Basketball Season Opens With Red Rally

October 17, 2009
By Cherry Crayton

About 4,500 people came out to Reynolds Coliseum Friday night for Red Rally, which marked the first official practice for the NC State men’s and women’s basketball teams. The event featured a 15-minute scrimmage for the men’s team, several full-court drills from the women’s team, a three-point shootout and a slam dunk contest, won by 7-foot-1 freshman Jordan Vandenberg. Check out The N&O’s coverage and photo gallery, and visit our photostream (above) of the behind-the-scenes of the men’s basektball Media Day on Friday. WRAL also has videos of  interviews with Coach Sidney Lowe (after the jump) and four of his players.  NC State magazine also caught up with women’s basketball coach Coach Kellie Harper. Read our interview with her.

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