"It went well," said Lacey. "Really, I was very impressed with everything. The facilities, the campus, the coaching staff. It was everything you would want in the college."
Lacey indicated that one of the biggest highlights of the trip was being to able to sit down and talk with NC State athletics director Debbie Yow.
"Meeting the AD was one of the best parts to me," he said. "She's very passionate about her school and program. She just stood out... that impressed me."
Who was Lacey's player host for his visit?
"Really, it was all of the players," he said. "Tyler Lewis was there, I spent time with Jay Lewis too. Ralston [Turner], T.J. Warren... I spent time with all of them. We hung out, had great conversations talking about the school and basketball."
A four-star recruit out of Huntsville, Alabama, Lacey was rated the No. 15 shooting guard in the 2011 class by Scout.com when he inked with Alabama.
A two-time Mr. Basketball in Alabama, Lacey arrived on campus with high expectations and played two productive seasons.
He averaged 7.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game as a freshman, and Lacey was second on the team in scoring (11.3 ppg) and led the team in 3-pointers made (62) and assists (3.2 apg).
Recruited to play shooting guard, he 6-foot-3, 215-pounder actually spent much of the season playing point guard for the Crimson Tide.
If he picked NC State, Lacey's role would be similar.
"Coach Gottfried knows my game," he said. "He knows where I can and can't be successful. He said that in his offense I can play on and off the ball."
Previously, Lacey stated that he was down to three: NC State, North Carolina, and Miami.
He had scheduled a visit to UNC for May 14th, but that trip has been postponed. Lacey stated that he still plans on visiting both schools before reaching a decision.
"That's what I want to do," he said. "I want to go to [North] Carolina and Miami before deciding where I want to go."