Boxscore
N.C. State 82, N.C. Asheville 80
Friday, November 23, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
Officials - Tim Comer, Les Jones, Ray Perone
Attendance - 17228

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
N.C. Asheville 37 43 80
N.C. State 34 48 82

Recap


No. 15 N.C. State 82, N.C. Asheville 80:
Richard Howell scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and C.J. Leslie added 14 points and 11 boards as the Wolfpack rallied late to survive a scare from the visiting Bulldogs.

The Bulldogs (1-5) led for most of the night, but they couldn't hang on in the final minutes. N.C. State (4-1) reeled off a 5-0 run to take a 73-69 advantage with three minutes left and didn't trail again. 

Lorenzo Brown scored 18 points and Scott Wood added 14 - including five in the pivotal final three minutes - for N.C. State, which got just 11 points from its bench after its reserves averaged 25.3 points in the first four games. 

Jeremy Atkinson scored a game-high 28 points to go with six rebounds and five steals for UNC Asheville, and Keith Hornsby added 23 points and four assists. The Bulldogs shot 50 percent (32-of-64) from the field. 

UNC Asheville led by as many as seven in each half, including a 64-57 advantage with 8:29 left. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: Wood, who went 3-for-5 from 3-point range, has hit a 3-pointer in 33 consecutive games, the longest active streak by an ACC player. … N.C. State improved to 78-9 all-time against current members of the Big South Conference. … The Wolfpack have won all 18 meetings with the Bulldogs, including 16 in Raleigh. 

NC-Asheville Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
D.J. Cunningham 24:00 1-4 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 1 5 1 0 1 4
Jon Nwannunu 22:00 5-8 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 5 0 4 1 10
Jeremy Atkinson 37:00 12-22 2-5 2-2 3 3 6 0 2 5 3 0 28
Keith Hornsby 34:00 8-14 4-6 3-3 1 0 1 4 1 2 2 1 23
Trent Meyer 37:00 3-11 2-8 0-0 0 4 4 7 3 5 1 0 8
Will Weeks 31:00 2-3 0-0 1-2 1 4 5 2 3 1 2 1 5
Sam Hughes 3:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
Corey Littlejohn 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
Jaleel Roberts 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marcus Neely 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 32-64 8-19 8-9 6 13 19 15 22 14 12 4 80
  50.0% 42.1% 88.9% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 12

N.C. State Wolfpack

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Richard Howell 36:00 8-10 0-0 7-11 5 10 15 1 2 2 6 0 23
Lorenzo Brown 34:00 5-12 0-2 8-10 0 2 2 4 2 1 5 0 18
Scott Wood 34:00 5-8 3-5 1-2 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 3 14
Rodney Purvis 27:00 1-3 0-2 0-2 1 3 4 3 4 2 0 0 2
C.J. Leslie 36:00 5-11 0-0 4-5 3 8 11 1 2 0 3 1 14
Tyler Lewis 15:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
T.J. Warren 18:00 4-5 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 8
TOTAL 200 29-52 3-9 21-32 10 24 34 10 13 5 19 4 82
  55.8% 33.3% 65.6% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 19