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NC State Newsstand: Wolfpack holds steady in AP Poll

Ethan McDowell01/24/23
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RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 21: The Kansas State Wildcats and the North Carolina State Wolfpack tip off to begin their second round game of the 2022 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament held at at Reynolds Coliseum on March 21, 2022 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/NCAA Photos via Getty Images)

NC State’s 2022-23 basketball seasons are here, and there will be no shortage of news to start the year. Our daily ‘Newsstands’ will be a way for our readers to catch up on what they missed from the day before. 

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The Wolfpacker’s Tuesday Morning Newsstand

After stringing together consecutive wins last week at home against Miami and on the road against Louisville, NC State women’s basketball remained at No. 20 in the Associated Press Poll Monday. The Wolfpack is one of two ranked teams with five losses, joining No. 15 North Carolina.

NC State stands 15-5 on the year and totaled 171 points in the poll, which places the program 30 behind No. 19 Arizona. No one jumped past the Pack this week, and no one fell below it.

A total of six ACC programs made the top-25 this week, joining the Wolfpack and the Tar Heels. Notre Dame leads the group at No. 7, Virginia Tech sits at No. 12, Duke follows UNC closely at No. 16 and Florida State is finally ranked at No. 24.

The full Associated Press Poll:

1South Carolina (28)20-07001
2Ohio State19-06692
7Notre Dame16-25417
12Virginia Tech16-340312
15North Carolina14-529817
18Iowa State13-422118
20NC State15-517120
23Middle Tennesse16-264NR
24Florida State18-457NR

Tweets of the day

Check out this state from ESPN’s David Hale showing how dominant the Wolfpack football program was in run defense during the 2022 season.

Head coach Dave Doeren was on the road to do some recruiting Monday.

NC State men’s basketball hosts Notre Dame tonight. Tip off is scheduled for 7 p.m..

Quote of the day

This quote is from men’s basketball head coach Kevin Keatts sharing an update on Terquavion Smith.

“I haven’t been able to really get him out on the floor to even determine where he’s at,” Keatts said. “I just know he’s really, really sore right now. 

“I would say it’ll be a game time decision. But, you know, it’s going to be tough because I don’t I don’t even know if he could shoot the basketball at this moment. He fell on his, it was more of his right elbow on his shooting hand, and so I’ll know a little bit more later on today.”

Today’s top NC State headlines

Kevin Keatts updates Terquavion Smith’s status

Packed recruiting intel: An update on Bishop Fitzgerald

The Wolfpacker’s 3-2-1: NC State visit intel, JUCO recruiting update

Ethan Calloway shares impressions of NC State’s staff, future visit plans