Boxscore
N.C. State 84, Norfolk State 62
Saturday, December 15, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
Officials - Bill Covington, Les Jones, Frank Raposa
Attendance - 12384

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Norfolk State 25 37 62
N.C. State 38 46 84

Recap


No. 25 North Carolina State 84, Norfolk State 62:
T.J. Warren scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting from the field, and Richard Howell grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds to go with 12 points as the host Wolfpack defeated the Spartans.

North Carolina State (7-2) extended its winning streak to three games as Lorenzo Brown added 16 points, C.J. Leslie chipped in 11 and Rodney Purvis had 10.

Norfolk State (6-7) was led by Malcolm Hawkins, who scored 16 points. Rashid Gaston had 11 points and six rebounds. The Spartans played their second consecutive ranked opponent on the road. They lost, 64-54, at No. 10 Illinois on Tuesday night.

North Carolina State, which led 38-25 at halftime, outrebounded Norfolk State, 41-28. The Wolfpack forced 16 turnovers and converted them into 21 points.

The Spartans stayed with the Wolfpack for the first 15 minutes but made only one basket in about 10½ minutes bridging halftime as North Carolina State pulled away.

GAME NOTEBOOK: North Carolina State is 2-0 against Norfolk State, a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Wolfpack beat the Spartans, 81-63, on Feb. 14, 1998. … North Carolina State is 29-0 against MEAC teams. … North Carolina State is 4-0 at home. This was the second game of a six-game homestand for the Wolfpack.

Norfolk State Spartans

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Brandon Goode 12:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 2
Malcolm Hawkins 31:00 3-9 1-3 9-11 2 2 4 1 3 1 3 0 16
Jamel Fuentes 26:00 1-9 0-0 5-6 2 1 3 4 3 2 0 0 7
Rob Johnson 27:00 1-5 1-2 1-2 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 0 4
Pendarvis Williams 16:00 2-10 0-5 0-0 0 1 1 0 4 1 1 0 4
Kris Brown 27:00 4-9 0-2 0-0 1 2 3 1 3 0 0 0 8
Rashid Gaston 27:00 5-8 0-0 1-2 4 2 6 1 2 3 2 1 11
Marese Phelps 8:00 2-4 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 5
Kievyn Lila-St. Rose 11:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 2
A.J. Rogers 12:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 1 3 4 1 1 1 1 0 3
Jordan Weathers 2:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Zieyik Estime 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 21-64 3-16 17-23 13 15 28 10 21 9 16 1 62
  32.8% 18.8% 73.9% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 16

N.C. State Wolfpack

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Rodney Purvis 32:00 4-12 0-3 2-4 0 3 3 4 2 1 2 0 10
Richard Howell 33:00 3-6 0-0 6-6 3 16 19 5 3 1 4 5 12
Lorenzo Brown 34:00 7-8 1-1 1-1 1 2 3 7 2 4 4 0 16
Scott Wood 24:00 2-5 1-4 1-1 0 4 4 1 4 1 0 1 6
C.J. Leslie 29:00 4-6 0-0 3-8 0 3 3 2 3 2 6 0 11
T.J. Warren 28:00 9-11 2-2 1-2 3 2 5 1 2 2 0 0 21
Tyler Lewis 16:00 1-3 0-1 4-6 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 0 6
Jevoni Robinson 1:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 2
Jay Lewis 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Staats Battle 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chase Cannon 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 31-54 4-11 18-28 9 32 41 21 19 12 17 7 84
  57.4% 36.4% 64.3% Team Rebs: 7   Total TO: 17