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Blazers add Howell to training camp roster

The Portland Trail Blazers have added rookie forward Richard Howell to their training camp roster. Howell averaged 12.7 points, 10.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists last season at North Carolina State. He ranks fifth all-time for the Wolfpack with 1,055 rebounds. The 6-foot-8 forward played in three games for the Denver Nuggets' Summer League team, averaging 1.7 points, 2.0 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

NC State must follow Howell's lead in ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. To understand North Carolina State's basketball team is to recognize the Wolfpack's range in this ACC tournament: It covers the entire spectrum of expectations. The fifth-seeded Wolfpack could have gone down Thursday to 12th-seeded Virginia Tech, or they could end up cutting the nets down Sunday afternoon with an ACC title to boot -- they are that mercurial...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Richard Howell

  Name:   Richard Howell   Age:   22   School: North Carolina State Height: 6’8         Weight: 257       Projected Position:         PF           2012-13 Stats (As of 2/18/13): 13.2 ppg, 11.0 rpg, 1.9 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.6 tpg (31.4 minutes per game) 57.0 FG%, 65.6 FT%, 58.9 TS%, 57.0 eFG% 15.3 OREB%, 23.3 DREB...
Via NBA Draft Blog
February 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Howell a handful inside for confident Wolfpack

Howell is a force in the paint for State. (Credit: NC State Athletic Media Relations) North Carolina State began the season as the trendy pick to win the ACC title.   Seemed like a good idea at the time. After all, the Wolfpack returned four starters from a team that advanced to the Sweet Sixteen last March. After some early wobbles—most notably a 20-point neutral-court loss...
Via College Chalktalk
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Howell taking charge for No. 20 Wolfpack

Richard Howell doesn't mind all the attention going to his more heralded North Carolina State teammates. The senior is focused on ensuring his team meets its potential as an Atlantic Coast Conference contender. The 6-foot-8 forward is providing interior toughness and relentless rebounding for the No. 20 Wolfpack. And heading into Saturday's home game against top-ranked Duke...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 16 NC State 82, UNC Asheville 80

Richard Howell scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket with 3:06 left, to help No. 16 North Carolina State rally past UNC Asheville 82-80 on Friday night. Howell finished with 15 rebounds and also knocked down two free throws with 5 seconds left to secure the win for the Wolfpack (4-1), who finally shook free of the Bulldogs late after trailing most of the way. UNC Asheville...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Despite win, No. 16 NC State still needs a leader

RALEIGH, NC --- North Carolina State needs leadership. Richard Howell said so. And he's right. The Wolfpack has all of the tools in the shed to develop into an outstanding team that sticks around for a while in the NCAA Tournament, but it isn't going to happen if this club doesn't identify a capable leader, soon. That was apparent in NC State's 20-point loss to...
Via Fox Sports South
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 6 N.C. State rolls in season opener

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Richard Howell had 16 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 6 North Carolina State beat Miami (Ohio) 97-59 on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Lorenzo Brown added 15 points, six rebounds and seven assists for the Wolfpack, who scored the game's first 10 points and led by 19 at halftime en route to an easy win that kicked off a season of high...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Howell leads NC State past Aztecs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Richard Howell doubled his average with 22 points and 11th-seeded North Carolina State used its muscle inside and sticky defense to upset San Diego State 79-65 on Friday in a first-round East Regional game. The Wolfpack (23-12) advances to play the winner of Belmont-Georgetown on Sunday at Nationwide Arena. Lorenzo Brown added 17 points, C.J. Leslie 15 and...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

No. 19 Virginia holds off NC State 61-60

From the start, Richard Howell was pulling down rebounds in traffic, diving on the floor and even throwing loose balls off defenders to save his team from losing possessions. Howell had 11 points and a career-high 18 rebounds in North Carolina State's 61-60 loss to No. 19 Virginia on Saturday night, though it was exactly the kind of performance coach Mark Gottfried wanted from...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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