Boxscore
N.C. State 72, Penn St. 55
Thursday, November 15, 2012 5:00 PM
Location - Coliseo de Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Officials - Rick Crawford, John Hughes, Bret Smith
Attendance - N/A

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
N.C. State 35 37 72
Penn St. 26 29 55

Recap


No. 6 North Carolina State 72, Penn State 55: Freshman T.J. Warren scored 22 points off the bench as the Wolfpack used an early second-half surge to run away from the Nittany Lions in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament.

C.J. Leslie finished with 14 points and Rodney Purvis added 12 for North Carolina State (2-0), which will face Massachusetts in Friday's semifinals.

The only ranked team in this tournament, the Wolfpack built their first double-digit advantage midway through the first half and took a 35-26 lead into the break behind torrid shooting from Purvis and Warren.

A pair of free throws from Tim Frazier moved Penn State (1-1) to within seven points only 45 seconds into the second half. But a barrage of 3-pointers from Warren and Scott Wood capped a 26-8 run over the next 10 minutes as the Wolfpack stretched their lead to 63-38 with 9:15 remaining.

Frazier scored 23 points to lead the Nittany Lions, who shot only 31.7 percent from the field.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Purvis and Warren combined to hit 9 of their 12 field-goal attempts in the first half, including all four of their 3-pointers. … North Carolina State received all of its points off the bench from Warren. … Penn State is shooting 33.6 percent through two games.

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 28:00 5-8 0-0 4-6 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 0 14
Richard Howell 19:00 4-6 0-0 1-2 1 4 5 0 2 1 2 0 9
Scott Wood 36:00 3-6 2-4 0-0 0 5 5 0 2 0 1 0 8
Lorenzo Brown 36:00 1-10 0-3 5-6 0 4 4 4 3 3 2 0 7
Rodney Purvis 32:00 4-7 3-3 1-3 0 1 1 3 1 0 3 0 12
T.J. Warren 32:00 9-12 3-4 1-1 2 6 8 1 3 1 1 0 22
Thomas de Thaey 3:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Tyler Lewis 10:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 2 3 2 3 0 0
Jordan Vandenberg 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0
TOTAL 200 26-52 8-16 12-18 6 27 33 12 17 8 13 1 72
  50.0% 50.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 13

Penn St. Nittany Lions

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Tim Frazier 40:00 6-20 1-5 10-11 3 2 5 2 1 3 4 0 23
Jonathan Graham 22:00 1-5 0-0 2-2 6 4 10 1 3 0 0 0 4
Jermaine Marshall 34:00 4-12 1-7 2-3 1 7 8 0 1 2 2 1 11
Ross Travis 29:00 1-8 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 2
D.J. Newbill 36:00 6-12 1-3 0-1 2 1 3 1 3 2 5 0 13
Brandon Taylor 11:00 1-3 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 2
Sasa Borovnjak 11:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 2 0 1 0 0
Donovon Jack 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0
Nick Colella 11:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-60 3-19 14-17 13 21 34 4 18 8 13 1 55
  31.7% 15.8% 82.4% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 13