Desperate for not only scoring but wins too, the Carolina Hurricanes proved hungry enough as they toppled the San Jose Sharks 3-2 in a shootout victory Thursday night in PNC Arena.

The NC State women’s basketball team has always played a team style of basketball. Rarely does it have a scorer head and shoulders above the rest of the team or a go-to scorer in clutch moments down the stretch.

That’s not the case anymore.

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The No. 13 NC State’s women’s basketball team passed its first big test of the season with flying colors, defeating No. 9 Maryland 66-59 in Reynolds Coliseum Thursday night.

Jericole Hellems isn’t afraid to take the big shots for the NC State men’s basketball team. Often overlooked in favor of the flashier Markell Johnson, fan-favorite Braxton Beverly or veteran C.J. Bryce, Hellems isn’t always in the forefront of fans’ minds.

The NC State men’s basketball team used a dominant second half to pick up its first Power Five win of the season Wednesday night at PNC Arena, defeating Wisconsin 69-54 in the ACC-Big 10 challenge.

Redshirt freshman Manny Bates missed the entirety of what would have been his true freshman season last year after a shoulder injury forced him to redshirt. Last year’s Wolfpack men’s basketball team went 24-12 in the regular season, but was kept out of the NCAA Tournament after only recording a 9-9 record in ACC play. Bates is hoping to right the ship, and return the Wolfpack to the NCAA Tournament this season and beyond.

Finals week can be stressful and exhausting. Take a break from studying and come to one of the home basketball games this week. 

NC State had a disappointing 4-8 campaign this year, going 1-7 in the ACC in the worst season head coach Dave Doeren has had since his first with the Wolfpack. With NC State’s season finally over, let’s take a final look at this season and how things went wrong.