March Madness - North Carolina State vs Xavier Final: 74-59 - Recap

March Madness - North Carolina State vs Xavier Final: 74-59 - Recap

T.J. Warren scored 25 points for North Carolina State on Tuesday, leading them to a 74-59 victory over Xavier at University of Dayton Arena.

North Carolina State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3.5-point spread as an underdog.

North Carolina State got 17 points from Ralston Turner and another 9 points from Jordan Vandenberg. Tyler Lewis contributed 8 assists, while Lennard Freeman cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Xavier got a 19-point performance from Matt Stainbrook, who was supported by 14 points from Semaj Christon. Semaj Christon had 4 assists in a losing cause for Xavier, while Matt Stainbrook grabbed 9 rebounds.

North Carolina State led at halftime, 34-28.

Xavier won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-29.