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Barry Jacobs On The ACC & Super Bowl Sunday

The tradition continues. The ACC and Super Bowl Sunday have been an item for more than 40 years, since an undefeated N.C. State squad led by David Thompson edged a comparably gifted Maryland team 87-85 in January 1983. Thompson’s late score, a tip of a missed shot at the buzzer, sealed the outcome in an unusual national television appearance for any college game in that pre-cable...
Via Juiced Sports Blog
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Wolfpack getting back its culture

RALEIGH, NC -- David Thompson was at PNC Arena on Saturday night. And for 40 minutes of basketball, North Carolina State put on a display that would make the Wolfpack teams he played on proud. Generally considered the greatest player in ACC history, Thompson and his run at NCSU included leading the Wolfpack to the 1974 national championship, ending UCLA's seven-year run as champs...
Via Fox Sports South
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

NC State Hall of Famers, present and future?

N.C. State recently revealed the members of the first class that will be enshrined in its new Hall of Fame that opens this October. The inaugural class holds few surprises. David Thompson, the greatest basketball player in ACC history, is on the list. So are former Wolfpack hoops coaches Everett Case, known as the Father of the ACC because he made the sport so important on Tobacco...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

N.C. State poised to return to former glory

N.C. State is off to the Sweet 16 for just the second time in 20 years this week. The Wolfpack, the No. 11 seed in the Midwest Region, will take on No. 2 Kansas on Friday night in St. Louis, and if the Pack springs the upset it likely will play hated rival North Carolina for a trip to the Final Four. NCSU hasnt been to the Final Four since 1983, when it won the second of its two...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Opportunity looms large for Gottfried's Wolfpack

N.C. State begins its most important stretch of regular season games in two decades Thursday when the confident Wolfpack travels to fifth-ranked Duke. The Pack enters the contest at 18-7 overall and 7-3 in the ACC and facing a tremendous opportunity over the next week. Mark Gottfrieds first NCSU team certainly passes the eye test as an NCAA Tournament-caliber club, but it hasnt...
Via Fox Sports South
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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