NC State: 3rd quarter of the season 3rd-quarter win by Nittany Lions, 34-23
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WASHINGTON — The Nittas have a chance to finish off the season on a high note.
After a rough season, the Nitta’s got the perfect chance to go back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since the 2006-07 season.
The Mountaineers (19-14, 10-8) have won four straight to begin the year and are currently undefeated at 3-0, which would make them the third seed in the East Region.NC State (16-12, 6-10) won at Florida on Saturday night to advance to the Elite Eight.
The Mountaineer’s first trip to the Sweet 16 was in 2006 when they defeated the No. 3 seed Florida Gators in the second round.
The Nittanas are riding a seven-game winning streak after winning the last three games.
The first two came against Georgia Tech and North Carolina State.
The last two were against South Carolina and Miami.
NC State also defeated Maryland in the last two games.
The Panthers are currently third in the nation in scoring offense with 39.6 points per game and third in scoring defense with 31.3.
The Panthers have held three ACC opponents to fewer than 60 points.
The Seminoles are averaging 106.5 points.NCAA Tournament Selection Tuesday night:The Mounties were playing for their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2010.
The team has won its last four ACC games.NCSU is currently playing in the South Regional and has won two games overall, but lost to No. 1 seed Florida in the regional final.
It has beaten Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisville and Miami this season.NCSA Tournament Selection Monday night:North Carolina State is playing in its third NCAA Tournament since it made the Elite 8 in 2000.
The Nats are averaging 100.3 points per contest, including a 6.1-point margin of victory in the ACC Tournament.
They also have the second-best defensive efficiency in the conference.
The Tar Heels are averaging 107.1 points per cent and have won three straight games over Duke and Louisville.NCGAA Tournament First round selection Tuesday night; South Dakota State is ranked No. 8 in the country and has played well over the last few weeks.
The Blue Devils have won five of their last six games, including wins over Kentucky, Florida, and Virginia.
WASHINGTON — The Nittas have a chance to finish off the season on a high note.After a rough season, the…