Saturday, February 10

by | Feb 10, 2024 | Quick Hits

Zeke Brock of Cape Fear Christian Academy received Player of the Year recognition in the Mid-Carolina Conference on Friday night at Crossroads after averaging 26.7 points on 53 percent field goal shooting with 5.7 assists. Caden Scarborough of CFCA was all-conference. The Lady Eagles were represented by Perri Caroline Ennis and Ella John Dupree on the all-conference team. Brock and Ennis were All-MCC Tournament selections. … Cresset and Crossroads won the varsity girls and boys MCC tournament championships, respectively, on Friday. … Romello Pegues had 22 points on 9 for 17 field goal shooting and J.J. Cowan went 6 for 9 in scoring 16 points for Triton in a 69-51 varsity boys basketball win at Pine Forest on Friday night. … The Campbell women’s basketball team downed visiting UNC Wilmington, 77-57, on Friday night as Gianni Boone had 14 points. … Regional men’s college basketball games today include Boston College at No. 9 Duke (ESPN, 2 p.m.), East Carolina at Texas San Antonio (ESPNU, 4 p.m.), N.C. State at Wake Forest (ACC Network, 4 p.m.) and No. 3 UNC at Miami (ESPN, 4 p.m.). … Top-ranked Connecticut visits Georgetown (Fox Sports 1, noon). … The Carolina Hurricanes host New Jersey tonight (Bally Sports South, 7 p.m.). … Nick Taylor and Andrew Novak are tied for the lead in the Phoenix Open at 12-under par going into the third round today (NBC, 3 p.n.). … South View High School in Hope Mills has retired the No. 32 jersey of Pitt coach Jeff Capel, who played at Duke. … Chip Kelly has left as coach at UCLA to be offensive coordinator at Ohio State. … Charlotte will be the site of the ACC men’s basketball tournament in 2025, 2026 and 2028. The event will be in Washington, D.C. this year and in Greensboro in 2027 as well as 2029.


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