The wins keep adding up for Kiara Leslie and eighth-ranked North Carolina State.
The Wolfpack women stand as Division I's last unbeaten team — not traditional women's powers Connecticut or reigning national champion Notre Dame, nor coach Mike Krzyzewski and Duke's much ballyhooed freshmen.
North Carolina State has its highest Associated Press Top 25 ranking in nearly two decades and the best start in program history, with Leslie's all-around improvement leading the way.
“We don't over-celebrate it,” Leslie said in an interview with the AP. “Yeah, we know that we are No. 8 and undefeated. But [coach Wes Moore] does a great job with keeping us humble in practice and trying...