UNC Wilmington athletic director Jimmy Bass (Dunn High School) has announced the dismissal of men’s basketball coach C.B. McGrath, who was 26-58 in two-plus seasons with the Seahawks. Rob Burke is serving as interim coach. … LSU finished 15-0 with a 42-25 win over Clemson in the College Football Playoff championship in New Orleans as Heisman Trophy winner Joe Burrow passed for 463 yards and five touchdowns. … The Houston Astros fired general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch after major league baseball announced penalties following an investigation into sign stealing.… No. 3 Duke visits Clemson tonight for a 7 p.m. tipoff in men’s college basketball (ESPN).