Daily Strut * Friday

NC State's 76-74 overtime loss to Cal in the opening round was a microcosm of the season as a whole, a long struggle that came up short. TSW has all the links for those who dare.

N.C. State falls to Cal
Chip Alexander * News & Observer

State's great expectations
Caulton Tudor * News & Observer

No Pack for some viewers
Rupen Fofaria * News & Observer

Hodge ponders plays
News & Observer

Wolfpack falls to Bears
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

ALL OVER: Crawford's career ends on down note
John Delong * Winston-Salem Journal

Hodge: Powell didn't get enough touches
Jeff Carlton * News & Record

Over(time) and out for Pack
Al Featherston * The Herald-Sun

Frustrated Hodge questions playcalling
Al Featherston * The Herald-Sun

N.C. State notebook
Al Featherston * The Herald-Sun

Hodge questions Wolfpack's coaching decisions
Charlotte Observer

Sent Packing
Charlotte Observer

Midgley, California nip N.C. State in tourney
Will Sullivan * High Point Enterprise

Wolfpack rallies, but falls short in overtime to Golden Bears
Bob Sutton * Times-News

N.C. State vs. Cal: Bear trio tough to stop
Steve Hanf * Salisbury Post

State bench doesn't pack a big punch
Steve Hanf * Salisbury Post

N.C. State notebook
Steve Hanf * Salisbury Post

Heartbreak in Oklahoma
Andrew Carter * Technician

Not all about the "W"
Taylor Francis * Technician

Cal Ends Pack's Long Struggle
Tony Haynes * GoPack.com

Men's Hoops Comes Up Short Against Cal In OT, 76-74

Two State players plead guilty
News & Observer

Florida LB has NC State as Co-Favorite
Jamie Newberg * The Strutting Wolf

USA Today/ESPN Top 25 College Basketball Coaches' Poll

Associated Press Top 25 College Basketball Poll

North Carolina woes? Dean Smith to blame
Gregg Doyel * Charlotte Observer

U.S. Thinks Hussein, Sons Were In Bunker
Walter Pincus, Bob Woodward and Dana Priest * Washington Post

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