The Wolfpacker

January 2013

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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E. John Piaski, CPa, Pa Certified Public Accountant  u  NCSU Graduate Recipient of 1991-1992 Wolfpack Club Representative Director's Award • • • • Tax Return  Preparation: Outof-State Returns &  Prior Year Returns IRS Representation Accounting/ Bookkeeping Tax Planning/ Consultation • • • • • Small Business Tax  Work Payroll Services Estates 30 Years of Service Corporate,  Partnership and  Individual Member: American Institute of CPAs North Carolina Association of CPAs I am on your sIde! 1100 Logger Court G-101, Raleigh, NC 27609 In North Raleigh off Falls of Neuse Road The Wolfpacker Express is part of your subscription to The Wolfpacker! This Internet-based newsletter is published twice a month during basketball season. Read the newsletter on your tablet, computer screen, or print it to take with you to the game! • Detailed opponent previews • Basketball notes • Recruiting coverage with highlight videos • And much more! GET ON THE LIST! 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You can also access The Wolfpacker Express and digital editions of The Wolfpacker at If you have any questions about The Wolfpacker Express please call us at 800-421-7751. ■ aroundth eacc By ryaN TICE BOSTON COllEgE (5-9) During the Eagles' on Jan. 2, freshma 78-72 loss to Rhode Island in n double with career forward Ryan Anderson notched double- overtime roster boasts four highs in points (18) and rebound his third doubles freshmen … The seniors, a junior, two sophom (14) … The Eagles rookies have been ores squad, and three making a significa and nine true of nt impact on the from Boston College.the league's top four first-yea r scoring leaders hail ClEMSON Senior guard Andre (8-6) Young is nine and is the ACC's active career leader points shy of 1,000 for his career eight games while for steals (155) times; in the past going 4-4, the Tigers reached the … Over their first six contests, Clemson free throw line 104 129 times while has gone to the compiling a 4-2 charity stripe record … Junior tallied a career-h forward Devin Booker igh 22 points in a 65-58 win over Jan. 1, and is averagin East Tenness g 17.0 points and past three games. 7.3 rebounds over ee State Clemson's Tournament, and they also played Arena at Gwinett five early-season in contests inside program's first in Duluth, Ga. … The games at Philips the the facility since Arena mark the now lost three in December 2004 a row … Georgia Tech has ing contests against under first-year head coach Brian Gregory, includJackets were able Fordham (72-66) and Mercer (65-59) … The Yellow against VCU, last to come back from an eight-po year's Cinderella int won 73-60 on Nov. story at the NCAA halftime deficit 18. Tournament, and FREE for subscri bers to The Wolfpa cker Sophomore guard MarylaNd (10-3) ACC-leading nine Terrell Stoglin has tallied at least average (21.2) — games this season and leads the 20 points in an an improvement average, which of 9.8 points per league in scoring also game over last year's Mark Turgeon era, leads the conference … After starting The Terps have the Terrapins went 6-0 in the month off 3-3 in the now won seven of December … in a row, and their ACC/Big Ten Challeng last loss came in Alex Len, who had e to Illinois (71-62) on Nov. 29 the … Freshman center aged 14.0 points to sit out the first 10 games of the and 8.0 rebound s in three games. season, has aver- fifth-year senior Mike Scott of leader in both Virginia is the points aCC's active career boards in his time scored, with 1,187, and in rebounds, with with the Cavalie 805 rs. Blue Devils guard NO. 5 dUKE (12-2) ■ noteS • NC State forward forward Mike Scott PHOTO By ANDReW of the Week awards, Quinn Cook has won two consecu MIaMI (9-4) loss. Against DelawarRichard Howell has been playing SHuRTLeFF Sophomore center tive ACC Rookie rebounds (805). is the ACC's active career leader like a differenteight such honors and a Duke player has won e State, he recorded Kenny Kadji finished in points (1,187) double-double man following his this season five out of the possible UNC Greensboro 12 points and 12 the Hurricanes' 99-89 effort and fifth overall and with offseason weightAustin Rivers times in the Jan. 2 with 30 points rebounds, which first five he ranks 21st in win over this season. Howell getting career highs and the is nearly averagin ofmarked hisweeks … Over the last four contests the nod three a streak 21 straight fourth straight marked his second and 12 rebounds, which are in at No. 3 in the ACC with 12.2 points per game g a double-double both VIrgINIa TECH Junior guard Durand double-double assists without , Cook conference with and streak in program Junior guard Erick of the campaign down double-digit 3.3 offensive boards third with 9.9 boards per contest. on the year; a turnover — the second-enjoyed (11-3) 1,000th career point Scott tallied 17 points in the history … Meanwh … Green has scored rebounds. longest per game. The Pack in 12 He also checks ile, Rivers digits 16 consecutive game, including at least 10 points on a free throw • The Pack recorded of his first 14 games has scored in doublecontests is 6-0 when Hurricane to reach his in the second half; in an ACC-best a 78-44 win over and average of 15.1 the big man pullsleads all ACC 67-61 win at Oklahom … With a team-high 18 he is the 33rd Delaware State points in the Hokies' Johnson has really the plateau … The return of a State, senior guard on Wednesday 1, which points per game … Duke beat rookies with a scoring Jan. the 1,000 point junior center Reggie Dorenzo night and extended its Penn 86-55 at home plateau for his with injury, the helped Miami; in the first nine NCAA-leading home-c career … Virginia Hudson surpassed several new games — the games 43 season the dominant victory set Oklahoma State, team on ourt 59-57 second-longest Tech also defeate for behind the arc; shot 39.9 percent from the field that he missed of victory was the bests. The 34-point margin program history winning streak to lost to unranked in Nov. 25 at Madison in the NIT Season Tip-Off's since the big man's and largest of the year third-place game d better and improve return, the whole 35.5 percent for the 10th-bighave beenTemple 78-73 on the road Wednes … However, they Devils gest played a non-con Square Garden; it's the first and team has shot time the Hokies on day ference oppone win ranked in the tied from downtown. d to 55.9 percent from the field ter. StateACC-record 83 ever at the RBCtop 10 of the Associat night … The Blue have since 1992-93. nt twice in the and 47.7 percent held the straight weeks …Censame regular season ed Press poll for limited the visitors Hornets to 44 points and was also Duke recent ESPN/US ranked No. 3 in the an to a 29.5-percent A Today coaches effort from the most poll. shooting NO. 3 NOrTH CarO floor; waKE fOrEST The Tar Heels check new season bests both of those marks are lINa (13-2) Sophomore forward for Sophomore guard in at No. 4 in the ESPN/USA ware State was only the Pack defense. DelaTravis McKie, who (9-5) flOr Today coaches poll in nine straight Kendall Marshal Although the Semino Ida STaTE (9-5) has scored in game six games and leads l has recorded double… three three-pointers able to tally 18 field goals, les lost ACC year, tied his career-h and in 13 of the Demon Deacon double figures Singleto digit assists in the NBA Draft turnover ratio (4.17:1) the ACC in assists (10.0 per season lows for n toand five free throws — all Defensive Player of the Year s' 14 igh with 25 points Wofford; it also game) and Chris in field Pack percent nts. after last season, they still in Monday night's games this … Junior forward goal opponeage marked his sixth rebounding (10.0 • The Delaware lead the conferen John Henson leads assists-to56-52 loss to defense game this campaig points … It was per game) and blocked … SeniorState contest also ce the Wofford's first win Carolina's 102-65 Pack a five-gam guard Luke Loucksgave (.356) and blocked shots (7.0 per n with at least shots (3.2 per game) league in the inaugural intercoll over 20 win game) assists e winning streak, its is averaging 11 points, … North since a season-per game over the Noles' record 26th consecu over Monmouth on Jan. 1 gave egiate season — Wake since 1906 — the Deacon 5.0 rebounds and longest best five-game team captain and s' but the team was the team its schoolrun last last NC State 73 loss to Princeton on Dec. 30 year.three contests … Florida State's 5.0 leading scorer C.J. Heels have tallied tive win at the Smith Center playing without will enter was out with a marked … The high-sco triple digits on the Harris (18.7 points program ACC play 75groin host Maryland for history …at 11-4 when they the first triple-overtime ring and four times per game), who contest in ACC opener against injury (he is expected back overall this season scoreboard in two straight games Princeto althoug Sophomore in time for Saturda p.m. on Sunday. nthe conference openerguard Ian Miller tallied 17 points Barnes has scored Virginia Tech). … Sophomore The gameh it was y's against sensation Harrison in double figures second appeara bounced back to will be just hisat 6 on ESPNU. broadca in 13 of UNC's 15 nce of the year … throttle Auburn st games. FSU 85-56 last night. • Two areas of Bowl Results improvement for Advocare V100 NO. 21 VIrgINIa under new head Independence Bowl: the Pack The Cavaliers are coach Belk Bowl: NC State (13-1) Missouri 41, North Gottfried and TECH currently riding staff have come their MarkgEOrgIahis Whileat the on-cam 31, Louisville 24 Carolina 24 — the school's longest an ACC-best 11-gam (7-7) Champs Sports pus e winning streak the teamder Memori free throw line and how since 1992-93 Bowl: Florida State shares the al Coliseum home is being transformed road games in a Franklin America 18, Notre Dame row, their longest … The team has also won five to the McCam the ACC in free throwball. State currently leads ish Pavilion from the Alexan14 are playing their Mortgage Music true 57-52 victory at such shooting at 75.2 City Bowl: Mississip , the Yellow Jackets home games Wake Forest 17 LSU was the school's streak since 1992, and Monday (236 of 314) after percent pi State 23, school … Virginia 's shooting 69.4 percent at Philips Arena, site of the first on the road Hyundai Sun Bowl: is 2012 ACC of 654) from the (454 check in at No. 23 At 13-1 for the first time since 1981-82 against an SEC Moss-McKee, Chick-fil-A Bowl: Utah 30, Georgia Tech 27 (OT) in the ESPN/USA our people team's assists perTO CONTElast season. The JUMP charity stripe … The Auburn 43, Virginia are our most NTS Allstate Sugar Bowl: valuable asset Today coaches poll … Fifth-yeaWahoos 24 creased from 14.3 game average has also in– and yours. 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He started the Wolfpack's first 15 down and conditioning strength third year in Raleig the trend in the bounds, to go along a career-high 17 recoach Bob Alejo. first under new h, and opener against season with 17 points, head coach Mark "It definitely did North Carolina Campbell Dec. Gottfried. He is fifth on the [take time]," Asheville, when he had 15 29, which comple against said. "I lost the team in points rebounds to go the career-high mented weight, but I was Howell game), first in (12.2 per along with 14 points. 25 ting tired a lot quicke reboun still getMorehead State points he scored against fourth in both minute ds a game (9.9), and r. The running that "Coach wants me Nov. 13. coaches have us s played (26.7) the "It's definitely doing definitely sists (1.6). He is and asrebound," Howel to go out and get every the best run [I've helps the long run, even also l NC State] and I from the field and shooting 53.3 percent though it was hell us in one of the things said. "I feel like that is feel more confide had at it. It definitely 75.5 from the free to do we need as a team. nt," Howell said. "I think has helped me." line, which are not just me, but we on pace to be career throw Howell goes into the whole team, I think and getting stronge are in a steppingstone highs. Sunday's Maryl great rebounding can be a JUMP TO CONTE game with four-st team. need for ACC play."r, which is what we'll NTS raight double-doubl and "I can now get es for off the ground Howell takes particu of times to get a lar pride in his rebounds and not couple reI think I can go get a whole half straigh tired. t and 12/11/12 11:05 AM

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