NC State falls to Michigan, 66-59

NC State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Caris LeVert had 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and Michigan beat North Carolina State 66-59 on Tuesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

Duncan Robinson added 17 points with five of his team’s seven 3-pointers, while LeVert was 6 of 6 from the free-throw line in the final minute for the Wolverines (5-2).

Robinson and Zak Irvin then hit 3s on consecutive possessions to put the Wolverines up by 10 with 6½ minutes left.

N.C. State, which managed just three field goals in the final 7 minutes, never got closer than seven the rest of the way.

Michigan shot 50 percent and held on for its third straight win.

Caleb Martin scored 19 points and Anthony “Cat” Barber had 16 for N.C. State (4-3), which shot 33 percent and had its two-game winning streak halted.

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