Archive for September 27th, 2013

27
Sep
13

Wolfpack Men’s Basketball Schedule Updated

RALEIGH, N.C. – With the exception of two tip times in November, NC State men’s basketball has completed its 2013-14 schedule. The slate features 18 regular season games at PNC Arena, a December contest at Reynolds Coliseum, an exciting non-conference lineup and an enhanced ACC schedule.

The non-conference schedule, featuring home games against Northwestern and Missouri and trips to Cincinnati and Tennessee, was recently updated with tip-off and television information. There are two start times yet to be determined, NC State’s exhibition at PNC Arena against Morehouse College on Saturday, Nov. 2 and the team’s Saturday, Nov. 30 date with Eastern Kentucky. Those two start times will be released once NC State’s football kick-off times for those dates are released.

NC State, coming off consecutive 24-win seasons and NCAA Tournament appearances under head coach Mark Gottfried, will open its 2013-14 season at home against Appalachian State at 7 p.m. The team’s first four home games in November all begin at 7 p.m.

The Wolfpack will see Northwestern and Missouri come to Raleigh in December. Northwestern visits Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge on ESPNU at 7:30 p.m. Missouri comes to PNC Arena Saturday, Dec. 28 for an 8 p.m. contest on ESPN2.

ACC action opens at home against new member Pittsburgh on Saturday, Jan. 4 at noon. NC State closes the month of January with three consecutive home games, including its final conference match-up against Maryland.

In all, Gottfried’s program will appear on ESPN networks 17 times during the 2013-14 regular season. The team will play seven times on the ACC Network, five times on the Regional Sports Network and once on CBS.

NC State fans will get their first glimpse of the young Wolfpack team Friday, Oct. 18 when the program hosts Primetime With The Pack: Operation Our State at PNC Arena at 7 p.m. The event will feature player introductions, skill contests and an intrasquad scrimmage. The first game action comes Wednesday, Oct. 30 when NCSU hosts an exhibition vs. UNC Pembroke at Reynolds Coliseum, followed by the exhibition vs. Morehouse. Admission to both exhibition games is free.

Season tickets are currently on sale, and fans will enjoy a lower per-game price this season than in 2012-13. To purchase tickets,CLICK HERE or call the ticket office at (919) 865-1510.    

27
Sep
13

Eagles Rookie Earl Wolff set to make first NFL Start

Philadelphia Eagle rookie Earl Wolff is set to make his first start this weekend against the best passing attack in the NFL with Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos. Wolff a 4 year starter from NC State and who is from Raeford, NC (Hoke County High), will get his chance to take up the position that was held by Patrick Chung who is sidelined with a shoulder injury according to RotoWorld.com. Wolff played high school football for Hoke County High School in Raeford, NC where the current coach is Milton Butts who was an offensive lineman for Archie Manning (Peyton’s dad) when he was at New Orleans. 




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