Category Archives: Basketball

2020 NC State Football preview

Co-hosts Justin H. Williams and Matt Carter bring you another episode of The Wolfpacker Podcast, brought to you in part by JFQ Lending. The guys start with an instant reaction to the ACC's proposal to have all Division I college basketball teams in the 2020-21 NCAA Tournament and finish with a Wolfpack football preview for 2020, including MVP and Rookie of the Year predictions, breakout player candidates and season expectations for NC State. 

Weekend recruiting review, return of college football (June 23)

Co-hosts Matt Carter and Justin H. Williams discuss a big weekend in football recruiting for NC State with the verbal commitments of Travali Price, Jayden Tate and Sean Brown. The guys also discuss national updates in the return of college football during the COVID-19 pandemic and bring up men's basketball coach Kevin Keatts' comments of the return of basketball season. 

Talking football recruiting, NCAA investigation and latest national college sports news

Matt Carter and Justin Williams break down NC State's two newest commitments in football recruiting — Nate Evans and Caden Fordham. We also look at the implications of the Oklahoma State infractions case ruling and offer thoughts on the developments nationally with civil rights protests, COVID-19 pandemic and name, image and likeness rights.

Talking NC State recruiting and collegiate athletics

Justin Williams and Matt Carter discuss the latest developments in football and women's basketball recruiting as well as a couple of collegiate athletics-related topics, including NC State's plan to bring football and basketball players back to campus.

Chatting recruiting and other NC State-related topics

Justin Williams and Matt Carter talk about the latest developments in football recruiting as well as the five-star pickup in women's hoops. Other topics discussed include the new basketball hires, the latest on COVID-19 matters and a baseball update.

Discussing football recruiting, NCAA infractions and more

Justin Williams and Matt Carter talk about a variety of issues pertinent to NC State: the commitment of star quarterback Aaron McLaughlin, the looming decisions facing opening up football, the latest developments in NC State's case with the NCAA and a big pick-up for women's basketball.

Talking coronavirus, Pack hoops roster and football recruiting

Matt Carter and Justin Williams share their thoughts on the issues surrounding re-opening college sports, including the logistical and potentially political challenges facing administrators.

Also, the two break down the impact of Josh Hall's decision to go to the NBA and the fallout of prized running back prospect Will Shipley picking Clemson.

Podcast: Reflecting on Pack sports post-coronavirus

The Wolfpacker editors Matt Carter and Jacey Zembal plus contributor Justin Williams share their thoughts on where things stand in the sports world, with a primary focus on NC State, in the post-coronavirus outbreak world. The trio also take a look into the offseason for the men's basketball team.

NC State vs. Pittsburgh postgame reflections

Matt Carter and Jacey Zembal of discus NC State's 73-58 win over Pittsburgh on March 11, 2020, at the ACC Tournament in Greensboro, N.C.

The Wolfpacker Podcast: ACC Tournament preview

Matt Carter and Jacey Zembal dissect what's ahead for NC State in the ACC Tournament, review the significance of the women taking the conference crown and briefly discuss the state of football recruiting.

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