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Strong second half leads ECU women past Norfolk State

Updated: 12/20/2014 - Jada Payne, I’Tiana Taylor, Jasmine Phillips and Abria Trice each scored in double figures as the East Carolina women’s basketball team outscored Norfolk State, 36-15, in the second half, en route to a 65-36 win in its final non-conference game of the season Saturday night in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
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No. 24 North Carolina beats No. 12 Ohio St 82-74

Posted: 12/20/2014 - Brice Johnson had 18 points on 8-for-10 shooting and nine rebounds, and No. 24 North Carolina used its stout defense to hold off No. 12 Ohio State for an 82-74 victory Saturday.

New Bern celebrates state champs

Updated: 12/19/2014 - The New Bern High School Bears were crowned 4-a football state champions last Friday, and a week later students, parents and fans celebrated that big win with a parade through town.
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Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

Updated: 12/19/2014 - Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps avoided jail time on Friday when a judge placed him on probation for pleading guilty to a drunken driving charge for the second time in 10 years. The punishment came with a warning.

NC State Beats Tennessee 83-72

Updated: 12/18/2014 - Ralston Turner had career highs of 33 points and eight 3-pointers to help North Carolina State beat Tennessee 83-72 on Wednesday night.

ECU's Hardy named 3rd team All-American

Posted: 12/16/2014 - Vanceboro-native and ECU senior inside receiver Justin Hardy has been selected as a third-team All-American by the Associated Press.

Tyson named AAC Rookie of the Week

Updated: 12/15/2014 - East Carolina freshman B.J. Tyson was named American Athletic Conference Rookie-of-the-Week on Monday. He earned his second rookie-of-the-week honor this season for his performance in Saturday's game against James Madison.
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Payne named AAC Player of the Week

Updated: 12/15/2014 - East Carolina redshirt junior Jada Payne has been named the American Athletic Conference Player-of-the-Week according to an announcement by the league office Monday.
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Okafor helps No. 2 Duke beat Elon 75-62

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Updated: 12/15/2014 - Jahlil Okafor had a season-high 25 points and set a Duke freshman record with 20 rebounds in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 75-62 victory over Elon on Monday night.
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Slain Auburn football player remembered as 'good kid'

Posted: 12/15/2014 - A slain Auburn football player was remembered as a joyous teen who sometimes talked about being an FBI agent and scratched plans of going to college in Florida as soon as he met Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn.

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