College Sports

St. Aug’s, Shaw players honored

Saint Augustine’s sophomore guard Anthony Gaskins and Shaw senior forward Joe Reid were named to the All-CIAA tournament men’s basketball team.

Gaskins led the Falcons in scoring in two CIAA tournament games. He scored 14 points in a victory over Elizabeth City State and 17 points in a loss to Chowan. The standout guard averaged 15.5 points in both games.

The women’s All-CIAA tournament team include Shaw senior center Verdine Warner, who was named CIAA Women’s Player of the Year.

Campbell: Forward Curtis Phillips is the Big South Freshman of the Week after averaging 17.0 points, 7.5 rebounds, 2.5 steals and 1.5 assists in two games last week. He opened with his first career double-double of 10 points and 10 boards in a victory against Winthrop on Thursday, and he followed that with 24 points, five rebounds and four steals Saturday at Longwood.

Women’s Lacrosse

North Carolina: The No. 2 Tar Heels beat Elon 21-2 at Navy Field.

For the game, UNC (5-1) outshot Elon 46-8 and picked up 29 ground balls. The Tar Heels claimed 18 draw controls and finished 10-of-11 in clear attempts. UNC’s Lindsay Scott led the team with four goals, along with three by Aly Messinger.

Elle Hvozdovic and Sloane Kessler netted Elon’s scores, and Nicole Sinacori recorded one assist.

The Tar Heels had a strong first half with 16 of its goals coming in the first frame.

East Carolina: The Pirates completed a three-game nonconference sweep of Albany with a 5-3 home victory.

Women’s tennis

Duke: The team (6-5, 2-0) defeated visiting Louisville 4-0 to open ACC competition with back-to-back wins for the fifth time in six seasons.

N.C. State: The Wolfpack (6-5, 0-3 ACC) dropped a 4-1 home decision to No. 27 Georgia Tech (4-4, 1-1).

Softball

East Carolina: The Pirates dropped one-run contests to Illinois and Georgia State on the final day of the USF Under Armour Invitational, falling to the Fighting Illini 7-6, before losing 4-3 to the Panthers. The Pirates (6-11) have lost their past seven contests. Illinois moves to 7-11, and Georgia State improves to 10-2.

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