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North Carolina State Downs Western Michigan 84-68 - Match Report

North Carolina State grabbed an 84-68 win over Western Michigan on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from C.J. Leslie at PNC Arena.

Bettors who backed North Carolina State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 18.5.

North Carolina State got 18 points from Richard Howell and another 15 points from T.J. Warren. Rodney Purvis contributed 4 assists, while Richard Howell cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Western Michigan got 16 points from Nate Hutcheson in a losing cause and another 14 points from Shayne Whittington. Darius Paul contributed 3 assists for them, while Darius Paul had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed North Carolina State were victorious, as the score was 43-36 at the break.

Western Michigan had a 42-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.