Hobbton defeated visiting North Moore, 3-1, on Tuesday night for the NCHSAA 1-A East regional boys soccer championship. The Wildcats (23-3-1) will meet Gray Stone Day (20-2-1) for the state championship on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. at MacPherson Stadium in Browns Summit in the Greensboro area. … No. 9 Duke took a 74-65 win over No. 18 Michigan State in Chicago on Tuesday night as Caleb Foster scored 16 of his 18 points in the second half. Kyle Filipowski had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Blue Devils. Tyrese Proctor and Mark Mitchell added 13 points each for Duke. … On the second game of a doubleheader in Chicago, No. 1 Kansas topped No. 17 Kentucky, 89-84, as Michigan transfer Hunter Dickinson had 27 points and 21 rebounds for the Jayhawks. … The top four, in descending order, in the College Football Playoff rankings announced on Tuesday night are Georgia, Ohio State, Michigan and Florida State. … In Mid-American Conference football on Tuesday night, host Northern Illinois downed Western Michigan, 24-0; Toledo rallied for a 32-31 win at Bowling Green and Eastern Michigan topped visiting Akron, 30-27. … In MAC games tonight, Buffalo plays at Miami of Ohio (ESPN2, 7 p.m.) and Ohio hosts Central Michigan (ESPNU, 7 p.m.). … In NBA in-season tournament games tonight on ESPN, Boston plays at Philadelphia at 7:30 p.m. and Sacramento visits the Los Angeles Lakers at 10 p.m.