N.C. State Rumors & News

  • Hill gets Illinois over hump in victory over N.C. State

    The Sports Xchange "Senior swingman Malcolm Hill and sophomore forward Leron Black scored 30 of their 37 points in the second half to spark Illinois to an 88-74 victory over North Carolina State in ACC/Big Ten Challenge play on Tuesday night in Champaign, Ill. Hill, who subsisted on five free throws in the..." November 30

  • N.C. State nips Loyola behind Smith's 30

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Guard Dennis Smith Jr. scored 30 points, including a pair of free throws with 16.7 seconds remaining, as North Carolina State defeated Loyola of Chicago 79-77 on Saturday at PNC Arena. Smith, a freshman guard, also had seven assists. He has reached the 20-point mark in four..." November 26

  • No. 22 Creighton blasts N.C. State, gains Paradise Jam final

    The Sports Xchange "Spurred by some heated moments early in the second half Sunday, Creighton steadily pulled away from North Carolina State over the final 12 minutes to earn a 112-94 victory over the Wolfpack in the second round of the Paradise Jam tournament at St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. The No. 22-ranked..." November 21

  • Smith's season high paces N.C. State past Saint Joseph's

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dennis Smith Jr. scored a season-high 24 points as North Carolina State defeated Saint Joseph's 73-63 in the third-place game of the Paradise Jam on Monday night in Saint Thomas, Virgin Islands. Guard Torin Dorn's 19 points and guard Terry Henderson's 15 points gave the..." November 21

  • Abu's 25 lead NC State over Montana

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Abdul-Malik Abu scored a career-high 25 points to help North Carolina State pull away from Montana in an 85-72 victory Friday in the opening round of the Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center. The Wolfpack didn't take the lead for good..." November 18

  • Kapita scores 17 in debut as NC State rolls

    The Sports Xchange "Heralded freshman Ted Kapita scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead North Carolina State to an 86-61 win over St. Francis (NY) on Sunday at Raleigh, N.C. Kapita, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo and was enrolled at Arkansas last year, missed the Wolfpack's season..." November 13

  • NC State edges Georgia Southern

    The Sports Xchange "North Carolina State guard Maverick Rowan made two free throws with three seconds remaining to seal the 81-79 season-opening victory over visiting Georgia Southern on Friday night. Rowan's free throws were part of a stretch in the last 13 seconds in which nine points were scored by the..." November 11

  • N.C. State survives Georgia Southern bid

    The Sports Xchange "North Carolina State guard Maverick Rowan made two free throws with three seconds remaining to seal the 81-79 season-opening victory over visiting Georgia Southern on Friday night. Rowan's free throws were part of a stretch in the last 13 seconds in which nine points were scored by the..." November 11

  • NC State freshman Yurtseven suspended for nine games

    Today's U "North Carolina State Wolfpack freshman Omer Yurtseven has been suspended for nine games and is expected to return for the Dec. 15 game against Appalachian State, multiple sources told FanRag Sports and Today’s U on Monday. The Omer Yurtseven development was first reported by Evan Daniels of..." November 01

  • Dennis Smith Jr. is '110 percent' healthy, ready to lead NC State to a big season

    Fox Sports "To say Dennis Smith Sr. and his son Dennis Smith Jr. are ‘close’ would be an understatement. The two are nearly inseparable. Senior, a single parent in North Carolina, didn’t just raise Dennis Jr. to be one of the best incoming freshmen in college basketball next season (not to mention a..." August 03

  • N.C. State postpones trip to Italy amid terrorism concerns

    USA Today "In the wake of recent events in Europe, the N.C. State basketball program has decided to cancel its August tour to Italy and will look to reschedule in 2017. This decision will undoubtedly get significant attention in the world of college sports, as N.C. State is the first this summer to cancel..." July 05

  • NC State signs four-star power forward Ted Kapita

    Backing the Pack "This has been one of the stranger offseasons I can remember, even by Mark Gottfried-era standards. First everything was terrible, and now it’s nothin’ but sunshine and rainbows. The latest good news is the addition of four-star forward Ted Kapita, a former SMU and Arkansas commit. NC State..." June 26

  • Markell Johnson commits to NC State after 2016 reclassification

    ESPN "NC State made another late addition to next season's roster on Monday, getting a commitment from ESPN 100 guard Markell Johnson. Johnson made the announcement via Twitter. Johnson, a 6-foot-1 guard from East Tech High School (Ohio), was ranked No. 48 in the ESPN 100 for the class of 2017...." June 22