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NC State eyes 4-0 start against Presbyterian

Thornton, NC State run past ODU, 46-34North Carolina State has already matched its win total for last season and has a big home game looming against the reigning national champion.

Tudor: Area coaches completely ace the weekend

ECU routs NC Central, 52-7The Week 3 coaching grades are in and it's a first. Larry Fedroa and UNC had the weekend off, but everyone who played aced his test.

Cherry scores 3 TDs, NC State beats USF 49-17

NC State, Georgia SouthernBra'Lon Cherry rushed for two touchdowns and caught a third, Jacoby Brissett threw two touchdown passes and North Carolina State beat South Florida 49-17 on Saturday.

Blog: NC State routs South Florida 49-17, improves to 3-0

Thornton, NC State run past ODU, 46-34Five different Wolfpack players scored touchdowns Saturday, including three by Bra'Lon Cherry, as NC State routed South Florida in Tampa, 49-17.

Wolfpack visit South Florida looking for first road win since 2012

Thornton, NC State run past ODU, 46-34N.C. State (2-0) opened with victories over Georgia Southern and Old Dominion, but coach Dave Doeren has not been happy with his defense.

Tudor: Doeren still chasing first road win with Pack

NC State, Georgia SouthernAfter three non-ACC wins and a competitive 26-14 loss to third-ranked Clemson, all in Raleigh, the 2013 N.C. State football team went to Wake Forest on Oct. 5 as an 8-point favorite.

Brownlow: ACC's luck could run out in Week 3

Virginia Tech Ohio St FootballCan the ACC go undefeated for a second consecutive week against non-conference opponents?

Doeren wants better tackling from Wolfpack defense

Thornton, NC State run past ODU, 46-34North Carolina State coach Dave Doeren wants to see his Wolfpack defense tackle better.

NC State tops Old Dominion 46-34 behind Thornton

Thornton, NC State run past ODU, 46-34Shadrach Thornton rushed for 86 yards and three touchdowns to help North Carolina State beat Old Dominion 46-34 on Saturday night.

Blog: Thornton's 3 TDs help NC State past ODU, 46-34

NC State, Georgia SouthernShadrach Thornton had three rushing touchdowns Saturday, including a 23-yarder late in the fourth quarter, as NC State was able to hold off Old Dominion in an offensive shootout at Carter-Finley Stadium, 46-34.

Raleigh's PNC Arena getting makeover

PNC ArenaRaleigh's PNC Arena is undergoing a facelift, according to officials who say it's time for the facility to grow.

Garner's Hines narrows list, includes three in-state schools

Garner at Middle Creek - August 22, 2014Garner running back Nyheim Hines announced his final seven schools on Wednesday evening.

Holliday: Triangle trio seeking marks not seen in 20 years

NC State, Georgia SouthernDuke, NC State and North Carolina all won their opening games. That has happened just once in the past 25 years. Only in 1994 did we begin the second week of the season with all three schools sitting on 1-0.

Tudor: It's a 'Ruff-Cut' repeat in first tests of '14

ECU routs NC Central, 52-7Okay, summer school's finally over and the coaching grades are in for the first real-time tests of 2014.

Ingram's final list includes Duke, NC State, UNC

Boys Basketball: 2A State Championship Kinston vs North Rowan (MAccording to a tweet from Brandon Ingram on Sunday, his final list of schools includes Duke, Kansas, Kentucky, NC State, North Carolina and UCLA.

NC State honors former DE Williams

Mario WilliamsNC State honored former Wolfpack defensive end Mario Williams during their season opener against Georgia Southern Saturday.

ACC releases hoops schedule; Duke, UNC close regular season in Chapel Hill

Duke and UNC battle in Chapel HillChapel Hill will be the site of the ACC regular-season finale between Duke and North Carolina as announced by the league Wednesday when the full conference schedule were revealed.

Tudor: Don't expect Pack to learn a lot in opener

ECU downs NC State, 42-28Depending upon which power ranking you choose, there's a fair chance NC State will open its football season Saturday against the 128th -- and weakest - team in the entire country at the Division I, FBS level.

Heat precautions in place for Saturday's home opener

NC State Football Carter FinleyWith the Wolfpack's 2014 season opener selected by the ACC Network for a 12:30 p.m. kickoff on Saturday, the NC State athletics department has announced a heat management plan that will be implemented if necessary.

NC State-West Virginia TV time set for Gotham Classic

NCSU-PittThe NC State men's basketball team's Saturday, Dec. 20 game vs. West Virginia in New York City will be on ESPN2 at 9:30 p.m.

Rodon gets promotion to Triple-A Charlotte

Carlos Rodon, Winston-Salem DashCarlos Rodon's rapid rise through the Chicago White Sox system took yet another step Saturday as he was promoted to Triple-A Charlotte.

Wolfpack defense ready behind experience, depth

NC State dominates No. 7 Clemson in 37-13 winComing off their worst football season since 2006, NC State had few positive takeaways from 2013.One area that showed strong play throughout the season was the Wolfpack's defense.

Sade within range of NC State scoring mark

UNC, NC StateNorth Carolina State kicker Niklas Sade is on the verge of becoming the school's all-time leading scorer, yet he says he doesn't even remember his biggest moments - like his 43-yard game-winner over Maryland as a sophomore.

NC State dedicates new Close-King Indoor Practice Facility

NC State dedicates new indoor practice facilityA ceremony to dedicate the Wolfpack's new state-of-the-art indoor practice facility was held on the construction site adjacent to Carter-Finley Stadium Tuesday.

NC State's Bailey: Spirit of 1983 championship team will never die

Gravley: Bailey, 1983 National Champions gather for reunionSince his retirement, former NC State forward Thurl Bailey hasn't strayed far from the game and looks forward to a weekend with his national champion teammates every year.

NC State launches #Statement campaign

NC State Football Carter FinleyWith classes starting in less than two weeks and sports already on the minds of many in the Triangle, NC State launched their latest social media-friendly promotional campaign Friday -- #Statement.

Wolfpack looks for more production in backfield

NC State dominates No. 7 Clemson in 37-13 winCompetition continues to be NC State head coach Dave Doeren's point of emphasis entering his second season.