Wolfpack relish ride to Sweet 16 matchup vs Mississippi St

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) North Carolina State coach Wes Moore remembers hearing where his Wolfpack, fresh off a second-round trip to the NCAA Tournament, were picked to finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference this season.

He thought the voters had read the instructions wrong.

"Maybe," Moore mused, "they thought that was a national poll they were voting on."


AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut34-0
2 Baylor33-1
3 Louisville34-2
4 Mississippi State34-1
5 Notre Dame31-3
6 Oregon32-4
7 South Carolina28-6
8 Texas28-6
9 UCLA26-7
10 Ohio State28-7
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RPI Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Connecticut34-0
2 Notre Dame31-3
3 Louisville34-2
4 Baylor33-1
5 Mississippi State34-1
6 Ohio State28-7
7 Oregon32-4
8 Florida State26-7
9 Tennessee25-8
10 UCLA26-7
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