T.J. Doyle first crashed the SB Nation scene as a weekend editor for SB Nation DC, and now spends his time as a Newsdesk Contributor for SB Nation's Rest Region. Occasionally he is let out of his pen to write some college hoops items at the DC site, and can also be found at Gheorghe: the Blog, trying daily to uphold the G:TB mission of living a better life by taking himself a little less seriously. A graduate of the College of William and Mary, T.J. longs for the day when the Tribe hoopsters actually make an NCAA Tournament. Dare to dream, as those lotto ad wizards used to say.
UCF trails Mizzou heading into the final quarter on Saturday.
The NC State Wolfpack has chewed into Miami's first quarter lead, but the 'canes still hold a nine-point advantage at the half.
Miami has looked dominant in the first quarter of play against the visiting NC State Wolfpack.