Team preview: North Carolina State

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(Information in this team report is as of October 1.)

To some North Carolina State fans, the road back to the upper half of the ACC standings and a position to make some noise in the NCAA Tournament has been exceedingly slow.

But as Herb Sendek enters his 10th season as the head coach of the Wolfpack, he is poised to have one of the ACC's most experienced and deepest squads, one fully capable of challenging Duke and Boston College for league superiority.