Location: RBC Center in Raleigh, N.C.
Tip-Off: 7:00 p.m.
Radio: Airtime begins @ 6:30 PM on the Wolfpack Radio Network
NC State Information
NC State Projected Starting Line-up
G Engin Atsur
G Cameron Bennerman
C Cedric Simmons
F Ilian Evtimov
F Andrew Brackman
Stetson Projected Starting Line-up
G Gabe McMillen
G E.J. Gordon
G Anthony Register
G Will Holloman
C J.J. Hirst
Players to Watch
Andrew Brackman -- After gaining thirty pounds in the offseason, Brackman is physically stronger and poised to have a huge sophomore season. The 6'10 forward was impressive in the Wolfpack's two exhibition games.
Anthony Register -- Register is just 25 points shy of the 1000-point milestone. As a junior he earned second-team all-conference honors after averaging 16.1 points per game. He scored in double figures in 26 of the team's 27 games, including the last 21 in a row.
NC State, which finished last season with a visit to the Sweet 16, is picked 15th in Blue Ribbon's preseason ranking and is listed at 16th in the scout.com/Fox Sports poll.
In the first exhibition outing, sophomore forward Andrew Brackman led the team with 13 points on 4-6 shooting from the field. and a 5-7 outing from the line. He was also the game's leading rebounder with seven. Cameron Bennerman led the way against Mt. Olive, scoring 18 on 5-5 shooting from the field (1-1 on three's) and going 7-10 from the line.
The Wolfpack averaged 16 turnovers in the two games, while dishing out 17.5 assists.