and Chris Shaffer will play in the 2016 Dream Bowl, which takes place on Monday, January 18, at Noon at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex.

Football Signing Day Celebration Set For Feb. 3.....CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Carolina fans are encouraged to join head coach Larry Fedora and his staff for a signing day celebration at the Blue Zone Concourse Club on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at 6 p.m. The program, hosted by Jones Angell, will include comments from Fedora, assistant coaches and current Carolina players. Tickets to the event are $20 and include hors d'oeuvres and a wide range of beverages.