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Updated: Friday, 22 Feb 2013, 1:32 AM MST
Published : Friday, 22 Feb 2013, 1:32 AM MST
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Blake Wheeler scored his second goal of the game with 4:54 remaining to lift the Winnipeg Jets to a 4-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday. Wheeler sped in on a partial breakaway after Carolina defenseman Joe Corvo slipped near the blue line and beat goalie Cam Ward. Wheeler's goal concluded a stretch where the teams scored three goals in a span of 1:03.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Bobcats have acquired Josh McRoberts from the Orlando Magic in exchange for Hakim Warrick. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Seth Curry scored 19 of his 22 points in the first half as Duke opened a 20-point lead and sent Virginia Tech to its ninth consecutive loss, 88-56 Thursday night. Rasheed Sulaimon added 17 points for the Blue Devils as they moved coach Mike Krzyzewski into sole possession of third place on the career list for victories at one school with 877.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nicholas Paulos came off the bench for a career-high 30 points to spark UNC Greensboro past Chattanooga 94-68 Thursday night. Korey Van Dussen added 11 while David Williams, Trevis Simpson and Kelvin McNeil tallied 10 apiece.