Bostoncoll 27 37 64
Ncstate 33 49 82
Date of game: 2/27/2013

Recap: NC State vs. Boston College

Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - Rodney Purvis scored a game-high 21 points off the bench as the NC State Wolfpack defeated the Boston College Eagles, 82-64, in Atlantic Coast Conference action at PNC Arena.

Scott Wood recorded 17 points for the Wolfpack (20-8, 9-6 ACC). T.J. Warren added 13 points and eight rebounds. Lorenzo Brown contributed 11 points and six assists. C.J. Leslie was one rebound shy of a double-double with 10 points as NC State won its fourth of its last five games.

For the Eagles (12-16, 4-11), Lonnie Jackson recorded a team-high 16 points off the bench. Ryan Anderson and Olivier Hanlan added 12 points apiece as Boston College lost for a second time in a row.

Both teams were 5-of-12 from long-range in the first half. Boston College made 11-of-28 from the floor, but NC State made 13-of-28 as it took a 33-27 advantage at the break.

In the second, NC State was red-hot, making 20-of-31 from the floor. Boston College was held to 10-of-26 from the floor as the Wolfpack took the 18-point victory.

NC State controlled the boards, 39-25, and dominated points in the paint, 46-22.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Rays send reliever Beliveau to DL

The Tampa Bay Rays placed reliever Jeff Beliveau on the 15-day disabled list Friday due to soreness in his left shoulder.

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