THE PINE NEEDLE
PO BOX 1510
253 OLD MAIN
PEMBROKE, NC 28372

For all website inquiries, please contact:

Alex Smith at alexfaye.smith@gmail.com

Taaliyah Carney at

tcc011@bravemail.uncp.edu

Contact the Pine Needle Office:

Phone: 910-521-6204

Email: pineneedle@uncp.edu 

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 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...

Just three days after leading the Brooklyn Nets to a miraculous fourth-quarter comeback over the Sacramento Kings, All-Star point/shooting guard D’Angelo Russell set his sights on the next game on the team’s schedule that he most likely had marked in his personal calen...

March Madness is not only very alive and well, but it is truly maddening to imagine that there was a pair of No.1 seeds that were in jeopardy of an earlier exit from their regional tournaments against lowly 16th seeds on Friday. After stumbling out of the blocks in the...

Prior to this season the only thing that the former No.2 overall pick of the 2015 NBA draft D’Angelo Russell was known for was his infamous “snitching” incident that cost his then-teammate of the Los Angeles Lakers Nick Young his relationship with famous Australian bor...

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