Hosted by R. Cory Smith and Michael Clark, the Pack Pride Podcast is the official podcast of Pack Pride. A syndicated partner of 247Sports, Pack Pride is an independent publication that brings you the latest on NC State athletics. You can find us at www.PackPride.com.

NC State fought back all night against Purdue on defense, but couldn't find enough offense in a 63-50 loss in the Final Four. The Wolfpack ends the year with 26 wins -- the most in the Kevin Keatts era -- along with its fourth Final Four in program history.

Cory Smith and Miles Masercola recap the Wolfpack's loss to Purdue, Michael O'Connell's injury, the run for State to turn the entire program around and the legacy of the seniors. Watch or listen to the full podcast to get all of that and more!


Over the course of 20 days, NC State has now won nine straight games to propel itself into the Final Four. But that's not the only huge story as the Pack has both the men's and women's teams in the Final Four for the first time in program history.

Cory Smith and James Curle will be joined by singer BJ Barham of American Aquarium to discuss his trips to see the Pack cut down the nets, moments with his daughter Pearl and what both runs mean for Wolfpack fans. Watch or listen to the full podcast to get all of that and more!

This podcast is sponsored by Scott Wood and the Scott Wood Home Lending Team. Reach out to the Wolfpack legend about your home loan at scottwood15.com today!


DALLAS -- NC State is heading to the Final Four for the first time since the 1983 season! The Wolfpack downed Duke by a final of 76-64 to win its ninth straight game and keep the improbable run going all the way into Phoenix!

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger break down the win on the Postgame Podcast, highlighting the play of the DJs, the Wolfpack's miraculous run, putting the game into perspective and look ahead to Purdue! Watch or listen to the latest podcast to get all of that and more!

This podcast is sponsored by Scott Wood and the Scott Wood Home Lending Team. Reach out to the Wolfpack legend about your home loan at scottwood15.com today!


NC State kept dancing with a dominant win over No. 2 Marquette, 67-58, to advance to the first Elite Eight for the program since the 1986 season. The Wolfpack will meet up with No. 4 Duke for a chance to advance to the Final Four.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger break down the massive win over Marquette, the performances from DJ Horne, Casey Morsell and Mohamed Diarra along with a preview of Duke. Watch or listen to the latest Postgame Podcast to get all that and more!

This podcast is sponsored by Scott Wood and the Scott Wood Home Lending Team. Reach out to the Wolfpack legend about your home loan at scottwood15.com today!


The Wolfpack is dancing into the Sweet 16 for the first time in nine years! Cory Smith and James Curle will be joined by Scott Wood to discuss the Wolfpack’s run so far and what comes next in Dallas against Marquette.

The guys will also break down the women’s game against NC State at Reynolds Coliseum, the gymnastics ACC Championship and baseball’s series win over Duke! Watch or listen to the full podcast to get that and more!

This podcast is sponsored by Scott Wood and the Scott Wood Home Lending Team. Reach out to the Wolfpack legend about your home loan at scottwood15.com today!

 

 

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NC State is heading to the Sweet 16 for the first time in nine years after a 79-73 win over Oakland. The No. 11 Wolfpack got a 24-point, 11-rebound double-double from DJ Burns along with four other players finishing in double figures to pull out its seventh straight win and keep dancing into Dallas.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger break down the Wolfpack's massive win, DJ Burns' historic double-double, how belief continues to drive the Pack and what comes next in Dallas. Watch or listen to the full podcast to get all of that and more!


Don't call them Cinderella. NC State and Oakland may be double-digit seeds, but both believe they landed in March Madness for a reason. The Wolfpack dominated Texas Tech, but can it advance to the Sweet 16 with a win over the Golden Grizzlies?

Chase Graham and Miles Masercola preview the Wolfpack's Round of 32 game, how to limit Jack Gohlke, the rise of the Pack's big men surrounding DJ Burns and what the Pack needs to do in order to survive and advance. Watch or listen to the full podcast to get all of that and more!

This podcast is sponsored by Scott Wood and the Scott Wood Home Lending Team. Reach out to the Wolfpack legend about your home loan at scottwood15.com today!


NC State ran away from Texas Tech in the second half for an 80-67 win to advance to the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament. The Wolfpack got three huge performances from the big men with Ben Middlebrooks, D.J. Burns and Mohamed Diarra all finishing with 16-plus against the Red Raiders.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger break down the Wolfpack's first NCAA Tournament victory of the Kevin Keatts era, the key players that got the Pack past the Red Raiders and what comes next in Pittsburgh. Watch or listen to the full podcast to get all of that and more!


It's been more than 48 hours and the feeling of being an ACC Champion hasn't worn off for NC State men's basketball fans. Now the Wolfpack is heading off to Pittsburgh to take on No. 6 seed Texas Tech in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

James Curle and Cory Smith give their look back at the Wolfpack's historic run to the ACC Tournament and preview what the NCAA Tournament will look like for both the men's and women's hoops teams. Watch or listen to the latest podcast to get all of that, women's hoops, wrestling and much more!

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NC State closed out a monumental week with an ACC Championship after a five-day stretch of five straight wins. Miles Masercola and Chase Graham recap the first ACC title in 37 years and look at the Wolfpack’s NCAA Tournament berth.

What led to the Pack getting to the title game and knocking off UNC for the title? What should State fans expect from No. 6 seed Texas Tech when the teams face off in Pittsburgh? Watch or listen to this week’s podcast to get all of that and more!


NC State closed out a five-day run with a dominant second half to beat UNC and win the 2024 ACC Championship. The Wolfpack clinched its first ACC title since the 1987 season with a complete team effort that landed DJ Burns Tournament MVP honors along with three others on the First or Second Team.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger will discuss the Wolfpack's win, what it means for the program as a whole, the NCAA Tournament implications and the special performances that led to the win. Watch or listen to the full podcast to get all of that and more!

This podcast is sponsored by Scott Wood and the Scott Wood Home Lending Team. Reach out to the Wolfpack legend about your home loan at scottwood15.com today!

 


NC State clawed back from being six points down with 51 seconds remaining and closed it out in overtime to down Virginia, 73-65, to head to the ACC Championship Game. The Wolfpack got a huge shot from Michael O'Connell to send it into OT and DJ Burns closed things out with seven points in OT alone.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger recap the Wolfpack's massive win, the performances that led to the victory and look ahead to the matchup against UNC-Chapel Hill on Saturday night. Watch or listen to the full podcast to get all of that and more.

This podcast is sponsored by Scott Wood and the Scott Wood Home Lending Team. Reach out to the Wolfpack legend about your home loan at scottwood15.com today!

 

 


With NC State's backs against the wall again, the Wolfpack responded with a 74-69 win over No. 11 Duke in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. State now keeps riding its magical run into the ACC semifinals for the first time since the 2014 season.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger will recap the Wolfpack's huge win, gutsy performances from DJ Horne and Mohamed Diarra along with what it all means for the program. Listen or watch the full Postgame Podcast to get all that and more!


NC State came out firing on all cylinders against Syracuse to cruise to an 83-65 victory to advance to the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. The Wolfpack dominated in several areas, including 30-9 in points off turnovers, 20-7 in second-chance points and 19-8 in fastbreak points.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger recap the Wolfpack's dominant win, take a look at DJ Horne's return, Jayden Taylor's consistent offensive play and much more. Watch or listen to the latest podcast to get all of that and more.


With NC State set to start the ACC Tournament on Tuesday afternoon, Miles Masercola and Chase Graham give their thoughts on Kevin Keatts, the status of the program, the Louisville matchup and more.

The guys discuss what's led to the current situation, the importance of DJ Horne and the start of sports betting in North Carolina. Listen to or watch the full podcast to get that and more.

 

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