ACC Tournament - Virginia Tech vs North Carolina State Recap - North Carolina State Wins 80-63
Richard Howell scored 22 points and added 12 rebounds for a double-double, leading North Carolina State over Virginia Tech, 80-63, on Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum.
Bettors who backed North Carolina State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 10.5 at sportsbooks.
C.J. Leslie had 15 points for North Carolina State and T.J. Warren chipped in with 13 points. Lorenzo Brown had 12 assists for them, while Richard Howell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Virginia Tech got 21 points from Jarell Eddie in a losing cause and another 15 points from Erick Green. Jarell Eddie contributed 3 assists for them, while Cadarian Raines had 7 rebounds.
North Carolina State hit the break leading 38-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
North Carolina State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-25.