Smith, Joiner combine to lead N.C. State past Va. Tech Wednesday
Published: Mar. 9, 2023 at 8:13 AM EST
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Terquavion Smith scored 30 points on 11-for-13 shooting and Jarkel Joiner had a double-double and sixth-seed North Carolina State beat No. 11-seed Virginia Tech 97-77 in an SEC Tournament opener.
Joiner scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Reserve Rodney Rice scored 17 with five 3-pointers for the Hokies.
North Carolina State led 53-26 at intermission shooting 63.6%, including 53.8% from distance.
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