While the men’s basketball team may have been relegated to finishing its season in the NIT, the Wolfpack Women earned a No. 9 seed in the NCAA Tournament and will face off against No. 8 seed UCLA in the Kansas City Regional. State’s first game will be in Minneapolis and a victory would likely set up a second round match up with No. 1 seed Nebraska. View the full bracket here.
The N&O and WRAL covered the selection show Monday evening as Coach Harper and the team took in the action from Backyard Bistro in Raleigh. Check out the video here.
The Backyard Bistro restaurant was awash in a sea of red and white Monday night as N.C. State women’s basketball team and fans listened anxiously for the invitation they had waited all season to hear.
They didn’t have long to wait.
Less than 15 minutes into the hour-long NCAA Women’s Selection Show, the restaurant erupted with cheers and shouts of “Oh, yeah!” as N.C. State’s name was called as the No. 9 seed in the Kansas City Regional of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.