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Clemson thinks it can still win with Brownell

Clemson thinks it can still win with Brownell

In a 24-hour period earlier this week, a vast difference in handling basketball coaches emerged between North Carolina State and Clemson.On Sunday, N.C. State introduced Kevin Keatts as the Wolfpack’s new basketball coach. He replaced Mark Gottfried, who was fired despite having...

Keatts right fit at right time for Wolfpack

Keatts right fit at right time for Wolfpack

College football coaching legend Bear Bryant long ago explained why he left behind success at Texas A&M and returned to Alabama once his alma mater had fallen on hard times. It’s a old quote that relates to North Carolina State naming Kevin Keatts on Friday as its new...

Levelle Moton worthy of NC State consideration

Levelle Moton worthy of NC State consideration

North Carolina State alumnus Archie Miller and Kevin Keatts at UNC-Wilmington are two leading candidates for the Wolfpack’s vacant job to replace fired basketball coach Mark Gottfried.Both men seem like ideal fits, but another coach with strong North Carolina ties shouldn’t be...

Keatts ready to hit state recruiting trail

Keatts ready to hit state recruiting trail

UNC-Wilmington’s Chris Flemmings is a two-time All-Colonial Athletic Association pick that grew up in North Carolina State’s backyard, although he was lightly recruited at Green Hope High in Raleigh’s suburban Cary.Not bad for a fifth-year senior that has developed into a nice...

Miller not only good fit for Wolfpack

Miller not only good fit for Wolfpack

A few years ago the basketball job opened at Oklahoma State, the alma mater of Kansas coach Bill Self. He was immediately a prime candidate. Just as quickly he said he was not interested in leaving Allen Fieldhouse.Only the heartstrings of an alma mater could suggest the prospect...

Five candidates for Pitt basketball

Five candidates for Pitt basketball

Something is rotten with the state of Pitt basketball.What does it say about the school when head coach Jamie Dixon abruptly leaves the program he built after 13 years to take a step down at TCU? I understand TCU is his alma mater, but it’s still TCU. Bill Self didn’t leave...