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Mar 16, 2011

Fire It Up

The basketball is in your hands, the score is tied and time's running out. You're about 10 feet away from the basket on the right side of the court, just outside the free-throw lane. Before the clock hits 0:00, check out new research from NC State engineers that shows whether a direct shot or a bank shot has a better chance of scoring your team a postgame victory celebration. 

Mar 16, 2011

Lowe Steps Down

A national search for the next men's head basketball coach is under way following the resignation of Sidney Lowe on Tuesday. 

Mar 11, 2011

Take Your Best Shot

Should you bank the basketball off the backboard or aim for nothing but net? Let NC State engineers improve your game with shots based on science.  

Feb 25, 2011

Off the Hook: Lead, Serve, and Find a Great Deal! (2.24.11)

Deadlines are fast approaching to apply for elected student leadership positions, and our part of the NCSSM-led, Guinness world-record-breaking canned food drive is right around the corner! And, did I mention that NC State has – once again – been named one of the nation's best college values? 

Jan 13, 2011

Beam Me Up

The futuristic Hunt Library on Centennial Campus moved a step closer to reality Thursday when the final beams were moved into place. Basketball fans can back the library through the Threes for Hunt campaign. 

Oct 20, 2010

Score an NC State Hoops Book Nov. 4

Staff members Tim Peeler and Roger Winstead will preview their new book, NC State Basketball: 100 Years of Innovation, on Nov. 4  at D.H. Hill Library. 

Aug 26, 2010

Living Legacy

Members of the Wolfpack family gathered at the new Coaches' Corner on Tuesday afternoon to remember the late Kay Yow and dedicate a bronze sculpture in her honor. The idea to memorialize Yow - NC State's women's basketball coach for 34 years - grew out of a student suggestion during campus elections. 

Apr 29, 2010

Becoming Mr. Wuf

Zach Jones always wanted to be a hapless cartoon animal with a dangerous lifestyle and endless vitality. He was living the dream this weekend, on a quest to become the legendary Mr. Wuf. Is Zach mascot material? Follow along as the NC State freshman went under the mask, and see how his journey turned out. 

Feb 25, 2010

On the Record

In this third installment of an occasional series of conversations, Chancellor-elect Randy Woodson discusses his assimilation into the Wolfpack family, the importance of collaboration between NC State's colleges and departments, and some of the best ways to get to know students, faculty, staff and alumni. 

Feb 12, 2010

Honoring a Legend

The NC State Student Government is about halfway towards its goal of raising $85,000 to create a memorial for late women's basketball coach Kay Yow. The garden, called the Coaches' Corner, will eventually honor several coaches who have built championship teams at NC State. But Yow was the students' choice to be the first honoree.