Sendek has a future to pursue with Wolfpack

Herb Sendek understood better than anyone when this N.C. State basketball season began just how long it had been since the Wolfpack and the NCAA tournament had shared a moment together.

Ten long years, five with Sendek's initials on them.

One more season on the brink and Sendek knew someone else might be summoned to the seat formerly occupied by Everett Case, Norman Sloan, Jim Valvano and others.

Twenty victories later, with an NCAA tournament invitation effectively in the mail and an ACC tournament date against Virginia at 2:30 p.m. today at the Charlotte Coliseum, Sendek isn't working against the past but, finally, toward the future. Read more...

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