UNC-NC State Postgame QuotesRoy Williams: "Congratulate Mark and his club. They were dominating from the first get-go. Before I even get to that, let me say something really clear. Our crowd was great tonight, we let them down. They were sensational, they were off the charts. Coach let them down, players, we just--early in the game they dominated everything, intimidated us inside." (GoHeels.com)
UNC-N.C. State Postgame NotesNorth Carolina is now 19-9 overall, 9-6 in the ACC and 10-4 at home this season. UNC's 46 points are the fewest ever by the Tar Heels in the Smith Center. The previous low was 48 in a 48-46 win over Boston College on Feb. 19, 2011. UNC scored 18 first-half points, matching the fewest in any half by UNC in Roy Williams’ 12 seasons as head coach (also 18 vs. Butler in the first half in Maui on Nov. 20, 2012). (GoHeels.com)
Video: North Carolina vs NC State Game HighlightsView complete game highlights from North Carolina's 58-46 loss to NC State Tuesday night in Chapel Hill:
Video: Roy Williams Post NC State Press ConferenceNorth Carolina coach Roy Williams addresses the media following the Tar Heels' 58-46 loss to NC State in Chapel Hill on February 24th, 2015.
NC State upends No. 15 North Carolina 58-46Anthony "Cat" Barber scored 16 points and North Carolina State beat No. 15 North Carolina 58-46 on Tuesday night, earning its first road win in the series in a dozen years. Trevor Lacey and Ralston Turner each added 14 points for the Wolfpack. N.C. State didn't shoot particularly well, but it played with toughness and composure while frustrating the Tar Heels just about all night. (ESPN.com)
Lucas: Rapid Reactions - NC StateThe crowd got much-deserved praise from Williams after the game. They were loud and into the game throughout. Sometimes, however, the crowd doesn't decide the game, and State was able to play well enough to negate them on a night when the Smith Center was as hostile as any arena in the league. The Pack got 15 second-chance points, including a backbreaker late in the game. (GoHeels.com)
Box Score: NC State 58, North Carolina 46View the complete box score from North Carolina's 58-46 loss to NC State in Chapel Hill on Tuesday: (View Box Score)
Video: Marcus Paige's hustle leads to a Justin Jackson layup vs. NC StateAfter a Justin Jackson steal, Marcus Paige hits the floor to pitch the ball ahead to Jackson for the layup against NC State on February 24th, 2015.
Video: Moment of Silence before UNC-NC StateNorth Carolina and N.C. State honor Yusor and Razan Abu-Salha and Deah Barakat with a moment of silence before the Tar Heels basketball game vs. the Wolfpack.
Carolina-N.C. State Still On For 8PMThe UNC men’s basketball game against N.C. State will be played as scheduled at 8 p.m. this evening. Chapel Hill Transit is running as normal from all lots except Jones Ferry. There will be no shuttle from the Jones Ferry lot. Carolina Livery Shuttles will operate as normal from Rams Head Deck. All game day reserved lots near the Smith Center will be reserved as normal, but there will be no golf cart service from Manning Lots or Bowles Lot. (GoHeels.com)
Roy Williams Radio Show QuotesHow can the fans help your team during games? Roy Williams: “What I was trying to do was to encourage people and tell them, whether the tone was good or bad, that is their decision, but we do need more help. Take your sophistication and throw it out the freaking door. I want you to yell your [rear end] off. This is competition and I need you on my team.” (Inside Carolina)
In Perspective: UNC’s Home Winning Streak Against NCSUNorth Carolina’s home winning streak against NC State is also on the line. This streak is significant and often pointed to by Carolina fans as evidence of a downturn in the rivalry as of late. While NC State last beat UNC in 2013 in Raleigh, the Wolfpack haven’t beaten the Tar Heels at the Dean E. Smith Center since 2003. That’s 12 years. (Tar Heel Depot)
Preview & Prediction: #15 UNC vs NC StateObviously this is an important game for both teams, Roy Williams noted when asked about NC State needing a win. The Wolfpack has once again dug a hole as far their NCAA Tournament viability is concerned and needs another big win to stay in play for one of the final at-large spots. A road win versus North Carolina would certainly help. Prediction: UNC 85, NC State 70 (Tar Heel Blog)
Tar Heels Host N.C. State Looking For 20th WinNorth Carolina (19-8, 8-5 ACC) will host NC State (16-11, 7-7) on Tuesday at 8 p.m., looking for its 20th win of the season and to keep pace in the top half of the ACC standings. The Tar Heels enter the game with an ACC record of 9-5, tied for fourth place in the standings with Louisville and behind Virginia (13-1), Notre Dame (12-3) and Duke (11-3). NC State is tied for seventh place (7-7) with Pitt and Miami. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Dean Smith Breaks Down 1989 UNC vs NC State GameIn this ACC Hidden Gem, legendary Tar Heels coach Dean Smith breaks down UNC's big win over NC State during an episode of his weekly TV show. It's a unique opportunity to hear the coach talk about keys to the 84-81 win for a Tar Heels team that featured future stars Rick Fox, Scott Williams and J.R. Reid taking on Chris Corchiani, Rodney Monroe and Chucky Brown.
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