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.

Coming off two straight wins over Wisconsin and Wake Forest, NC State had more than one week off from action for exams. On Sunday, the Wolfpack will resume the regular season with a road matchup against UNC-Greensboro, a program that knocked off the Pack in Kevin Keatts' first year in Raleigh.

Jeff Mills of the Greensboro News-Record joins the pregame podcast to discuss the coaching job Wes Miller has done with UNCG, emergence of Isaiah Miller, loss of Kaleb Hunter and the defensive style that the Spartans run.

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This week's Pack Pride Podcast was an extremely busy one. With a football coaching hire, two big wins for men's basketball, a massive home victory for women's basketball, new commits and transfers for football and the release of the response to the Notice of Allegations, this week was packed with information!

James and Cory discuss all of the topics, hand out their three stars and offer a breakdown of the NOA response from NC State. Joe Giglio, who was initially scheduled to be on the podcast, will join the show next week!

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NC State jumped out to a big lead against Wake Forest and finished off a 91-82 win Saturday in its first road game of the year. Cory Smith and Miles Masercola take a look back at the dominant win in Winston-Salem.

What has changed offensively for the Pack since the loss to Memphis? How much would the lineup change if Jericole Hellems misses time? What is State up against in a week against UNCG?

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Needing a win at home to get back on track before a three-game road trip, NC State handled Wisconsin with ease in a 69-54 win. Cory and Miles take a look back on the win along with what it could mean for the month of December.

Is Jericole Hellems the most improved player on both sides of the ball for the Wolfpack? Was this the most complete game the Pack has played thus far? How crucial are the first three road games before ACC play?

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With the football season concluding on Saturday, it's time to look back on the year and look ahead to both men's and women's basketball. There was no more perfect guest than Ernie Myers to discuss all three topics!

Was the Dave Huxtable firing a sign of things to come this offseason? Will NC State men's basketball rebound with a win over Wisconsin Wednesday? Can the Pack women remain undefeated against No. 9 Maryland?

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NC State dropped it sixth straight game of the 2019 with a lopsided 41-10 loss to North Carolina at home to close out the season. Following the loss, Cory and Michael break down the game and take a look ahead at a pivotal offseason for the Wolfpack -- which starts this week.

What happened in the third quarter that led to another huge loss? Where does the Pack go at quarterback this offseason? What are the biggest areas where State needs to improve this offseason?

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NC State heads into its final game against UNC with no chance of landing in a bowl game for the first time in six years. The Wolfpack's lone hope of salvaging the season is by knocking off a Tar Heels team looking to earn bowl eligibility on Saturday in Carter-Finley Stadium.

Brant Wilkerson-New of Sports Illustrated's Heels Maven joins the podcast to discuss UNC, including whether or not Mack is truly "back," Sam Howell's freshman season and the Tar Heels' struggling secondary.

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Following a five-game winning streak after a season-opening loss, NC State travels to Brooklyn, N.Y. to take on Memphis in the Barclays Center Classic. Ahead of the huge non-conference test for both opponents, Christian Fowler of GoTigers247 joins the Pregame Podcast to discuss the Tigers.

How is Year 2 under Penny Hardaway different from his first season? What changes have the Tigers made since the suspension of James Wiseman and injury to Lester Quinones? How much does Memphis emphasize the uptempo, pressing style under Hardaway?

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Win or lose this week, NC State's football season will officially come to an end after playing UNC-Chapel Hill at home. But with a win, the Wolfpack would eliminate the Tar Heels from bowl eligibility to keep both teams in the Triangle this December.

Cory and James ride solo this week without a guest to give a full breakdown of the loss to Georgia Tech and the final game for the Pack. They also take a look at the upcoming Thanksgiving Day matchup for NC State basketball against No. 16 Memphis.

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NC State lost a fifth straight game on the season and dropped to 0-5 on the road with a baffling loss to Georgia Tech. Michael Clark and Cory Smith take a look back on the loss on the Postgame Podcast.

How crippling was the first half for the team to fight back from in Atlanta? What were the signs of progress in the second half despite coming up short? What is the mindset for NC State with one game remaining and no bowl hopes?

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With NC State's football season on the brink following a fourth straight loss, Cory and James are joined by Lauren Brownlow to discuss the Louisville loss, the final two games and wrap up the week for NC State basketball.

What are the biggest areas of concern for the Pack heading into Atlanta? How difficult will the short week be for the young roster? Why are the next two games so important for NC State basketball?

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NC State has landed consensus Top 50 small forward Josh Hall in the 2020 recruiting class! Following his commitment, Cory Smith and Miles Masercola break down what the commitment means for the Wolfpack along with the overall 2020 recruiting haul.

What do Moravian Prep teammates Hall and Shakeel Moore bring to the table? What will the fit be for each player in the 2020 class? Which players are due for a ratings bump if they put together strong senior campaigns?

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Despite a solid first half from its defense, NC State fell apart in the third quarter against Louisville in a 34-20 loss. Michael Clark and Cory Smith take a look back on the loss and what comes next in the Postgame Podcast.

How much are turnovers hurting any sort of progress for the Wolfpack offense? What happened to the defense in the second half? What does NC State need to do to rebound in a short week?

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- NC State is looking to turn things around after a three-game losing streak when Louisville comes to Raleigh on Saturday night. Michael McCammon of Cardinal Authority joins the Pregame Podcast to breakdown the Cardinals' quick turnaround this season under new head coach Scott Satterfield.

How personal is this game for former NC State offensive line coach Dwayne Ledford? What makes the 5-foot-9 duo of RB Javian Hawkins and WR Tutu Atwell so lethal? Where does the defense stand after allowing 45-plus points in three of the last four games?

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It's busy season for NC State Athletics with both football and basketball underway! Despite the rough results for football and a loss for men's basketball, we discuss why there's reason for optimism at the end of November.

Mark Wood of SportsChannel 8 joins Cory Smith and James Curle to take a look at the Clemson loss, the 1-1 start for men's basketball and hand out their three stars of the week!

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