Boston College Falls 78-73 to North Carolina State - Recap

North Carolina State earned a 78-73 victory over Boston College on Saturday, getting 19 points from Rodney Purvis at Conte Forum.

Bettors who backed North Carolina State were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7.5.

Lorenzo Brown had 14 points for North Carolina State and Richard Howell chipped in with 12 points. Lorenzo Brown had 8 assists for them, while Richard Howell was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

Boston College got 22 points from Ryan Anderson in a losing cause and another 18 points from Joe Rahon. Olivier Hanlan contributed 3 assists for them, while Ryan Anderson had 13 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed North Carolina State were victorious, as the score was 29-28 at the break.

North Carolina State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.