After a disappointing season, it goes without saying that this stretch run of Miami, BC and Virginia Tech is critical.There are several reasons why, of course.One, you need to set a positive tone for next season. Every team wants to close strong, but for Sidney Lowe heading into year five after three disappointing seasons, setting the table for next year will be critical.Two, the NIT is still in play at this point. Finishing with a 2-1 or 3-0 mark would ensure a winning record regardless of what happens in the ACC Tournament, meaning the Pack would be eligible for an NIT bid. Given where State was during the seven-game losing streak, postseason play is a nice goal for this team to shoot for.And finally, I believe the team needs it. They've heard for so long now, "Just wait until next...

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