= > For the first time in the Herb Sendek era (and, for the first time since 1988-89) NC State has swept the University of Maryland Terrapins.
= > State improves to 15-10 overall and 5-7 in the ACC. The Pack is currently in 8th place in the ACC standings.
= > Herb Sendek improved to 4-14 in the regular season against Maryland, and 6-16 overall.
= > Until tonight, State had not defeated Maryland in the ESA/RBC Center since the first season the arena opened. Sendek is now 2-7 against Maryland in Raleigh, and 2-4 in the RBC Center.
= > State won consecutive games for the first time in 2005.
= > State entered tonight’s game with an RPI of #98 – one spot behind ‘mighty’ UNC-Wilmington, and 45 spots behind Davidson. Other names ahead of the Pack include Denver, Rice, Louisiana Tech, Akron, Bucknell, Northeastern, Winthrop.
= > The regular season is not yet a moot point for the Wolfpack, but the depth of the hole of State’s RPI means that the Pack still can’t participate in NCAA-bubble conversations. After the win, the Pack’s RPI is #78.
= > The Wolpack improves to 10-4 at home this season and breaks a 2 game home losing streak.
= > Maryland just cannot sustain momentum and dropped to 15-8 overall and 6-6. The Terps lost on the road for the sixth time in seven games this season.
= > If Georgia Tech and Maryland can dog paddle their way to NCAA Tournament berths, State will have defeated 4 NCAA Tournament teams for the season.
= > “Big win for Herb Sendek whose been taking a lot of heat down here in Raleigh; he has now won two games in a row.” — Tim Brandt, Raycom/JP Sports.