Two-time defending champion Campbell is the preseason favorite in men’s soccer in the Big South Conference in a poll of league coaches. Junior Matt Lock of the Camels is the pick as Attacking Player of the Year. … Campbell’s men’s basketball game at UNC Asheville on Thursday, February 4, will be shown on ESPNU (7 p.m.). … The N.C. State women’s basketball team was dealt its first loss of the season, 83-71, in overtime at Virginia Tech on Thursday. … A torn ACL will sideline Devon Daniels of the Wolfpack men for the remainder of the season. … The Carolina Hurricanes returned from a COVID layoff with a 1-0 win over visiting Tampa Bay on Thursday. … Quarterback Jamie Newman will play in the Senior Bowl on Saturday in Mobile after opting out of the 2020 season following his transfer from Wake Forest to Georgia.