Heritage Game Sold Out
Dec. 8, 2005
RALEIGH, N.C. - The NC State - Appalachian State basketball game Saturday at Reynolds Coliseum is sold out. No tickets remain for the annual Heritage Game, which the Wolfpack plays in its former historic home, the 12,400-seat Reynolds Coliseum. No. 25/24 NC State (5-1) and the Moutaineers (3-4) tip off at 2:00 p.m. and can be heard on the Wolfpack-Capitol Sports Radio Network.
The venerable Reynolds Coliseum served as the home of the Wolfpack from 1949-99 and was the site of 766 NC State basketball games, three Southern Conference Tournaments, 13 ACC Tournaments, eight NCAA regionals and various NIT appearances.
The Wolfpack played its first game in Reynolds on December 2, 1949 against Washington & Lee. NC State's last contest in the old coliseum as its home was March 15, 1999, when the Pack lost to Princeton, 61-58 in the second round of the NIT.
3-0 in the annual Heritage Game at Reynolds, NC State defeated NC A&T 101-63 in 2002-03, beat Harford 78-49 in 2003-04 and won 94-60 in last season's game against Liberty. NC State posted an overall record of 589-177 (.769) in the 50-year history of Reynolds Coliseum and has added victories in the three seasons that is has played Heritage games there.
Herb Sendek boasted a successful tenure in Reynolds, which was home of the Wolfpack during his first three seasons with the program. His teams posted a 39-17 (.696) mark in Reynolds, with a record of 29-3 (.906) in non-conference games (not including the Heritage games since the Pack has moved to the RBC Center).