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Dennis Smith can provide NC State with stability

Dennis Smith can provide NC State with stability

The roof seems to be caving in on North Carolina State’s basketball program, but help is on the way. Dennis Smith Jr. is the type of point guard and leader that can change the program’s direction.Smith steps into a void next year as the nation’s No. 1-ranked point guard and No. 4...

Gottfried guiding NC State in right direction

Gottfried guiding NC State in right direction

Mark Gottfried arrived at N.C. State four years ago and promptly led the Wolfpack to the NCAA Tournament each season, but that streak is now in jeopardy.It’s discouraging this year, but it’s still evident athletic director Debbie Yow found the right guy to navigate the tricky...

Gotffried wins recruiting battle and maybe better parking

Gotffried wins recruiting battle and maybe better parking

A year ago North Carolina State’s Mark Gottfried accidentally blocked in Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski in a jammed parking lot on the recruiting trail.They arrived along with North Carolina coach Roy Williams and Wake Forest coach Danny Manning for the 43rd annual Holiday Invitational...