NC State men’s basketball will face another tough challenge at home against No. 8 Florida State Saturday, Feb. 22 at PNC Arena, just three days after taking down No. 6 Duke.
Redshirt junior guard Devon Daniels contests a shot by Duke guard Cassius Stanley on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 at PNC Arena. Daniels recorded 25 points and nine rebounds as the Wolfpack upset No. 6 Duke 88-66.
Fans took to Hillsborough Street to celebrate the men’s basketball team’s 22-point win over the No. 6 Duke Blue Devils Wednesday. Just moments after the final whistle, students and fans were seen sprinting down Hillsborough Street to get to the belltower. Those students were soon joined by hundreds more, coming from campus and the game, where they just finished storming the court inside PNC Arena.
Friday, Feb. 21
3 p.m. Baseball vs. Tennessee Tech (Doak Field)
The NC State baseball team has gotten off to a dominant start this season. The Pack has won all four games it has played this season, and by big margins. It has outscored its opponents 30-9 and will look to continue its dominant start in this upcoming three-game home series against Tennessee Tech.
The NC State men’s basketball team won its biggest game of the season Wednesday night, taking down No. 6 Duke and cementing itself on the NCAA Tournament bubble. With its tournament chances hanging by a thread, a pair of Wolfpack guards burst out with career nights, potentially saving NC State’s season.
With its NCAA Tournament hopes on life support and desperately needing a win, the NC State men’s basketball team picked up the marquee win it’s needed all season Wednesday night, knocking off No. 6 Duke 88-66 in front of a raucous PNC Arena crowd for its largest margin of victory over a top-10 team since 1965.
Redshirt junior forward D.J. Funderburk attacks the basket against Duke on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at PNC Arena. Funderburk recorded 21 points and nine rebounds as the Wolfpack upset the No. 6 Blue Devils 88-66.
Senior guard Markell Johnson attacks the rim against Duke on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at PNC Arena. Johnson scored a game-high 28 points and recorded nine rebounds and four assists as the Wolfpack upset No. 6 Duke 88-66.