NC State Women's Basketball

Wolfpack To Host First Two Rounds of NCAA Tourney

March 12, 2018

RALEIGH – For the first time since 2007, the No. 21/22 NC State women's basketball team (24-8) will be hosting NCAA Tournament games in Raleigh. Announced Monday evening during the 2018 Women's NCAA Tournament Selection Show on ESPN, the No. 4 seed Wolfpack will host 13th-seeded Elon on Friday, March 16 at 2:30 pm inside Reynolds Coliseum on the campus of NC State University.
Friday's winner will take on the winner of No. 5 seed Maryland and No. 12 seed Princeton on Sunday, March 18.

Weekend Schedule
No. 5 seed Maryland vs. No. 12 seed Princeton -
Friday, March 16 (12:00 pm)
No. 4 seed NC State vs. No. 13 seed Elon - Friday, March 16 (2:30 pm)
Winners of first two games - Sunday, March 18 (TBD)
NC State has played 14 NCAA Tournament games in the city of Raleigh throughout program history. The Wolfpack is 12-2 in these games and has not lost an NCAA Tournament contest in its home city since 1983. The 2018 season marks the Wolfpack's 24th trip to the NCAA Tournament and 27th appearance in the top national postseason tournament (AIAW National Tournament appearances prior to the beginning of the NCAA Tournament in 1978, 1980, and 1981).
With a 24-8 record and an 11-5 finish in Atlantic Coast Conference play that was followed up by an exciting run to the semifinals of the ACC Tournament, the Wolfpack is in the midst of a very strong season. Led by First Team All-ACC selection Chelsea Nelson and All-ACC Defensive Team member Akela Maize, NC State will be making its second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Tournament and third in the last five seasons.

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