Ja’Quan Newton scored 21 points as Miami defeated North Carolina State 81-63 in the ACC opener for both teams Saturday.
Freshman Dennis Smith Jr. had 19 points and a season-high 16 assists to help North Carolina State beat Rider 99-71 on Wednesday night.
North Carolina State (7-6) won three of its final four games to finish with a winning record.
Dennis Smith Jr. added 17 points and five 3-pointers for the Wolfpack (9-2), who won their fourth game in a row.
Freshman Dennis Smith Jr. came up with a key three-point play with 58.5 seconds left and a punctuating windmill breakaway dunk to cap a game…
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Terry Henderson added 23 points for the Wolfpack (6-2), who fell behind briefly early in the second half before going on a 17-3 run to go ba…
“The game was experienced versus inexperienced,” N.C. State coach Mark Gottfried said.
Torin Dorn added 20 points for the Wolfpack (5-1), who shot 51 percent from the floor.
After a brawl, backup UNC defensive tackle Jalen Dalton was tossed and the referee assessed multiple offsetting unsportsmanlike conduct pena…