NC State 69, Michigan State 58

NC State Wins! The Wolfpack advances to round 2 of the 2002 NCAA Tournament. The Pack scored a season low 18 points in the first half but Michigan State saw a 51 point explosion in the second half as the NC State won the game going away 68-57. Julius Hodge was CBS's MVP, by scoring 14 of his 16 points in the final half.


Wolfpack surprises never seem to end
Ron Green Jr. * Charlotte Observer

N.C. State, Sendek stick with system
Tom Sorenson * Charlotte Observer

It Pays To Discover
Michael Wilbon * Washington Post

Wolfpack doing fine, thank you
Brett Friedlander * Fayetteville Observer

N.C. State rallies to beat Michigan State
Brett Friedlander * Fayetteville Observer

A second life for Pack
Al Featherston * Herald-Sun

Hodgepodge
Chip Alexander * News and Observer

Fulfillment of a dream for Pack
Caulton Tudor * News and Observer

Hodge takes role of leader at a key time
Al Featherston * Herald-Sun

Grundy learns about life on the bench
Al Featherston * Herald-Sun

N.C. State discovers other options
Steve Phillips * High Point Enterprise

Wolfpack eliminates Spartans
Steve Phillips * High Point Enterprise

All said, Spartans take back door
Ed Hardin * News & Record

Second-half surge leads Wolfpack to second round
Aaron Wyant* Times-News

When Grundy had to sit, Hodge stood up for Wolfpack
Aaron Wyant* Times-News

A tale of two halves
David Nielson * Scripps Howard News Service

Pack shakes off Spartans
John Dell * Winston-Salem Journal

Hodge slips State past Spartans
Chris Palmer * ESPN

Winning keeps dream alive for N.C. State's Grundy
Dan Wetzel * SportsLine.com

Julius Hodge Video
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No Carolina St 69, Michigan St 58
Associated Press

Sendek post game comments
SportsLine.com

Boxscore
Yahoo.com

Sendek Photo
SportsLine.com

Hodge Defense Photo
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Powell Photo
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Melvin Photo
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Grundy Photo
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Hodge Photo
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Grundy Dunk Photo
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Crawford Photo
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Grundy layup Photo
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