Vatech 36 42 8 86
Ncstate 34 44 12 90
Date of game: 2/16/2013

Recap: NC State vs. Virginia Tech

Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - Scott Wood led the way with 22 points as the NC State Wolfpack outlasted the Virginia Tech Hokies in overtime, 90-86, in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup at PNC Arena

For the Wolfpack (18-7, 7-5 ACC), five players joined Wood in double figures, including C.J. Leslie (16 points), Lorenzo Brown (15), Tyler Lewis (13), T.J. Warren (12) and Richard Howell (10 points). Howell also grabbed 16 rebounds, and Brown handed out seven assists..

Erick Green scored a game-high 29 points and dished out eight assists to lead Hokies (11-14, 2-10), while Jarell Eddie added 17 points and Marshall Wood posted a double-double of his own with 14 points and 16 rebounds.

Virginia Tech took a 36-34 lead into halftime by shooting 47.1 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes while holding NC State to just 43.3 percent.

In the second half, the Wolfpack heated up, connecting on 52.4 percent of their field goal tries, including 4-of-7 from 3-point range. The Hokies shot 43.2 percent from the field, including 6-of-13 from beyond the 3-point arc. Trailing by seven with just under eight minutes to play, the Wolfpack ran off 14 unanswered points to go up seven with 3:45 remaining. Their lead was still six, 76-70, with 31 seconds remaining before Virginia Tech mounted its comeback. Shooting two free throws down 78-75 in the final seconds, Green made the first but missed the second. Eddie grabbed the rebound and put back a layup to send the game to overtime.

In the extra session, the teams traded leads before the Wolfpack went ahead for good with a 6-0 run in the final minute, all from the free-throw line, as they pulled out the victory.

Virginia Tech had the edge in points in the paint, 36-30.

Game Notes

Two Payton Award winners on Hall of Fame ballot

Former Walter Payton Award winners Archie Amerson and Michael Payton are among the FCS players eligible for induction into the 2015 class of the College Football Hall of Fame, announced Wednesday.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: NASCAR's elite eight move on

The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.

Polian, Wolf named Pro Football HOF finalists

Former NFL general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf have been selected as finalists for the 2015 Pro Football Hall of Fame class under the newly-created contributors category.

Holland, Kimbrel named MLB's top relievers

Right-handers Greg Holland of the Kansas City Royals and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves were named Wednesday as the top relief pitchers in Major League Baseball.

Thunder exercise options on Lamb, Adams, Roberson, and Jones

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised club options on guard Jeremy Lamb, center Steven Adams and forwards Andre Roberson and Perry Jones on Tuesday.

Wild, Coyle agree to 5-year extension

The Minnesota Wild moved to lock up another of their young core on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with center Charlie Coyle on a five-year contract extension.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.