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No. 11 NC State Upsets No. 2 Marquette, Stuns CBB Fans as Cinderella Run Continues

NC State continued its tremendous March Madness play on Friday, as the No. 11 seed Wolfpack took down No. 2 Marquette by the final score of 67-58.

With the win, NC State advanced to the Elite Eight for the first time since 1986.

Senior guard DJ Horne led the Wolfpack in scoring with 19 points, shooting 4-7 from behind the arc despite shooting 6-15 overall. He added five rebounds, one assist, and one block.

Senior forward Mohamed Diarra was unstoppable on the glass, finishing with a game-high 15 rebounds to go along with 11 points of his own.