Fans feel madness of March as local teams advance to Sweet 16
March Madness is aptly named, according to basketball fans in Raleigh and Chapel Hill who watched their favorite hometown teams race to the Sweet 16 on Sunday.Posted — Updated
"I'm still like, oh my gosh, N.C. State made it here and Duke didn't get past the first round," said Pack fan Amie Thompson, who waited at the Dail Basketball Center on campus for the team to get home.
"Take that Coach K!" added Yanon Gray, a junior at N.C. State.
The Triangle is basketball country, said UNC fan John McDonald.
"It's a way of life. Ever since I was a little kid, we've watched basketball," McDonald said.
Both sets of fans are hoping their way of life leads them to the Final Four in New Orleans.
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