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Lakers shake-up: Magic is in charge after GM Kupchak fired

Lakers owner Jeanie Buss fired her brother and general manager Mitch Kupchak on Tuesday and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations.

Caleb White scored all of his 17 points in the second half, Kentrell Barkley also scored 17, and East Carolina rallied to beat Tulane 76-73 on Tuesday night for its first road win of the season after nine tries.

Terry Henderson scored 21 points, Dennis Smith Jr. added 18 points and North Carolina State dealt a blow to Georgia Tech's slim NCAA Tournament hopes with a 71-69 victory on Tuesday night.

Sidney Crosby scored the go-ahead goal on a deflection in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 on Tuesday night.

The following scores are from Tuesday's NCHSAA State Basketball First Round. The Second Round will be played Thursday night.

Player of the Week: Jacob Smith

Panthers cut 3-time Pro Bowler Mike Tolbert and Paul Soliai

Jason Nichols returns to ECU program as Running Backs Coach

Canes acquire Ulf Samuelsson's son in trade with Montreal

Duke dismisses 2 linemen for not meeting program standards

App State, UNC announce 3-game football series

Gonzaga, Villanova, Kansas stay 1-2-3 in AP poll

Tatum Earns Third ACC Freshman of the Week Honor

Collins Named ACC Player of the Week

Lydia Ritchie Tabbed American Athletic Conference Pitcher Of The Week

Brown, Matthews power Maple Leafs past Hurricanes 4-0

NCHSAA State Basketball Tournament Playoff Brackets Released

No. 8 Ole Miss sweeps series vs. No. 6 East Carolina, 8-6

East Carolina Cruises Past Cleveland State 7-0 In Pirate Clash Finale

Langston hits walk-off single, Pitt CC wins series finale 10-9

Elliott nips Earnhardt to win 2nd straight Daytona 500 pole

Six area wrestlers win NCHSAA State Championships

East Carolina Men's Swimming wins third consecutive AAC Championship

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