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Congrats To Men's Tennis

They're in the sweet sixteen for the first time ever:

No. 27 NC State topped archrival No. 6 North Carolina, 4-0, for the first time since 1988 en route to grabbing a spot in the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 for the first time in program history. The Pack collected a hard-fought doubles tally to open play, and followed with three relative quick singles decisions, stunning the Tar Heels and punching its ticket to Athens, Ga.

With the win, NC State moves to 22-9 on the year, while UNC’s season ends at 24-4. The victory marks the first time that State has ever shut out its rival, while increasing the program’s record for wins in a single season to 22. It also stands as the highest-ranked opponent ever toppled by a Pack squad, including its first over a top-10 team. The Wolfpack has now beaten 12 ranked teams on the year.

Also of interest: Chip Alexander's interview with Tom O'Brien. You don't have to wonder about the uniforms anymore:

Q: Will the team have new-look uniforms this season?

A: Not this year. I would assume we could change things in another year.

Works for me. The Falcons-esque uniforms have grown on me to the point where I actually like them.