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2016 Schedule
16-17, 13th in ACC

Abu has a tough call ahead

Abdul-Malik Abu averaged 12.9 points and 8.8 boards last season and recently told ESPN he was strongly considering keeping his name in for the NBA draft or even transferring. What do NBA executives and Jeff Goodman predict the sophomore will do? Will they stay or will they go (Insider)

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13dJeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello

Turkish 7-footer Yurtseven signs with NC State

NC State has signed 7-foot center Omer Yurtseven, who scored 91 points in a game for his Turkish under-18 team this weekend.

Adam Reisinger ESPN.com 

NC State's Cat Barber suffered a thigh contusion during yesterday's 5-on-5 game at the NBA draft combine and will sit out today's activities, the league announced.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Sparked by a letter from Thurl Bailey, the 1983 NCAA championship NC State men's basketball team will visit President Obama and The White House on Monday.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

NC State announces Bobby Lutz leaving Mark Gottfried's men's basketball staff to be special assistant to the deputy AD at the school, creating an opening on his staff. Wolfpack have been pursuing Florida Gulf Coast head coach Joe Dooley as a possibility.

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Smith will stand out despite injury

He'll soon be fully recovered from an ACL tear and Dennis Smith Jr. is about to get handed keys to the castle at NC State. We expect big things from him. 2016-17's best freshmen (Insider)

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54dJohn Gasaway

Ranking all 78 NCAA tournament champions

Villanova captured its second national title when Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina. Where do the 2016 Wildcats rank on the list of other NCAA tournament champs?

ESPN Stats & Info

North Carolina seeks ACC's Triple Crown

Only three teams have won the ACC outright regular-season title, the ACC tournament title and the NCAA title in the same season.

ESPN Stats & Info

Two ACC teams are going to Houston

Syracuse faces Virginia and Notre Dame meets North Carolina in Sunday's Elite Eight games, which means the ACC will have two teams in the Final Four for the sixth time in history.

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65dPaul Lukas

Uni Watch: NC State's failed experiment

Friday Flashback: In response to complaints about untucked jerseys, Jim Valvano's 1989 North Carolina State team tried unitards. It wasn't Nike's finest hour, Paul Lukas writes.

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Friday Flashback: NC State's untucked uniforms (3:00)
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Barber notifies NC State he'll stay in NBA draft

NC State junior Anthony "Cat" Barber, who had previously indicated he would go through the draft evaluation process, has notified coach Mark Gottfried that he will remain in the NBA draft.

C.L. Brown ESPN Staff Writer 

Tyler Lewis of Butler returns to PNC Arena in Raleigh where he played his first two seasons at N.C. State. Lewis said "I have a soft spot in my heart for it. I have a lot of respect for N.C. State, I have a lot of great memories there. It's like the circle of life me playing here again. It's sort of amazing how things work out in life."

ESPN Stats & Info

We're not in Greensboro anymore

Tobacco Road has dominated the ACC tourney, but many of those games were played in Greensboro, N.C. In relatively nearby Washington, D.C. this year, will Virginia take the crown?

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Duke survives test from NC State (0:51)

Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer 

Mike Krzyzewski says Marshall Plumlee, who took an elbow from a teammate on an offensive rebound, has a broken nose. Still he finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds and, Krzyzewski says, "he made the big plays," scoring go-ahead bucket and sliding over to defend Cat Barber on NC State's last possession.

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.3
Rebounds Per Game40.0
Assists Per Game10.7
Points Allowed69.3Tied-65th

Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record37-25
Championship Seasons1974, 1983
Tournament Appearances26