KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Ex-U.S. Rep. Mark Walker formally entered next year’s race for North Carolina governor on Saturday, saying that he's best suited to win the seat that has eluded Republicans for much of the past three decades, by attracting a diverse set of voters in the otherwise closely divided state.
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N. Carolina violence prevention office announced by governorMarch 14, 2023 GMT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday his administration is starting an office aimed at helping local law enforcement and public health officials reduce violence in their communities through training, model programs and help in getting funding from the federal government and elsewhere.
North Carolina slides from preseason No. 1 to no NCAA bidMarch 12, 2023 GMT
North Carolina started the year at No. 1 only to miss the NCAA Tournament. And that was enough for the Tar Heels to call it a season.
The Tar Heels on Sunday officially became the first top-ranked team in The Associated Press preseason poll to miss March Madness since the field's expansion to 64 teams in 1985.
Mack’s game-winner leads Wofford past UNC Greensboro 67-66March 5, 2023 GMT
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — B.J. Mack scored the game-winning layup as time expired and racked up 16 total points to lead Wofford past UNC Greensboro 67-66 on Saturday night in a Southern Conference Tournament quarterfinal.
No. 8 Virginia Tech rolls past Miami in ACC quarterfinalsMarch 4, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Eighth-ranked Virginia Tech didn't need a hot-shooting performance to extend its winning streak or reach the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals.
Elizabeth Kitley had 22 points and 10 rebounds to help Virginia Tech beat Miami 68-42 in Friday night's quarterfinals, a game that saw the Hokies dominate the glass and lock down on the Hurricanes despite an unimpressive shooting performance.
King scores 25 as East Tennessee State beats UNC GreensboroFebruary 25, 2023 GMT
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jordan King had 25 points in East Tennessee State's 63-62 win over UNC Greensboro on Saturday night.
King was 8 of 17 shooting, including 5 for 10 from distance, and went 4 for 4 from the line for the Buccaneers (12-19, 8-10 Southern Conference).
Langley scores 28, UNC Greensboro defeats W. Carolina 71-52February 23, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Keyshaun Langley's 28 points helped UNC Greensboro defeat Western Carolina 71-52 on Wednesday night.
Langley was 9-of-15 shooting, including 6 for 8 from distance, and went 4 for 4 from the free-throw line for the Spartans (20-10, 14-3 Southern Conference).
Leyte’s 16 lead UNC Greensboro over Chattanooga 93-76February 18, 2023 GMT
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Bas Leyte scored 16 points as UNC Greensboro beat Chattanooga 93-76 on Saturday.
Leyte also added six rebounds for the Spartans (19-10, 13-3 Southern Conference). Keyshaun Langley shot 5 for 11 and 4 of 5 from the free throw line to add 15 points.
Samford wins 83-71 against UNC GreensboroFebruary 16, 2023 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored 21 points to help Samford defeat UNC Greensboro 83-71 on Wednesday night.
Parham added three steals for the Bulldogs (19-9, 13-2 Southern Conference).
UNC Greensboro fends off Wofford 97-89 in overtimeFebruary 12, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Keyshaun Langley scored 27 points and Mohammed Abdulsalam added a double-double to lead UNC Greensboro past Wofford 97-89 in overtime on Sunday.
Langley added five rebounds and three steals for the Spartans (18-9, 12-2 Southern Conference), who have won three straight.
Backup Marshall scores 23 as Samford takes down The CitadelFebruary 11, 2023 GMT
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Reserve Jermaine Marshall scored 18 of his 23 points after halftime and Samford beat The Citadel 76-70 on Saturday handing the Bulldogs their sixth-straight loss.
Marshall also had seven rebounds and three steals for the Bulldogs (18-9, 12-2 Southern Conference).
Kennedy scores 21, UNC Greensboro downs ETSU 91-65February 8, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Keondre Kennedy's 21 points helped UNC Greensboro defeat East Tennessee State 91-65 on Tuesday night.
Kennedy added seven rebounds for the Spartans (17-9, 11-2 Southern Conference).
Arrest made in shootings at central North Carolina nightclubFebruary 7, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — A man was arrested on Monday and charged with second-degree murder and other crimes related to shootings at a central North Carolina nightclub last month that left one man dead and several others wounded, police said.
Langley’s 19 lead UNC Greensboro past The Citadel 79-59February 4, 2023 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Keyshaun Langley's 19 points helped UNC Greensboro defeat The Citadel 79-59 on Saturday.
Langley added four steals for the Spartans (16-9, 10-2 Southern Conference). Keondre Kennedy added 18 points while going 6 of 9 from the floor, including 3 for 5 from distance, and 3 for 5 from the line, and he also had five rebounds.
Pegues propels Furman to 69-57 victory over UNC GreensboroJanuary 29, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — JP Pegues scored 17 points to help Furman beat UNC Greensboro 69-57 on Sunday.
Pegues was 4-of-10 shooting, including 2 for 3 from distance, and went 7 for 11 from the foul line for the Paladins (17-6, 8-2 Southern Conference).
Police: 1 dies after several people found wounded at clubJanuary 29, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — One person died on Sunday after police found several people wounded at a central North Carolina nightclub overnight, police said.
Greensboro police said officers came to Southside Johnny’s about 3 a.m.
N. Carolina woman charged with child abuse related to fireJanuary 28, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The mother of three young children who died in a North Carolina house fire last month has been charged with child abuse related to the blaze, according to authorities.
Brandi Sturdivant, 28, was in the Greensboro Detention Center on Saturday on a $150,000 bond after being accused Friday of three felony abuse counts, according to jail records.
Langley puts up 14 as UNC Greensboro defeats VMI 62-50January 26, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Keyshaun Langley's 14 points helped UNC Greensboro defeat VMI 62-50 on Wednesday night.
Langley also contributed five rebounds and three steals for the Spartans (14-8, 8-1 Southern Conference).
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UNC Greensboro earns 59-48 win against MercerJanuary 21, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Mikeal Brown-Jones had 17 points in UNC Greensboro's 59-48 victory over Mercer on Saturday night.
Brown-Jones was 5 of 6 shooting and 6 of 8 from the free throw line for the Spartans (13-8, 7-1 Southern Conference).
Langley has 19 in UNC Greensboro’s win over The CitadelJanuary 20, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Keyshaun Langley's 19 points helped UNC Greensboro defeat The Citadel 70-60 on Thursday night.
Langley also contributed nine rebounds and four steals for the Spartans (12-8, 6-1 Southern Conference).
McCreary scores 14 as Mercer knocks off VMI 69-61January 20, 2023 GMT
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Jalyn McCreary had 14 points in Mercer's 69-61 win against VMI on Thursday night.
McCreary finished 7 of 12 from the floor for the Bears (9-11, 2-5 Southern Conference). Kamar Robertson scored 14 points and added three steals.
Clark’s 28 helps Citadel defeat Western Carolina 65-61January 14, 2023 GMT
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Stephen Clark scored 28 points as Citadel beat Western Carolina 65-61 on Saturday.
Clark had eight rebounds and five blocks for the Bulldogs (7-11, 2-4 Southern Conference).
Langley scores 25, UNC Greensboro defeats VMI 72-57January 12, 2023 GMT
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Keyshaun Langley had 25 points in UNC Greensboro's 72-57 victory over VMI on Wednesday night.
Langley shot 10 for 13, including 4 for 6 from beyond the arc for the Spartans (10-8, 4-1 Southern Conference).
Police: Attacker kills 4, then self, in North Carolina homeJanuary 8, 2023 GMT
HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — Five people were found dead in a North Carolina home after one of them apparently killed the other four and then took their own life, police said.
High Point police said in a news release that officers found the bodies of two adults and three minors in the home on Saturday.
Dye scores 17, Samford knocks off UNC Greensboro 70-68January 7, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Logan Dye had 17 points in Samford's 70-68 win over UNC Greensboro on Saturday night.
Dye had eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-7). A.J. Staton-McCray scored 17 points, shooting 6 for 9 (2 for 5 from 3-point range) and 3 of 4 from the free throw line.
Langley scores 19 as UNC Greensboro beats Chattanooga 73-61January 5, 2023 GMT
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Keyshaun Langley's 19 points helped UNC Greensboro defeat Chattanooga 73-61 on Wednesday night.
Langley added five steals for the Spartans (9-7, 3-0 Southern). Mikeal Brown-Jones added 15 points while finishing 7 of 10 from the floor, and he also had five rebounds.
Kennedy’s 19 lead UNC Greensboro past Wofford 73-64December 31, 2022 GMT
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Keondre Kennedy scored 19 points as UNC Greensboro beat Wofford 73-64 on Saturday.
Kennedy was 5 of 14 shooting, including 3 for 8 from distance, and went 6 for 6 from the line for the Spartans (8-7, 2-0 Southern Conference).