Jayden Gardner of East Carolina has announced he is entering the transfer portal. Gardner averaged 18.3 points and 8.3 rebounds for the Pirates in 2020-21, making first team in the American Athletic Conference. … Dunn Area Sports has received its 183,000th view. Thank you! … East Carolina and N.C. State have pro days in football today. … The Wolfpack completed a baseball sweep of North Carolina on Monday with an 8-3 win in Chapel Hill. … The Tar Heels visit No. 11 East Carolina tonight at 6:30 p.m. … Joey Logano won the NASCAR Cup dirt race at Bristol on Monday. … Houston advanced to the Final Four of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament with a 67-61 win over Oregon State on Monday night. The Cougars will play Baylor, an 81-72 winner over Arkansas, in the semifinals on Saturday. … Elite Eight matchups tonight include Southern California-Gonzaga (TBS, 7:15 p.m.) and UCLA-Michigan (TBS, 9:57 p.m.).