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.

Over the last five days, NC State has collected wins over UNC in women’s basketball, wrestling, men’s basketball and ice hockey — at Carter-Finley Stadium. Cory and James will discuss all of those wins and the rest of the success for Pack athletics.

The guys will also be joined by Icepack forward Zach Herman to discuss his hat trick against UNC, playing in a once-in-a-lifetime game and much 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's season got even more intriguing on Sunday afternoon with its third win over an in-state opponent -- this time against UNC-Chapel Hill. The Wolfpack held tight for the first 34 minutes, then had an electric stretch to close things out and bring home a 77-69 win over the Tar Heels. 

Cory Smith, Brian Geisinger and Miles Masercola discuss the Wolfpack's huge win over UNC to clinch a winning record in ACC play, Jarkel Joiner's huge performance, how DJ Burns outscored Armando Bacot and much more! Listen or watch the full podcast below!

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 Sawyer & Ciencin Podcast is back, baby! With the 2023 NC State baseball season just around the corner, Alec Sawyer and Andrew Ciencin are firing the podcast back up for a third straight season!

The guys will preview the 2023 season, including handing out awards, giving their predictions and more. They'll also take a look at the first series against Wagner, discuss the Doak Field upgrades and give their thoughts on all of it.

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 suffered a deflating road loss at Syracuse on Tuesday night to drop its second in a three-game road trip. The Wolfpack jumped out to an early lead, but struggled to close out the first and the start of the second before clawing back and being on the wrong side of Bert Smith's whistle late.

Cory Smith and Miles Masercola dissect the Wolfpack’s tight road loss, the officiating down the stretch, Jarkel Joiner’s career night and much more. Listen to the full podcast to get our take now!

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!


It's been a rollercoaster week for NC State athletics with wins and losses for both hoops teams, a massive win for the wrestling team and records shattered (again) by Katelyn Tuohy.

Join Cory Smith and James Curle on this week's podcast to breakdown the last week of NC State hoops -- the good and bad -- along with a discussion about Dusan Mahorcic's injury and the possibility of a medical redshirt. The guys also discuss Wolfpack wrestling's big win, the upcoming week and much more!

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In what could have been a classic letdown game after the loss to Virginia, NC State left no doubt in a 92-62 win over Boston College on the road. The Wolfpack got huge contributions from Jarkel Joiner and D.J. Burns after down games while Casey Morsell and Terquavion Smith continued their strong play.

State also saw the return of Jack Clark after a 10-game absence along to hit two of the Pack's 15 3-pointers in Conte Forum. Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger breakdown the win and what it means for the Pack in the Postgame Podcast!


On this week's episode, former NC State men's player and women's coach joins Kai Crutchfield for the show. Harris discusses his time with the Wolfpack with both programs, learning from his father, Larry, and life lessons he's learned over the years.

Harris and Crutchfield also have an in-depth discussion about the current women's team and the treatment of student-athletes going through struggles. Listen to the full podcast here or watch the video on YouTube!


No. 22 NC State's four-game winning streak was snapped Tuesday night as No. 8 Virginia ran away with a 63-50 win in Charlottesville. The Cavaliers put the clamps on defensively all night to take away multiple offensive stars for the Pack as it fell to 19-6 (9-5 ACC) overall.

Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger breakdown the Pack's offensive struggles, Casey Morsell's return to Charlottesville, how the Hoos kept D.J. Burns off balance and the overall importance of the loss.

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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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:17am EST

Following the Wolfpack's loss to Virginia Tech at home, Cory Smith and James Curle host the weekly podcast to recap the Play4Kay Game on Monday night. What's going on with the Pack in the last week to stumble back to .500 in ACC play?

The guys discuss also discuss the big week for Pack men's basketball, the matchup against UVA, getting back in the AP Poll and much more! Listen to the full podcast below to recap the full week for NC State Athletics!

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

DJ Burns was once again the driving force for NC State with 24 points and eight rebounds in a 72-64 win over Georgia Tech, but there were different faces showing up to help. With Terquavion Smith and Jarkel Joiner struggling offensively, Ernest Ross and Casey Morsell stepped up with a combined 33 points in the victory.

Cory Smith and Miles Masercola break down the Wolfpack's hard-fought win over Georgia Tech to move to 19-5 (9-4 ACC) on the season. Listen to the full podcast and give us your thoughts on the message boards or on the YouTube stream!

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!


Whatever could go right did go right for NC State on Wednesday night in a 94-66 victory over Florida State. The Wolfpack jumped out to as much as a 30-point lead in the first half and never looked back behind Terquavion Smith's 32-point night -- just two points short of his career high.

Cory Smith and Miles Masercola break down the huge win, including Smith's performance, the play of D.J. Burns, how Greg Gantt has quietly been a huge asset and what the win means for the Pack. Listen to the entire podcast below!

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 basketball season in full swing and spring camp still nearly one month away, it's still never too early to talk about NC State football. And with the ACC releasing the full schedule on Monday evening, Michael and Cory break it all down on the latest podcast.

How favorable is the schedule for NC State in conference play? What is the toughest stretch of the season for the Pack? How critical will a strong start be for State on the season? We cover it all on this podcast!


Coming off his most dominant performance to date against Wake Forest over the weekend, D.J. Burns joins Cory Smith on this edition of the Pack Pride Podcast. This 1-on-1 interview covers everything from Burns' huge season, his NIL opportunities, his signature shades and much more.

Burns also discusses why he enjoys being a "Dinosaur" in today's game, thriving off the belief from his teammates and coaches, his response to Wake Forest fans heckling him, plans for next year and much more. Listen to the full podcast with Burns below!

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 12:04pm EST

With the NHL Stadium Series coming to Carter-Finley Stadium in a few weeks, the Icepack will get a chance to utilize the stadium just a few days later. Cory Smith and James Curle are joined by Icepack head coach Tim Healy to discuss the season, the Frozen Finley game and much more!

The guys will also break down the huge wins for both the men's and women's hoops programs throughout the last week. All that, along with a recap of Katelyn Tuohy's record-setting weekend, why wrestling's win was important and more.

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 8:15am EST

NC State fought all the way back from a 10-point deficit in the second half to pull out a 79-77 victory over Wake Forest on the road to pull out a quality win. Cory Smith and Brian Geisinger break down the latest win on the Postgame Podcast along with a look at the importance of the victory.

What led to D.J. Burns finding so much success offensively against Wake? How critical were the roles for players like L.J. Thomas, Greg Gantt and Ernest Ross off the bench? The guys dive into all that and more on the latest edition of the Postgame Podcast.

 

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Category:Pack Pride Podcast -- posted at: 11:36pm EST