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Wolfpack Fans Excited To Be In New York, NIT

Posted March 27, 2000 6:00 a.m. EST

— TheNITmay not be the tournament Wolfpack fans were hoping to get to, but they are excited just to be in New York City.

MostN.C. Statefans hit the Big Apple Tuesday. Many say they are still pleased with the Wolfpack's progress this year.

"Well, we would love to be at the NCAA, but the way we look at it is that we lost in the NIT in the second round for the past three years, so we are just glad to be in New York," says Wolfpack fan Steve Edwards. "Hopefully, we can win a championship."

"Everyone thinks it is a great opportunity to build some momentum and get ready for next year," says Wolfpack fan Dale Alexander.

The Wolfpack hoped to take a bite out of the Big Apple Tuesday in the NIT semifinals, but instead, the team lost to ACC rival Wake Forest.