Irish hope to continue role of Tobacco Road slayers

Irish hope to continue role of Tobacco Road slayers

WASHINGTON, DC – Somebody should check to see if there is a stretch of Tobacco Road in South Bend, Indiana. If Notre Dame continues its winning ways against the current Triangle residents extending Tobacco Road North could be an option. The Irish are the...
Maverick saves the day

Maverick saves the day

RALEIGH – Maverick Rowan isn’t supposed to be here. Just like he wasn’t supposed to be wide open under the basket against Boston College. It seems the North Carolina State freshman has a knack for being in the right place at the wrong time. Rowan is still...
Supporting cast shines as NCSU knocks off Clemson

Supporting cast shines as NCSU knocks off Clemson

RALEIGH – Who needs Cat Barber, right? Obviously, that’s a joke because he is without a doubt the most important member of the North Carolina State basketball team. But something strange happened at PNC Arena Saturday afternoon. What if I told you NCSU had...
A case for Cat

A case for Cat

  RALEIGH – North Carolina State point-guard Cat Barber traveled to Hampton High School to have his jersey retired Thursday night. If Barber keeps producing on the court for the Wolfpack, he might be returning to PNC Arena years from now to have his NCSU...
Message received

Message received

RALEIGH – Mark Gottfried issued a challenge to his team after North Carolina State was beaten by Georgia Tech on Wednesday. He expressed his dissatisfaction, even calling out a few players during his press conference. How did the Wolfpack respond? The team...
Things fall apart

Things fall apart

RALEIGH – Mark Gottfried’s face was just as red as the dress shirt he was wearing. Addressing the media after a 90-83 loss to Georgia Tech, North Carolina State’s 10th this season, Gottfried was not pleased. His answers were short, choppy, almost firing back...
Oops, the Pack did it again

Oops, the Pack did it again

RALEIGH – North Carolina State did that thing again. You know, that thing when they stink it up for 35-38 minutes, then decided, hey, we might actually want to tighten up or we’re going to lose this game-thing. That definitely happened against Florida State...
Gottfried: “We’re close”

Gottfried: “We’re close”

RALEIGH – Mark Gottfried said it over and over again, at least three times in his opening statement when he addressed the media. His North Carolina State team had just come up short, falling to Louisville, 77-72, in PNC Arena. NCSU trailed by 16 with 3:38...
Parts and pieces

Parts and pieces

RALEIGH – It not for a one minute span when North Carolina State decided to briefly get its act together, this thing could have easily gone the other way. For the second straight game at PNC Arena, a team from the Triad pushed the Wolfpack for 40 minutes....