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NC State 87, Elon 72

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North Carolina State's Ryan Harrow (12) tries to steal the ball from Elon's Chris Long (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Ethan Hyman)

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about 8 hours ago: North Carolina State's Ryan Harrow (12) tries to steal the ball from Elon's Chris Long (13) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in Greensboro, N.C. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Ethan Hyman)

 

Four Factors NC State Elon
 
eFG% 65.6 43.0
Turnover Rate 22.3
 
22.3
 
Off Reb Rate 41.7 32.4
FT Rate 75.0 42.1

 

  Pts Poss OFF_EFF DEF_EFF
Elon 72 71.8 100.3 121.3
NC State 87 71.8 121.3 100.3

 

Box Score

Elon gave NC State a pretty good shot; they came out on fire from three, finished 9-19, and hit 23 of 24 free throw attempts.  But they went cold in the second half and NC State's hot shooting eventually buried them.

NC State's frontcourt was outstanding (from the field, at least; free throws were another story)--Howell, Leslie, and the Macrowave combined to score 47 points on 15-22 shooting.  Ryan Harrow added 18 points while Scott Wood helped the Pack pull away with three second-half bombs.

My latest concern: the incredible disappearing three-pointer.  Sidney Lowe's teams have not been three-heavy by any means, but they've generally attempted enough to keep the opposition interested in guarding the perimeter.  This team has been considerably more one-dimensional.  A quarter of the Pack's shots have come from three, which is one of the lowest 3FGA/FGA ratios in the country.  Fifteen percent of their field goal attempts against Elon were threes.  Right now, there's Scott Wood and then there's nobody, and that's a problem.

 

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