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CHAPEL HILL—North Carolina hit every big shot it needed in an unexpectedly dire situation at home against struggling Miami. That allowed the eighth-ranked Tar Heels to hang on for their best Atlantic Coast Conference start under Roy Williams.

Bobcats down Bluefield State for second straight win

BLUEFIELD, W.V. - The Lees-McRae College women's basketball team won its second straight game on Saturday (Feb. 9), defeating Bluefield State 58-46 on the road.

WBB: UTA 72, App State 65

OONE, N.C. - Appalachian State University women's basketball (12-10, 6-5 SBC) suffered a 72-65 decision to UT Arlington (18-5, 10-2 SBC) on Play4Kay Day inside the Holmes Center.

Tough night for Watauga High hoops. WHS state track results in track and swimming are posted on this report, and Appalachian State University softball opens its season on Friday. For more on those stories, and more local and regional sports headlines, please click on the link below....