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NC State program still trying to rise to major bowl

NC State program still trying to rise to major bowl

If you want to know why North Carolina State’s Independence Bowl berth this year fits in with past second-tier bowls such as PapaJohns, Meineke Car Care and MicronPC — without the Wolfpack ever playing in a major bowl — blame Everett Case.The late Wolfpack basketball coach was...

Duke AD stood by Krzyzewski before he was Coach K

Duke AD stood by Krzyzewski before he was Coach K

The flags should be flying at half-mast over Krzyzewskiville for Tom Butters throughout the Final Four weekend.Without the former Duke athletic director, there would be no Krzyzewskiville, the basketball village where Duke students camp out in tents in the shadow of Cameron...

Feinstein book provides unique look at ACC hoop legends

Feinstein book provides unique look at ACC hoop legends

RALEIGH — John Feinstein fielded questions to kick off his “The Legends Club” book tour on college basketball coaches Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski and Jim Valvano. One was to name his favorite sport.He listed, in order, college basketball, golf and baseball. One has to...

Izzo video on V Foundation and Lacey Holsworth

Izzo video on V Foundation and Lacey Holsworth

Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo taped a "Don't ever give up" video for the V Foundation and ESPYs that has been playing on ESPN.com.Izzo and Adreian Payne, one of his star players on Michigan State's 2014 Sweet Sixteen team now with the Minnesota Timberwolves, befriended...