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Just three months ago, DJ Horne and NC State were preparing for a trip to Dallas to take on Marquette and eventually Duke in the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight. While the Wolfpack's magical run is over, Horne joins the Pack Pride Weekly Podcast to look back on the wild ride to Phoenix, his status as a hometown hero, preparing for the NBA Draft and several other topics.

On the second segment, Cory Smith and James Curle will look back at a productive week for NC State football recruiting with five new commits and Pack hoops adding French-Canadian big man Ismaƫl Diouf to complete the roster. Listen to or watch this week's podcast to get all of that and so much more!

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NC State is done in Omaha after falling to Florida, 5-4, in Monday's elimination game in the College World Series. The Wolfpack gave up four runs in the second with Dom Fritton on the mound and couldn't quite get back over the hump after taking a 1-0 lead in the first inning to end the season in the CWS.

Alec Sawyer joins Cory Smith and James Curle to discuss the Wolfpack's season, the tough losses in Omaha and more when it comes to NC State baseball. Can the Wolfpack rebuild this loaded team and make another run next year? We'll discuss all that and more on this week's podcast!

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After downing No. 7 Georgia in the Super Regionals, NC State is already in Omaha for the third time in the last 11 years! Cory Smith and Alec Sawyer take a look back at the Athens Super Regionals and look ahead to the College World Series.

Who were some of the biggest stars from Athens? How battle-tested is the Pack9 after beating two SEC teams in the last two weeks to reach Omaha? What does NC State's side of the bracket look like this weekend? We'll take a look at all of that and more on the latest podcast!

NC State clinched an 8-5 win over No. 7 Georgia to seal up the Athens Super Regional and head back to the College World Series. James Curle and Cory Smith recap the Pack's huge win on the latest edition of the podcast!

How big were the bats from veterans and freshmen alike to propel the Pack to Omaha? How about those arms with Logan Whitaker, Jacob Dudan and Derrick Smith all shutting down the Dawgs? We'll discuss all of that and preview Omaha on this week's podcast!

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Following a dominant showing in the Raleigh Regional, No. 10 NC State is heading to Athens to take on No. 7 Georgia in the Super Regionals. Peter Flaherty of Baseball America joins Alec Sawyer and Cory Smith to discuss the Pack9's run and preview the Athens Super Regionals.

The guys break down the hitting, pitching and defense for the Bulldogs, along with what to expect from Charlie Condon and the rest of the UGA lineup. We'll also dissect the Pack9's current draft class and where players like Jacob Cozart, Alec Makarewicz, Eli Serrano III and others could land in the upcoming draft.

For the second time in four years, NC State is heading to the Super Regionals after sweeping the Raleigh Regional. Cory Smith and James Curle will discuss how the Pack9 rolled through the competition at Doak Field and what comes next against No. 7 Georgia in the Athens Regional.

In the second segment, ACC Network analyst Eric Mac Lain will join the guys to discuss NC State football's offseason. How does this team match up with his former program in Clemson? And does the Pack have the pieces to make a run at an ACC Championship? Watch or listen to this week's podcast to get all of that and more!

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