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
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 Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
November 7, 2011* 7:00pm Flagler RBC CenterRaleigh, NC W 102–61  N/A
Regular Season
November 11, 2011* 7:00pm UNC Asheville RBC Center • Raleigh, NC W 84–75  12,441[2] 1–0
November 13, 2011* 6:00pm Morehead State RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 91–61  10,082[2] 2–0
November 16th, 2011* 7:00pm Princeton RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ESPNU W 60–58  12,140[2] 3–0
November 19, 2011* 6:30pm vs. #18 Vanderbilt Izod CenterEast Rutherford, NJ
(Legends Classic)
ESPN3 L 79–86  N/A 3–1
November 21, 2011* 6:30pm vs. Texas Izod Center • East Rutherford, NJ
(Legends Classic)
ESPN3 W 77–74  N/A 4–1
November 25, 2011* 7:00pm Elon Reynolds Coliseum • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 82–67  7,315[3] 5–1
November 30, 2011* 7:15pm Indiana RBC Center • Raleigh, NC
(ACC-Big Ten Challenge)
ESPN2 L 75–86  16,597[4] 5–2
December 4, 2011* 4:00pm at Stanford Maples PavilionStanford, CA FSN L 72–76  5,871[5] 5–3
December 11, 2011* 3:00pm NC Central Reynolds Coliseum • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 65–60  4,018[6] 6–3
December 17, 2011* 6:30pm #1 Syracuse RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ESPN2 L 72–88  19,400 6–4
December 20, 2011* 7:00pm vs. St. Bonaventure Blue Cross ArenaRochester, NY W 67–65  5,802 7–4
December 22, 2011* 7:00pm Northeastern RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 88–59  11,652 8–4
December 29, 2011* 7:00pm Campbell Reynolds Coliseum • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 87–81  7,734 9–4
December 31, 2011* 2:00pm Western Carolina RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ESPN3 W 82–55  13,429 10–4
January 4, 2012* 7:00pm Delaware State RBC Center • Raleigh, NC W 78–44  10,159 11–4
January 8, 2012 6:00pm Maryland RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ESPNU W 79–74  18,057 12–4 (1–0)
January 11, 2012 9:00pm Georgia Tech RBC Center • Raleigh, NC RSN L 71–82  14,072 12–5 (1–1)
January 14, 2012 1:00pm at Wake Forest LJVM ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC RSN W 76–40  11,101 13–5 (2–1)
January 19, 2012 8:00pm Boston College RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ACC Network W 76–62  16,051 14–5 (3–1)
January 22, 2012 12:00pm at Miami (FL) BankUnited CenterCoral Gables, FL ACC Network W 78–73  4,371 15–5 (4–1)
January 26, 2012 7:00pm at #7 North Carolina Smith CenterChapel Hill, NC
(Carolina-State Rivalry)
ESPN L 55–74  21,750 15–6 (4–2)
January 28, 2012 8:00pm #19 Virginia RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ESPN2 L 60–61  17,027 15–7 (4–3)
February 1, 2012 8:00pm at Boston College Conte ForumChestnut Hill, MA RSN W 56–51  3,611 16–7 (5–3)
February 4, 2012 1:00pm Wake Forest RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ACC Network W 87–76  15,525 17–7 (6–3)
February 9, 2012 7:00pm at Georgia Tech Phillips ArenaAtlanta, GA ESPNU W 61–52  5,439 18–7 (7–3)
February 16, 2012 9:00pm at #5 Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC ACC Network L 73–78  9,314 18–8 (7–4)
February 18, 2012 1:00pm #20 Florida State RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ACC Network L 62–76  17,547 18–9 (7–5)
February 21, 2012 8:00pm #7 North Carolina RBC Center • Raleigh, NC ACC Network L 74–86  19,710 18–10 (7–6)
February 25, 2012 2:30pm at Clemson Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC ACC Network L 69–72  10,000 18–11 (7–7)
February 29, 2012 9:00pm Miami (FL) RBC Center • Raleigh, NC RSN W 77–73  14,682 19–11 (8–7)
March 4, 2012 6:00pm at Virginia Tech Cassell ColiseumBlacksburg, VA ESPNU W 70–58  9,847 20–11 (9–7)
2012 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament
March 8, 2012 2:00pm vs. Boston College Philips ArenaAtlanta, GA
(First Round)
ESPNU/ACC Network W 78–57  19,520 21–11
March 9, 2012 2:35pm vs. Virginia Philips Arena • Atlanta, GA
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN2/ACC Network W 67–64  19,520 22–11
March 10, 2012 1:00pm vs. #4 North Carolina Philips Arena • Atlanta, GA
(Semifinals)
ESPN/ACC Network L 67–69  19,520 22–12
2012 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
March 16, 2012* 12:40pm vs. #22 (MW 6) San Diego State #(MW 11) Nationwide ArenaColumbus, OH
(Second Round)
truTV W 79–65  17,030 23–12
March 18, 2012* 12:15pm vs. #15 (MW 3) Georgetown #(MW 11) Nationwide Arena • Columbus, Ohio
(Third Round)
CBS W 66–63  17,425 24–12
March 23, 2012* 10:17pm vs. #6 (MW 2) Kansas #(MW 11) Edward Jones DomeSt. Louis, MO
(Sweet Sixteen)
TBS L 57-60  23,964 24-13
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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