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NCAA Game Summary - NC State at Notre Dame



(Tuesday, January 7th)

Final Score: NC State 77, Notre Dame 70

Notre Dame, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - T.J. Warren scored 17 points as the NC State Wolfpack upset the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 77-70, in an Atlantic Coast Conference battle at Purcell Pavilion.

Anthony Barber added 16 points for NC State (11-4, 1-1 ACC), which had lost two of three entering play. Desmond Lee and Ralston Turner each contributed 12 points and Jordan Vandenberg pulled in 11 rebounds.

Garrick Sherman posted 21 points and 18 rebounds for Notre Dame (10-5, 1-1), who fell flat after upsetting Duke last time out. Pat Connaughton hit 5-of-11 shots from beyond the arc to finish with 15 points and Eric Atkins chipped in 14 points.

Even though NC State shot 42.4 percent from the floor in the first half, compared to 50 percent by Notre Dame, the Wolfpack led, 39-36, at intermission. The difference came at the free-throw line, where NC State had a 9-4 scoring advantage.

Notre Dame really cooled off after the break, netting just 33.3 percent from the floor. NC State also faltered, shooting an even 40 percent, but it also sank 16-of-20 from the free-throw line to hold on.

Each team scored 34 points in the paint. NC State had a slight edge on the boards (39-37).

01/07 23:38:26 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 0
DUR 3
 
Final
CHC 1
CIN 4
9th
PIT 3
MIL 5
 
Final
WAS 3
STL 1
9th
CLE 2
TOR 3
 
8th
DET 6
ANA 11
 
Final
NYM 0
ATL 6
 
8th
BOS 4
BAL 7
 
7th
TAM 4
NYY 5
 
9th
MIA 4
SEA 4
 
7th
TEX 11
CWS 0
 
7th
KAN 5
MIN 0
 
5th
COL 8
PHI 1
 
1st
OAK 0
HOU 0
 
1st
LOS 0
ARI 0
 
1st
SDP 0
SFG 0
 
Final
TAM 1
MON 4
Final
BOS 0
DET 1
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
DAL
Final
NOR 0
DUR 3