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Mar 24, 2015

Sweet: Pack Men’s Hoops Still Going

Make what you will of history, but the NC State men's basketball team will continue its NCAA Championship quest on Friday against Louisville in Syracuse, New York.  

Mar 23, 2015

#Statement Games

The NC State men's basketball team topped Louisiana State University and toppled top-seed Villanova in the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Next, they'll face a rematch with Louisville in the Sweet 16. See how the games (and the celebrations) unfolded on social media. 

Jan 21, 2015

Help Gottfried Help The V Foundation

Current NC State men's basketball coach Mark Gottfried is participating in the Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge, in hopes of raising money to benefit the late Jim Valvano. Fans can vote once a day to help Gottfried raise $100,000 for The V Foundation. 

Nov 18, 2014

NCAAs Returning to PNC Arena in 2016

NC State basketball first hosted the NCAAs in 1951. The first and second rounds of the 2016 men's tournament will return to PNC Arena, for the second time in three years and the fourth time since the building opened in 1999. 

Oct 15, 2014

Legends Return for ‘Throwback’ Event

Join David Thompson, Tommy Burleson and a handful of other Wolfpack basketball legends for “Throwback with the Pack,” part of the annual tip-off for the men’s and women’s basketball seasons. 

Jan 9, 2013

In This Corner

It's a Pack fan's dream: Everett Case, Norm Sloan, Jim Valvano and Kay Yow, all in one place. This fall, it becomes a statuary reality. 

Jul 31, 2012

Olympic Pack

The Wolfpack is in the house at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Meet four Olympians with NC State connections. 

Apr 6, 2011

Known Quantity

When Athletics Director Debbie Yow hired Mark Gottfried as men's basketball coach, the get-to-know-you portion of the interview was brief.  

Apr 6, 2011

Gottfried Named Coach

Former Alabama coach Mark Gottfried has accepted the position of head men's basketball coach at NC State. 

Mar 16, 2011

Fire It Up

The basketball is in your hands, the score is tied and time's running out. You're about 10 feet away from the basket on the right side of the court, just outside the free-throw lane. Before the clock hits 0:00, check out new research from NC State engineers that shows whether a direct shot or a bank shot has a better chance of scoring your team a postgame victory celebration.