NCSU at WRAL Sports Fan
NCSU at WRAL Sports Fan
The scene and the team are nothing new to NC State as they prepare to meet Louisville in the Sweet 16.
At first glance, it seems like just another Atlantic Coast Conference game -- North Carolina State vs. Louisville.
The Wolfpack got their work in Thursday afternoon before their Friday game against Louisville.
North Carolina State freshman Abdul-Malik Abu looks at ease and has been a major factor in the eighth-seeded Wolfpack's push to the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16.
Trevor Lacey said his young Wolfpack teammates owe it to the fans and the program to fight hard every night.
For the second time in four years under Mark Gottfried, NC State heads to the Sweet 16.
Somebody up there likes North Carolina State.
Wolfpack players and coaches hollered and hugged on the way to the locker room after their victory over Villanova.
The rims seemed tight. So did Villanova.
They are the plays that truly put the madness in March.
Mark Gottfried and the NC State team react to Abdul-Malik Abu double-digit game Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
"Strength of schedule" is an important metric for comparing within and among the 347 men's college basketball teams in Division I. It's a mark of pride for North Carolina State University that their 2014-15 schedule ranked as the sixth-toughest in the country.
Trevor Lacey simply has got to turn his shooting touch around and pronto if NC State is going have any sort of realistic chance against top-seed Villanova (33-2) on Saturday.
BeeJay Anya watched his teammates put up all the shots they wanted for more than 39 minutes. Then the burly forward made the only two that mattered in the final 45 seconds.
NC State pulled off the dramatic second round win over LSU.
A large group of NC State students celebrated together Thursday night after BeeJay Anya's tip-in pushed the Wolfpack past LSU in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament.
Advancing in the NCAA Tournament is the realization of a childhood dream for Abdul-Malik Abu.
The Wolfpack gave themselves a chance to win and never got discouraged, even when they trailed, coach Mark Gottfried said.
Point guard Cat Barber says NC State stepped up on defense in the second half to close the gap on LSU.
BeeJay Anya was the unexpected hero of the NC State win Thursday night over LSU.
BeeJay Anya says winning in the way they did Thursday builds confidence for the Wolfpack when they face Villanova on Saturday.
It is hard to be a walk-on in men's college basketball, with few playing minutes in which to make an impact. It's even more difficult to walk to the team at N.C. State with the name Corchiani.
After winning 10 games in the unpredictable ACC, the eighth-seeded North Carolina State Wolfpack begin NCAA Tournament play Thursday night when they take on the LSU Tigers at Consol Energy Center.
Ralston Turner needed a change. The coach who recruited him to LSU was gone. The one coming in was friendly but hardly a friend.
The 'First Four' is exciting, but NC State has had a less hectic week preparing to begin NCAA play on Thursday in Pittsburgh.
Federal investigators are looking closely at the assets of a Raleigh man linked both to the North Carolina State University football program and to a company suspected of Medicaid fraud.
How good is LSU? They lost to Kentucky by 2 with a final shot to tie or win the game. That's the video the State staff is showing their players.
NC State men's basketball coach Mark Gottfried said family vacations to the Final Four as a coach's kid formed his experience of the NCAA Tournament as "the greatest show on earth," in an interview Tuesday with Mike Maniscalco and Mark Thomas on Buzz Sports Radio.
UNC and NC State play back-to-back on Thursday night on TNT and TBS, respectively. Duke tips on WRAL-TV Friday at 9:10 p.m.
NC State guard Anthony 'Cat' Barber has been cleared to play in the postseason for the Wolfpack after tests on his injured neck came back normal.