Virginia Tech vs. NC State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Virginia Tech vs. NC State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Virginia Tech 63
(13-19, 2-11 away)
NC State 80
(23-9, 17-2 home)
Venue: Greensboro Coliseum
2:25PM ET / 11:25AM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Virginia Tech 32 31 63
NC State 38 42 80
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Virginia Tech J Eddie 21 C Raines 7 J Eddie 3
NC State R Howell 22 R Howell 12 L Brown 12

On Thursday, Mar. 14, NC State punished Virginia Tech 80-63 in the first round of the ACC Tournament. The Wolfpack stay undefeated against Virginia Tech this season at 2-0. Richard Howell earned a double-double in the Wolfpack win including a game-high 22 points and 12 rebounds. Lorenzo Brown had nine points and added 12 assists. For the Hokies, Jarell Eddie got a team-high 21 points and three assists. Virginia Tech (13-19) finished the regular season 12th in the ACC with a 4-14 conference record.

NC State Game Notes

  • NCSU beat the spread by 5.5 points. That makes the 16th time this season the Wolfpack have beaten the spread.
  • The Wolfpack have won 93 percent of the time this season (13-1) after recording 19 or more free throws made.
  • NC State has won 79 percent of the time this season (11-3) when its field goal percentage has been 52.8 percent or better.
  • NC State has won 76 percent of the time this season (13-4) after committing 12 or fewer turnovers.
  • NCSU has won 92 percent of the time this season (12-1) when opponents record nine or fewer free throws made.
  • NCSU has won 88 percent of the time this season (14-2) after holding an opponent to under 41.7 percent field goal percentage.
  • This season NC State has won 82 percent of the time (14-3) when T.J. Warren has 13 points or more, 73 percent of the time (11-4) when Lorenzo Brown plays 36 minutes or more, and 90 percent of the time (9-1) when Scott Wood has four free throws made or more.
  • The Wolfpack have outshot their opponents in field goal percentage for the past eight games.
  • The top two scorers (Richard Howell and C.J. Leslie) accounted for 46.2 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Richard Howell and C.J. Leslie) accounted for 47.5 percent of the rebounds.
  • Richard Howell has led the team in scoring six times and in rebounding 22 times in 32 games this season.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Richard Howell's career.
  • Richard Howell recorded a double-double. It was his 17th this season and 30th of his career.
  • Richard Howell had a career high with 11 field goals made.
  • This game was the 11th double-digit assist game of Lorenzo Brown's career.

Virginia Tech Game Notes

  • This loss extended the Hokies losing streak to three games.
  • Jarell Eddie accounted for 33.3 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cadarian Raines and C.J. Barksdale) accounted for 44.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Jarell Eddie has led the team in scoring three times in 32 games this season.
  • Cadarian Raines has led the team in rebounding 12 times in 32 games this season.
  • Erick Green has 32 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the sixth 20-point game of Jarell Eddie's career.
  • Jarell Eddie has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Jarell Eddie set a career high with nine field goals made.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Marshall Wood.
VT PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJarell Eddie372123100
B+Cadarian Raines33872111
B-C.J. Barksdale28542110
CErick Green381511004
CMarquis Rankin18810001
C-Robert Brown18212202
DMarshall Wood13020001
-Will Johnston7000000
-J. van Zegeren4030010
NCSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Richard Howell3822122102
A+Lorenzo Brown369712102
AT.J. Warren341352101
AC.J. Leslie351571023
BScott Wood351311202
CRodney Purvis11420001
CTyler Lewis6410001

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