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PORTAL NEWS: 6’4 sharpshooter from Loyola who dropped 15 on UNC is hearing from NC State

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Cam Spencer is a 6’4 shooter who is recieving interest from NC State since entering into the transfer portal.

Spencer played his first 3 seasons at Loyola and still has 2 years of eligability left. He has been an efficient scorer over his career, but really kicked it up a notch this past season, when he averaged 19 points, 4.8 boards and 3.2 assists. He shot 35% from 3, and 48% from the floor. Not too bad considering this was the worst shooting season of his career.

During his freshman campaign, Spencer shot a blistering 43.6% from long range, and last year in limited action, shot nearly 47% from deep.

This past season, Spencer was the teams leading scorer (by far) and was asked to shoulder most of the offensive load. This led to him forcing shots that he hadn’t been taking in his two prior seasons. While he can create for himself, he is a guy who would fit best in a situaiton where he’d be able to share the offensive load.

Against UNC, Spencer went for 15 points, and in Loyola’s conference tournament loss (his final game), he scored 28. It’s safe to say that the bright lights didn’t scare him off. Because of this, and because NC State desperately needs more shooters, Keatts and company has reached out to him.

As of now, NC State, Maryland and Minnesota are the biggest schools after him and he’s got a visit coming up with Minnesota. With Terquavion Smith potentially coming back, the two spot might be congested, so it’s not clear what fit he might have. However, if Smith departs, then Spencer is likely a high priority for the Pack. Keatts, however, isn’t shy about going small, and its possible Spencer and Smith could both be on the court at the same time (especially if State brings in a bigger PG).

As of now, there is no visit scheduled, so this is a wait and see situation.

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Papajohn
Papajohn
7 months ago

We are short one ‘Cam’, he could fill that spot.

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NC State’s Dusan Mahorcic Suffers Knee Injury vs. Coppin State

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NC State Center Dusan Mahorcic suffered a gruesome looking knee injury tonight in the Wolfpack’s 94-72 victory over Coppin State in Reynolds Coliseum.

From what I’ve heard, Mahorcic suffered an injury to his kneecap, but the severity of his injury is unknown at this time. A kneecap injury can visually be a disturbing sight, and the NC State squad, especially Terquavion Smith, who had a good look at it, were emotionally moved in concern.

We will have to wait to see how long Mahorcic is out, but the need for DJ Burns to be able to play more minutes just became much more important. Also, Ernest Ross, who has always had a high ceiling, is going to need to grow up fast if Mahorcic is out for an extended period of time.

We are praying for you Dusan! Get well soon Big Fella!

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Men’s Basketball’s: NC State 94 Coppin State 72: Highlight Reel & Condensed Game

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NC State defeated Coppin State 94-72 in Reynolds Coliseum tonight. You can check out the Box Score here. Below is the Highlight Reel & Condensed Game from the ACC Digital Network.

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Men’s Basketball: NC State 94 Coppin State 72: BOX SCORE

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NC State improved to 8-2 on the year, defeating Coppin State 94-72 tonight in Reynolds Coliseum.

Only 2 Wolfpack players scored in double figures, and it was none other than the dangerous tandem of Terquavion Smith and Jarkel Joiner.

Smith led the team in points and assists, with 33 & 7 respectively. Smith wax clicking tonight, shooting 12-21 from the field, and 6 of 12 from three.

Joiner bounced back from a poor shooting performance against Pitt, scoring 29 points, shooting 11-21 from the field, and a blazing 5-7 from three.

Jack Clark had a poor shooting night, hitting only 1 of 7, but he managed to impact the game in every other way. Clark had 10 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals.

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Men’s Basketball: NC State is a 22-Point Favorite Over Coppin St

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NC State (7-2) will host Coppin St (4-6) tonight in Reynolds Coliseum, and the Wolfpack are 22-point favorites. The Total is sitting at 157.5.

  • Coppin State is 6-4 Against the Spread this year.
    • The Total has gone Over in 7 games, Under in 2, and Pushed in 1.
  • NC State is 5-3-1 Against the Spread this year.
    • The Total has gone Over in 6 games, and Under in 3.

Tipoff is at 7pm, and the game will be broadcast on ACC Network Extra.

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