Sports

UNC No. 1 Seed In East Regional....CHAPEL HILL—North Carolina is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament East Regional, earning a top seed for an NCAA-record 15th time and the sixth time under head coach Roy Williams. The other No. 1 seeds are overall top seed Kansas (South), Virginia (Midwest) and Oregon (West).

LR Reaches Regional Finals....Harrogate, Tenn. - For the first time in school history, the Lenoir-Rhyne men's basketball team (21-9) advanced to the NCAA Division II Regional Championship with a 76-69 triumph over Wingate (23-10) Sunday evening in the Southeast Regional semifinals at Tex Turner Arena.

CHAPEL HILL - Mike King, who was a starting point guard on the Watauga High boy's basketball team for three seasons (1992-95), led Charlotte Catholic to its first state championship in boy's basketball Saturday night.

Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Wins Opening Round Playoff Game, 83-79 Over King....Harrogate, Tenn. - The Lenoir-Rhyne Men's Basketball Team (20-9) opened the 2016 NCAA Division II Southeast Regional Tournament with an 83-79 win over King (Tenn.) (25-7) in the quarterfinal round Saturday afternoon at Tex Turner Arena.

BOONE - Sophomore Madi Darner and senior Caleb Bryson of Watauga High were named to the Northwestern 3A-4A all-Conference team on Sunday.