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2017 Schedule
15-17, 13th in ACC
On this date: NC State ends UCLA's championship reign (0:38)

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

Trend is brewing now with major coaching hires: younger or coaches with less than five years of head coaching experience. Not saying it's right or wrong but it is the trend: LSU, Washington, NC State, Illinois. Outliers are Counzo Martin to Missouri and Brian Gregory to South Florida, so far. Will be interesting to see how Cal, Oklahoma State and UMass handle. Can't see Indiana going in this direction.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

New NC State coach Kevin Keatts contract terms: 6 years, 2.2 million per season.

Pitino calls Keatts 'a tremendous coach' (0:52)

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

I've covered Kevin Keatts since he took over at Hargrave Military Academy in 2003. Well-liked, high-energy, adaptable, versatile. Can recruit and coach.

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Keatts leaves UNC Wilmington for NC State

Kevin Keatts, who has led UNC Wilmington to the NCAA tournament the past two seasons, has accepted NC State's head-coaching job. The deal is for six years at $2.2 million per season.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Debbie Yow did the opposite of what she did last time. She moved swiftly, just got a guy in Kevin Keatts who can recruit/coach. Quality hire for NC State.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

NC State has agreed to deal with UNC Wilmington coach Kevin Keatts, sources told ESPN.

Team Stats

Points Per Game77.673rd
Rebounds Per Game36.3Tied-140th
Assists Per Game14.3120th
Points Allowed79.6324th

Tournament History

Final Fours3
Tournament Record37-25
Championship Seasons1974, 1983
Tournament Appearances26