RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lehigh's Pat Andree is headed North Carolina State as a graduate transfer for next season.
In a social media post, the 6-foot-8, 225-pound forward said he will graduate...
North Carolina State University’s Wyatt Walker is a graduate student, filling his time playing basketball for the Wolfpack. Lately, he’s taken on the new task of becoming the North Carolina Museum...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State big man Wyatt Walker figures the Wolfpack's start has been about "playing against the game of basketball" to prepare the team for tougher games ahead.
That's probably the only way to look at it, considering the overmatched opponents on the schedule so far are doing little to make the Wolfpack even a little uncomfortable.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has added center Wyatt Walker as a graduate transfer from Samford.
Coach Kevin Keatts announced Walker's signing on Tuesday, saying he will graduate later this month and will join the Wolfpack over the summer.
The 6-foot-9 Walker averaged 12.9 points and a Southern Conference-best 9.7 rebounds as a sophomore in 2016-17. He played just two games last season before suffering a season-ending leg injury.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Christen Cunningham scored 17 points, Wyatt Walker had 15 to go with 12 rebounds, and No. 7 seed Samford hung on Saturday for a 67-63 win over second-seeded Furman in the Southern Conference Tournament.
Samford (19-14) led by as much as 12 in the second half before Furman used an 8-0 run capped with back-to-back 3-pointers from Daniel Fowler and Devin Sibley to cut the deficit to 63-60 with 36 seconds left.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Demetrius Denzel-Dyson scored 17 points and seventh-seeded Samford never trailed in beating 10th-seed VMI 79-61 in Friday night's first round of the Southern Conference Tournament.
Christen Cunningham scored 15 points and Alex Thompson and Wyatt Walker added 13 apiece for the Bulldogs (18-14), who take on No. 2 Furman in Saturday's quarterfinal.
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Diante Baldwin scored 22 points, RJ White had 21 points and 10 rebounds and UNC Greensboro defeated Samford 81-75 on Saturday.
Francis Alonso made 5 of 13 3-point tries for 16 points with six assists for the Spartans (17-8, 8-4 Southern), who ended a three-game losing streak. White's double-double was his second this season.
LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Josh Sharkey scored a late basket and Samford held on to edge VMI 69-67 despite making only one basket in the last 3:50 on Saturday afternoon.
Demetrius Denzel-Dyson led Samford (14-8, 5-4 Southern Conference) with 18 points and Alex Thompson added 17 — after being held to two points in the last two games — as the Bulldogs ended a two-game skid.
Justin Hopkins scored a season-best 13 points, Wyatt Walker 11 and Sharkey finished with four.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Stephon Jelks scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Mercer edged Samford 68-65 on Wednesday night.
Jelks was 4 of 12 from the field including four 3-pointers for the Bears (8-10, 2-3 Southern Conference). Demetre Rivers added 13 points and five rebounds, Jordan Strawberry had 12 points and four rebounds and Ria'n Holland chipped in 11 points.
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — Wyatt Walker scored 25 points, and his layup as time expired in overtime lifted Samford past Wofford 91-89 on Sunday.
Alex Thompson added 20 points for Samford (12-5, 3-1 Southern Conference).
Christian Cunningham's layup with 27 seconds left in the extra session followed a pair of Thompson free throws and the Bulldogs led 89-86. But Eric Garcia buried a 3 for Wofford (6-11, 1-3) with 11 seconds left to tie it.
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Kris Acox had 19 points and 12 rebounds and Furman pulled away in the final seven minutes to beat Samford 83-73 on Thursday night.
Acox was 9 of 15 from the floor. Devin Sibley added 17 points, and John Davis III and Daniel Fowler chipped in 14 points apiece for Furman (10-6, 3-0 Southern Conference), which is off to its best conference start since opening 4-0 during the 1986-87 season.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Demetrius Denzel-Dyson scored 15 points, Wyatt Walker added 11 and grabbed 12 rebounds, and Samford beat Western Carolina 70-65 on Monday night to win its fourth straight and open Southern Conference play at 2-0 for the first time in school history.