User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto Racing
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
NC State beats East Carolina, 90-79

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - T.J. Warren scored a career-high 32 points and North Carolina State beat East Carolina 90-79 on Saturday for its seventh straight win.

Advertisement
Warren was 14-of-23 shooting, Jordan Vandenberg added a career-high 18 points - including a series of alley-oop dunks - and Anthony ''Cat'' Barber had 16 points for the Wolfpack (9-2).

N.C. State shot 58 percent and improved to 20-1 in the cross-state series.

Akeem Richmond scored 23 points and Caleb White had 14 for East Carolina (10-3).

The Pirates shot 47 percent and hit 10 3-pointers but fell to 0-57 in road games against ACC schools.

A win would have given East Carolina its best start in school history.

The Pirates never led in the second half but pulled to 82-77 on Richmond's 3 from the corner with 2 1/2 minutes left.

LSU transfer Ralston Turner countered with a 3, Vandenberg followed with a left-handed hook shot and Barber hit a layup with 1:18 left to give the Wolfpack their largest lead, 89-77.

Turner finished with 11 points on three 3-pointers while Vandenberg had 16 of his points in the second half. Six came during the 11-2 run that gave N.C. State its first double-figure lead, 61-51, with just under 15 minutes left.

Freshman BeeJay Anya matched a season high by blocking five shots, and they all came in a 5-minute span.

Those rejections came during a 15-0 run that closed the first half and almost single-handedly kept the previously torrid Pirates scoreless for the final six minutes of the first half.

Warren surpassed the 31 points he scored against Florida State last season, and has led or shared the team scoring lead in every game but one for N.C. State.

Warren reached the 22-point mark for the eighth time this season - and needed fewer than 20 minutes to do it, scoring 25 in the first half. He was 11 of 17 in the half and beat the halftime buzzer for a layup that made it 45-38.

That marked quite a turnaround for the Pirates, who led 38-30 on the second of Campbell's back-to-back 3s with just over 6 minutes left.

East Carolina missed its final six attempts - and five of them were blocked by Anya.

Prince Williams scored 12 points and Campbell finished with 11 for the Pirates.

---

Follow Joedy McCreary on Twitter at http://twitter.com/joedyap

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Texas G Walker suspended for assault
Illinois loses PG Abrams to ACL tear
Wake Forest adds Crabtree's brother
Austin Peay PG Damarius Smith suspended
Marquette picks Scholl as athletic director
New Mexico coach gets $5.7M contract
Miami loses SG Reed for 4-6 months
Charleston introduces new hoops coach
A-10 to Pittsburgh in '17, DC in '18
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NCAABK College Basketball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
2013 CBK SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
The Gold Sheet + 3952
Bill Marzano + 2405
Tony Stoffo + 2235
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
No Games Last 7 Days  
   
   
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
The Gold Sheet 57 %
The SportsBoss 56 %
Tony Stoffo 55 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
The Gold Sheet + 2810
Bruce Marshall + 2797
ASA + 1019
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kyle Hunter + 3283
Antony Dinero + 1301
Tony Stoffo + 1265
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Marc Lawrence + 1600
The SportsBoss + 1422
Bruce Marshall + 1116
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy NFL Perfect Lineup Contest