N.C. State Rumors & News

  • Anthony 'Cat' Barber cleared

    ESPN.com "North Carolina State says guard Anthony "Cat" Barber has been cleared to play in the postseason after suffering a spasm in his neck muscles. Team officials said Friday night that Barber is expected to be at full strength for the postseason. Barber was hurt with 13:26 left in a 77-53 loss to..." March 14

  • ACC cuts ties with ref Karl Hess

    ESPN.com "Veteran official Karl Hess has worked his final ACC basketball game. Hess, who has worked ACC games for more than 25 years, told ESPN that his comment made to Atlanta hotel magnate Mit Shah during Sunday's Louisville-Wake Forest game in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, was made in jest. Shah,..." January 10

  • NC State's Terry Henderson arrested on gun charges

    The Score "North Carolina State guard Terry Henderson was arrested Monday by Raleigh police on gun charges after a pellet gun was fired at a car, according to a report by The Associated Press. Police say a pellet gun was fired at a vehicle shortly after midnight Monday in north Raleigh, roughly 10 miles..." January 06

  • Buffalo landed former top 100 recruit on Wednesday

    College Basketball Talk "Torian Graham committed to his third school on Christmas Eve. The former N.C. State commit and Houston guard decided to transfer to Buffalo on Wednesday afternoon, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. Graham left the Houston program on Nov. 17, days after the Cougars’ 77-74 season-opening win..." December 29

  • Traffic violations lead to arrest for NC State's Lacey

    Raleigh News & Observer "N.C. State junior basketball player Trevor Lacey was arrested near campus this past Friday for a failure to appear in court. Lacey missed his Wake County court date for a traffic violation in April. He received a second traffic violation on Friday for riding a moped without a helmet. When Lacey..." September 25

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • NC State basketball freshman Caleb Martin undergoes foot surgery

    Raleigh News & Observer "Surgery wasn’t on Caleb Martin’s itinerary for his first week of college. The freshman from Mocksville wants to be ready for the basketball season in November, though, so he underwent surgery to repair a broken bone in his right foot on Saturday. His mother, Jenny Bennett, said her son,..." June 30

  • Raleigh native Terry Henderson transferring to N.C. State from West Virginia

    Fay Observer "West Virginia transfer Terry Henderson committed to N.C. State on Tuesday night, picking the Wolfpack over Maryland and Richmond. Henderson, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound guard, will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2014-15 season. He started 11 games as a West Virginia..." June 25

  • T.J. Warren announces early entry into NBA Draft

    Sporting News "N.C. State guard T.J. Warren, perhaps college basketball's best scorer, has announced he will enter the 2014 NBA Draft. Warren is projected as a late lottery pick in Sporting News' latest mock draft. The 6-8 Warren helped his cause down the stretch of the season with 19 straight 20-point games..." April 08

  • What went wrong with ACC hoops this season

    Fox Sports South "The numbers aren't pretty for the ACC, any way you slice it. A hoops-dominated conference that recently expanded in the hopes of becoming the nation's preeminent basketball league missed on that mark in Year 1. And it's been trending downward for quite some time. This marks the fourth..." April 02

  • Johnson, Napier, Stauskas lead NABC All-America team

    CBSSports.com "The National Association of Basketball Coaches named its 2013-14 All-America teams Thursday, with a trio of players still alive in the NCAA Tournament named to the first team. Arizona's Nick Johnson, UConn's Shabazz Napier and Michigan's Nik Stauskas join Creighton's Doug McDermott and Duke's..." March 28

  • North Carolina State's T.J. Warren to enter NBA draft

    Yahoo! Sports "North Carolina State sophomore T.J. Warren has decided to enter the June NBA draft, sources told Yahoo Sports. Warren reached the decision with his family on Sunday and had been expected to inform the N.C. State coaching staff of his decision early this week, sources told Yahoo Sports. A..." March 24

  • Wolfpack prove doubters right with 'heartbreaking' meltdown

    Fox Sports "Despite having no legitimate championship hopes, North Carolina State entered this year'€™s NCAA tournament carrying perhaps the heaviest burden in the field. Arguably the least-deserving team to receive an at-large bid from the selection committee -- with others thinking that SMU, Florida..." March 21

  • Observations: Manhattan's Masiello brilliant in NCAA debut despite loss

    CBSSports.com "1. Steve Masiello was the breakout star on Thursday. And it wasn't even close. Manhattan's third-year head coach nearly pitched the perfect game and came up just short. The Jaspers outplayed Louisville for 38 minutes and nearly upset the defending national champions before falling by seven...." March 21

  • Saint Louis rallies from 16 down, beats NC State 83-80 in OT

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "In what may be one of the most amazing comebacks in NCAA postseason history, St. Louis University came back from 16 points with 8:13 to go in the second half and beat North Carolina State 83-80 in the round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament. In the extra period, Austin McBroom scored on SLU's first..." March 21

  • N.C. State takes whirlwind path to play SLU

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "A lot has happened to the North Carolina State basketball team in the past three days. On Monday, they traveled to Dayton, Ohio, and on Tuesday night they beat Xavier there in an NCAA first-round game. The game ended after 11 p.m. in Dayton, and the team went to the airport and flew to Orlando,..." March 20

  • Gottfried stays positive, pushes right buttons for Wolfpack’s NCAA success

    Charlotte Observer "Mark Gottfried gathered his team around the NCAA logo at midcourt after a free-spirited practice on Wednesday at the sparkling Amway Center in downtown Orlando. N.C. State was all smiles, from the team managers to star T.J. Warren to Gottfried, for the impromptu team photo. The snapshot is a..." March 20

  • T.J. Warren, Ralston Turner power N.C. State Wolfpack

    Charlotte Observer "After N.C. State’s ACC tournament win over Miami, Ralston Turner went with T.J. Warren to the post-game press conference. The players were asked a question, the soft-spoken Warren looked to Turner for help. That’s how it has been on the floor, too. While Warren has picked up N.C. State and..." March 19

  • N.C. State 74, Xavier 59

    ProSportsDaily "T.J. Warren overcame early foul trouble and scored 16 of his 25 points after the break while becoming the school's all-time single-season scoring leader as the Wolfpack downed the Musketeers in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Dayton, Ohio. Ralston Turner added 17 points for North..." March 19

  • NC State handles Xavier, could be trendy upset pick over Saint Louis

    CBSSports.com "Mark Gottfried's North Carolina State team was the last at-large squad in the 2014 NCAA Tournament field. We know this because the NCAA releases its 1-68 official seed list, and the last at-large name identified is the Wolfpack. But barely getting in the field doesn't matter -- once it's..." March 19

  • XU needs to 'rely on identity' to survive NC State

    Cincinnati Enquirer "The Welcome Wagon arrived early for Xavier's men's basketball team. As the 12th-seeded Musketeers participated in their open practice at UD Arena Monday night, a trio of red-clad Flyers fans hunkered down for some pre-NCAA tournament needling of their program's archrival. But Xavier's..." March 18

  • NCAA Tournament snubs and surprises

    CBSSports.com "Heading into the Selection Show, most bracketologists seemed to reach a relative agreement and consensus on the 68 teams in the field – and the four No. 1 seeds. Of course, the selection committee isn't part of the bracketology world, and messed up the consensus. So, who got snubbed and who..." March 17

  • Duke 75, N.C. State 67

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Parker scored 20 points to lead four players in double figures as the Blue Devils advanced to the ACC championship game. Duke (26-7) will face Virginia in the conference title game at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday after getting 16 points from Rasheed Sulaimon and 14 points each from Rodney Hood..." March 16

  • NC State Wolfpack survive late threat by Syracuse Orange

    Fox Sports Carolinas "When NC State (21-12) finally got some breaks it had been eagerly anticipating all season to knock off No. 11 Syracuse (27-5), it wasn't going to apologize. Particularly not if that good fortune helps get the Wolfpack to the NCAA Tournament. After NC State emerged on the right side of a..." March 15

  • N.C. State 67, Miami-Florida 58

    ProSportsDaily "T.J. Warren scored 24 points and the Wolfpack used a late 12-0 run to hold on in the second round of the ACC tournament in Atlanta. Warren, the ACC Player of the Year, finished 9-for-18 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds for seventh-seeded North Carolina State (20-12), which advances to..." March 14

  • Report: ACC finalizing deal to move tournament to Brooklyn

    CBSSports.com "During conference realignment, there has always been the thought that the ACC would eventually move its conference tournament to Madison Square Garden. Even after the Big East and MSG extended their deal to 2026, the discussion was still there. According to a report late Thursday night by Pete..." March 14

  • Parker, Warren, Paige on all-ACC first team

    Durham Herald-Sun "A Duke program that’s seen so much excellence over the years experienced a rarity on Monday. On the same day he was named first-team all-ACC, Duke’s Jabari Parker joined Austin Rivers in 2012 as the only two Blue Devils freshmen to be named a first-team all-American. The Sporting News..." March 11

  • TJ Warren wins ACC Player of Year

    Charlotte Observer "Before the season, T.J. Warren said he could handle the transition from supporting cast to No. 1 option at N.C. State. Turns out Warren knew what he was talking about. Warren, a sophomore, won the media vote for the ACC player of the year on Tuesday. The 6-8 forward from Durham is the first..." March 11

  • N.C. State 78, Boston College 68

    ProSportsDaily "T.J. Warren had a career-high 42 points on 14-of-23 shooting and also grabbed 13 rebounds as the host Wolfpack closed out the regular season with a victory in ACC play. Desmond Lee added 11 points off the bench and Tyler Lewis had eight for North Carolina State (19-12, 9-9 ACC). The Wolfpack..." March 10

  • N.C. State 74, Pittsburgh 67

    ProSportsDaily "T.J. Warren scored 26 of his career-high 41 points in the second half as the visiting Wolfpack rallied to beat the Panthers. Warren, the ACC’s leading scorer, made 16-of-22 from the field and added four steals for North Carolina State (18-12, 8-9 ACC), which trailed by as many as 13 in the..." March 04

  • Miami-Florida 85, N.C. State 70

    ProSportsDaily "Rion Brown led five players in double figures with 20 points as the visiting Hurricanes finished strong to defeat the Wolfpack. Garrius Adams scored 16 while Tonye Jekiri had 14 points and 13 rebounds for his first career double-double as Miami (15-14, 6-10 ACC) ended the game with a 21-5 run...." March 02

  • Pack has everything for NCAA except big wins

    Gaston Gazette "N.C. State passes the eye test when it comes to NCAA tournament teams. It has a star player. It has improved over the course of the season. It doesn’t have any egregious losses with its full roster available. It has gone toe-to-toe down to the wire with some of the best teams in college..." March 01

  • North Carolina 85, N.C. State 84

    ProSportsDaily "Marcus Paige scored a career-high 35 points, including the game-winning layup with 0.9 seconds left in overtime, as the Tar Heels survived a frantic finish to regulation to win their 10th in a row. Paige drove the lane and banked home a layup, capping an 11-for-21 shooting performance..." February 27

  • Paige rallies UNC to 85-84 overtime win over NC State

    Charlotte Observer "It was, in so many ways, a classic N.C. State-North Carolina game. “Just an unbelievable basketball game,” Tar Heels coach Roy Williams said. The 19th-ranked Tar Heels won it 85-84 in overtime Wednesday at PNC Arena, but only after 45 intense, competitive, entertaining minutes that kept the..." February 27

  • Wolfpack knows UNC game holds key to postseason

    Gaston Gazette "Technically, no single game is more important than another over the course of a regular season. They all count as only win or one loss. Try telling that to a college basketball coach whose team is on the wrong side of the NCAA tournament bubble. For them, including N.C. State’s Mark Gottfried,..." February 26

  • Patient Tyler Lewis makes the most of his turn for N.C. State

    Charlotte Observer "Tyler Lewis has never had to wait for anything on the basketball court. The precocious point guard got his first college scholarship offer in the eighth grade, which is the same year he moved into the starting lineup for Forsyth Country Day’s high school varsity team. When Lewis transferred..." February 26

  • N.C. State 71, Virginia Tech 64

    ProSportsDaily "T.J. Warren scored 31 points as the visiting Wolfpack held on to end a two-game losing streak. Warren, the ACC’s leading scorer at 23.3 points, hit 12-of-21 field-goal attempts en route to his sixth 30-point game this season. North Carolina State (17-10, 7-7 ACC) got 13 points from Kyle..." February 23

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Providence and Richmond miss big chances

    CBSSports.com "Tuesday didn't have too many marquee matchups, but it did feature several quality bubble games. Some teams were looking for resume-boosting wins, while others were just looking to avoid bad losses. Winners George Washington: The Colonials were in nearly every projected bracket heading into the..." February 19

  • Hall, Harrison answer call, Tigers stomp Pack

    Gaston Gazette "The long-awaited help wanted request was finally answered by various Clemson players who successfully came to the aid of star K.J. McDaniels in Tuesday’s 73-56 blowout of North Carolina State. The junior swingman had been accounting for nearly 30 percent of his team’s overall scoring, including 54..." February 19

  • Washington’s energy gives N.C. State a lift

    Charlotte Observer "After a three-game shooting slump, N.C. State forward Kyle Washington figured his best strategy would be the most basic. “I wanted to be aggressive,” he said of his plan for the Syracuse game Saturday. “Play defense, rebound and the offense would come.” Keeping it simple produced..." February 18

  • Syracuse continues to find a way to win with stunner over North Carolina State

    Syracuse.com "For so long on Saturday night, it was like watching the sun set in the east, like seeing geese flying north for the winter. The Syracuse University Orange, which would shoot 35 percent from the field, was struggling. No, wait. With its Big Three of C.J. Fair, Tyler Ennis and Trevor Cooney on..." February 16

  • Wolfpack enjoys a moment in the sun

    Raleigh News & Observer "The Florida sun broke brightly through patchy clouds as N.C. State’s coaches and players exited the loading dock and walked to their bus Saturday afternoon. This was a day the Wolfpack could truly say the sun was shining on them. Coming off last Saturday’s disheartening loss at North Carolina,..." February 10

  • UNC vs. NC State: Two teams rising at right time

    Charlotte Observer "Without getting into specifics, T.J. Warren summed up the general bleakness of N.C. State’s track record at North Carolina. Asked about N.C. State’s last win in Chapel Hill, the N.C. State sophomore forward said: “It has been awhile.” N.C. State’s last win in Chapel Hill? 2003. N.C...." February 01

  • NC State hangs on to beat Florida State behind Warren, Lee

    Charlotte Observer "T.J. Warren carried N.C. State for more than 30 minutes against Florida State on Wednesday night. Desmond Lee did the rest. Lee had five of N.C. State’s final seven points in a 74-70 win over the Seminoles. It’s the third straight ACC win for N.C. State, which evened its conference record at..." January 30

  • Wooden Award releases midseason list; Joel Embiid snubbed?

    CBSSports.com "The Wooden Award released its midseason list of 25 players on Wednesday, and most of the usual suspects are on the list. Creighton's Doug McDermott is the favorite heading into the final six weeks of the season, but the talk of the sport for the past two weeks has been Kansas big man Joel..." January 23

  • Pack realizes it can win without Warren

    Gaston Gazette "Those bookend 30-plus point humiliations at the hands of Virginia and Duke were bad. But for the young N.C. State basketball team, the most telling of its ACC losses to date came sandwiched between the two – on Jan. 15 at Wake Forest. That’s not meant to be a putdown of the Deacons. Rather, it’s a..." January 22

  • Wolfpack step up without Warren, still building

    Fox Sports Carolinas "Things already looked pretty dire for N.C. State headed into last night's home tilt against Maryland (11-8, 3-3 ACC), and that was before N.C. State found out that it would be without the leading scorer in the ACC, T.J. Warren (22.2), with a sprained ankle. Maryland was a winnable home game for..." January 22

  • Win, resilience leaves Wolfpack happy, Terps in disbelief

    Charlotte Observer "Mark Gottfried was as animated during N.C. State’s 65-56 win against Maryland on Monday night as he has been at any point during the season, and maybe even in any game in three seasons with the Wolfpack. The Wolfpack’s coach wasn’t excited just because his team won, 65-56, or because it was..." January 22

  • Fresh legs key Duke basketball's blowout victory over NC State

    The Duke Chronicle "Jabari Parker scored. Amile Jefferson rebounded. Tyler Thornton forced steals. But even with these expected sights Saturday, something was palpably different about Duke’s play in its blowout 95-60 win against N.C. State. Effort—team effort. “I thought it’s the hardest that we’ve played,”..." January 19

  • Appreciating the underappreciated

    ESPN.com "North Carolina State forward T.J. Warren can’t catch much of a break. Even when I was ready to talk about how underappreciated he is nationally, he got overshadowed by Wake Forest guard Codi Miller-McIntyre. Miller-McIntyre made the game-winning basket to cap off a 20-point performance in the..." January 17