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Stansbury leads N.C. State past Delaware St.

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Tiffany Stansbury had 23 points and six
rebounds to lead No. 25 North Carolina State past Delaware State
76-58 on Sunday.

Ashley Key scored 10 of her 14 points after halftime for the
Wolfpack (6-2), who dominated the second half to remain unbeaten in
five home games this year. N.C. State improved to 22-1 all-time
against Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference teams.

Raquel Collier scored 23 points to lead the Hornets (4-2), who
went into the break tied at 34.

The Wolfpack shot 55 percent for the game, but the Hornets took
a 35-29 rebounding edge against a team that had outrebounded every
opponent by at least five boards.

Trailing 40-38, the Wolfpack tied the game at 40 on a putback by
Stansbury with 16:21 left in the game. Then, Key put N.C. State
ahead to stay when she jumped in front of a pass from Ashlee
Burbage and raced in for a layup and a 42-40 lead with 16 minutes
left.

Key had six straight points, and N.C. State took control a few
minutes later with an 11-0 run, which began with a layup by
Marquetta Dickens for a 52-46 lead with 11:52 left.

Stansbury scored twice in the spurt, which ended with a jumper
from Monica Pope for a 61-46 lead with 7:13 to play. Stansbury
finished 11-for-14 from the floor and had three blocks in 28
minutes, including 5-for-5 shooting after the break.

Key went 4-for-5 in the second half and finished with seven
assists and three steals. The Wolfpack shot 61 percent in the
second half.

Delaware State had five straight misses during the decisive run
and shot 9-for-24 in the second half.