NC State looked a little rusty coming out of the gate. They even lost their leader, Manny. Bates, to a shoulder injury (more on that later. But once they got their footing, the Pack started to show what they. are capable of.
Jericole Hellems poured in 22 points. Freshman Terquavion Smith added a very exciting 20 points and Seabron exploded in the 2nd half for 18 points, and Casey Morsell found his stroke late, hitting for 13 in the win.
State shot 46% from the floor and just 29% from 3, however, they outrebounded The Bison42-33 and turned them over 17 times.
More on this game later.