N.C. State fans can get their first glimpse at the 2013-14 men’s basketball team at Friday night’s Primetime With The Pack: Operation Our State.
The event begins at PNC Arena at 7 p.m. Admission is free and the doors open at 6 p.m. It will be streamed live online at GoPack.com.
Shaw Cornerback Darnell Evans has garnered four player of the week honors for his performance Saturday against Fayetteville State.
Evans was voted the Heritage Sports Radio Networks Division II Defensive Player of the Week, as well as its Special Teams Player of the Week. From Press Box to Press Row named him their Player of the Week. Earlier this week, he was named CIAA Defensive Back of the Week.
Duke The Duke faces one of its toughest tests of the fall at eighth annual United States Collegiate Championship Friday through Sunday in Alpharetta, Ga. The Blue Devils, coming off a third-place finish at the Rod Myers Invitational, are joined in the 15-team field by No. 2 Georgia Tech, No. 4 Texas A&M, No. 6 Washington, No. 8 Stanford, No. 9 Oklahoma State and No. 13 UCLA. Also competing from the ACC are No. 16 Virginia, No. 24 Clemson and Wake Forest.
Wake Forest No. 14 Wake Forest welcomes No. 13 Stanford on Friday night at 7 p.m. and James Madison on Sunday at 1 p.m.
Duke Eighth-ranked Duke (10-3, 2-1 ACC) resumes play this weekend against two ranked opponents, traveling to Charlottesville, Va., to face No. 6 Virginia on Friday before hosting No. 13 Stanford on Sunday.
N.C. State The Wolfpack hosts No. 2 Notre Dame on Saturday at 7 p.m. at Dail Soccer Stadium. Saturday’s match will be streamed live on ESPN3.com.
The Wolfpack (4-3-4, 1-3-3 ACC) enter the match ranked 47th in the national RPI and in need of a jolt to solidify an NCAA at-large bid. State will have that opportunity against second-ranked Notre Dame (7-0-5, 4-0-3).
Duke Duke resumes its ACC schedule at Boston College after a seven-day layoff. The Blue Devils (4-4-5, 0-3-4) own three consecutive ties. Boston College is coming off of a 2-1 loss Saturday to North Carolina.
UNC Fourth-ranked North Carolina utilized a goal by Summer Green in the ninth minute to defeat Syracuse 1-0 Thursday at Fetzer Field in ACC action.
ECU The Pirates will look to snap a three-game skid this weekend with two Conference USA matches, 7 p.m. Friday at Florida International and 1 p.m. Sunday at home against Florida Atlantic.
Swimming and diving
UNC The Tar Heels’ men (1-2) and women (4-1) lost dual meets at Texas. The men lost, 171.5-126.5; the women lost 171-129.
UNC will continue its fall-break swing in Texas on Friday and Saturday. The UNC women will compete in the Dallas Classic at SMU on Friday and Saturday. Both Tar Heel teams will swim in dual meet action against TCU on Sunday.
ECU East Carolina will play two Conference USA matches on the road this weekend. On Friday, the Pirates will play Marshall in Huntington, W.Va. ECU will then head to Tulsa, Okla., to play reigning C-USA champion Tulsa on Sunday.
Wake Forest The Deacons continue to play on the road, facing Clemson on Friday before heading to Atlanta to play Georgia Tech on Sunday.
Duke In the midst of a four-match road swing, the 24th-ranked Blue Devils travels to Georgia Tech and Clemson for ACC matches Friday and Sunday. The Blue Devils take the court Friday at 8:30 p.m. against the Yellow Jackets before facing the Tigers Sunday at 1 p.m.
Campbell Campbell continues a season-long six-match homestand at 7 p.m. Friday with a match against Presbyterian College at Gore Arena/John W. Pope Convocation Center. Winthrop faces the Camels on Saturday with the first serve set for 4 p.m.
St. Aug The Saint Augustine’s University Volleyball Tri-Match is Friday at Emery Gymnasium. Saint Augustine’s takes on Chowan in the opening match at 3 p.m. In the second match, Chowan faces Barton College at 5 p.m. St. Aug meets Barton in the nightcap at 7 p.m.