Cleveland State Falls 80-63 to North Carolina State - Recap

North Carolina State got 19 points from C.J. Leslie as they ran past Cleveland State 80-63 on Saturday at PNC Arena.

Bettors who backed North Carolina State were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 15.5 at sportsbooks.

North Carolina State got 17 points from Richard Howell and another 16 points from T.J. Warren. Lorenzo Brown contributed 6 assists, while Richard Howell cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Cleveland State got 15 points from Charlie Lee in a losing cause and another 12 points from Devon Long. Charlie Lee contributed 3 assists for them, while Devon Long had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed North Carolina State were victorious, as the score was 47-32 at the break.

Cleveland State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-28.