MONROE, LA. – Appalachian State (15-7, 4-0 SBC) shut out ULM (4-20, 1-3 SBC) in the first game of the series on Friday. In a 5-hit ballgame for both teams, the Mountaineers defeated the Warhawks 3-0.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Zion Williamson made the difference for fifth-ranked Duke in its third matchup with rival North Carolina.

NEW ORLEANS - Appalachian State University women's basketball (18-14) fell to Little Rock (20-10), 80-64, on Friday afternoon in the Sun Belt Semifinals at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.

It was a busy day in sports on Friday in the High County, and the state of North Carolina. For a run down of Friday's sports headlines, please click on the link below....

BOONE - The Winston-Salem Journal is reporting that Appalachian State University has fired head men's basketball coach Jim Fox after five seasons.