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ACC Morning Linkfest 1/21
ACC Morning Linkfest 1/21
   Posted by WebMaster at  1/21/2013 7:39:27 AM  |  Follow us on Twitter: @scacchoops
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NC State went with a "bizarro world" theme in their 66-62 victory over Clemson Sunday.  The Wolfpack who have been known to start slow and finish strong did the opposite on Sunday.  The Pack jumped out quickly to a 13-2 lead behind three 3 pointers from Rodney Purvis (Purvis only finished with 11).  The Pack frontcourt which has dominated the paint  in most games was in turn dominated by Devin Booker.  Booker finished with 27 points and 6 rebounds and a few highlight reel dunks (and you can bet his big brother made sure everyone noticed on twitter).  CJ Leslie and Lorenzo Brown were quiet offensively for the most part, but TJ Warren stepped up and scored 21 to lead the Pack.

While most NC State fans walked away from the PNC Arena wiping the sweat off their brows, the fact that NC State won this game is another sign of mental toughness that this Pack team has developed.  Some people call it a "winning culture", but whatever you call it the Pack are getting there and it will be especially important in March.

NC State/Clemson Highlights

 Team Conf Pct Overall Pct
 Miami  4-0  1.000  13-3  0.813
 NC State  4-1  0.800  15-3  0.833
 Duke  3-1  0.750  16-1  0.941
 Virginia  2-2  0.500  12-5  0.706
 UNC  2-2  0.500  12-5  0.706
 Virginia Tech  2-2  0.500  11-6  0.647
 FSU  2-2  0.500  10-7  0.588
 Maryland  2-3  0.400  14-4  0.778
 Clemson  2-3  0.400  10-7  0.588
 Wake Forest  2-3  0.400  9-8  0.529
 Boston College  1-3  0.250  9-8  0.529
 Georgia Tech  0-4  0.000  10-6  0.625

 Injury Report 
Ryan Kelly (DU)
reinjured right foot -Feb return
Jason Morris (GT)
plantar fasciitis - Feb return
John Auslander (MD)
left tibia fracture - out for season
Reggie Johnson (MI)
broken thumb - mid Feb return
Leslie McDonald (NC)
knee
Darion Atkins (VA)
shin splints
Marshall Wood (VT)
broken left foot

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