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PACKHOOLIGAN

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My kingdom for a foul shot

How come T.J. Warren doesn't get to the line more often?

Philip Rivers BOLO art

A Pixar artist/Chargers fan made this rendering of Rivers rocking the BOLO

Richard Howell doing work

Howell is on the Trailblazers D-League team. Three games into the season he is averaging 21.7 points and 12.3 rebounds per game.

Offensive rebounding and transition defense

Zack Lowe, who is incredible basketball writer, discusses the myth that emphasizing offensive rebounding leads to giving up more transition opportunities, featuring a large dose of Nate McMillan.

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Sometimes things happen . . .

and I think about those things. We all like to think of college and other amateur sports in idyllic terms (or maybe I'm just projecting): coaches are ethical and upstanding citizens with their...

Basketball Season In Perspective

First, look at this: Season 10-11 11-12 12-13 Ranking LOL Coach's: 20 NR RPI 98 47 32 sos 48 39 33 Oeff (rank) 108.2 (70) 111 (32) 116.1 (9) Deff (rank) 100.9 (140) 95.4...

Aw man, BC again?

We have a game tonight, wooooooo! Unfortunately the game is against BC who, while inferior, will almost undoubtedly provide a frustrating match-up for NC State. I'm going to ask you to rummage...

More trouble on the hill

Michael McAdoo (the football McAdoo) told the New York Times that he was steered to AFAM studies and that athletes got special treatment. YOU DON'T SAY!?!?!?

A giant walks among us

It looks like the man who brought us the legendary Jim Bridge thread and numerous other photoshop creations only to fade into the ether has decided do make a brief reappearance in our comment section. Welcome back Nonsequitur (hopefully for awhile)!

Grantland preview of NC State

Grantland's college basketball writer Shane Ryan, a Duke grad, has NC State as a top 5 team. Here is his preview.

Scott Wood makes 3's

Video of Wood making a bunch of 3's in a row

What's the deal with Purvis?

Someone tell me everything is going to be ok.

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NCAA Tourney Day 1 Open Thread

Share your thoughts, score updates, and/or alerts to possible madness type events occuring on the first day of the tourney. Or just add some funny pictures to entertain a guy stuck at work on one...

How to make your free throws

Some NC State physicists have been doing research to help out the basketball team.

Howell's Beard Gang Charity

Here is a cool story about Howell and some friends using beard power for good. I'm sure the NCAA will find some violation out of this.

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Miami Defeats Duke: Good or Bad?

Miami beat Duke yesterday (Feb. 5) at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Is this outcome good or bad for NC State?

David Thompson Story on Grantland

I found this story about David Thompson on the Grantland website.

Rivers being Rivers

I ran across this article on grantland.com speculating that Rivers needs to bring the swagger back so he can start performing like everyone expects him to. As a disappointed Rivers owner in my $ FF league, I agree.

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Jeff Goodman Discusses NC State Job

I heard Jeff Goodman (FoxSports) on the Dave Glenn show today.  Jeff (who is an Arizona alum btw) brought up that if Sean Miller manages to somehow take down Duke tonight, that Debbie Yow should...

NCSU academic programs on the chopping block

On pages 6-7 of this report there is a list of undergraduate and graduate programs at NCSU that will undergo further review and are at risk of being eliminated. There are some interesting programs on the list, including some of the CALS programs which you would think would be near and dear to Chancellor Woodson's heart. For the graduate programs, I would think that they could consider cutting almost all Master's programs. Make enrollees apply to the PhD program, but allow an out for a Master's degree for those that decide they don't want to continue with the program (this is how most Engineering graduate programs are run). Does anyone have any thoughts on the criteria they used to identify these programs? It should be noted that administrative cuts and adjustments are listed earlier in the memo.

Triangle Walk MS

I am participating in the Triangle Walk MS event in Raleigh this year. I was diagnosed with MS last year. If you know anyone affected by multiple sclerosis you know that it is an unpredictable disease with no known cause and no cure. If you would like to donate to help fund MS research please click on the link, or better yet join my team and get involved!

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ACC Basketball . . . Yikes!

ACC basketball appears to be starting out worse than ACC football did out of conference.   Here is a list of the losses so far:

Groupon for Mens and Womens Bball

Today's (11/09) local groupon deal is for half price men's bball tix to fairleigh dickinson and/or san diego games. There is also a deal for season general admission to women's bball for $80 (instead of $200) *sbas alert*

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ACC bball player losses

I decided to see what players ACC teams were losing to graduation and possible draft prospects.  Numbers are from KenPom.

850 the Buzz interviews Julius Hodge

Adam Gold interviewed my all-time favorite Wolfpack player this morning.

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