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.

On this episode of the Two Perspectives Podcast with Chase and Miles, the guys look at the Wolfpack's upcoming matchup with Vanderbilt. The Wolfpack travels to Las Vegas for a showdown with the Commodores in a winnable game that should tell us more about the Pack's current roster.

Chase and Miles also look back at another trip for a Multi-Team Event in 2020, discuss their Thanksgiving Day plans and more! Get your hoops fix while you travel for the holidays before a late-night tip-off in Mandalay Bay!

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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Coming off a four-game winning streak with one game left of the regular season, NC State wants nothing more than to take down UNC and notch its ninth win of the year on Saturday. Meanwhile, despite having a future first-round pick at QB in Drake Maye, the Tar Heels enter after losing three out of their last five games and needing a win over the Pack to salvage what has been a horrendous close to the season.

Chip Alexander of The News & Observer joins Cory Smith on the Pregame Podcast to break down NC State's season finale vs. UNC. Alexander discusses the money year for Maye, Omarion Hampton's breakout campaign, the struggles for the defense and his thoughts on how the game will go on Saturday in Carter-Finley Stadium.


The past week has been another remarkable one for the Wolfpack with a football win in Blacksburg, another women's cross country National Championship and everything else in between. James and Cory will discuss all of that and preview the Rivalry Week against UNC on this week's podcast.

In the second segment, the guys will be joined by none other than two NC State legends in Nyheim Hines and Emeka Emezie to discuss the week ahead. We'll get into their take on the rivalry, their most memorable moments and much more on this week's podcast!

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 needed to hang on late, but five straight touchdown drives between the second and third quarters were enough for the Wolfpack to pull out a 35-28 win in Blacksburg, Va. on Saturday. Cory Smith and Michael Clark discuss the victory, the key performances and more on the Postgame Podcast.

What did Brennan Armstrong's performance mean to the Pack and what is the latest on his status? Just how dangerous is Kevin Concepcion as a true freshman for the Wolfpack? What happened to the Wolfpack defense late against VT? How complete is this team heading into the final week of the regular season? We'll discuss all of that and more on this week's podcast!

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 and Virginia Tech have been heading toward similar trajectories over the last several weeks, but only one can come away with a crucial win on Saturday in Blacksburg. The Wolfpack has won its last three straight while VT has won four out of its last six and is knocking on the door of bowl eligibility with two games remaining.

Matej Sis of VTScoop on the 247Sports network joins the Pregame Podcast to discuss where the Hokies stand heading into the matchup, the breakout years for Kyron Drones and Bhayshul Tuten, defensive playmakers to know and much more! We'll also break down the latest odds and get a prediction for Saturday.

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!


Everything came up NC State over the past week for a wide variety of programs. The Wolfpack won huge games in football, women’s basketball, got off to strong starts in men’s basketball and wrestling, both cross country teams qualified for Nationals and men’s hockey swept a home series — and we’ll try our hardest to recap all of it!

James and Cory will also be joined by Wolfpack legend Scott Wood to discuss the start of the men’s basketball season, his ventures in being a color analyst, thoughts on this year’s roster and so much more! Tune in for this week’s podcast to catch it all!

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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Both NC State basketball programs are off to hot starts, with the men's team notching a 20-point win over Abilene Christian while the women's squad cruised to a 92-81 win against No. 2 UConn. Miles Masercola and Chase Graham discuss both teams and what the last week means for the programs.

On the back half of the podcast, current Philadephia 76ers G-League guard Terquavion Smith joins the guys for an exclusive interview. Smith breaks down his time with the Wolfpack, thoughts on the current team, the WBB win over UConn, the start to his professional career 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!


NC State got just three first-half touchdowns on Saturday afternoon, but it didn't need that many points in a 26-6 drubbing of Wake Forest. It marked the Wolfpack's first win in Winston-Salem since 2015 and only the second time since the 2003 season -- but that's all ancient history now, right?

Michael Clark and Cory Smith take a look back on the win, give their thoughts on Brennan Armstrong's solid play, the offensive playmakers who stepped up, the elite defensive performance and much more! Listen to the full podcast to get all of their thoughts from the big win.


NC State travels to Wake Forest on Saturday afternoon looking to get a major monkey off its back. The Wolfpack has won its last two games to get back to bowl eligibility, but heads on the road looking for just its second win in Winston-Salem in two decades.

Ahead of the in-state matchup, Cam Lemons Debro joins Cory Smith for the pregame podcast to discuss the Deacs' quarterback situation, how the playmakers have performed this season, the strengths and weaknesses of the defense and his prediction for the matchup.

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 MJ Morris' decision to redshirt the remainder of the 2023 season going public on Tuesday morning, Cory Smith and Michael Clark join up to discuss the decision on this emergency podcast. The guys will give some background and take questions from viewers!

We also take a look ahead at what this means for the quarterback room the remainder of the season and heading into next year. Could Morris actually return to the team next season after redshirting the final three games? We'll touch on that and much more on this LIVE podcast!

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 football continued its turnaround on Saturday night with a convincing 20-6 win over Miami to lock in bowl eligibility. Days later, the Wolfpack men's basketball team tipped off the season with a 72-59 victory over The Citadel with several new faces standing out.

Cory Smith and James Curle recap the last week for the Wolfpack, focusing first on the huge win for State over Miami before the Pack's season opener on the court. We'll break it all down for both squads and look ahead to another important weekend for Dave Doeren's team in Winston-Salem and Wes Moore's program against UConn inside Reynolds Coliseum on Sunday.

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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A brand new college basketball season is upon us, and so too is a brand spanking new podcast to feast your ears on this season. Pack Pride analyst Miles Masercola and former NC State basketball walk-on Chase Graham have teamed up to bring you the Two Perspectives Podcast for the entire winter!

In this debut episode, Miles and Chase preview the 2023-24 season for the Wolfpack ahead of the opening game, hand out superlatives, give some betting odds previews for the year and much more. Also listen to story time and the guys shine a light on support staff and walk-ons during the premiere episode.

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 and Miami traded blows defensively all night long, but the Wolfpack kept the Hurricanes out of the end zone and did just enough offensively to pull out a 20-6 win. The victory marked Dave Doeren's program-record 78th at NC State, locked in bowl eligibility and further proved the team's resilience through adversity this season.

Cory Smith and Michael Clark take a look back on the primetime win, the glimmer of optimism from the offense, the ridiculous performance from the defense and Doeren's historic night on this edition of the Postgame Podcast!

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 just wrapped up a bounce-back performance with a 24-17 win over Clemson in a game as a double-digit underdog. James and Cory take another look back at that win and look ahead to the Miami matchup and more!

Prior to talking football, the guys are also joined by two-time All-American and four-time ACC champion wrestler Trent Hidlay live at Amedeo's. We'll discuss his move up in weight class, why he returned for one final season, the team goals for this year 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 defense smothered Clemson all afternoon while its offense did just enough to pull out a 24-17 win. Kevin Concepcion had his third multi-touchdown game of his career while Payton Wilson got in on the scoring with a pick-six in a smothering performance for the Wolfpack D.

Michael Clark and Cory Smith take a look back on the win with an eye on what went right and still needs improving moving forward. The guys also take a look at individual performances, hand out helmet stickers and look ahead to Miami as the Pack looks to continue its home winning streak.

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!