NC State fans react after news that Gottfried is out at season’s end

Mark Gottfried walked out to loud applause from N.C. State fans before the game Saturday.

North Carolina's Joel Berry II, right, and North Carolina State's Dennis Smith Jr. (4) chase the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. North Carolina won 97-73. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

UNC rolls past NC State 97-73

UNC finished with a 60-22 edge in points in the paint and a 41-25 rebounding advantage that led to a 27-13 edge in second-chance points.


Wake Forest beats NC State 88-58

Dennis Smith Jr. scored 17 points to lead the Wolfpack (14-12, 3-10), who offered meager resistance as Wake Forest kept stretching out its l…