The loss was the Wolfpack’s first game since the announcement that coach Mark Gottfried is out after the season.
Gottfried will coach the remainder of the season.
UNC finished with a 60-22 edge in points in the paint and a 41-25 rebounding advantage that led to a 27-13 edge in second-chance points.
Dennis Smith Jr. scored 17 points to lead the Wolfpack (14-12, 3-10), who offered meager resistance as Wake Forest kept stretching out its l…
Terry Henderson led N.C. State (14-11, 3-9) with 17 points while Maverick Rowan and Abdul-Malik Abu added 16 apiece.
Dennis Smith Jr. scored 31 points to lead N.C. State (14-10, 3-8).
Andrew White III scored the first nine points of overtime for the Orange who won a wild game.
On Monday, police said in a statement that their investigation “reveals no evidence of foul play.”
Abdul-Malik Abu and Maverick Rowan each had 13 points for the Wolfpack.
Shackleford graduated from Kinston High School and played basketball for North Carolina State from 1985 through 1988.