Zeke Brock scored 23 points and Tyler Henderson added 18 as Cape Fear Christian Academy’s junior varsity boys basketball team posted a 67-54 win at New Life Christian Academy on Thursday and started a sweep for the Eagles. … N.C. State overwhelmed Massachusetts-Lowell, 90-59, on Thursday to improve to 3-0. … The No. 8-ranked NCSU women took a 54-46 win at No. 1 South Carolina as Kayla Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds. A 29-game winning streak ended for the Gamecocks. … In college football on Thursday night, Louisiana Tech topped host North Texas, 42-31, and visiting Air Force defeated Utah State, 35-7. … Appalachian State (7-2) is home to take on No. 25 Louisiana Lafayette (8-1) tonight (ESPN, 8:30 p.m.). … A 6-under par 65 gave Russell Knox a 1-shot lead in the Mayakoba Classic going into today’s second round (Golf Channel, 2 p.m.).