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N.C. State scores with addition of Brackman

N.C. State coach Herb Sendek did some of his best recruiting after signing 6-10 PF Andrew Brackman, who also is a major league pitching prospect. <p><small><b>Other featured stories for 6/21:</b></small> <li><a href="http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/custom/exclusives/orl-spt-overtime-ucfbballstory062104,1,4918744.story?coll=orl-sports-headlines" target=blank><b>Mike O'Donnell Update</b></a>

Quote of the Day:"I learned so much playing in the ACC. The biggest thing is you have to be more mentally tough than physically tough, and I'm talking about every day. You can't take any games off, because in that conference the worst team can beat the best team in any league on any given day." - Mike O'Donnell

N.C. State scores with addition of Brackman
Mike DeCourcy The Sporting News
Sendek first sold Brackman on signing with the Wolfpack, then on playing both basketball and baseball at N.C. State instead of pro baseball in the summers and college hoops during the school year. Sendek also visited Brackman shortly before the baseball draft, when he still was weighing his pro possibilities. Read More

Mike O'Donnell Update
Alan Schmadtke * Orlando Sentinel
In the end, Mike O'Donnell said, North Carolina State simply was not a good fit for him. There's nothing like basketball in the Atlantic Coast Conference, and Lord knows O'Donnell loves basketball. But he was too far from home, practices were more difficult than games, the Wolfpack preferred a more deliberate game than a fast-paced one and, well, if O'Donnell was going to play basketball, he wanted to play a lot. Read More

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