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Report: NC State Has Fired Basketball Coach Mark Gottfried

Mark Gottfried is out at NC State, but will coach the rest of the season, according to a report by WRAL's Jeff Gravley.

Earlier this week, multiple reports emerged that Gottfried would be fired following the season, and that NC State is already looking for his replacement. According to Gravley, that decision has already come down. He will reportedly finish the season as the Wolfpack coach.

Mark Gottfried was booed during last night's State game against North Carolina, a 97-73 home loss to the rival Tar Heels.

Gottfried's Wolfpack are towards the bottom of the ACC this season, at 14-13 with just a 3-11 record in the rugged basketball conference. Since upsetting Duke on January 23, the Wolfpack have dropped six straight. The team went just 16-17 (5-13) in 2015-16, breaking a streak of four straight NCAA Tournament appearances by the Wolfpack in his first four years in Raleigh. He previously served as head coach at Alabama and Murray State.

We'll update as more comes out about the dismissal.

Update: NC State has made it official, with athletic director Debbie Yow putting out a statement moments ago.

Gottfried has a 122-82 record in six seasons at NC State.