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November 2015 Issue

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2015-16 WOLFPACK BASKETBALL PREVIEW ■ Torin Dorn 2 • G So. • Charlotte • 6-6 • 205 Analysis: Dorn will sit out this season due to NCAA transfer re- quirements after arriving at NCSU following a year at Charlotte. He will redshirt and have three seasons of eligibility left starting next year. This marks the fifth straight offseason that the Pack has brought in a transfer on the perimeter. Dorn picked the Pack over Miami when he decided to leave Charlotte. Career Highlights: Named the Conference USA Freshman of the Year in 2014-15 … Led Charlotte and all Conference USA freshmen in scoring (12.0 points per game) … Had career highs of 26 points and 10 rebounds against Western Kentucky, his lone double-double from last year … Averaged 21.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.6 assists per game as a senior at Charlotte's Vance High School and was named conference MVP … Also selected to play in the North Carolina High School Coaches' Association East-West All-Star Game in 2014. Coach's Corner: "This becomes a really important year for Torin. Physically, he's already a pretty gifted guy in terms of strength and quick - ness. … I eventually think he could play multiple positions. He could play off the ball or with the ball as a big, strong point guard at times. We like what we have seen so far." — Mark Gottfried Personal: Father, Torin Dorn Sr., played football at UNC and then seven seasons in the NFL with the Los Angeles Raiders and St. Louis Rams … Younger brother Myles Dorn is a three- star receiver/safety at Vance High and considering offers from NC State, UNC, Clemson and West Virginia, among others. STATISTICS Year G-GS MPG PPG RPG APG FG% 3FG% FT% 2014-15* 32-16 27.5 12.0 3.7 1.3 50.5 34.2 65.6 * At Charlotte Ten Questions With Torin Dorn What was the last movie you saw in the theater? "Straight Outta Compton." Who is the worst dancer on the team? Maverick Rowan. What is your ideal vacation destination? Paris. Who is your favorite current NC State football player? Jaylen Samuels. What is your favorite spot on NC State's campus? Chick- fil-A at The Atrium. What is your biggest pet peeve? Being lazy. Who is the best player right now in the NBA? [Former UCLA and current Oklahoma City Thunder star] Russell Westbrook. What is your favorite arena that you have played in out - side of NC State? Time Warner in Charlotte. Who is the best player you've played against? [Former Duke guard] Tyus Jones. If you were given one last meal, what would it be? Steak and potatoes. PHOTO BY KEN MARTIN 68 ■ THE WOLFPACKER

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