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N.C. State running back Ricky Person Jr. (8) and teammates head to the field to warmup before N.C. State’s game against Liberty at Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh on Saturday, Nov. 21.

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Despite Gator Bowl loss, sting of 2019 has vanished for Wolfpack

By Rob McLamb
| January 4, 2021

The Wolfpack did not get the Gator Bowl win, but there was a return to normalcy. Next up, an offseason to continue the pursuit to upper echelon status in the ACC and beyond. 

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Wolfpack had a great all-around year even if it ended too soon

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| March 18, 2020

N.C. State was ranked 15th in the last NCAA Division I Learfield IMG College Director’s Cup standing released in January. The Wolfpack managed to place that high despite being in the top-ranked ...

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Wolfpack enters ACC tournament still uncertain of its NCAA status

By Rob McLamb
| December 30, 2020

To most college basketball pundits, it is unclear what will happen to N.C. State on Selection Sunday...

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Loss to Duke leaves Wolfpack outside the NCAA bubble

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| March 4, 2020

For more than half of Monday night’s contest, N.C. State went toe-to-toe with 12th-ranked Duke and it seemed like the Wolfpack had a legitimate shot at sweeping a slumping Blue Devil team in the...

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Wolfpack still can’t get off the bubble

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| February 27, 2020

There are sections of games where N.C. State looks formidable, but those stretches don’t last long enough and have not shown up in enough contests to keep the Wolfpack away from the dreaded NCAA...

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Wolfpack enters week needing to make their NCAA case

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| February 19, 2020

The NET ratings, strength of schedules, win-loss records within certain quadrants, and other mitigating factors that determine the NCAA Tournament worthiness of a team are not needing dissection at …

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Wolfpack women prepare for Louisville

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| February 13, 2020

The N.C. State women’s basketball team is ranked No. 4 in the nation and hosting No. 9 Louisville in a Thursday matchup that is arguably one of the biggest in program history. There is …

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The Wolfpack by the numbers as the season hits home stretch

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| February 5, 2020

N.C. State looks to snap a three-game losing streak but must travel to Miami in the opener of a three-game road trip Wednesday. The Wolfpack has been bruised and battered this season and wildly incon...

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Wolfpack’s suddenly struggling again

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| January 30, 2020

N.C. State will limp into February, figuratively and literally. The Wolfpack has lost two straight, both in lackluster fashion, after appearing to right the ship with three straight wins only a …

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Wolfpack shows toughness in grinding victory at Virginia

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| January 22, 2020

If there was a game that encapsulates what it will take for N.C. State to emerge as one of the top teams in this season’s ACC standings, it would have to be the Wolfpack’s win Monday at …

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Wolfpack still seeking consistency as ACC heats up

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| January 15, 2020

N.C. State has reached the quarter mark of the Atlantic Coast Conference men’s basketball campaign and the Wolfpack has yet to find any consistency, except when it comes to players missing …

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Wolfpack teams share philosophy, if not success

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| January 8, 2020

Last week brought different fortunes for the N.C. State men’s and women’s basketball teams. The women’s basketball team, now ranked No. 9 by The Associated Press, remained …

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Wolfpack lands Texas OC Beck to run offense

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| January 2, 2020

The winds of change are blowing at N.C. State, and the pieces are starting to land in place for the 2020 football season. Tim Beck was announced Wednesday as the new offensive coordinator and quarter...

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Johnson makes Wolfpack history with triple-double

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| December 26, 2019

      As Markell Johnson sat down late in N.C. State’s win over The Citadel his mind must have began wondering towards the upcoming holiday break. Where would he go? …

Johnson’s half-court heave could pay off big in March

By Rob McLamb Special to the Times
| December 18, 2019

Kevin Keatts said that he never thinks a player will hit a half-court shot. Then he remembered who was taking the shot and that changed the narrative. It could also change N.C. State’s …

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