Sports

Record-Setting Week for Season Tickets, Yosef Club....BOONE, N.C. — In the first week that 2016 Appalachian State University football tickets were available, Appalachian State set opening-week records for season-ticket sales, Yosef Club donations and Yosef Club memberships.

CHARLOTTE – The Super Bowl by nature is the opposite of "business as usual," but head coach Ron Rivera intends to keep things as normal as possible.

Hughes’ Four-Point Play Lifts Eagles over App State....BOONE, N.C. – Mike Hughes hit a 35-foot 3-pointer, was fouled and made the free throw with 0.8 seconds left to lift Georgia Southern to a 101-100 Sun Belt Conference men's basketball victory over Appalachian State Monday night in the Holmes Center.

Tar Heel Poll Notes

• Ranked No. 2/2 last week, North Carolina (18-2, 7-0 ACC) stayed No. 2 in the Associated Press poll and jumped one spot to No. 1 in the ESPN/USA Today coaches' poll released on Monday Jan. 25.

BOONE, N.C. – Beginning with tonight’s contest at home against Georgia Southern, the Appalachian State University men’s basketball coaching staff will participate in the Suits And Sneakers Awareness Week – a Coaches vs. Cancer initiative that supports the American Cancer Society.