NORTH CAROLINA STATE RUMORS

Allen, Kennard lead Duke past NC State, 88-80

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Grayson Allen scored 28 points, Luke Kennard added 26 and Duke beat North Carolina State 88-80 on Saturday. Kennard hit six of the Blue Devils' season-best 14 3-pointers to help them win in coach Mike Krzyzewski's return following a one-game, illness-related absence for Duke (17-6, 6-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Abdul-Malik Abu had 16 points and a career-best...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiny NY school drops nickname over pressure from North Carolina State

To hear the lawyers down south tell it, there's no difference between the North Carolina State Wolfpack and the Keuka College Wolfpack when it comes to protecting a trademark.There is somewhat of a distinction in athletics, however: The tiny liberal arts college nestled along a lake in upstate New York is more competitive in its basketball conference than its "rival" is in the ACC...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolfpack's Henderson still working back from ankle injury

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Terry Henderson was supposed to be in a leading role for North Carolina State's backcourt this season. Instead the West Virginia transfer is just trying to move laterally through pain and cut without limping during limited practice drills. Yes, the 6-foot-5 junior guard is recovering from a serious opening-night ankle injury that required surgery, but time is...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

William & Mary opener moved up

(STATS) - William & Mary's 2016 season opener at North Carolina State has been moved to Sept. 1 - the Tribe's first Thursday night game in nine years. The matchup at Carter-Finley Stadium was originally scheduled for Sept. 3. William Mary last played on a Thursday night in its 2007 season opener against Delaware. The Tribe will return 14 starters from a squad that shared...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jacoby Brissett ‘picking up steam’ with GMs

When it comes to getting selected in the NFL Draft, your performance on the football field during college doesn’t necessarily determine when or where you will get taken. It does help to have a great career at that level, but you can sometimes help rocket you draft stock by showing out in workouts leading up to the Draft. It looks like former NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NC governor advising to not attend Duke-NC State game

Despite the blizzard that is pounding the eastern seaboard, the Duke-North Carolina State game is still scheduled to be played at 2 p.m. ET Saturday. However, North Carolina governor Pat McCrory is advising against attending the game due to the icy roads in the state. “I’ve talked to ACC Commissioner John Swofford, and we both want to discourage fans from going,” Gov. McCrory...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 days ago  |  Discuss

NC State races by Pitt 78-61 to earn first ACC win

PITTSBURGH (AP) Anthony Barber bounced back from his worst game of the season to score 31 points and N.C. State stunned Pittsburgh 78-61 on Tuesday night. Barber, held to nine points in a loss to North Carolina last Saturday, made 8 of 18 shots and all 14 of his free throws while adding seven rebounds and eight assists. Abdul Malik-Abu had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolfpack...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

North Carolina State beats No. 22 Duke women in Durham 65-62

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Dominique Wilson scored 19 points and North Carolina State beat No. 22 Duke 65-62 on Thursday night for the Wolfpack's first victory on the Blue Devils' home floor since 1996. Duke led 34-30 after three quarters. A 3-pointer by Ashley Williams followed by two Wilson free throws gave the Wolfpack a three-point lead, 58-55, with three minutes left. A 3-pointer...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Belk Bowl: North Carolina State leaves 2015 with nothing

The Mississippi State Bulldogs finished a perfectly respectable season on Wednesday afternoon in Charlotte, winning the Belk Bowl and capturing nine victories in a rebuilding year. The Bulldogs lost their best running back and receiver from 2014, leaving star quarterback Dak Prescott with comparatively few resources this season. Even though MSU’s nine wins did not include a victory...
Via The Student Section
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State’s Belk Bowl uniforms feature actual wolves

North Carolina State will be playing in their fifth bowl game in six years on December 30, as they take on Mississippi State in the Belk Bowl. The game is being played at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, so it’s essentially the closest thing you could get to a home game, with NC State being in Charlotte. Naturally, when a team participate in a bowl game in this day in age...
Via The Comeback
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cat Barber drills game-winning 3-pointer at buzzer

North Carolina State junior point guard Anthony “Cat” Barber drilled a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer for the Wolfpack Wednesday night.  As time was expiring, Barber hit a three from the left wing to give N.C. State a 76-73 win against High Point.  Here’s the play.  Cat Barber's game-winning 3-Pointer versus High Point. Cat finished with 26. pic.twitter.com/eelX627Rta...
Via College Spun
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jacoby Brissett accepts invitation to East/West Shrine Game

NC State quarterback Jacoby Brissett has had an outstanding career with the Wolfpack since transferring from Florida two years ago. Last year, he threw for 2,606 yards and 23 touchdowns against just five interceptions. The senior has had another decent season this year, throwing for 2,448 yards and 19 touchdowns with just four interceptions. Those statistics have been good enough...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State starting RT Will Richardson suspended after DWI

N.C. State Wolfpack starting right tackle Will Richardson was arrested for DWI early this morning and has since been placed on indefinite suspension by the team.  Richardson’s arrest was reported by multiple sources, including Joe Giglio of The News & Observer. Will Richardson was charged with a DWI on Hillsborough Street on Nov. 1 — Joe Giglio (@jwgiglio) November 1,...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State’s Starting RT Will Richardson Suspended Indefinitely After DWI

NC State has suspended its starting right tackle Will Richardson indefinitely for a violation of team rules, the program announced this afternoon. Various reports indicate the infraction involved Richardson being arrested for DWI this morning. JUST IN: NC State starting RT Will Richardson suspended indefinitely after being arrested for DWI this morning. pic.twitter.com/FR3KfC8iXq...
Via College Spun
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State dismisses RB Shadrach Thornton from team

The ACC has lost a number of its top players already this year, and now North Carolina State has joined that group. Shadrach Thornton, N.C. State’s leading rusher every season from 2012-2015, has been dismissed from the program, according to ESPN’s Brett McMurphy.  NC State dismisses starting RB Shadrach Thornton from program — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) September...
Via College Spun
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

N.C. State’s BeeJay Anya working hard to keep in shape

Like many college big men, N.C. State Wolfpack junior BeeJay Anya has struggled with his weight. During the offseason, the 6-foot-9 post player allegedly weighed 320 pounds. Per CBS Sports’ Jon Rothstein, however, Anya has dropped a great deal of weight and is now at 284 pounds. NC State's BeeJay Anya is down to 284 pounds, @Mark_Gottfried told @CBSSports. Was at 320. Goal is...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

4-Star Small Forward Maverick Rowan Commits To North Carolina State

North Carolina State just picked up a commitment from four-star small forward Maverick Rowan.  The 6-foot-7, 200-pound Rowan, out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is rated as the No. 7 small forward – and No. 39 overall player – in the 2015 class, according to 247 Sports. Along with NC State, Rowan was also considering Louisville and St. Johns. But it appears he felt most comfortable...
Via College Spun
August 02, 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 Basketball: Pack picks up much needed commitment

After the somewhat unexpected departures of Trevor Lacey and Kyle Washington from the program, the Pack was Shaun Kirk looking at some serious depth issues heading into the 2015-16 season.  The Pack were previously set and feeling content with nine scholarship players who were all expected to contribute until the losses of Lacey and Washington knocked that number down to just...
Via isportsweb.com
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State Basketball: Wolfpack lose two key players

Bad news and unfortunate happenings is nothing new to Wolfpack fans.  Coming off a season where they greatly exceeded preseason expectations and finished ranked inside of the top 25 in the final AP poll, the future looked bright for the Pack.  Barring early exits to the NBA draft and transfers, the Pack would return four starters and nine players who saw significant minutes throughout...
Via isportsweb.com
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State Basketball: Previewing next season

The North Carolina State Wolfpack capped off an impressive finish to their season with a Sweet 16 finish after topping LSU and Villanova in the NCAA Tournament.  Though the end to the Wolfpack’s season left a bitter taste in the mouths of many fans and players after losing to a Louisville team they had already beaten on the road and were more than capable of beating again, there...
Via isportsweb.com
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State Basketball: NC State defeats Villanova to reach Sweet 16

The North Carolina State Wolfpack advanced to their second sweet 16 in four years as they took down number one seed Villanova in their round of 32 matchup on Saturday night.  In a closely contested game, the Wolfpack’s relentless defense and domination in the paint ultimately proved to be too much for Villanova as they came out on top with a 71-68 victory.  This loss to NC State...
Via isportsweb.com
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State players heard ripping Obama after win over 'Nova

Teams in March Madness are motivated by a perceived lack of respect and desire to prove people wrong. And there is no one players and coaches enjoy calling out more than the president when they pull an upset. After NC State knocked off top seed Villanova Saturday, cameras caught the Wolfpack celebrating in the locker...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NC State Students Go Berserk After Wolfpack’s Buzzer-Beating Win (Video)

Things didn’t look good for the North Carolina State basketball team Thursday night. The Wolfpack faced off against LSU in a “second-round” NCAA Tournament matchup, and things got off to a miserable start NC State. LSU jumped out to a big lead early, and the Tigers carried a 14-point advantage to halftime. That’s when the comeback started. The Wolfpack shot the lights out...
Via NESN.com
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: NC State ends LSU's season on wild buzzer beater

BeeJay Anya hit this hook shot, that touched every single part of the rim, to knock LSU out of the NCAA tournament: The Wolfpack trailed by 14 points, 62-48, with 9 minutes remaining. LSU would score 3 the rest of the way as NC State closed 18-3. Anya made a big tip in on the previous possession to set this shot up. LSU missed 6 free throws in a row late in the game and 11 of...
Via The Student Section
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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