N.C. State Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Nevada lands NC State transfers Caleb and Cody Martin

    The Score "Caleb and Cody Martin have found a new home. The pair, who announced they would be transferring from NC State in March, will be joining Nevada, according to Jeff Goodman of ESPN. " May 25

  • Abdul-Malik Abu announces he is returning to NC State for the 2016-2017 season

    Backing the Pack "Well, glad to see this roller coster saga about will-he-or-won't-he come back is finally over and ending on a positive note. Today, Abdul-Malik Abu annoucned he his returning to NC State for the 2016-2017 season" May 19

  • Report: BeeJay Anya pulls out of draft, returns to NC State

    The Score "The 2016-17 season may be months away from starting, but NC State is doing some major winning in the player department Thursday. Just hours after Abdul-Malik Abu withdrew from the 2016 NBA Draft to return to school, the Wolfpack got another big returnee, as sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman that..." May 19

  • NC State wins the Omer Yurtseven sweepstakes

    Backing the Pack "The biggest fish left in the recruiting pond has been hooked by NC State. Turkish five-star center Omer Yurtseven announced today his intention to run with the Pack. The 7-foot, 240-pounder went out with a bang, scoring 91 points and grabbing 28 rebounds in his final game of the Turkish U18..." May 16

  • Jim Valvano’s title-winning N.C. State team to finally get White House visit

    College Basketball Talk "The N.C. State men’s basketball team never got invited to the White House after they won the 1983 National Title. It wasn’t a tradition in those days. They spoke with President Ronald Reagan, but they did so from the confines of a television studio in Raleigh. It’s commonplace now to see title..." April 28

  • FGCU head coach considering joining NC State staff as an assistant

    CBS Sports "Florida Gulf Coast's Joe Dooley is considering resigning his position as head coach of the Eagles to join Mark Gottfried's staff at North Carolina State, sources told CBS Sports. A decision could come by the end of the week. It's obviously rare for a head coach to resign to be an assistant..." April 12

  • Caleb, Cody Martin to leave NC State

    Raleigh News & Observer "LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST REDDIT PRINT ORDER REPRINT OF THIS STORY One of the constants in a difficult season for N.C. State was the effort of twins Caleb and Cody Martin. The Wolfpack will have to improve next season without them. The sophomore twins announced their decision to leave..." March 24

  • Cat Barber To Enter Draft

    Hoops Rumors "North Carolina State junior point guard Cat Barber will test the waters for the NBA draft, a source told Evan Daniels of Scout.com. That means he’ll enter the draft but won’t immediately hire an agent, retaining his college eligibility in case he decides to withdraw before the May 25th deadline..." March 23

  • Freshmen help No. 19 Duke advance in ACC

    The Sports Xchange "WASHINGTON -- Duke's freshmen didn't flinch in their first postseason game. Instead, they flourished. Forward Brandon Ingram and guard Luke Kennard each scored 22 points as No. 19 Duke held off North Carolina State 92-89 in the second round of the ACC Tournament on Wednesday afternoon..." March 09

  • NC State 75, Wake Forest 72

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Maverick Rowan heated up from long range in the second half and finished with 24 points as North Carolina State defeated Wake Forest 75-72 on Tuesday afternoon in the opening game of the ACC Tournament at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. The Wolfpack (16-16) advances to..." March 08

  • Notre Dame 89, North Carolina State 75

    The Sports Xchange "Senior forward Zach Auguste had 24 points and 11 rebounds and Notre Dame pulled away over the final 11 minutes to record an 89-75 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday in Atlantic Coast Conference action at South Bend, Ind. Freshman forward Matt Ryan made four 3-pointers and scored..." March 05

  • North Carolina State 73, Boston College 72

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Maverick Rowan scored on a layup off an inbounds pass as time expired to give North Carolina State a 73-72 victory against visiting Boston College on Wednesday night at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. The Wolfpack scored 13 of the game's final 18 points for the comeback victory,..." March 03

  • Syracuse 75, North Carolina State 66

    The Sports Xchange "Syracuse senior guard Michael Gbinije scored a career-high 34 points on Senior Day as the Orange defeated North Carolina State 75-66 Saturday in an Atlantic Coast Conference game before 27,141 fans at the Carrier Dome. Gbinije shot 11-for-18 overall and 8-for-13 from 3-point range as he..." February 27

  • No. 7 North Carolina rebounds from slow start for 80-68 win

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- The way North Carolina answered some early struggles might have been the most rewarding part for the Tar Heels on Wednesday night. Then they showed their own knockout delivery. Forward Brice Johnson scored 22 points and No. 7 North Carolina blew past rival North..." February 24

  • Cat Barber is NC State's one-man army for every minute of every game

    SB Nation "The 'complete game' is supposed to be a stat exclusive to baseball, a measure of an unrelenting effectiveness and a tireless durability in equal parts. Decades ago, the complete game wasn't only a barometer of dominance, it was a badge of honor top pitchers expected to wear every time they took..." February 24

  • North Carolina State 77, Clemson 74

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Abdul-Malik Abu provided 17 points and 16 rebounds as North Carolina State overcame a rough outing by the Atlantic Coast Conference scoring leader to defeat Clemson 77-74 on Saturday at PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. Guard Maverick Rowan poured in 20 points and forward Caleb Martin..." February 20

  • No. 7 Virginia dominates North Carolina State at home

    The Sports Xchange "CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- To say that North Carolina State has struggled during their time spent in Charlottesville over the past decade would be an understatement. Entering Monday night's contest with Virginia, the Wolfpack hadn't recorded a win against the Cavaliers in the commonwealth..." February 15

  • North Carolina State 99, Wake Forest 88

    The Sports Xchange "RALEIGH, N.C. -- Junior guard Anthony Barber, the Atlantic Coast Conference scoring leader, poured in 30 of his career-high 38 points in the second half as North Carolina State defeated Wake Forest 99-88 on Saturday afternoon at PNC Arena. N.C. State has won the last 11 home meetings with..." February 13

  • Terry Henderson remains sidelined with no timetable for return from ankle injury

    Backing the Pack "Terry Henderson's return to the court seems constantly to be pushed back. I would have figured we'd at least have an idea of a return date by this point in the season, but no, alas, we do not. Mark Gottfried told CBS Sports that he still doesn't know when Henderson might be ready." February 08