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Wolfpack ends 3-game skid with 79-74 win over Pitt

NC State coach Mark Gottfried got angry and the Wolfpack players got the message, snapping a 3-game losing streak with a 79-74 win over the Pitt Panthers at PNC Arena Tuesday night.

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NBA Capsules

Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists, Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench and the Miami Heat overcame another triple-double from James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets 109-103 on Tuesday night.

High School Sports

Clayton basketball sweeps West Johnston boys, girls

While Clayton’s boys and girls teams are finding success on the hardwood, Greater Neuse River 4A Conference rival West Johnston’s teams are both winless in league play. They met Tuesday with the Clayton girls racing to a 67-22 win, but coach Denny Medlin’s boys found themselves in a battle before pulling away in the final four minutes for a 68-57 win.

   

Videos

NC State's Omer Yurtseven: I was ready to do whatever it took

VIDEO: NC State's Omer Yurtseven talks after the Wolfpack's victory over the Pittsburgh Panthers at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017.
Joe Giglio jgiglio@newsobserver.com
NC State's Omer Yurtseven: I was ready to do whatever it took 3:17

NC State's Omer Yurtseven: I was ready to do whatever it took

NC State's Mark Gottfried: We showed some toughness and character 9:16

NC State's Mark Gottfried: We showed some toughness and character

UNC's Theo Pinson on Coach Roy Williams: 'There was nobody else I wanted to play for' 2:11

UNC's Theo Pinson on Coach Roy Williams: 'There was nobody else I wanted to play for'

Joel Berry on UNC Coach Roy Williams: 'I love him a lot' 1:04

Joel Berry on UNC Coach Roy Williams: 'I love him a lot'