N.C. State Duo Leads Team to First Final Four Since 1983 with 76-64 Win over Duke

North Carolina State’s big man DJ Burns Jr. has been a source of joy for the Wolfpack, with his energetic playstyle and interaction with fans. Despite his imposing stature, Burns brings a positive attitude to the court, reflecting his upbringing in a happy environment.

In a stunning victory, N.C. State defeated Duke with a stellar performance from Burns, who scored a season-high 29 points. Alongside him, DJ Horne contributed 20 points, securing the team’s spot in the Final Four for the first time in four decades.