North Carolina State coach Mark Gottfried believes his team's experience will help it avoid a letdown following its biggest win of the season.
Having experience against Maryland's top perimeter threat could also help.
The No. 14 Wolfpack can match their longest win streak in 24 years Wednesday night when they travel to face Dez Wells and the Terrapins.
North Carolina State (14-2, 3-0 ACC) won 84-76 over then-No. 1 Duke on Saturday to hand the Blue Devils their first loss. C.J. Leslie scored 25 points for the Wolfpack, who took advantage of a raucous home crowd that stormed the court after the win.
North Carolina State will now go on the road to try to match the 11-game win streak of the 1988-89 team after the emotional victory.
"We've got four returning starters that have been through this league," Gottfried said. "I think they're very well aware of the fact that each game counts as one game."
N.C. State ended a nine-game losing streak to Maryland (13-3, 1-2) with a 79-74 vict...