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Vanderbilt shut out by NC State despite Jack Leiter's gem

Jack Leiter delivered a historic performance against NC State in Vanderbilt's second game of the College World Series on Monday. But the Commodores didn't give him any help. The No. 4 seed 'Dores fell 1-0 to NC State as Leiter struck out 15 batters, shattering the program record for a CWS game of 11 previously set by Kumar Rocker in 2019. Leiter allowed one solo home run in the fifth inning, and that was all the Wolfpack needed as Vanderbilt's bats failed. NC State starter Sam Highfill tossed 7 1/3 innings of two-hit ball against a Vanderbilt lineup that had not been shut out through 61 games this season.
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NC State alumni team 'Wolf Blood' locks in TBT berth in Columbus

In just over one month, the much-anticipated debut of team "Wolf Blood" will finally take place in The Basketball Tournament. The TBT officially announced on Monday afternoon the NC State alumni team will take part in the 2021 bracket, starting out in the Columbus, Ohio Regional on July 23-27 as the No. 7 seed in the bracket.
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How to Watch: NC State vs. Vanderbilt in College World Series 2021

OMAHA, NEB. -- NC State left zero doubt that it belonged in the College World Series opener, jumping on Stanford early and never letting up. The Pack9 rode early homers from Jonny Butler and Devonte Brown and a strong start from Reid Johnston to a 10-4 win over the Cardinal and into the winner's bracket on Monday evening.
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BREAKING: NC State lands talented DB Isaiah Crowell

NC State continued to its June recruiting tear when it landed Kernersville (N.C.) East Forsyth defensive back Isaiah Crowell moments ago. He chose the Wolfpack over double-digit offers, including Duke, ECU, Georgia Tech, Ole Miss and Virginia Tech among others. Crowell recently attended one of the Pack's camp where he...
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NC State Makes A Charge In The College World Series, Charlotte Hornets Guard LaMelo Ball Wins Rookie Of The Year

The North Carolina State Wolfpack baseball team had a big win in the NCAA Division I College World Series this weekend. Charlotte Hornets rookie guard LaMelo Ball was named NBA Rookie of the Year and a big U.S. Supreme Court ruling today on education-related benefits for college athletes. Joining "All Things Considered" host Gwendolyn Glenn to talk sports is Langston Wertz Jr., a veteran sportswriter for The Charlotte Observer.
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Tatum HR bests Leiter's 15 Ks in NC St.'s 1-0 win over Vandy

OMAHA, Neb. -- North Carolina State's postseason just keeps getting better. The Wolfpack beat SEC pitcher of the year Kevin Kopps of Arkansas to win their regional, beat the Pac-12 pitcher of the year Brendan Beck of Stanford in their College World Series opener, and Monday night they beat projected top-five draft pick Jack Leiter.

Takeaways: Highfill's gem, Tatum's homer push NC State past Vanderbilt

This NC State baseball team has proven it’s capable of handling pretty much anyone and anything thrown at it. That apparently includes Jack Leiter, Vanderbilt’s star pitcher who will likely be the top pitcher off the board in this year’s MLB Draft. In a 1-0 win for the Wolfpack over...
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Vanderbilt to face red-hot NC State for CWS semis berth

Out of all eight teams at the College World Series, none experienced a tougher road to Omaha, Neb., than NC State. The Wolfpack were one of two teams — along with Virginia — not to host a Regional, and NC State then headed to Arkansas to face a Razorbacks team that had not lost a series all season. NC State came out on top in that Super Regional series and now has advanced into the winners bracket as the next opponent for No. 4 seed Vanderbilt.
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N.C. State moves a win away from College World Series final

OMAHA, Neb — One win now separates N.C. State from its first appearance in a College World Series finals. Backed by a sensational start from freshman pitcher Sam Highfill and Tarrell Tatum's solo home run in the bottom of the fifth, the Wolfpack held on for a 1-0 win Monday over reigning national champions Vanderbilt at TD Ameritrade Park.