NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK NEWS

Report: Wolfpack's Crisp finds an NFL home

Former N.C. State offensive tackle Rob Crisp’s playing days are not over, as the 6-7, 300-pounder has signed a free agent contract with the Arizona Cardinals, according to BackingThePack.com.Many thought Crisp, who was ranked the No. 13 overall prospect by Rivals.com coming out of high school, would be selected in the 2015 NFL draft, but teams may have been scared off by his medical...
Via Fox Sports
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State OT Chandler signs free agent deal

former N.C. State offensive tackle Tyson Chandler will get a chance to bring his big, 6-6, 331-pound frame to the NFL next season as he inked a free agent deal with the Buffalo Bills. "To have an opportunity like this is a dream come true," Chandler told MyCentralJersey.com. Chandler started every game at right tackle for the Wolfpack last season, and 11 games as junior. Here is...
Via Fox Sports
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Shaun Kirk Has Signed With N.C. State, After Late Kentucky Offer

Three-star small forward Shaun Kirk committed to North Carolina State on Monday night, and just hours later, received a surprise offer from one of the sport’s powerhouses—Kentucky. The offer understandably put a wrinkle in Kirk’s recruitment, and he didn’t sign any paperwork binding him to the Wolfpack at the time. According to Whiteville High School Athletics’ Twitter...
Via College Spun
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kentucky offers NC State commit Shaun Kirk, per report

2015 small forward Shaun Kirk has committed to NC State on Monday, but his recruitment might not be over just yet. According to the Twitter page for Kirk’s AAU team, Kentucky has offered Kirk a scholarship. Kirk chose the Wolfpack over offers from VCU, Cal, Baylor, and Auburn, so he’s got some decent offers, but an […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Brandon Ingram set to announce college decision Monday night

We’ll soon learn the fate of 2015 forward Brandon Ingram. The 6’9 five-star wing is set to announce his college decision Monday night at 6 p.m. ET. picking between Duke, North Carolina, Kansas, North Carolina State and Kentucky, among others. He has spent the last week meeting with coaches from each program and is set to […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ty Linton leaving football to attend flight school

There doesn’t seem to be a venue that is off limits for Ty Linton to pursue. Linton, the college football hopeful turned MLB prospect turned returning football hopeful — did everyone keep up with that? — is moving on from the team sports market to pursue a career as a pilot, CBSSports and other outlets reported on Tuesday. The sophomore will leave NC State and has enrolled...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Canada's Augusta James wins first Symetra Tour title

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Canada's Augusta James won the Chico's Patty Berg Memorial on Sunday for her first Symetra Tour title, and Laurie Rinker took The Legends Tour competition. The 22-year-old James, a former North Carolina State player making her fourth start on the tour, closed with a 5-under 67 for a four-stroke victory over Laura Kueny and Brianna Do. James finished at 10-under...
Via AP on Fox
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Looking ahead: NC State Wolfpack

Looking ahead: NC State Wolfpack
Via Philly Sports Live
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Trevor Lacey Leaves N.C. State For NBA Draft

Trevor Lacey has announced his intentions to declare for the NBA Draft. "I would like to thank the coaching staff, university and fans for a wonderful experience the last two years at NC State, but I'd like to declare for the NBA Draft," Lacey said. "I had a great group of teammates the last two years and they'll always be like brothers to me. This has been the toughest decision...
Via RealGM
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Russell Wilson WON’T play baseball and football

View image | gettyimages.com We all know Bo Jackson was one of the rarest breeds the sports world has ever seen. He would crush a 450 foot home run in the same week as a 65 yard touchdown run, props to Bill Simmons and the 30 for 30 series for showing his entirety as an athlete. Other notable players who accomplished the feat of playing in the NFL and MLB were Deon Sanders...
Via TopSportsReport
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State's leading scorer Trevor Lacey entering NBA Draft

RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina State says guard Trevor Lacey will enter the NBA Draft. Lacey announced his decision Wednesday in a statement issued by the school. The 6-foot-3 Alabama native averaged 15.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists in his only season playing for N.C. State. He was an all-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team selection while helping the Wolfpack win 22...
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State's Trevor Lacey declares for NBA draft

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State says guard Trevor Lacey will enter the NBA draft. Lacey announced his decision Wednesday in a statement issued by the school. The 6-foot-3 Alabama native averaged 15.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists in his only season playing for N.C. State. He was an all-Atlantic Coast Conference second-team selection while helping the Wolfpack win...
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State’s Trevor Lacey intends to declare for NBA Draft

N.C. State Wolfpack star guard Trevor Lacey announced Wednesday that he intends to enter the 2015 NBA Draft. In his junior season, Lacey was phenomenal, averaging 15.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game while guiding the Wolfpack into the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen. “I would like to thank the coaching staff, university and fans for a wonderful experience the last...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Gallaspy, Dayes, Samuels headline NC State spring game

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Freshman running back Reggie Gallaspy II ran for 131 yards while rising junior Matt Dayes nearly racked up 100 total yards in North Carolina State's spring game Saturday. Dayes finished with 57 yards rushing and 41 yards receiving in Red's 16-3 win against White to cap spring drills. Gallaspy had 120 yards for the Red in the second half and 11 for White in the...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

CBS' annual One Shining Moment video spares LSU basketball fans much pain

Fortunately for LSU fans, there's just a brief glimpse at the 50-second mark of North Carolina State celebrating center BeJay Anya's game-winning jump hook in the Wolfpack's 66-65 East Regional second-round victory.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
April 07, 2015

Photo: The Rolling Stones Are Playing At N.C. State, And The Concert Logo Is Amazing

The legendary rock group The Rolling Stones are planning a 15-city Zip Code tour this summer, and they’ll be making stops at three ACC stadiums. The Stones will play at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Bobby Dodd Stadium in Atlanta and Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C., home of the N.C. State Wolfpack. The logo for the Stones’ concert at Carter-Finley has been released, and it...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Gottfried, NC State end with 2nd NCAA Sweet 16 in 4 seasons

Mark Gottfried has accomplished his goal of turning North Carolina State into a perennial NCAA Tournament team. Now, after two Sweet 16 runs in four seasons, the goal is to keep making those trips to March last longer. With Friday's loss to Louisville in the East Region semifinals, it marked the fourth time in as many seasons that Gottfried had guided the Wolfpack (22-14) to the...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: N.C. State’s Cat Barber Had A Ridiculous Assist From The Seat Of His Pants

N.C. State leads Louisville 33-31 at halftime of the East Regional semifinals in Syracuse tonight. The eighth-seeded Wolfpack overtook the fourth-seeded Cardinals in the final minutes of the half, and scored their final points in absurd fashion. With the score 30-28 in favor of N.C. State, Wolfpack guard Cat Barber drove to the basket and tossed up a wild shot while falling to the...
Via College Spun
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Just another ACC game when Wolfpack meets Cards? Nope

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) At first glance, it seems like just another Atlantic Coast Conference game - North Carolina State vs. Louisville. Except it isn't. The winner advances to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament and the loser goes home. The Wolfpack (22-13), the eighth seed in the East, meets fourth-seeded Louisville (26-8) on Friday night in the Carrier Dome in a matchup of teams...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State's Barber says all is OK with Obama after profanity

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) N.C. State's Cat Barber says things are square again with President Barack Obama. Last Saturday night, Barber was caught by TV cameras saying ''What ... (is) wrong with Barack Obama'' to his teammates in the locker room after North Carolina State upset top-seeded Villanova to reach the Sweet 16. Obama had picked Villanova to reach the NCAA Tournament final. But...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State’s Mark Gottfried Previews Sweet 16 Match-Up Against Louisville

We’re just one day away from the Sweet 16 showdown between conference foes, Louisville and North Carolina State. Earlier this week Wolfpack head coach Mark Gottfried previewed Friday’s game with the ACC Digital Network.
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

The Lucky Attack of the NC State Wolfpack

In the weeks following St. Patrick’s Day, most of us have already forgotten about shamrocks, green attire, and leprechauns. However, with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in full swing, one thing we haven’t forgotten about is luck. With Cinderella hopefuls such as Wichita State, UCLA, and NC State working their way into the Sweet Sixteen, let’s take a look back at one...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: Cards vs. Wolfpack Preview & Sweet

If you missed Wednesday’s edition of Inside The Press Box, you missed out. Fortunately, we have the podcast for you. On Wednesday’s show we were joined by Chris McClain of 810 The Fan in Charlotte to preview Friday’s match-up with NC State. Troy Machir of the Sporting News also joined us to preview the rest of the Sweet 16 and also talk about the coaching changes in college...
Via The Cardinal Connect
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

6 teams with 10 or more losses most ever to reach Sweet 16

Six of the 16 teams in the NCAA Tournament's regional semifinals this week have 10 or more losses. That's the most ever to advance that far in the tourney. The fact North Carolina State, Xavier and UCLA have lost 13 games apiece elicits little more than a shrug from people in college basketball. They point to there being more opportunities to lose since regular seasons went from...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookie Abu takes another step forward for Wolfpack in NCAAs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina State freshman Abdul-Malik Abu looks at ease and has been a major factor in the eighth-seeded Wolfpack's push to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16. The 6-foot-8 forward from Boston has had three straight double-figure scoring games, including a double-double in last weekend's upset of No. 1 seed Villanova in the East Region. More importantly, he looks...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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