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Allen, Kennard lead Duke past NC State, 88-80

Duke holds off feisty NC State, 88-80Duke is pretty hard to beat when its 3s are falling. It's even tougher when the points come five at a time.

Wolfpack's Henderson still working back from ankle injury

NC State rolls past South Alabama, 88-70Terry Henderson was supposed to be in a leading role for North Carolina State's backcourt this season. Instead the West Virginia transfer is just trying to move laterally through pain and cut without limping during limited practice drills.

Randy Moss' son headlines NC State's recruiting class

Dave Doeren on Signing Day 2016Randy Moss is sending his son to North Carolina State.

Bacon scores 20 to lead Florida State over N.C. State 77-73

NC State tops Miami 85-69, gets second ACC winWith Florida State holding on to a two-point lead late in Monday's game against North Carolina State, coach Leonard Hamilton had one message to his team during a timeout — get the ball in the hands of Dwayne Bacon.

Brownlow: Heels, Pack each face Big Monday road tests

No. 5 UNC upends NC State at Dean Dome, 67-55North Carolina is on its longest winning streak since 2014. NC State is looking to put together its first win streak of 2016 as it is in the midst of a brutal stretch of games that started back on Jan. 13.

NC State's Barber named ACC PoW for third time this season

NC State falls 90-83 at home to Georgia TechNC State's Cat Barber is the ACC Player of the Week for the third time this season after his 36-point and 30-point scoring performances in the Wolfpack's games against Georgia Tech and No. 17 Miami last week.

Wolfpack beats Hurricanes 85-69, sees evidence of enthusiasm, effort

NC State tops Miami 85-69, gets second ACC winNC State took to the message Mark Gottfried sent ahead of hosting No. 15 Miami. The coach got the response he wanted as his team beat Jim Larrañaga's 85-69.

Barber, NC State control 2nd half to beat No. 15 Miami 85-69

NC State falls 90-83 at home to Georgia TechNorth Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried wanted more. His Wolfpack gave it to him Saturday: a performance marked by energy, fight and toughness on the boards.

Game Blog: Wolfpack upsets Hurricanes 85-69

NC State falls 90-83 at home to Georgia TechNC State beat No. 15 Miami 85-69 to get its second conference win of the season. Cat Barber scored a floor-best 30 points and the Wolfpack (12-10, 2-7 ACC) out-rebounded the Hurricanes (16-4, 5-3 ACC) 41-to-23 to get the victory.

Brownlow: ACC weekend has potential for thrillers, upsets

No. 5 UNC upends NC State at Dean Dome, 67-55The ACC: where amazing happens. Not quite, although there's plenty of amazing potential this weekend.

QBs, top prospects take different routes to Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl AlabamaJeff Driskel and Jacoby Brissett once battled for a starting spot at Florida. Now, they're competing on opposite sides of the Senior Bowl in a game that's more about impressing NFL teams than who starts -- or even who wins.

Payne: Leader must emerge for Pack to change season's course

NC State falls 90-83 at home to Georgia TechThe Pack needs a player to step up -- in attitude, not just on the court -- to help change its fate, and they need one now.

Worthy, Webb and Williams among 2016 ACC Legends class

James WorthyNorth Carolina's James Worthy, NC State's Spud Webb and Duke's Jason Williams will represent their schools as members of the 2016 ACC Basketball Legends class.

2nd-half spurt helps Georgia Tech hold off NC State 90-83

NC State falls 77-72 to LouisvilleMarcus Georges-Hunt and his Georgia Tech had spent the past month struggling to hold onto leads and watching winnable Atlantic Coast Conference games turn into frustrating losses.

Holliday: Big Four's stranglehold on ACC weakening

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78The Tobacco Road teams -- Duke, North Carolina, NC State, and Wake Forest -- represent the establishment in the Atlantic Coast Conference. They have won 50 of the league's 62 (tournament) championships.

NC State, UNC to meet on Friday in 2016

UNC builds big lead, beats NC State 45-34Defending ACC Coastal Division champion North Carolina will host in-state rival NC State on a Friday in 2016. The game is set for Nov. 25 in Chapel Hill.

Wolfpack wrestling confident in historic season

NC State wrestlingNC State's wrestling team owns a NCAA-best 17-0 record and a program-best No. 3 ranking heading into the final stretch of its season, but neither the record nor the ranking are a surprise to the self-assured Wolfpack.

Basketball fans ignore governor's warning, fill PNC Arena

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78More than 12,000 fans trekked out to PNC Arena to watch NC State and Duke play Saturday night. The attendance number was roughly 7,000 fans shy of the sold-out 19,500 tickets purchased to the matchup. But the Wolfpack and Blue Devil proud that turned out seemed to prove that nothing -- neither snow nor a plea from Gov. Pat McCrory -- will stop fans from catching ACC basketball in person.

Blue Devils' win against Wolfpack a tale of two halves

Duke surges past NC State, 88-78An 88-78 win against NC State Saturday at PNC Arena ended a three-game losing streak for Duke and the Blue Devils felt like it "most definitely" reset the season.

Gravley: Conditions are right for a Wolfpack win over Duke

NC State falls at home to Florida State, 85-78The title of this article has nothing to do with the threat of bad weather. It has everything to do with how Duke and NC State enter Saturday's game.

Brownlow: ACC slate full of 'juicy' mid-week match-ups

No. 5 UNC battles NC State at Dean DomeI'm below .500 in my last two weeks or so of picking ACC games with Duke's loss to Syracuse. As a reader asked in a recent feedback email, where do I get my predictions from "chicken bones and feathers?"

Medlin: Balance carries Heels, concerns Pack

No. 5 UNC upends NC State at Dean Dome, 67-55Carolina's depth and balance made the difference in a 67-55 win over State.

Talking Points: Deep Heels too much for Pack

No. 5 UNC battles NC State at Dean DomeNorth Carolina flexed its depth in their win over NC State.

Brownlow: ACC's best weekend games reside outside the Triangle

Duke beats VT 82-58 to stay perfect in ACC playSome intriguing and potentially dangerous games abound for...well, almost anyone except the Triangle teams.

Henderson working to get back on the court to help struggling Wolfpack

NC State rolls past South Alabama, 88-70It has not been the season Terry Henderson envisioned when he transferred to NC State.

Tudor: Expect 0-fer-ACC Pack to play hard in Chapel Hill

NC State upsets No. 15 UNC at Dean Dome, 58-46The noon game Saturday in Chapel Hill (ESPN, WRAL 101.5 radio) finds the Wolfpack struggling, but don't look for them to surrender without a fight in this Triangle rivalry matchup.

Former NFLer Dwayne Ledford joins NCSU staff as O-line coach, run game coordinator

N.C. State LogoNorth Carolina State University head football coach Dave Doeren announced Thursday the hire of Dwayne Ledford, who will serve as the team's offensive line coach and run-game coordinator.

New NCAA guidelines enable NC State player to send money home

Kenton GibbsOne year ago, the five largest conferences in college football voted to provide "full cost of attendance" to student-athletes. The new rule gives players extra spending money, beyond the value of tuition and room and board, during the course of the school year.

Gottfried: 'We're close'

NC State falls 77-72 to LouisvilleMark Gottfried said it over and over again, at least three times in his opening statement when he addressed the media.