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PEMBROKE, NC 28372

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Contact the Pine Needle Office:

Phone: 910-521-6204

Email: pineneedle@uncp.edu 

Men's Basketball

Source: UNCP Athletics

The stage is set for the 2019 NBA Finals and the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors with faceoff for a chance to bring home the championship to their respective cities. This will be the fifth straight year that the Warriors will make an appearance in the tit...

The All-NBA teams were announced last week announced with many familiar names and faces on all three teams. One player that was left out that by the voters that shocked many was Golden State Warriors’ shooting guard Klay Thompson. There has been major uproar and debate...

Damn Damian…Damn Damian...DAMN DAMIAN…Back at it again with the series-clinching buzzer beater. Corny millennial pop culture reference aside, Portland Trailblazers point guard Damian Lillard sent his team to the next round of the 2018-2019 NBA playoffs when he sunk a j...

What a difference a year and some change makes in the world of sports? Especially for the University of Virginia Cavaliers, who avenged an unprecedented early exit from March Madness a season ago and secured the first NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Champions...

The No.1 ranked Duke Blue Devils came up just short of advancing to the Final Four yesterday when they were upset by the Spartans of Michigan State University in a down to the wire 68-67 defeat. They were the hottest team in all of college basketball and had the highes...

The Los Angeles Lakers officially announced that they are shutting down Lebron James for the remainder of the season now that the team is no longer in contention for the postseason. The reason for them resting the All-Star small/power forward for the rest of the regula...

Divine intervention couldn’t deliver the No.1 ranked Duke Blue Devils a victory in a hard-fought yet sloppily played game against Michigan State on the last day of March. The hottest Men’s college basketball team in the nation failed to advance to the ‘Final Four’ in l...

Only one of the top Division I Men’s Basketball programs not just in the state of North Carolina but in the entire county will be advancing to the Elite Eight next weekend. The No.1 ranked Duke Blue Devils narrowly topped the fourth-seeded Virginia Tech Hokies 75-73 in...

This year’s UNCP men’s basketball team only featured one senior on the roster and that was forward James Murray-Boyles also known as JB for short. The Columbia, S.C. native has spent his entire collegiate career with the Black and Gold and finished his career with 1,36...

If you’re a fan of the Duke University basketball and suffer from hypertension or any form of cardiac-related medical diagnosis, you might have to get a refill on your heart medication because the Blue Devils continued to put many of their fans and hopeful bracket owne...

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