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Monday / December 18.
  • N.C. State Aiming to Recruit Nationally Under Gottfried

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    Even though all three recruits in North Carolina State’s 2012 recruiting class are from the Tar Heel State, the Wolfpack don’t intend on limiting themselves to their immediate area.

    “We want to win a national championship,” N.C. State assistant Orlando Early told FiveStarBasketball.com in an exclusive interview. “We want to win what we think is the best conference in the country and we’re actively recruiting the best players in the country.”

    So far, the Wolfpack’s three-man class of North Carolina-based guards Tyler Lewis and Rodney Purvis and swingman T.J. Warren is ranked No. 3 by ESPN.com.

    Those players believe they are becoming part of a special, new era under first-year coach Mark Gottfried

    Click here to read the full story at FiveStarBasketball.com.

    **And don’t miss N.C. State’s Recruiting Big Board.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.