Scotty McCreery to perform as part of N.C. State's Hoops 4 Hope

erobinson@newsobserver.comJanuary 19, 2012 

— N.C. State women's basketball announced on Thursday that Scotty McCreery will perform at halftime during the program's seventh annual Hoops 4 Hope event on Feb. 12.

State hosts Wake Forest at Reynolds Coliseum at 5 p.m.

The Hoops 4 Hope event, which was started by former State coach Kay Yow, advocates breast cancer awareness and research. The event was started to offer hope to survivors of the disease.

McCreery, a burgeoning country music star, will sing a song at halftime as a special tribute to survivors in attendance.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth 17 and under. A percentage of the ticket price benefits the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

Tickets can be purchased at GoPack.com or by calling the ticket office at 1-800-310-PACK.

Robinson: 919-829-4781

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