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UNC basketball: Tar Heels cruise in Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas Sophomore forward Isaiah Hicks led three Tar Heels in double figures with 19 points and North Carolina shot 61 percent from the floor in a 109-52 win over the Bahamas All-Stars in an exhibition game on Saturday.

Freshman Justin Jackson and senior Desmond Hubert added 16 and 12 points, respectively, for the Tar Heels, who split a pair of exhibition games in the Summer of Thunder Tournament played in Nassau.

Eight Tar Heels scored seven or more points. Hicks was 8 of 14 from the floor, Hubert made all six of his field goal attempts and Jackson shot 7 for 9.

Football

N.C. State: Coach Dave Doeren is the Raleigh Sports Club’s featured guest speaker for the Wednesday, Aug. 20, meeting. This is the first of the 2014-2015 RSC season.

Saint Augustine’s: Coach Michael Costa was pleased with the execution during the Saint Augustine’s University intrasquad football scrimmage Saturday.

“We still have things to install, but moving on we will continue to get better,” said Costa, a two-time CIAA Coach of the Year winner.

Quarterbacks A.J. Gilford and Julius Murphy showed great poise in the pocket. Gilford, last year’s starter as a freshman, connected with Claytin Lewis on a 97-yard scoring bomb and Murphy hooked up with Sam Felder for two touchdown passes.

Appalachian State:With just two weeks to go until the season opener at Michigan, Appalachian State football held what will likely be its final intrasquad scrimmage.

Starting quarterback Kameron Bryant (Panther Creek) threw for 95 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Mountaineers offensively.

Junior Ricky Fergerson (Fuquay-Varina) led all rushers with 66 yards.

Tennis

Wake Forest: Junior Jon Ho posted a singles win during the first round of qualifying at the Winston-Salem Open on Saturday.

Ho became the first Deacon to win a singles match at the event, which is in its fourth year in Winston-Salem.

Playing on center court, Ho took down Quinton Vega 7-5, 6-1 in his opening match.

Ho then fell to Jason Hung 6-3, 6-0 in the second round of qualifying.

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