N.C. State 80, Virginia Tech 63

Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:00 PM
Location - Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina
Officials - Jerry Heater, Bryan Kersey, Tim Nestor
Attendance - 22169

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Virginia Tech 32 31 63
N.C. State 38 42 80

Recap


North Carolina State 80, Virginia Tech 63: Richard Howell recorded 22 points and 12 rebounds for his 17th double-double of the season as the Wolfpack held off the Hokies in the first round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament at Greensboro, N.C.

C.J. Leslie contributed 15 points while T.J. Warren and Scott Wood each added 13 apiece for fifth-seeded North Carolina State (23-9), which plays Virginia in the quarterfinals on Friday. Lorenzo Brown chipped in with nine points and 12 assists for the Wolfpack, who shot 52.8 percent.

Jarell Eddie led the way with 21 points for 12th-seeded Virginia Tech (13-19), which has dropped 13 of its last 15 games. National scoring leader Erick Green had 15 points for the Hokies, converting only 5-of-19 shots.

There were nine lead changes in the first half before Warren ignited a late 10-2 run for North Carolina State with a pair of baskets, including a dunk. Howell scored 14 points on 7-of-9 shooting as the Wolfpack settled for a 38-32 lead at intermission.

Virginia Tech pulled with 43-38 on a basket by Eddie with 16:47 remaining, but that was as close as the Hokies would get. The Wolfpack later pushed the lead to 17 with an 11-0 run and held off a mild rally by Virginia Tech.

GAME NOTEBOOK: North Carolina State has won the most games (47) in back-to-back seasons since 1987-88 and 1988-89, when it won 46. … Green finished the season with a program-record 801 points. … Wood had three 3-pointers to pull within three of tying Rodney Monroe’s career school record of 322.

 
 

Virginia Tech Hokies

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Cadarian Raines 33:00 4-6 0-0 0-0 2 5 7 2 2 1 1 1 8
Erick Green 38:00 5-19 3-9 2-2 0 1 1 1 2 0 4 0 15
Jarell Eddie 37:00 9-14 1-5 2-2 0 2 2 3 1 1 0 0 21
Robert Brown 18:00 1-6 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 2
C.J. Barksdale 28:00 2-5 0-0 1-1 0 4 4 2 3 1 0 1 5
Marshall Wood 13:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 5 0 1 0 0
Marquis Rankin 18:00 2-5 0-0 4-6 1 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 8
Joey van Zegeren 4:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 0
Will Johnston 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Christian Beyer 2:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Joey Racer 1:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Greg Donlon 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 25-60 4-18 9-11 4 17 21 10 21 5 9 3 63
  41.7% 22.2% 81.8% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 9

N.C. State Wolfpack

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Richard Howell 38:00 11-13 0-0 0-0 4 8 12 2 3 1 2 0 22
Lorenzo Brown 36:00 3-9 1-4 2-2 0 7 7 12 1 1 2 0 9
Scott Wood 35:00 3-6 3-5 4-4 1 0 1 1 2 2 2 0 13
C.J. Leslie 35:00 3-8 0-1 9-14 2 5 7 1 0 0 3 2 15
T.J. Warren 34:00 6-9 1-2 0-2 1 4 5 2 1 1 1 0 13
Tyler Lewis 6:00 0-1 0-1 4-4 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 4
Rodney Purvis 11:00 2-6 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 4
Jay Lewis 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jordan Vandenberg 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 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
Jevoni Robinson 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 28-53 5-16 19-26 8 28 36 18 12 5 12 2 80
  52.8% 31.2% 73.1% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 12