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Audio: N.C. State AD Debbie Yow Rips Maryland’s Gary Williams, claims Terrapin coach tried to sabotage N.C. State’s coaching search

April 5, 2011


Shots fired at Mark Gottfried's press conference by Debbie Yow at Gary WilliamsN.C. State basketball officially wrapped up its coaching search today. At a 5 o’clock presser, former Murray State and Alabama coach Mark Gottfried was announced as the new leader — and hopeful redeemer — of a Wolfpack basketball program that has fallen on hard times of late.

Despite how impressive Gottfried’s comments, moxie, and general overall ambition were, the presser’s most memorable soundbite probably came from N.C. State Athletic Director Debbie Yow. Yow’s tumultuous relationship with Maryland Terrapins basketball coach Gary Williams  is no secret — the two had some fairly public clashes while Yow was Maryland’s AD, and today proved there is no cease fire in place…


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