Henderson scores 25 as NC State blasts Fairfield, 99-78

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Terry Henderson scored 25 points to help North Carolina State beat Fairfield 99-78 on Sunday.

Dennis Smith Jr. added 17 points and five 3-pointers for the Wolfpack (9-2), who won their fourth game in a row.

NC State shot 53 percent from the floor and made 13 of 25 3-point attempts.

Abdul-Malik Abu scored 14 points, and Torin Dorn and Omer Yurtseven had 12 points each for the Wolfpack.

NC State led 48-39 at halftime after seizing control with a 19-0 run midway through the first half.

Fairfield went scoreless for more than six minutes as NC State built its lead. The Wolfpack made four 3-pointers, including two by Henderson, during the flurry.

Tyler Nelson scored 23 points to lead Fairfield (5-4), which dropped its third consecutive game.

Jerry Johnson Jr. added 17 points, and Curtis Cobb had 14 points for the Stags.

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