Web Run: 'Negative Expectations'
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Web Run: 'Negative Expectations'

You could make the argument that North Carolina State's fevered home win Saturday over Duke was the defining moment of college hoops' season so far. And even if it wasn't, it's clearly top-three.

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#21 NC State (14-2 / 3-0) at Maryland (13-3 / 1-2)
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Why NC State fans should expect a loss Wednesday at Maryland
Matt Norlander * CBS Sports
You could make the argument that North Carolina State's fevered home win Saturday over Duke was the defining moment of college hoops' season so far. And even if it wasn't, it's clearly top-three.

Wolfpack fans are woofing happy now, and really most of us are pleased for that quirky sect of a fan base, which has waited so long for times like these. The team is looking good, has 14-2 record to go with its No. 14 ranking in the AP poll, and in general their fans haven't been so overwhelmingly positive and sunny in years and years.
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Men's Basketball

(As Of January 15)
School Conf. Pct. Overall Pct.
NC State 3-0 1.000 14-2 .875
Miami 3-0 1.000 12-3 .800
Duke 2-1 .667 15-1 .938
Florida State 2-1 .667 10-6 .625
Clemson 2-2 .500 10-6 .625
Wake Forest 2-2 .500 9-7 .562
Maryland 1-2 .333 13-3 .812
North Carolina 1-2 .333 11-5 .688
Virginia 1-2 .333 11-5 .688
Virginia Tech 1-2 .333 10-6 .625
Boston College 1-2 .333 9-7 .562
Georgia Tech 0-3 .000 10-5 .667


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"Over the past 20 years, N.C. State has 14 regular-season wins over Duke and UNC. The Wolfpack's record in the next ACC game after a win over Duke or UNC is 1-12."

- N&O's Joe Giglio



Howell Wins Lute Olson Award
Pack Pride

Gottfried: "Each Game Counts As One"
Pack Pride

Wolfpack works for encore, not hangover, in first game after meaningful victory
Adam Smith * Times-News

Wolfpack hope to avoid setback
Justin Hite * Rocky Mount Telegram

A blue hangover waiting for N.C. State? History says yes
Joe Giglio * News & Observer

N.C. State Coach Mark Gottfried breaks down the Terps-Wolfpack matchup
Alex Prewitt * Washington Post

Bracketology (State a 4 Seed)
Joe Lunardi * ESPN

Maryland-N.C. State a sellout
Patrick Stevens * Discourse.com

Why NC State fans should expect a loss Wednesday at Maryland
Matt Norlander * CBS Sports

This is a real thing: NC State now selling 'Roll Pack' T-shirts
Matt Norlander * CBS Sports

NC State basketball star, fan featured on NBC's 'Today'
NBC

Wolfpack must avoid letdown versus Maryland
Andrew Jones * Fox Sports

Wolfpack still has work left to do, even after beating Duke
Brett Friedlander * Wilmington Star News

NC State-Maryland Preview
Associated Press

N.C. State at Maryland: Three to know for Wednesday
Stephen Schramm * Fayetteville Observer

Maryland Watch
Maryland basketball vs. N.C. State: Execution, not confidence, is plaguing Terps
Alex Prewitt * Washington Post

Raleigh native Dez Wells looking forward to Terps' game vs. N.C. State
Jeff Barker * The Baltimore Sun

Breaking Down N.C. State
Michael Willis * Terrapin Station


Wolff catching coaching praise in practice
Allstar Stats


Ham Tabbed EAGL Gymnast of the Week
NC State Release

Ranking The Planking
Riddick & Reynolds


Basketball
Hill Enjoys State Visit
DJames Henderson * Pack Pride

Julius Randle Should Join Anthony Barber on N.C. State in 2013
Dave Daniels * Rant Sports

Anthony Barber Hopes to Bring a National Title to N.C. State Wolfpack
Rant Sports

Football
Pack Pride's Top 10 Recruiting Board
Steve Williams * Pack Pride

Pack Battling Badgers for Fumagalli
Steve Williams * Pack Pride

Pack Leads For Valdes
James Henderson * Pack Pride

Florida CB happy with choice
Mike Bakas * Scout.com

Cooper sets first visit
Michael Clark * Scout.com


ACC Hoops Power Rankings, Jan. 14
Jim Young * ACCSports.com

ACC still a wide open affair
Joe Ovies * WRAL

Duke Basketball: Loss to NC State a Reminder That Defense Is Key for Blue Devils
Bleacher Report

If Duke loses on the road, you can bet fans are storming the court
Daniel Martin * NBC Sports


Clemson coach questions wide receiver's NFL draft decision
Paul Myerberg * USA TODAY Sports

Jimbo Fisher completes staff at FSU
Heather Dinich * ESPN.com

Winter Park native Christian Jones to stay at FSU for senior year
Coley Harvey * Orlando Sentinel


Grading the coaching hires: Texas Tech earns top marks (NC State B+)
Stewart Mandel * SI.com

Fast Break: So who's really No. 1 now?
Tully Corcoran * Fox Sports

Philip Rivers: I 'feel great' about Mike McCoy as coach
Marc Sessler * Around the Leagu