RALEIGH, NC - NC State is dancing again. The Wolfpack was selected for the field of 68 as a 12-seed and will face Xavier in the First Four in Dayton on Tuesday night at 9:10 p.m on TruTV.
Should the Pack advance, it will head to Orlando where No. 5 seed Saint Louis awaits.
The Wolfpack has now made the NCAA Tournament in each of head coach Mark Gottfried's three seasons in Raleigh. NC State has a 21-13 mark entering Tuesday night's game, including a run to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament.
The Pack picked up a pair of key wins in the last five games, defeating tourney teams Pittsburgh (on the road) and Syracuse on Friday evening in the ACC Tournament.