Quote of the Day: "[Nate] McMillan has the coach and player credentials, he's a native son of Raleigh, and he is an alumnus of NCSU, so he'd have the support of alumni, locals, and the Wolfpack fan base. It's time for NCSU athletics director Lee Fowler to answer the call for Herb's head, which usually starts around this time of year, and to make a call out west." - Roanoke Daily Herald's Sports Editor Rodney D. Pierce
McMillan - the answer to Pack's woes?
Rodney D. Pierce * Daily Herald
As a Tar Heels fan, I shouldn't even be giving this advice, but I love David Thompson, so I'll make this one exception because of him. If the North Carolina State men's basketball team wants to get over the proverbial hump, they should do as we do - look within the family. Read More
For Pack, it gets vicious
Dave Johnson * The Daily Press
A year ago, the disgruntled N.C. State basketball fanatic(s) who created firesendek.com conceded defeat. Pretty hard to demand a change at the top when your team is in second place in the nation's premier conference. The Pack was back. State finished above .500 in league play for a third consecutive season, which hadn't happened since the David Thompson Era. State also went to the NCAA tournament for a third consecutive year, which folks in Raleigh hadn't seen since a fireball named Jim Valvano was in charge. Read More
Darnell in mix at State
Chip Alexander * News & Observer
Gary Darnell, the former head coach at Western Michigan, said Friday that he has talked with N.C. State football coach Chuck Amato about the Pack's defensive coordinator position. Asked whether he was interested in the job, Darnell said, "there's accuracy to it, yes." Read More
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