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 

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...

The UNCP men’s basketball team may have had their season end in disappointing fashion after an early exit from the NCAA Southeast Regional tournament in which they fell to Catawba Indians in the quarterfinals by nearly 20 points in a 61-80 defeat on Saturday, but they...

The race for the most valuable player award in the NBA is considered a three-man contest between Milwaukee Bucks center Giannis Antetokounmpo, Oklahoma City Thunder small/power forward Paul George and Houston Rockets shooting/point guard James Harden, who is the front...

The ACC tournament got underway today and the Duke Blue Devils got a huge boost from the return of the best player in all of college basketball in the opening round. After missing the last five games with a mild knee sprain, freshman superstar Zion Williamson returned...

The Duke Blue Devils will be without the services of junior starting center Marques Bolden for the duration of the ACC tournament, but they will get a boost from another starter scheduled to return to the lineup for the postseason. Superstar freshman Zion Williamson is...

The No.4 seeded Braves fell to the No.1 seeded Jaguars of Augusta University 70-77 in the semifinal round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament on Mar.9 in their second trip to the Christenberry Fieldhouse in Augusta, GA. The Jags had finished the season as regular s...

Even though the final score ended up being 105-81, the No.5 seed Georgia College Bobcats did not just roll over and hand the No.4 seed UNCP men’s basketball team their ticket to the second round of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament.
     It was a hard-fought bout be...

Just when it was believed that the Dallas Mavericks first-year sensation Luka Doncic was running away with the NBA rookie of the year award, the player who he got traded for at the top of the 2018 NBA draft is beginning to hit his stride and put up huge numbers down th...

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