Boxscore
N.C. State 97, Miami (OH) 59
Friday, November 9, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
Officials - Louis Andrakakos, Sean Casady, Ray Natalli
Attendance - 19065

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Miami (OH) 22 37 59
N.C. State 41 56 97

Recap


No. 6 North Carolina State 97, Miami (Ohio) 59: Richard Howell recorded 16 points and 10 rebounds and freshman Rodney Purvis added 16 points as the sixth-ranked Wolfpack cruised to victory in the season opener for both teams.

Howell, who connected on his first five shots from the field, scored eight of his 12 first-half points during a pivotal 14-4 run to give North Carolina State (1-0) a 41-22 lead at halftime.

Lorenzo Brown had 15 points and a team-high seven assists and ACC preseason player of the year C.J. Leslie added 11 points as the Wolfpack outscored the RedHawks 31-17 to start the second half.

Ten players for North Carolina State found the scoresheet as the Wolfpack shot a sizzling 61 percent from the field.

RedHawks guard Allen Roberts returned after missing all of last season with a knee injury. He scored a team-high 16 points despite hitting on just 4-of-11 shots for Miami (0-1) in John Cooper's debut as head coach.

GAME NOTEBOOK: The Wolfpack connected on 17 of 26 first-half shots for a sizzling 65.4 percent. Conversely, the RedHawks shot 7-of-32 (21.9 percent). ... N.C. State's ranking is the program's best since also seizing sixth in December 1983. ... The RedHawks have dropped 21 consecutive games to ranked opponents.

Miami (OH) Red Hawks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Will Felder 19:00 2-7 1-3 0-2 0 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 5
Allen Roberts 32:00 4-13 2-7 6-8 3 0 3 2 1 2 4 0 16
Bill Edwards 22:00 3-10 2-4 0-0 2 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 8
Jon Harris 21:00 1-4 1-3 0-0 2 2 4 2 3 0 2 1 3
Quinten Rollins 17:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 2
Drew McGhee 17:00 4-8 0-0 1-1 3 3 6 0 2 0 0 0 9
Reggie Johnson 16:00 2-10 1-4 2-4 0 2 2 0 2 2 1 0 7
Geovonie McKnight 22:00 2-4 0-2 1-2 1 2 3 3 3 2 2 1 5
Josh Sewell 8:00 0-4 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0
Joe Mezher 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vince Legarza 15:00 1-2 0-0 2-2 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 4
Will Sullivan 9:00 0-4 0-2 0-0 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0
Jared Tadlock 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 20-69 7-26 12-19 15 18 33 12 22 7 10 2 59
  29.0% 26.9% 63.2% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 10

N.C. State Wolfpack

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
C.J. Leslie 27:00 4-5 0-0 3-4 0 8 8 3 1 2 2 3 11
Rodney Purvis 29:00 6-11 3-5 1-1 0 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 16
Richard Howell 26:00 6-7 0-0 4-5 0 10 10 3 2 2 0 2 16
Scott Wood 27:00 3-6 2-5 2-2 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 10
Lorenzo Brown 26:00 4-8 0-2 7-8 1 5 6 7 0 1 5 1 15
Tyler Lewis 15:00 2-3 0-1 2-4 0 2 2 6 1 0 1 0 6
T.J. Warren 24:00 4-7 0-0 0-3 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 8
Thomas de Thaey 9:00 4-6 2-4 0-0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 10
Jordan Vandenberg 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 2
Jay Lewis 3:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Staats Battle 3:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jevoni Robinson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Cannon 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 35-57 8-19 19-27 5 34 39 23 14 6 11 6 97
  61.4% 42.1% 70.4% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 11