April 02, 2019

Tom Izzo drew up the perfect play at the perfect moment, sending Michigan State past mighty Duke for a spot in the Final Four.

The trip is always emotional, but Izzo has done it before. This will be his eighth Final Four and a chance for a second national championship.

The other three Final Four…

Keatts open to playing more games in Reynolds

March 28, 2019

RALEIGH — Should the N.C. State men’s basketball team play more games next season in Reynolds Coliseum, the historic building that created an ear-ringing environment over the last three National Invitational Tournament games?

The perfect-world answer for the team, and Kevin Keatts…

For N.C. State's Dorn, an unjust end to a meaningful career

March 28, 2019

RALEIGH — There was Torin Dorn in the first half of N.C. State’s game on Wednesday night, ripping away rebounds and scoring in the paint.

There was Dorn, with 4:04 left in the game, having his name chanted by 5,500 people in Reynolds Coliseum, his team on the brink of a National…

Dorn's career night marred by heartbreaking loss for N.C. State in NIT's quarterfinals

March 28, 2019

RALEIGH — Lipscomb had to overcome Torin Dorn, Markell Johnson, an ear-piercing crowd, and some seven decades worth of history at Reynolds Coliseum on Wednesday, plus a dose of Jim Valvano mixed with David Thompson and nostalgia from the older crowd so thick it nearly manifested as dormant…