NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK NEWS

Henderson aims for big role with NC State after transfer

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Terry Henderson has seen transfers thrive before at North Carolina State. Now it's his turn. The 6-foot-4 guard spent his first two seasons at West Virginia, but transferred to North Carolina State and sat out last season. Now he's ready to take the court, providing a desperately needed perimeter scorer after a year spent improving his game and settling in at...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Finding Minutes For The Unorthodox Game Of T.J. Warren

A good rule of thumb when it comes to summer league is you should never get too worried about first-year players playing poorly or get too excited about second-year players playing well. Players with experience at the NBA level should be able to dominate those just getting their feet wet as professionals. That's why, in and of itself, TJ Warren's first-team All-Summer league performance...
Via RealGM - NBA
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State’s Mike Rose: Don’t call Wolfpack a dark horse

The North Carolina State Wolfpack football team is quite confident despite their winless effort last year in the conference. They also don’t want to be labeled with any superficial terms pertaining to the upcoming season. Defensive lineman Mike Rose shared his thoughts yesterday on how he feels about the specific term: “dark horse” “I hate that dark horse term,” Rose...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State releases 2015-16 non-conference schedule

The NC State Wolf Pack were easily one of the biggest Cinderella stories in the NCAA Tournament last season. The team made a huge comeback to knock off LSU in the first round and shocked the one-seeded Villanova Wildcats to advance to their second Sweet Sixteen in four seasons under Mark Gottfried. The Wolf Pack look to make another run in the NCAA Tournament in the 2015-16 season...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Summer Training Guide: Wrestling

Wrestling summer training program by Sam Craven, strength and conditioning coach for the North Carolina State University wrestling team, which has produced a national champion heavyweight in each of the
Via Stack
23 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State juggles roster, coaching roles in bumpy offseason

Going into the offseason, it looked as though North Carolina State had it all figured out.After a prosperous tournament run that saw the Wolfpack upset Villanova in the Round of 32, plenty of key players were returning.Until they weren't.There was the unexpected departure of all-conference guard Trevor Lacey for the NBA draft and the transfer of forward Kyle Washington to leave behind...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

N.C. State Wolfpack Play Intense Pool Basketball On Instagram

The N.C. State Wolfpack posted videos of its intense pool basketball game on Instagram at Head Coach Mark Gottfried's house.
Via Gamedayr
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State Basketball: Videos: N.C. State Played Some Intense Pool Basketball At Mark Gottfried’s House Today

N.C. State basketball coach Mark Gottfried hosted a team gathering at his house today. Gottfried has a large in-ground pool in his yard, complete with a high-quality pool basketball hoop. As you can imagine, the Wolfpack players made good use of the setup, engaging in some fierce pool basketball competition.  Some highlights of the action were posted on N.C. State basketball’s...
Via College Spun
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Salahuddin eyes healthy return at linebacker for Wolfpack

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) M.J. Salahuddin was perfectly positioned to earn a leading role on North Carolina State's defense when a knee injury knocked him out for the season. He's ready to try again. When training camp starts, the 6-foot-2 redshirt junior will be nearly a year removed from surgery to repair a torn ACL and damaged meniscus in his left knee. The challenge will be to beat...
Via AP on Fox
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State transfer Kyle Washington to visit Providence

Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports is reporting that North Carolina State transfer Kyle Washington will visit Providence on Thursday and Friday. He is also interested in Cincinnati and Marquette.Washington averaged 6.8 points and 4.1 rebounds per game as a sophomore for the Wolfpack last season.(h/t Big East Coast Bias)
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Buy This NC State Tailgate Ambulance — $18,500

Wolfpack ambulance anyone?
Via Busted Coverage
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Former N.C. State center T.J. McCoy transfers to Florida

Former North Carolina State offensive lineman T.J. McCoy will transfer to Florida and be immediately eligible to play this season. Thomas Goldkamp of 247 Sports reported the story. A three-star recruit out of South Lake High School in Groveland, Florida, near Orlando, McCoy chose to transfer to Florida so that he could be closer to his family. He subsequently received his hardship...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Florida LB commits to Hogs

Linebacker Alexy Jean-Baptiste, 6-2, 200, 4.48 seconds in the 40 yard dash has committed to Arkansas, according to the school's football Twitter account. He has 26 scholarship offers from schools like Arkansas, Louisville, Wisconsin, North Carolina State, North Carolina and Miami.
Via WholeHogSports
June 16, 2015

Wolfpack's Freeman has surgery for broken right leg

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State forward Lennard Freeman is recovering from surgery to repair a broken right leg. The school says the rising junior had a fracture in the lower part of his leg last week. He will need three to four months to recover before he can resume full basketball activities under the supervision of team medical staff and trainers. The rising junior started...
Via AP on Fox
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: N.C. State Has Added Russell Wilson’s Jersey To The Lobby Of Its Football Facility

Russell Wilson’s time at N.C. State didn’t end like most Wolfpack fans hoped it would, as the quarterback transferred to Wisconsin for his final year of eligibility. But the 5-foot-11, 206-pound Super Bowl champion remains one of the greatest players in program history.  N.C. State is honoring Wilson in the lobby of their football facility.  A mannequin sporting a Wilson jersey...
Via College Spun
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State football performs mediocre, delightful rendition of Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off'

As we have observed time and time again, athletes are enamored of Taylor Swift's music. The latest example is the video above in which over a dozen sweaty North Carolina State Wolfpack football players jam and dance to Swift's "Shake It Off." According to the team's Twitter account, the video was an effort to get Swift to visit the team while she's in town on her 1989 World Tour...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: NC State football team tries to sing Taylor Swift

The one and only Taylor Swift is set to invade Raleigh, North Carolina on Tuesday night and the North Carolina State Wolfpack football team has left a blank space on their schedule in hopes of getting an opportunity to meet the recording artist. In anticipation of Swift’s latest 1989 World Tour stop, N.C. State went above and beyond the call of duty to get the singer’s attention...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

C-USA freshman of year Dorn will transfer to NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Conference USA freshman of the year Torin Dorn is headed to North Carolina State. Dorn spent last season at Charlotte and was the 49ers' leading scorer, but decided to transfer after a coaching change. In an interview with The Associated Press on Monday, Dorn says he chose the Wolfpack because of a desire to stay in his home state and due to coach Mark Gottfried...
Via AP on Fox
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

C-USA freshman of year Dorn chooses to transfer to NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Conference USA freshman of the year Torin Dorn is headed to North Carolina State. Dorn spent last season at Charlotte and was the 49ers' leading scorer, but decided to transfer after a coaching change. In an interview with The Associated Press on Monday, Dorn says he chose the Wolfpack because of a desire to stay in his home state and due to coach Mark Gottfried...
Via AP on Fox
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Reigning Conference USA Freshman of the Year to transfer

What do you do when you aren’t happy at one place and feel as if you can achieve more somewhere else? The answer is simple: You leave. That is exactly what one rising sophomore from Conference USA has decided to do. According to College Basketball Talk, Charlotte player Torin Dorn has decided to leave the school and transfer to North Carolina State. The decision was made Monday...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina State Takes Down First National Side With 9th Inning Home Run Against TCU

After a couple days of NCAA baseball postseason action there was one thing that had yet to happen--a national side had not been defeated. That is to be expected in a way since those are supposed to be the best teams in the nation, but Saturday night that all changed. With one out left in the ninth inning, down by one, and a man on North Carolina State Chance Shephard launched a home...
Via FatManWriting
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Game of one-on-one basketball turns into marriage proposal

Does anyone still get engaged by sharing a private moment for just two at a secluded table in a restaurant, under a street light by a park bench or on the porch swing at mom and dad's house? Maybe so, but then we wouldn't have videos to share, would we? When a former college basketball player, Alex Johnson from North Carolina State, decided to propose to his girlfriend, Brey Dorsett...
Via Fox Sports
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Crying Piccolo Girl is getting her own bobblehead

Well, it has finally happened. If watched the 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament, there is a good chance that you noticed the now popular crying piccolo girl after Villanova’s loss to North Carolina State. Even if you didn’t watch the tournament, the video was making the rounds on social media. Because of the crying band girl, we now have a brand new bobblehead that is going to...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Former NC State Player Pulls Off 'Love & Basketball' On-Court Proposal

Basketball is a tough game especially if the stakes are high. North Carolina State alum Alex Johnson pulled off the basketball game to end all...
Via Athlon Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Remember Villanova's crying piccolo player? She's getting her own bobblehead

The image of Villanova's band member Roxanne Chalifoux sadly playing the piccolo through her tears after the No. 1-seeded Wildcats' stunning third-round loss to North Carolina State was March Sadness personified, and one of the more indelible moments of this year's NCAA tournament.  And now the crying piccolo player will have her own bobblehead.  Apparently, the National Bobblehead...
Via Fox Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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