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  • Tarheel7074 Jan 17, 10:36 a.m.

    Hey wulfpack how does it feel to have a target on you back!

    — Posted by paulc3

    Actually it feels pretty good. When is the last time someone stormed the floor for beating NCSU?... View More

    — Posted by wolfbitesyourheels

    Using that logic, UNC and DOOK should feel ecstatic...everybody rushes the court when they lose on the road! Unfortunately...rushing the court is vastly overrated. Let's just hope can play well enough to get six teams in the Dance at tournament time!

  • Tarheel7074 Jan 17, 10:29 a.m.

    oh well, put the national championship banners back on the shelf ...

    — Posted by heelbilly

    Put your 2008 banner in the trash, too. Your players were not attending class and therefore not... View More

    — Posted by PackFan1983

    Duh....there is no 2008 banner to begin with!

  • rherring23 Jan 16, 10:16 p.m.

    Maryland is not that bad of a team, 14-3 now. They only lost to a good Miami team by 7 at Miami, had FSU beat and blew it to lose by 3, and beat VT by 23. State is the better team but this should not have surprised anybody, Maryland always give good teams all they can handle after a big win. They also have one of the best defenses in the country, even in their losses they have not given up a lot of points. Maryland played good defense tonight but State was just cold, missing open shots. I was thinking in the first half that they were playing like they did against Oklahoma St. Its no big deal and will not be their last loss for sure. I was expecting them to lose 4-5 games when the season started, looks like they might lose 6-7, but it will still be a big improvement over last year and they should go far in the tournement. They just need to win 5-6 in a row now, 20-3 would not exactly be a terrible team, 14-3 isn't a terrible team and a lot better than in the past. They are still going to have bad games, every team will, Duke, UNC, Miami, etc all will lose more games. And Maryland will be a tournement team and will win another game or two against better teams. State will be fine and I still like their chances of being at or near the top of the conference when the year ends. Even as bad as they played tonight it came down to one mental lapse, Leslie went for the block when he should have boxed out, box out on that last play and you probably win. I think at least half of the State fans could see this coming and should not have been a big surprise. I don't think any fans will be all that surprised if their teams loses to Maryland at home. As far as fouling at the end, I think State wanted to foul but the Maryland player blew by the defender and it was too late to foul, could not foul him then or it would have been a shooting foul. And the officials were terrible tonight, it did not have anything to do with the outcome of the game and they called very badly on both teams

  • jam3 Jan 16, 9:49 p.m.

    Pitiful, but still should have won the game. Two trips to make it a three or four point game. Left the door open and deserved what they got. Same old Pack against a pretty bad Maryland team. Knew this could happen, but thought these guys had learned, but same players as last year not getting it done. No excuse in this one. The whole group should be ashammed of themselves, coaches included. If you want to be the best in the ACC, you don't play like this after beating Duke. Very discusting, but I'll bet they go on on 5-6 game winning streak now. At least they better after this showing!!!

  • jblambe2 Jan 16, 9:33 p.m.

    I dont blame the officials at all, they let them play and state did not get it done, i guess we have to learn from this one and let the unc trolls enjoy it. We really should have fouled though or at least boxed out

  • heelsforever Jan 16, 9:33 p.m.

    oh well, put the national championship banners back on the shelf ...

    — Posted by heelbilly

    Put your 2008 banner in the trash, too. Your players were not attending class and therefore not... View More

    — Posted by PackFan1983

    We have a 2008 banner too? Cool! That means we have 6 without counting the Helms Foundation.

  • tayled Jan 16, 9:32 p.m.

    This is an honest question, and I personally don't care which team wins, but, how can Howell,... View More

    — Posted by mxteam44

    When Howell, or any other player, loses his grip on the ball, gets in too big of a hurry to shoot, the end result is often a turnover. Grantd, many time, the defense does knock it away, but tonight, I believe the play you speak of, Howell just plain lost the ball.

  • FatherofFour Jan 16, 9:28 p.m.

    Both teams really stunk it up tonight, but that had to be one of the worst officiated games that I have watched in a long time (on both ends of the court). The ACC deserves better.

  • tayled Jan 16, 9:26 p.m.

    What's our weakness? - Rebounding (second chance points). What burned us tonight? the same thing! POOR STRATEGY at the end, Gottfried. You had 3 fouls to give and force more inbound throws. Why not? Maybe this will wake up NC State from our poor defense.

    Our weakness is a lack of offensive cohesiveness. We do not move without the ball well and our passing and ball movement is atrocious. Leslie tries to dribble in 1 on 3, which means there should be 2 guys open somewhere. But those guys stand around and watch Leslie try to do it all when they should be moving without the ball to an open spot so Leslie, or whomever is being double and triple teamed can find them

  • nappy316 Jan 16, 9:25 p.m.

    State got "Swofford"

  • jgilchr Jan 16, 9:23 p.m.

    NC State is 1-13 after beating Duke or UNC.

  • wolfbitesyourheels Jan 16, 9:21 p.m.

    Hey wulfpack how does it feel to have a target on you back!

    — Posted by paulc3

    Actually it feels pretty good. When is the last time someone stormed the floor for beating NCSU? If you don't bring your best every night, you are going to pay the price.

  • tayled Jan 16, 9:20 p.m.

    OK, we stunk up the place pretty bad tonight. The only reason it was even close was that Maryland did not play all that well either. Wood really stunk up the gym tonight. Although he did hot a few good shots, his shot selection down the stretch was dismal. And why did Coach Gott come out of that 2-3 zone? It was the only defense that worked all night! Not tomention the fact that we had fouls to give at the end and we should have kept fouling and making them inbound. I am sure eventually, we would have gotten a turnover and probably won the game.

    Just shows you how overrated we really are. We have the potential, but this team is not ready yet. The only reason we beat Duke was the lack of Ryan Kelly and Seth curry going out late.

  • PanthersFan45 Jan 16, 9:18 p.m.

    Not a very pretty effort by either team but State probably deserved to lose. Maryland missed countless easy baskets in the game and the Wolfpack shot under 30% from the floor. The refs really let both teams play in this, it was a very physical game. Jay Bilas can sometimes be an annoying announcer but he was calling it correctly down the stretch when he mentioned all the fouls state had to give. Scott Wood was non-existant, I think he had just the one 3 pointer that gave them the 48-45 lead ..... otherwise he was off the mark all night. I gota sense it was tough night for NC State when they fell behind 10-0 and finally scored a basket 8 minutes into the game ...... pretty woeful.

  • ckpate Jan 16, 9:17 p.m.

    Should have never moved the Wolfpack up 6 spots in the polls. I mean, really??

  • unc70 Jan 16, 9:17 p.m.

    I predicted this near the end of the State over Duke thread. Now will MD lose in Chapel Hill? That is likely, happens lots of years, and lowers the whole conference power ratings.

    Road wins are always precious in the ACC and other top conferences. And it is barely the middle of January.

  • TarHeels 23 Jan 16, 9:16 p.m.

    Too funny! Same old Pack.

  • cal008 Jan 16, 9:16 p.m.

    Goodbye Maryland!!! Hope he refs in the BIG EAST on your side there too!

    — Posted by fred61eng

    Big East?! C'mon towel boy, do your research...it's the B1G (Big 10) IN 2015.

  • TarHeels 23 Jan 16, 9:15 p.m.

    oh well, put the national championship banners back on the shelf ...

    — Posted by heelbilly

    Put your 2008 banner in the trash, too. Your players were not attending class and therefore not... View More

    — Posted by PackFan1983

    It must kill you that you'll never be able to prove it.

  • paulc3 Jan 16, 9:13 p.m.

    Hey wulfpack how does it feel to have a target on you back!

  • fred61eng Jan 16, 9:13 p.m.

    Goodbye Maryland!!! Hope he refs in the BIG EAST on your side there too!

  • PackFan1983 Jan 16, 9:13 p.m.

    oh well, put the national championship banners back on the shelf ...

    — Posted by heelbilly

    Put your 2008 banner in the trash, too. Your players were not attending class and therefore not academically eligible.

  • FE Jan 16, 9:12 p.m.

    That's gotta be one of the ugliest ACC games I've ever watched.

    They should have awarded BOTH teams a loss.

  • jgilchr Jan 16, 9:10 p.m.

    We should be de-ranked for this!

  • heelbilly Jan 16, 9:10 p.m.

    oh well, put the national championship banners back on the shelf ...

  • Lux Libertas Jan 16, 9:09 p.m.

    Get ready for the "L", state college.

    — Posted by Lux Libertas

    How'd that work out for me? LOL

  • Deacons Jan 16, 9:08 p.m.

    I said Maryland would win this game because when Vegas makes u an underdog to a bad team, I don't care where the game is, after you just beat the number 1 team in the nation you are usually going to lose. Plus, after beating UNC or Duke, State is 1 and 13.

  • Heelraiser RIP Jan 16, 9:07 p.m.

    While this is a new year....I still do not understand Tarhole fans with their obsession of how... View More

    — Posted by tmstubbs63

    Because all the Wuffies could talk about during football season was their 5 in a row! They even made t-shirts about it!!!

  • packbacker2 Jan 16, 9:06 p.m.

    Every State fan should have seen this coming. This is what State teams do every single time. Win a big game, doesn't show up for the next one. Happens every year in every sport.

  • cal008 Jan 16, 9:05 p.m.

    congrats cal008 and Maryland. We didn't play well enough to win tonight.

    — Posted by jblee2

    Thx man. I knew our defense was goinbg to be good enough, I just hoped they could hit a few more shots. The 2-3 zone really confused them, but sometimes you need some luck.

  • PackFan1983 Jan 16, 9:04 p.m.

    What's our weakness? - Rebounding (second chance points). What burned us tonight? the same thing! POOR STRATEGY at the end, Gottfried. You had 3 fouls to give and force more inbound throws. Why not? Maybe this will wake up NC State from our poor defense.

  • Tar Heels Victory-Show No Mercer Jan 16, 9:03 p.m.

    SMH!

  • tmstubbs63 Jan 16, 9:03 p.m.

    While this is a new year....I still do not understand Tarhole fans with their obsession of how many times they have beaten a certain team in a row....What does that have to go with the State/MD game?

  • cal008 Jan 16, 9:03 p.m.

    OMG! Did anyone else think that looked like the 1983 shot from Whittenberg? Can't say the... View More

    — Posted by cal008

    Huge win for the Terps. Congrats.

    — Posted by 903 mens national championships

    Thx. We still have a tough stretch to go.

  • jblee2 Jan 16, 9:02 p.m.

    congrats cal008 and Maryland. We didn't play well enough to win tonight.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 16, 9:02 p.m.

    OMG! Did anyone else think that looked like the 1983 shot from Whittenberg? Can't say the... View More

    — Posted by cal008

    Huge win for the Terps. Congrats.

  • cal008 Jan 16, 9:01 p.m.

    OMG! Did anyone else think that looked like the 1983 shot from Whittenberg? Can't say the rushing the court was needed, but I'll take it.

  • Heelraiser RIP Jan 16, 9:00 p.m.

    Not Ready for Prime Time - still lost last 13 in a row to UNC

  • tmstubbs63 Jan 16, 9:00 p.m.

    Oops...State fans....as usual, can't stand success....

  • jblee2 Jan 16, 9:00 p.m.

    geez, this one is hard to take. Go Pack! We'll get 'em against Clemson I think.

  • still heelman1973 Jan 16, 8:58 p.m.

    OOOOOPS!!!

  • RD n NC Jan 16, 8:58 p.m.

    Hey Lo Brown, Maryland fans say SHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

  • Dubble EE Jan 16, 8:58 p.m.

    Holy cow....

  • Dubble EE Jan 16, 8:57 p.m.

    Oh wow....Terps got the putback with 0.9.... wow

  • Unc r Hypocrits Jan 16, 8:57 p.m.

    UGLY WINS!

    God, what an ugly game. Congrats Terps.

    Shaking. My. Head. lol

  • ncsu4me Jan 16, 8:40 p.m.

    Well Gott, and the ENTIRE team should be ashamed of themselves even if they win..I have never , ever, seen such a terrible performance by any NCAA team in division 1...Look forward to baseball. It is the only sport at State that does not have all the big highs and big lows....This is as big as a disgrace to State as the best game in ACC history vss. Maryland..Even if you beat UNC, you will not take away the very poorest performance ever...Good luck with your NBA future..After all it is just a game...Winners vs. loosers

  • mxteam44 Jan 16, 8:35 p.m.

    This is an honest question, and I personally don't care which team wins, but, how can Howell, facing the base-line, go up for a shot, and the ball flies AWAY from his body, out of bounds, and it's called Maryland's ball? For the ball to shoot away from the player like that, you'd think it was poked out by the defensive player. I see this often, but just don't understand how the refs can call it "out" on the offensive player.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 16, 8:29 p.m.

    State should be just fine tonight. If they play with the intensity that they have shown lately... View More

    — Posted by Sauras69

    Well, so far, they ARE NOT! No defense!

    — Posted by PackFan1983

    Actually, MD is shooting 34% so it isn't the defense. They need to shoot better than 26% if they want to win though.

  • 903 mens national championships Jan 16, 8:27 p.m.

    A lot of teams after a big emotional win come out flat in their next game, Maryland is just... View More

    — Posted by mike honcho

    It's called the hangover. Though don't mention it around some state fans, they will call you dumb for mentioning/posting it.

  • sanacito Jan 16, 8:18 p.m.

    Typical State...

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