Scores

Final

Northeastern 59

(3-7, 0-1 CAA)

NC State 88

(8-4, 6-2 home)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2011

    PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    NE 25 3459
    NCST 38 5088

    Top Performers

    Northeastern: J. Lee 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    North Carolina State: C. Leslie 16 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Blk

    NC State 88, Northeastern 59

    Associated Press

    RALEIGH, N.C. -- Lorenzo Brown and C.J. Leslie scored 16 points each to help North Carolina State beat Northeastern 88-59 on Thursday night.

    Richard Howell had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Wolfpack (8-4), who shot 52 percent from the floor and never trailed.

    C.J. Williams also scored 14 points for N.C. State. The Wolfpack shot 61 percent in the second half and finished with a season-high 11 3-pointers on 20 attempts.

    Jonathan Lee and Joel Smith scored 15 points apiece to lead Northeastern (3-7), which lost its sixth consecutive game.

    Northeastern shot 38 percent in the game, making just one field goal during an 8 1/2-minute stretch midway through the first half.

    N.C. State seized control early, snapping a 5-5 tie with an 11-0 run. Williams led the charge with a 3-pointer, a dunk, two free throws and an assist on a dunk by Leslie during the spurt.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NE
    NCST
    Points 59 88
    FG Made-Attempted 23-60 (.383) 33-64 (.516)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 11-20 (.550)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-11 (.818) 11-12 (.917)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 29

    2011-12 Season

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