2011–12 NC State Wolfpack men's basketball team

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2011–12 NC State Wolfpack men's basketball
North Carolina State University Athletic logo.svg
NCAA Tournament Midwest 11 Seed, Sweet Sixteen, Kansas, L 57-60
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches #20
2011–12 record 24–13 (9–7 ACC)
Head coach Mark Gottfried
Assistant coach Orlando Early
Assistant coach Bobby Lutz
Assistant coach Rob Moxley
Home arena PNC Arena
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#6 North Carolina 14 2   .875     32 6   .842
#14 Duke 13 3   .813     27 7   .794
#15 Florida State 12 4   .750     25 10   .714
Virginia 9 7   .563     22 10   .688
#20 NC State 9 7   .563     24 13   .649
Miami (FL) 9 7   .563     20 13   .606
Clemson 8 8   .500     16 15   .516
Maryland 6 10   .375     17 15   .531
Virginia Tech 4 12   .250     16 17   .485
Wake Forest 4 12   .250     13 18   .419
Georgia Tech 4 12   .250     11 20   .355
Boston College 4 12   .250     9 22   .290
2012 ACC Tournament winner
As of April 3, 2012; Rankings from Coaches Poll

The 2011–12 NC State Wolfpack men's basketball team represented NC State University in the 2011–12 men's college basketball season. The team was coached by Mark Gottfried and played its home games at the RBC Center in Raleigh, NC. The Wolfpack is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They finished with 24-13 in overall, 9-7 in ACC play, finished in 5th place. They were invited to the 2012 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament, where they beat Boston College in the first round and Virginia in the quarterfinals before falling to North Carolina in the semifinals. They were also invited to the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, where they beat San Diego State in the second round and Georgetown in the third round before falling to Kansas in the Sweet Sixteen.

Class of 2011 Commits[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Tyler Harris
PF
Dix Hills, New York St. Benedict's Prep (NJ) 6 ft 7.5 in (2.02 m) 186 lb (84 kg) Nov 3, 2010 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 92
Jaqawn Raymond
SG
Statesboro, Georgia Statesboro High School (GA) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Mar 6, 2011 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 87
Thomas De Thaey
PF
Dendermonde, Belgium Canarias Basketball Academy (CI) 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) May 18, 2011 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: 40
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A  ESPN: N/A
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

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Roster[edit]

No. Position Year Player
0 United States C Jr DeShawn Painter
1 United States F Jr Richard Howell
2 United States G So Lorenzo Brown
3 Canada G GS Alex Johnson
5 United States F So C. J. Leslie
10 United States G Fr Jaqawn Raymond
13 Belgium F Fr Thomas de Thaey
14 Australia C Jr Jordan Vandenberg
15 United States F Jr Scott Wood
20 United States G Jr Jay Lewis
21 United States G Sr C. J. Williams
22 United States G So Ben Amos
25 United States F Sr Kendall Smith
30 United States G Fr Staats Battle
34 United States F Fr Tyler Harris

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Schedule and results[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Exhibition
November 7, 2011* Flagler W 102–61  RBC Center (N/A)
Regular Season
November 11, 2011* UNC Asheville W 84–75  1–0 RBC Center (12,441[2])
November 13, 2011* Morehead State W 91–61  2–0 RBC Center (10,082[2])
November 16th, 2011* Princeton W 60–58  3–0 RBC Center (12,140[2])
November 19, 2011* vs. #18 Vanderbilt
(Legends Classic)
L 79–86  3–1 Izod Center (N/A)
November 21, 2011* vs. Texas
(Legends Classic)
W 77–74  4–1 Izod Center (N/A)
November 25, 2011* Elon W 82–67  5–1 Reynolds Coliseum (7,315[3])
November 30, 2011* Indiana
(ACC-Big Ten Challenge)
L 75–86  5–2 RBC Center (16,597[4])
December 4, 2011* at Stanford L 72–76  5–3 Maples Pavilion (5,871[5])
December 11, 2011* NC Central W 65–60  6–3 Reynolds Coliseum (4,018[6])
December 17, 2011* #1 Syracuse L 72–88  6–4 RBC Center (19,400)
December 20, 2011* vs. St. Bonaventure W 67–65  7–4 Blue Cross Arena (5,802)
December 22, 2011* Northeastern W 88–59  8–4 RBC Center (11,652)
December 29, 2011* Campbell W 87–81  9–4 Reynolds Coliseum (7,734)
December 31, 2011* Western Carolina W 82–55  10–4 RBC Center (13,429)
January 4, 2012* Delaware State W 78–44  11–4 RBC Center (10,159)
January 8, 2012 Maryland W 79–74  12–4 (1–0) RBC Center (18,057)
January 11, 2012 Georgia Tech L 71–82  12–5 (1–1) RBC Center (14,072)
January 14, 2012 at Wake Forest W 76–40  13–5 (2–1) LJVM Coliseum (11,101)
January 19, 2012 Boston College W 76–62  14–5 (3–1) RBC Center (16,051)
January 22, 2012 at Miami (FL) W 78–73  15–5 (4–1) BankUnited Center (4,371)
January 26, 2012 at #7 North Carolina
(Carolina-State Rivalry)
L 55–74  15–6 (4–2) Smith Center (21,750)
January 28, 2012 #19 Virginia L 60–61  15–7 (4–3) RBC Center (17,027)
February 1, 2012 at Boston College W 56–51  16–7 (5–3) Conte Forum (3,611)
February 4, 2012 Wake Forest W 87–76  17–7 (6–3) RBC Center (15,525)
February 9, 2012 at Georgia Tech W 61–52  18–7 (7–3) Phillips Arena (5,439)
February 16, 2012 at #5 Duke L 73–78  18–8 (7–4) Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
February 18, 2012 #20 Florida State L 62–76  18–9 (7–5) RBC Center (17,547)
February 21, 2012 #7 North Carolina L 74–86  18–10 (7–6) RBC Center (19,710)
February 25, 2012 at Clemson L 69–72  18–11 (7–7) Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
February 29, 2012 Miami (FL) W 77–73  19–11 (8–7) RBC Center (14,682)
March 4, 2012 at Virginia Tech W 70–58  20–11 (9–7) Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
2012 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
March 8, 2012 vs. Boston College
(First Round)
W 78–57  21–11 Philips Arena (19,520)
March 9, 2012 vs. Virginia
(Quarterfinals)
W 67–64  22–11 Philips Arena (19,520)
March 10, 2012 vs. #4 North Carolina
(Semifinals)
L 67–69  22–12 Philips Arena (19,520)
2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
March 16, 2012* #(MW 11) vs. #22 (MW 6) San Diego State
(Second Round)
W 79–65  23–12 Nationwide Arena (17,030)
March 18, 2012* #(MW 11) vs. #15 (MW 3) Georgetown
(Third Round)
W 66–63  24–12 Nationwide Arena (17,425)
March 23, 2012* #(MW 11) vs. #6 (MW 2) Kansas
(Sweet Sixteen)
L 57-60  24-13 Edward Jones Dome (23,964)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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