Head coach Mark Gottfried and staff hand out yearly accolades
Wolfpack duo among 64 collegiate players invited to participate in all-star event
Kastanek's 24 points in the first round was the best performance of the night
Pack duo to take part in 25th annual event on April on ESPN
Pack duo to take part in 25th annual event tonight on ESPN
Seniors Richard Howell and Scott Wood will play their third ACC Tournament on the Greensboro Coliseum court starting tomorrow afternoon. Today, the Pack took part in an open practice and media session in Greensboro, and GoPack.com followed the Pack's seniors.
Scott Wood Highlights
NC State vs. Miami - AP Photos
NC State vs. Virginia - AP Photos
Images of the NC State Forward
NC State defeated Clemson 58-57
NC State fell to No. 14 Miami 79-78
As a junior (2011-12): Set the ACC record for consecutive free throws made with 66 (2011-12), eclipsing the previous mark held by Duke's J.J. Redick (54, 2003-04) ... Free throw streak is fourth longest in NCAA history ... Shot a Wolfpack single-season record .907 (88-of-97) from the charity stripe last year ... During the postseason, shot .824 (14-of- 17) from the charity stripe ... The Wolfpack's third leading scorer, averaging 12.4 points per game (16th in ACC) ... Hit 95 three pointers, the second-best single season total in program history ... His 230 career three pointers rank second all-time by a State player ... That total also is second among active ACC players ... Connected on an ACC best .409 percent of his shots from beyond the arc ... His 2.6 three-pointers made per game ranked second in the conference ... Averaged a team-high 14.5 points per outing in the Pack's 24 victories .. Was the Pack's second leading scorer in conference play at 12.8 ppg ... Scored a season-high 23 points in a home win over Wake Forest to help State sweep the season series with Deacs ... Recorded season highs for made field goals (8), three-pointers (6) and points (23) ... Recorded a team-best 22 points in State's win over Boston College at the ACC Tournament ... Set a career mark for free throws made and attempted by going 8-for-8 in the win over St. Bonaventure ... Hit at least one three pointer in 29 consecutive games ... Suffered an ankle injury early in the Princeton game ... Missed the first game of his career as a result, out for NC State's game versus Vanderbilt ... Came off the bench in the Texas game in his first game back to score 16 to help the Pack rally from an 18-point second half deficit to win ... His streak of 70 consecutive games started is 10th longest in Pack annals.
As a sophomore (2010-11): His 135 made three-pointers are the most for any NC State player after his sophomore season ... He has posted the second-most three-pointers made by any freshman (63) and sophomore (72) ... Finished third on the team in scoring (9.7) and led the Pack in minutes (31.3) ... Also led the Pack in three-point shooting, hitting 41.9 percent (72-172) ... Started all 31 games at small forward, and scored in double figures in 17 games ... Has started all 67 games in his career ... Finished fourth in the ACC three-point field goal percentage (.419), and fifth in three-point field goals per game (2.3) ... Averaged 9.8 points over the last six games, had averaged 4.7 points in the three previous ... Hit at least two three-pointers in 21 of the 30 games this season ... Scored a season-high 20 points against Georgia Tech, going 7-of-10 from the field ... Went 5-of-7 from three-point range to finish with 15 points at Maryland, his first game in double figures in four contests ... Went 0-of-5 from three-point range against Delaware State, but hit his lone field goal was the gamewinner with just two seconds left ... Hit six three-pointers and finished with 18 points at then-No. 8 Syracuse.
As a freshman (2009-10): The only Wolfpack player to start all 36 games - the most ever for an NC State freshman ... Started each game at small forward ... Named to the ACC's All-Tournament second-team, after averaging 11.0 points in the three games ... Reached double-figure scoring totals 11 times ... Heading into the Wolfpack's ACC Tournament run, had connected on just 15 three-point attempts in the previous 15 games ... Shot .588 (10-17) from behind the three-point arc in the ACC Tournament, including 6-10 for 18 points versus Florida State ... Those six three pointers made was a record for a Wolfpack player in the ACC Tournament ... Made 63 three-pointers on the season - the second-highest ever for a Wolfpack freshman ... His 169 attempts also rank second ... Had a string of 15 straight games with a three-pointer snapped against Virginia Tech (0-2) on March 3 ... Broke out of a slump at Georgia Tech with four three-pointers and 12 points ... Named the ACC Rookie of the Week following his performances versus No. 25 Florida State (31 pts) and No. 24 Clemson (11 pts) ... Hit 7-of-11 three-pointers and scored 31 points in the win at Florida State ... The point total and made three-pointers were each the third-highest ever for a Pack freshman ... Also pulled down a season-high seven rebounds in his 37 minutes ... Played a season-best 42 minutes and pulled down six rebounds against Florida ... Had a career-best five steals at Marquette, including four in the first three minutes of the second half to help lead to the Pack's comeback.
Prep: Named all-state first-team ... Advanced to the 4A regional title game ... Team finished 21-4 ... Averaged 24.8 points ... Played at Marion High School in Marion, Indiana ... Coached by Joe Luce ... Averaged 15.7 points as a junior, including shooting 44.3 percent (86-194) from three-point range ... Led his team to a 24-5 record as a junior, and the 4A state championship game ... Earned all-tournament honors ... Named all-county and honorable mention all-state ... Played in the Indiana-Kentucky All-Star series and the North/South Indiana All-Star Classic ... Ranked No. 126 nationally and the No. 29 shooting guard by Rivals.com ... The No. 34 shooting guard according to ESPNU ... Ranked No. 76 nationally by PrepStars.
Personal: Father played college basketball at Western Carolina ... Majoring in parks recreation tourism - program management.