Countdown to #ACCTipoff: NC State Wolfpack

Countdown to #ACCTipoff: NC State Wolfpack

Saturday November 2, 2013

 

 

  • •  The 2013-14 season will be the 40th in the history of the NC State women’s basketball program.
  • •  NC State enters the season with 776 all-time wins. Should the team win 24 games or more in 2013-14, the Wolfpack will join the ranks of the select few programs with 800 wins or more.
  • •  Head coach Wes Moore owns a 558-169 (76.8%) career coaching record. He is the eighth winningest coach among active Division I women’s basketball head coaches. Moore won 12 Southern Conference regular-season titles in 15 years at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga from 1999-2013.
  • •  During his time as a head coach at UTC, Wes Moore competed against 17 schools five or more times. He had a winning record against 15 of them.
  • •  NC State has six seniors on its roster, the most since the 2006-07 club that made the NCAA Sweet 16.
  • •  Kody Burke returns as a two-time Academic All-America selection. She has scored 1,103 points in her career and begins her senior season with 164 blocks – 40 more will give her the NC State career record, passing Genia Beasley’s 203 from 1977-80.
  • •  Burke will enter the program’s top-10 career rebounding list upon collecting 113 rebounds this season. She could potentially crack the top eight if she collects a career-high 272.
  • •  Markeisha Gatling averaged a team-leading 13.8 points and 8.5 rebounds over the final six games of the 2012-13 season. She will be a key figure in the post again for the Wolfpack in 2013-14. She shot 57.7% from the floor last season, the second-best figure in the ACC.
  • •  Len’Nique Brown averaged 5.3 assists per game when she started the final 12 games of the 2012-13 season. Twice she flirted with a double-double: 10 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists off the bench against Auburn and 13 points, nine assists, and seven boards in a win at No. 19 Florida State.
  • •  Returning senior Myisha Goodwin-Coleman tied a school and ACC record with nine three-pointers last season against Georgia Tech on Feb. 17, setting a career high with 30 points that night off the bench. She shot a team-best 38.3% last year from beyond the arc.