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NORTH CAROLINA STATE RUMORS

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
19 minutes ago  |  Discuss

NC State Wolfpack 2015 Preview and Prediction

NC State flashed its potential in a wild 56-41 loss to Florida State on Sept. 27. The Wolfpack just had to wait until November to deliver on it. NC...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Florida State Handles Wolfpack for Sixth ACC Crown

Sunday May 24, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: FLORIDA STATE TAKES THE CROWN IN DURHAM Seminoles defeat Wolfpack for sixth ACC Baseball Championship title DURHAM, N.C. (theACC.com) – One week ago, Florida State sat pondering a disappointing finish to its regular season. On Sunday afternoon, the Seminoles claimed the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship trophy and...
Via Noled Out
3 days ago  |  Discuss

N.C. State Advances To ACC Championship On Wild, Must See Play

The N.C. State Wolfpack advance to Sunday's ACC Championship with a wild, game winning play to beat Miami.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rychcik quickly guides NC State softball to super regional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Shawn Rychcik started pushing his North Carolina State softball team for more from the moment he took over the struggling program. Expect to win, he told them. Start by making an NCAA regional tournament, then aim to go a little farther each year. That approach has the Wolfpack within two wins of the Women's College World Series in just his third season. ''It...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: N.C. State DE Mike Rose delivers graduation speech

N.C. State senior defensive end Mike Rose was the speaker during the Wolfpack’s graduation banquet and talked about the role athletics played in his life, the support he received from N.C. State and a bumpy plane ride. Rose, who’s 13 tackles for a loss in 2014 ranked third in the ACC, will play the 2015 season as graduate student. (h/t N.C. State)
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

N.C. State Assistant Rob Moxley Out of Hospital

N.C. State Wolfpack assistant basketball coach Rob Moxley has been released from a local hospital, per the Associated Press. Moxley was admitted to Rex Hospital in Raleigh last week for an unspecified emergency medical issue. He has been home since Monday night and is recovering there. The university has said that Moxley is making “significant progress” in his recovery. Moxley...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan to play at NC State in Big Ten-ACC Challenge

According to a report from Pack Pride, Michigan will play at North Carolina State in the 2015 Big Ten-ACC Challenge. Date, time and television information for the Big Ten-ACC Challenge will be released at a later date. Other reported Big Ten-ACC Challenge games include Maryland at North Carolina, Indiana at Duke, Louisville at Michigan State, Virginia at Ohio State, Notre Dame at...
Via UM Hoops
15 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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

Teary-eyed Villanova fan ignites flute vs. piccolo debate on Twitter (VIDEO)

After No. 1 seed Villanova’s 71-68 loss to North Carolina State in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, a camera caught a Wildcats band member crying into her instrument. And that image not only captured the television viewing audience’s hearts at home, the Vine took off and started a flute vs. piccolo battle on Twitter. Miss Piccolo, are you willing to play at weddings &...
Via The Other Paper
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

North Carolina State Bounces Villanova, And It’s 2014 All Over Again

Certain outcomes in sporting events can be simultaneously surprising and completely natural. There’s no way North Carolina State should have beaten Villanova on Saturday evening in Pittsburgh, excusing the first top-two seed from the 2015 NCAA Tournament. Yet, there’s every way North Carolina State should have been able to pull off this upset. On one hand, North Carolina State...
Via The Student Section
March 21, 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

Here’s Video Of NC State Students Going Nuts After Beejay Anya’s Game-Winner

NC State scored a huge come-from-behind victory Thursday night, as sophomore forward Beejay Anya hit a game-winning jump hook with no time remaining on the clock against LSU to move his team to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. As you’d imagine, the fans back in Raleigh were just a bit excited. The below video, which shows a few hundred students celebrating on campus, has...
Via College Spun
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina State's BeeJay Anya Hits Go-Ahead Jumper In Final Seconds of Game Against LSU

Fans watching the North Carolina State/LSU got to see exactly what they wanted--a good, quality basketball game. Sadly, one fan base was going to have to walk away sad after suffering a hard loss. With a five point lead and four minutes to go LSU appeared to be in charge of the game, but they couldn't make a shot down the stretch.After a BeeJay Anya jumper closed the gap to one...
Via FatManWriting
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO – The ghost of Jim Valvano helps NC State beat LSU at the buzzer

We’ve had it all on the first day of March Madness – flying shoes, coaches falling off stools, controversial goaltending calls, overtime games, and now the very literal definition of a buzzer beater. NC State’s Beejay Anya had to have some help from above to keep this shot from spilling out with just one tenth of a second on the clock.  It was the fifth one point game of...
Via Awful Announcing
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

BeeJay Anya of NC State Ends LSU’s Season

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 12...
Via Bloguin Best
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: N.C. State’s Abdul-Malik Abu Kept His Promise To Chapel Hill Shooting Victim

N.C. State freshman forward Abdul-Malik Abu was very close with Deah Shaddy Barakat, one of the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting earlier this month. In the wake of the tragedy, Abu posted a touching tribute to Barakat, his wife and her sister on Instagram.  At Barakat’s wedding in December, Abu vowed he would beat UNC and Duke for his friend, a die-hard N.C. State fan. Barakat...
Via College Spun
February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Carolina State's Abdul-Malik Abu Throws Down Awesome Alley-Oop Slam Against Virginia

NC State does not have a great record, but the WolfPack are a good basketball team. They proved that Wednesday night by pushing No. 2 Virginia and nearly taking down the highly ranked Cavaliers. They led by two going into the half, 21-19, but were not able to sustain the lead down the stretch losing 51-47 in the end.Along the way they did what they could to entertain the fans. Abdul...
Via FatManWriting
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Wolfpack Connect on an Abu-Oop Against Virginia

North Carolina State’s Abdul-Malik Abu finished this alley oop in style: Abu slam https://t.co/LSzZtDKxmM — Steven (@akulawolf) February 12, 2015 N.C. State leads Virginia early on in a huge ACC clash for the Wolfpack.
Via The Student Section
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCF Defense Tries to Break North Carolina State QB Jacoby Brissett in First Half

There are certain plays you watch and you can't help but wonder how in the world how the guy on the receiving end gets up and continues to play afterwards. North Carolina State quarterback Jacoby Brissett took one of those hits in the first half of the Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl Friday night.Watching this you can't help but think he has to be hurt. There is no way the man is still...
Via FatManWriting
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

N.C. State Safety Hakim Jones: If You Hit UNC QB Marquise Williams “He Basically Quits”

UNC and N.C. State is not quite Alabama-Auburn or Michigan-Ohio State when it comes to important rivalries, but there is still clearly some serious animosity between the tobacco road programs. Wolfpack junior defensive back Hakim Jones was asked about UNC quarterback Marquise Williams, and his response was pretty scathing. NC State’s Hakim Jones all in on UNC quarterback Marquise...
Via College Spun
November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vine: N.C. State’s BeeJay Anya Blocked Four Shots During The Same Possession Against Jacksonville

The N.C. State Wolfpack had little trouble putting away Jacksonville tonight, and they made some impressive highlights in the process. One of the most impressive stretches? During one Jacksonville possession, N.C. State’s BeeJay Anya blocked four shots. Looking at that stretch in the play-by-play is nearly as impressive. Anya finished with seven points, eight rebounds, and...
Via College Spun
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

For better or worse: NC State Wolfpack

Last season the North Carolina State Wolfpack won just three games for their new head coach, Dave Doeren. Their three wins came against Louisiana Tech, Central Michigan and Richmond (yeah, that’s rough). Will the Pack be better or worse than they were last season? First let’s take a look at the schedule…. 8/30 vs Georgia Southern 9/6 vs Old Dominion 9/13 at USF 9/20 vs Presbyterian...
Via College Football Zealots
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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