Found February 02, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet   The 14th ranked Miami Hurricanes headed into PNC Arena on Saturday for a meeting with No. 19 NC State in the matchup of the day in the ACC. Miami extended its perfect record in conference play to 8-0 with a 79-78 victory but it was Wolfpack freshman Rodney Purvis who provided the highlight [...]

NC State's Purvis with great putback dunk

No. 19 North Carolina State may have lost to No. 14 Miami on a last-second tip-in on Saturday in Raleigh, but at least the Wolfpack have an amazing dunk to hang their hats on. Check out this ridiculous follow-up dunk from NC State's 6'3" freshman guard Rodney Purvis: Thigh Five: @cfbsection Get the latest Thigh updates by following us on Facebook & Twitter...

Video: Rodney Purvis stuffs home a follow dunk against Miami

North Carolina State freshman Rodney Purvis came out of nowhere to stuff a sick follow dunk against Miami on Saturday.The play came near the end of the first half and immediately sent the Wolfpack crowd into a frenzy.Purvis finished the game with 13 points, but it wasn't enough as N.C. State fell at home, 79-78.The Hurricanes outscored the Wolfpack 45-38 in the second half.

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Video: Reggie Johnson’s tip-in keeps Miami rolling

The hottest team in the nation is the Miami Hurricanes, who were winners of their last eight, and their first seven in conference. They expected a tough game in Raleigh against the NC State, and it came down to the wire. Reggie Johnson was the hero on a sweet tip-in with .8 seconds left to keep the ‘Canes rolling along. The Hurricanes will continue their rise the rankings, and...

Is Miami a Contender?

Is Miami a Contender?With Reggie Johnson’s tip in with 0.8 seconds left on the clock, the Miami Hurricanes escaped Raleigh with a 79-78 win over the NC State Wolfpack. With the victory, the Canes moved to 8-0 in ACC play. It marks the first time since 1981 that a team not named Duke or UNC started 8-0 in the conference. As we have a full month and some change before March Madness...

No. 19 NC State prepares to go without Brown

North Carolina State looks likely to be without one of its top players against Atlantic Coast Conference-leading Miami. Coach Mark Gottfried sounded doubtful about the point guard's chances of playing for the No. 19 Wolfpack on Saturday against the No. 14 Hurricanes due to a sprained left ankle. ''We'll see how he feels tomorrow,'' Gottfried said Friday...

Johnson, No. 14 Miami edge NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Reggie Johnson tipped in a missed shot with 0.8 seconds left to help No. 14 Miami edge No. 19 North Carolina State 79-78 on Saturday. Johnson's left-handed tip in traffic off a miss by Shane Larkin capped a back-and-forth second half and kept the Hurricanes (17-3, 8-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) unbeaten in the league. Johnson finished with 15 points in...

Closing games even more of an issue for Wolfpack

When Charles Dickens penned the classic, “A Tale of Two Cities,” he alluded to “the best of times, the worst of times.” That literary double could be applied to the plight of North Carolina State Wolfpack basketball this very moment. Coach Mark Gottfried saw immediate national success last season with a Sweet 16 appearance, then the Pack was picked in most publications to...

Previewing Miami

Durand Scott and Miami come to NC State as the ACC's lone unbeaten team in conference play.
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