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

On this week's Pregame Podcast, Cory Smith is joined by Mike Waters, Syracuse beat writer for and Syracuse Post-Standard, to discuss the upcoming matchup between the Wolfpack and the Orange.

How critical is the play of Tyus Battle to the success of the program? Where is Syracuse at in the development of this year's version of the 2-3 zone? Which freshman guard has played a critical role off the bench for the Orange in ACC play?

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