Sunday March 22nd, 2015

After N.C. State's upset of top-seeded Villanova on Saturday, Wolfpack head coach Mark Gottfried celebrated in style—with a selfie including his daughter and the team, now one of the upset darlings of the NCAA tournament.

The No. 8 seed in the East region, N.C. State knocked off No. 1 seed Villanova 71-68 in Pittsburgh. The win brings the Wolfpack into the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2012 and the third time since 1989.

N.C. State players used rollercoaster year as motivation to upset Villanova

 

N.C. State will face the winner of Sunday's game between No. 4 Louisville and No. 5 Northern Iowa later this week in Syracuse, N.Y.

Watch: Ex-UNI star Farokhmanesh interviews Kansas fans

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North Carolina State stuns Villanova

Mike Fiammetta

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