You have to hand it to UNC: those guys have unmitigated gall. Before their new chancellor has her first day on the job, and before lame-duck Chancellor Holden Thorp can announce whatever his “blue-ribbon” panel led by led by Hunter Rawlings, president of the Association of American Universities, has come up with, UNC athletic director [...]
When the news became public last week of DeShawn Painter’s decision to transfer from NC State, I was disappointed to say the least. Players transferring out of our program, regardless of the reason or circumstances, never feels right to me. I can’t put a finger on why exactly, but even in easily understandable cases like [...]
CBS reported earlier that Jaqawn Raymond will transfer. Now The Wolfpacker is reporting, via Twitter, that DeShawn Painter will also transfer. @TheWolfpacker: Junior center DeShawn Painter is leaving NC State due to illness in his family. Old Dominion is a possibility. We wish Painter and his family the best wherever he ends up.
The new basketball season has already delivered a lot of interesting changes and topics for discussion. One of the biggest story lines that has developed in the early season is the fantastic play of NC State junior center, DeShawn Painter. The following blog entry from the Fayetteville Observer is great reading today: If you attended [...]
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8pm Update: BREAKING NEWS! – The Wolfpacker beat Pack Pride by about 15 minutes on this one with their report that Deshawn Painter has chosen to play basketball at NC State. SFN heard last week that NC State was ‘expecting’ to land Painter, but you never count your chickens before they hatch. We felt pretty [...]